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  • Report: 46% Of Social Login Users Still Choose Facebook, But Google Is Quickly Gaining Ground

    Report: 46% Of Social Login Users Still Choose Facebook, But Google Is Quickly Gaining Ground

    Since Google launched its Google+ sign-ins earlier this year, social logins have suddenly become a hot topic again. According to the latest data from social login provider Janrain, Facebook continues to be the most popular identity provider for social logins, but the social network is starting to lose some ground to Google. Services like Janrain, Gigya and their competitors make it much easier… Read More

  • Google Partners With Social Infrastructure Providers Janrain And Gigya To Bring Google+ Sign-Ins To More Sites

    Google Partners With Social Infrastructure Providers Janrain And Gigya To Bring Google+ Sign-Ins To More Sites

    Google today announced a new partnership with social login providers Janrain and Gigya that will bring its Google+ sign-ins to thousands of new sites. In February, Google launched Google+ sign-ins to developers who can use it on the web and for their Android and iOS apps and starting today, all of the 400,000 sites that use Janrain to provide social logins and the 600,000 sites deployed… Read More

  • Janrain Raises $33M From Salesforce, And Others For Social Log-In Management Platform

    Janrain Raises $33M From Salesforce, And Others For Social Log-In Management Platform

    Janrain, a company that develops a social log-in management platform for developers, has raised $33 million in funding led by Millennium Technology Value Partners with Split Rock Partners, Epic Ventures, Salesforce, as well as existing investors Emergence Capital, RPM Ventures, DFJ Frontier and Anthem Venture Partners participating. This brings the company’s total funding to $53 million. Read More

  • Janrain Engage Offers Social Login And Sharing For Android Apps

    Software creator Janrain is bringing its social login SDK to Android phones today. Janrain’s plug and play technology allows an app developer’s visitors to sign-in to the app with their existing accounts on Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo, LinkedIn or other networks and then publish their comments, purchases, reviews or other activities from the app to multiple social networks. Read More

  • Janrain: Facebook Has Eclipsed Google As Most Popular Sign-In Choice

    Janrain, a user management platform that enables third party sign-in with 18 different providers, including Facebook, Google, and Twitter; is releasing its Q1 2011 report today. Janrain’s report analyzes data from networks for social login and social sharing across the 350,000 websites worldwide that use Janrain sign-in product, Engage. For the first time in a year, Facebook has… Read More

  • Janrain Engage Offers Social Publishing For The iPhone

    OpenID software creator JanRain is launching a new iPhone SDK today, called Janrain Engage, which allows an app developer’s visitors to sign-in to the app with their existing accounts on Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo, LinkedIn or other networks and then publish their comments, purchases, reviews or other activities from the app to multiple social networks. The social networking… Read More

  • JanRain Brings OpenID And Other Single Sign-On Options To iPhone Apps

    The only thing more cumbersome than creating a new account at every Website you want to sign into is having to create a new account before you can enjoy an iPhone app. The Web is well on its way to solving this problem with OpenID, Facebook Connect, and other universal identity systems. And, of course, plenty of iPhone apps use Facebook Connect or Twitter OAuth already. But today iPhone… Read More

  • Can OpenID Be Commercialized? Investors Bet $3.25 Million On JanRain

    JanRain has always been on the forefront evangelizing OpenID, the decentralized authentication method for the new Web, as a founding member of the OpenID Foundation. But the company is not a non-profit, and aims to turn the deployment of online identification technology in enterprise environments into a viable business. JanRain just got a vote of confidence from three U.S.-based venture… Read More

  • FreeYourID Gives Up On Trying To Monetize OpenID

    In an e-mail to its user base and with a short notice on its main website, FreeYourID has announced that it will be shutting down its service after nearly two years and a half in business. After August 15, the web service will be discontinued without a hint of explanation about the reason for the folding, although we suspect it may have something to do with VeriSign taking over the… Read More

  • Can Sears Help OpenID Go Mainstream?

    It’s one thing when Internet companies like Facebook adopt OpenID, it’s another when a giant retailer like Sears Holdings Corporation embraces it. Sears has just announced that it will enable over 1 million monthly MySears and MyKmart visitors to use their Google, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter or other accounts to log into the community websites, enabling them to write product reviews… Read More

  • JanRain Promotes OpenID Adoption Through The Long Tail

    JanRain, creator of some of the most popular OpenID software libraries and a forum-like communications tool called Pibb, has released a new SaaS offering for websites that want to become relying parties for OpenID. We’re told that the service, simply called RPX, makes it possible to start accepting users with OpenID accounts within one day. This is actually the second SaaS solution… Read More