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Building Blocks to Blockchains: a Report on the W3C Blockchains and the Web Workshop

In June, W3C hosted a workshop to determine whether there were any aspects of blockchains that intersected with Web technologies, and if there were any specific technologies that were mature enough to consider for incubation toward standardization. We had lots of promising discussions and identified several next steps. You can read more details in the […]
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W3C Day in Spain: Web of Things to boost industrial productivity

Recently the W3C Spanish Office organized the W3C Day in Spain, an annual conference held in different cities across Spain. The objective of this event is facilitating a collaborative  environment that enables local stakeholders to share their knowledge on ICTs. This W3C Day is considered as one of the major forums in Spain to discuss about the future […]
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W3C China celebrated its 10th Anniversary in July

W3C Beihang Host celebrated W3C China10th Anniversary in Beihang University on July 9th 2016. To honor the past fruitful 10 years and look forward to brighter future, W3C China team invited the local web community to celebrate this great moment together. The event was organized in 3 sessions, including Core Web technology, Future of the […]
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W3C Web of Things meetings in Beijing, July 2016

The W3C Web of Things Interest Group met 11-14 July 2016 in Beijing, China, hosted by the China Electronics Technology Group  Corporation (CETC), the W3C/Beihang Host and the China IoT Industry Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance (CIoTA). The event was co-located with the CIoTA’s 2016 International Open IoT Technology and Standard Summit. The first two days […]
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Exploring Web platform cross-dependencies

Most of the JavaScript APIs exposed on the Web platform (both in W3C and elsewhere) rely on a formalization language called WebIDL (Web Interface Definition Language). It provides a simple syntax to express common idioms needed when defining JavaScript APIs, and encompasses many of the specific behaviors required, expected or inherited from the 20 years […]
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Celebrating 20th birthday in Japan – ASIA strong in Web standards –

W3C20 ASIA is the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the founding of the first W3C Asian host at Keio University in Japan in September 1996. The celebration consisted of three parts: a technical seminar, keynotes and the reception. The celebration gathered evangelists, specialists and experts to talk about various areas and use cases and topics, including future […]
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W3C holds events and creates opportunities at TPAC 2016, Lisbon in September

W3C is creating numerous opportunities and events this year during the TPAC 2016 week in Lisbon, Portugal, 19-23 September 2016: Monday Developer Meetup (Web Payment demo, a11y, Webauthn, Flexbox, IndieWeb, etc.) Tuesday breakfast with CEO Jeff Jaffe for W3C group Chairs Technical Plenary Day breakout sessions (Read and submit breakout topics in wiki) Publishing Community […]
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Perspectives on security research, consensus and W3C Process

Linux Weekly News published a recent story called “Encrypted Media Extensions and exit conditions”, Cory Doctorow followed by publishing “W3C DRM working group chairman vetoes work on protecting security researchers and competition”. While the former is a more accurate account of the status, we feel obligated to offer corrections and clarifications to the latter, and […]
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