10 Must-See Tech Product Ideas From Startups
April 25, 2012 08:30 AM Can you spot tech's next big thing? Check out ten hot new ideas, fresh from the Demo show, that could impact the way you work and play.
Two-factor Authentication Sans SecureID Tokens
Threats to your data continue to get bigger, badder, and bolder. That means the good guys need to get smarter, swifter, and more innovative. Toopher co-founder and CEO Josh Alexander thinks he can eliminate two-step authentication tokens as icons of safe computing. His company allows your phone and its GPS to authenticate you passively--without pulling it, or a token, out of your pocket. When you log into a Toopher-enabled website, Toopher prompts you to verify, then remembers the specified location. After that, it'll automatically verify you.