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Web of Services

Web of Services refers to message-based design frequently found on the Web and in enterprise software. The Web of Services is based on technologies such as HTTP, XML, SOAP, WSDL, SPARQL, and others.

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W3C seeks to integrate payments seamlessly into the Open Web Platform. The result will be new business opportunities, an improved user experience for online transactions, reduced fraud, and increased interoperability among traditional solutions and future payment innovations.

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Transferring data from one domain to another domain or between applications needs sometimes a secure transaction and well defined document authentication. XML Encryption and XML Signature are key pieces of the XML security stack.

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Internationalization of Web services concerns service descriptions, communicating language and locale, and internationization of human-readable messages exchanged by services.

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W3C convened recently for its annual big meeting (called TPAC) in Lisbon, Portugal.  This incredible venue – its history, architecture, art, people, food, weather – provided a fitting backdrop for the serious topics under discussion by the over 500 participants.  … Continue reading

The payments industry is changing rapidly:  on the one hand, existing mechanics are being reworked to embrace new use cases, while on the other new technologies such as tokenization and mobile payments are emerging.  Industry professionals are beginning to recognize … Continue reading

The Web Payments Interest Group met at MIT on July 1, 2016, discussing near-term opportunities for standardization, moving important new work forward and reviewing exciting future possibilities and challenges in the world of Web Payments. The Mission of the Web … Continue reading

A draft of a new article, Time & date, Essential concepts is out for wide review. We are looking for comments by 22 June.

This article introduces a number of basic concepts needed to understand other articles that deal with time zones and handling of dates and times on the Web.

Please send any comments as github issues by clicking on the link “Leave a comment” at the bottom of the article. (This will add some useful information to your comment.)

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The Web Payments Interest Group is planning its next Face-to-Face meeting in Boston on 1 July. For the next several weeks the group will build its agenda. The meeting follows the 2-day W3C Workshop on Blockchains and the Web, which … Continue reading

For twenty-five years the Internationalization & Unicode® Conference (IUC) has been the preeminent event highlighting the latest innovations and best practices of global and multilingual software providers. The 40th conference will be held this year on November 1-3, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

The deadline for speaker submissions is Monday, 4 April, so don’t forget to send in an abstract if you want to speak at the conference.

The Program Committee will notify authors by Friday, May 13, 2016. Final presentation materials will be required from selected presenters by Friday, July 22, 2016.

Tutorial Presenters receive complimentary conference registration, and two nights lodging, while Session Presenters receive a fifty percent conference discount and two nights lodging.

FREME  is a project that is developing a  Framework  for multilingual and semantic enrichment of digital content. A key aspect of the framework is that it puts standards and best practices in the area of  linguistic linked data  and multilingual content processing in action. We will introduce the framework in a dedicated webinar on 22 February, 4 p.m. CET. If you are interested in participating please contact  Nieves Sande  and  Felix Sasaki for further logistics.

NACS Daily reported today that Card-Not-Present Fraud Jumps 30%, according to BankInfo Security.  This increase in fraud on the web and in other CNP situations has been long predicted: as EMV is deployed in card present scenarios, fraud will move … Continue reading

This video  explains what Linguistic Linked Data is and summarizes the outcomes of the  LIDER project . This includes best practices for working with Linguist Linked Data, a reference architecture and a roadmap for future activities around Linguistic Linked Data. The video has been produced by the LIDER project and has been published during the  European Data Forum 2015 event.

The Web Payments IG met 26-27 October in Sapporo as part of W3C’s annual TPAC meeting. We had strong attendance and discussed results after our first year, as well as next priorities. A meeting summary includes synposes of our discussions … Continue reading

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  • 2017-04-02 ( 2 APR) 2017-04-09 ( 9 APR)

    Festival of the Web

    Perth, Australia

    Check W3Cx's #webdev contests as part of the FoW series of events! The best projetcs will be chosen by Michel Buffa and Bert Bos.

  • 2017-04-03 ( 3 APR) 2017-04-07 ( 7 APR)


    Perth, Australia

    The annual IW3C2 event

    Visit the W3C track and/or participate in one of W3Cx's #webdev contests as part of the Festival of the Web!

  • 2018-04-23 (23 APR) 2018-04-27 (27 APR)


    Lyon, France

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