Google is releasing a USB-C Titan security key

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Last August, Google released its first two Titan security keys, which can be used as ultra secure methods of two-factor authentication for some online services over USB-A, NFC, or Bluetooth. Now, Google says it’s adding a new USB-C key to the lineup, which will be available tomorrow from the Google Store for $40.

The USB-C key appears to have similar functionality to Google’s USB-A key and Bluetooth keys, all of which are built to the FIDO standard. A spokesperson confirmed to The Verge that the USB-C model lacks the NFC capabilities that its other two keys have. This may not be too much of a loss, though, as you’ll more easily be able to plug the USB-C key directly into recent phones and computers without using an awkward USB adapter or…

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