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Google acquires Israeli security start-up SlickLogin

18/02/2014

slickInternet giant Google is acquiring SlickLogin, an Israeli developer of sound-based password alternative. This will be an “acqui-hiring deal” and so SlickLogin’s staff and knowledge will be integrated into Google. The deal was confirmed by SlickLogin on its website on Sunday. However the financial figures of the transaction were not disclosed.

“Today we’re announcing that the SlickLogin team is joining Google,” Xinhua quoted the three founders of the young start-up as saying. They added that Google “shares our core beliefs that logging in should be easy instead of frustrating… We couldn’t be more excited to join their efforts.”

Based on a novel idea to enable end users to log-in easily into password-protected websites by using a uniquely generated sound, SlickLogin was founded less than a year ago. The company is yet to launch a commercial product and accrued clients, so the deal actually represents an acquisition of the technology itself.

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According to CNET, SlickLogin “develops technology that allows websites to generate nearly silent tones through a user’s computer speakers as a verification replacement for passwords. An app on the user’s nearby smartphone picks up the unique audio signal, analyzes it, and send it back to the site’s servers for login.”

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