Email & Collaboration Industry Fortnightly: August 14, 2019

Google’s Advanced Protection Program coming to G Suite enterprise users (www.9to5google.com)

“Gmail and Google Drive access by third-party apps that haven’t been been explicitly marked as trusted by your company’s IT admins are blocked. This includes email clients that aren’t Google’s web or first-party clients”. So it’s going to get harder for developers to access G Suite data. CIOs at big companies will probably be happy, though.

Work Ruined Email – It’s not too late to fix it. (www.theatlantic.com)

A close look into Yahoo’s plan to fix email.

Official: Microsoft will take an axe to Skype for Business Online. Teams is your new normal (www.theregister.co.uk)

“We can almost hear the small army of consultants smacking their lips with glee as companies face up to the challenges and potential expense of migration.”

You can now sign in to Google websites using your fingerprint on Android (www.9to5google.com)

Some Google websites will make signing in easier on Android by replacing the password with your fingerprint or other phone screen lock methods such as pins and face unlock. Google is leveraging FIDO2 and the WebAuthn standards, and the actual fingerprint stays on-device and is never sent to its servers.

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