W3C

Category Archives: Web payments

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 […]
More…

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 […]
More…

W3C Highlights and Advisory Committee meeting

W3C had its annual meeting last week in Boston and it was one of the most interactive meetings we have had in recent memory. During the meeting we released the W3C highlights for Spring 2016, a comprehensive report of W3C’s vision and focus; and had informative discussions from industry presenters and keynote speakers. We also […]
More…

Tokyo Web Payments Seminar Summary

A few days after W3C’s TPAC 2015 in Sapporo, nearly 70 people met in Tokyo on 2 November to discuss W3C’s Web Payments activities, with special consideration of the relevance to the Japanese payments ecosystem. Keio University hosted the event, attended by Rakuten, Yahoo Japan, NTT Data, ACCESS, DDS, ookami, NEC Corporation, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial […]
More…

Idea for a Web Payments Visual Identity

Today the Web Payments Interest Group published the first draft of Web Payments Use Cases 1.0. As we progress toward an architecture for payments well-integrated into to the Open Web Platform, I am thinking about a visual identity for Web Payments. Here is a draft idea: I hacked up the SVG by hand so it […]
More…

This week: HTML5 is a Recommendation, #w3c20, Winamp in HTML5+JS, etc.

This is the 28 October – 7 November 2014 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in […]
More…

This week: #i18n Personal names around the world, #HTML elements, #Web2024, etc.

This is the 4-11 July 2014 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and trends” that I prepare for the W3C Membership and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived). This digest aggregates information about W3C and W3C technology from online media —a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media. W3C […]
More…