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Google Will Announce Fingerprint Authentication For Android Next Week

Scheduled to be announced next week, Android M will will include one-touch log-in for supported apps.

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Google's new mobile operating system, Android M, will include native fingerprint authentication, BuzzFeed News has learned. The new functionality will allow users to log in to all of the supported applications on their Android devices without entering a password. Google is expected to announce the feature next week during a keynote at Google I/O, the search giant's annual developer conference, in San Francisco.

Google declined to comment.

Joe Bernstein is a senior technology reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Bernstein reports on and writes about the gaming industry and web culture.

Contact Joseph Bernstein at joe.bernstein@buzzfeed.com.

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