Since the company‘s standoff with the FBI, encryption tech has become sexy–in a very nerdy sort of way. Apple is adding to its large collection of encryption patents with new encryption tech that allows users to change an account password on one device and have it recognized by all their other devices. Ordinarily they’d have to type in the old password, then the new one, on a new device. Multiple encryption keys are generated in the process, the patent says.
collectionsInnovation FestivalCurrent Issue
World Changing Ideas
New workplaces, new food sources, new medicine--even an entirely new economic system.
The major tech ecosystems that battle for our attention and dollars.
What’s next for hardware, software, and services.
The brave new world of automation, from AI to drones.
How our urban centers are building toward the future.
Most Creative People
See members of our Most Creative People in Business community: leaders who are shaping the future of business in creative ways.
An award-winning team of journalists, designers, and videographers who tell brand stories through Fast Company's distinctive lens.