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W3C in the Press - 2019

Below are recent articles about W3C in the international press. Please send articles you would like us to consider to w3t-pr@w3.org, with "[Article]" in the Subject line. We reserve the right to choose which articles we include.

March

The Wall Street Journal
10 March
Username and Password Hell: Why the Internet Can’ t Keep You Logged In, David Pierce
W3C, Web authentication
Programmable Web
06 March
W3C and FIDO's Web Authentication Standard Now an Official Web Standard, Eric Carter
Jeff Jaffe, W3C, Web authentication
Publickey
05 March
パスワードを不要にするFIDO2プロトコルに、Android 7以降の全デバイスが適合。FIDOアライアンスが「AndroidがFIDO2認定取得」と発表 (All devices of Android 7 and later adapt to the FIDO 2 protocol which makes passwords unnecessary. FIDO Alliance Announces "Android Acquires FIDO 2 Certification"),
W3C, Web authentication
The Next Web
05 March
Web apps will soon let you log in with hardware keys and fingerprints, Abhimanyu Ghoshal
W3C, Web authentication
First Post
05 March
W3C approves WebAuthn authentication standard that could do away with passwords,
Jeff Jaffe, W3C, Web authentication
Gadgets 360
05 March
WebAuthn Is Now an Official Web Standard, Helping You Say Goodbye to Passwords, Harpreet Singh
W3C, Web authentication
News18.com
05 March
The Web Now Has an Official Password Free Login Standard, Which Could Boost Safety Too,
Jeff Jaffe, W3C, Web authentication
NyTeknik
05 March
Här är tekniken som ska göra nätet fritt från lösenord (Here is the technology that will make the net free from passwords), Simon Campanello
Tim Berners-Lee, W3C, Web authentication
Generation NT
05 March
Connexion sans mot de passe : WebAuthn est officiellement un standard Web (Login without password: WebAuthn is officially a Web standard), Jérôme Garay
W3C, Web authentication
ZDNet France
05 March
Le W3C finalise la norme Web Authentication (WebAuthn) (Le W3C finalise la norme Web Authentication (WebAuthn)), Catalin Cimpanu
Jeff Jaffe, W3C, Web authentication
El Mundo
05 March
Olvídate de las contraseñas: por fin podrás usar la huella para registrarte en webs (Forget the passwords: finally you can use fingerprints to register on websites),
W3C, Web authentication
Infobae
05 March
El fin de las contraseñas: aprobaron el sistema para reemplazarlas en la web (The end of passwords: approval of the system to replace them on the web),
W3C, Web authentication
CNET Japan
05 March
パスワードを使わない「WebAuthn」がウェブ標準に--W3Cが勧告 ("WebAuthn" not using a password is a web standard that W3C recommends), Marrian Zhou
W3C, Web authentication
golem.de
05 March
Standard für passwortloses Anmelden verabschiedet (adopted standard for password-free logins), Moritz Tremmel
W3C, Web authentication
CNET France
05 March
Vers la fin des mots de passe ? WebAuthn est désormais un standard du web (Towards the end of passwords? WebAuthn is now a web standard), Marc Zaffagni
W3C, Web authentication
AppleInsider
05 March
WebAuthn becomes official hardware login standard for browsers like Apple's Safari, Roger Fingas
W3C, Web authentication
The Inquirer
05 March
W3C makes password-dodging WebAuthn an official standard, Roland Moore-Colyer
Jeff Jaffe, W3C, Web authentication
benchmark.pl
05 March
Czas porzucić hasła - standard WebAuthn zatwierdzony przez W3C (Time to abandon the password - WebAuthn standard approved by W3C), Wojciech Kulik
Jeff Jaffe, W3C, Web authentication
Wired.jp
04 March
Android端末からも、パスワードが消える日がやってくる (rom Android terminal, the day the password disappears will come), Lily Hay Newman
W3C, Web authentication
PC Gamer
04 March
Juggling passwords is a chore, and soon you might not have to, Paul Lilly
Jeff Jaffe, W3C, Web authentication
Tokyo Daily News
04 March
Juggling passwords is a chore, and soon you might not have to, Paul Lilly
Jeff Jaffe, W3C, Web authentication
Venture Beat
04 March
W3C approves WebAuthn as the web standard for password-free logins, Emil Protalinski
Jeff Jaffe, W3C, Web authentication, Web Cryptography API
The Verge
04 March
The web just took a big step toward a password-free future, Jon Porter
W3C, Web authentication
Engadget
04 March
The web just got an official password-free login standard, Jon Fingas
W3C, Web authentication
CNET
04 March
Goodbye passwords? WebAuthn is now an official web standard, Marrian Zhou
W3C, Web authentication
Neowin
04 March
As the world moves on from passwords, WebAuthn becomes an official standard, João Carrasqueira
W3C, Web authentication
Digital Trends
04 March
Browsing may soon be free of passwords as WebAuthn gains approval, Anita George
W3C, Web authentication
Slash Gear
04 March
W3C just made WebAuthn your official password-free web standard, Chris Burns
W3C, Web authentication
Betanews
04 March
New specification sets the standard for passwordless logins, Ian Barker
Jeff Jaffe, W3C, Web authentication
BGR - Tech and entertainment
04 March
This web tool could be another step toward killing passwords for good, Andy Meek
W3C, Web authentication
Fortune
04 March
The Internet Just Took a Big Step Toward Killing Passwords. Here's What We'll Use Instead, Alyssa Newcomb
W3C, Web authentication
mobilesyrup
04 March
There’s now an official web standard for no-password sign-ins, Jonathan Lamont
W3C, Web authentication
Tech Spot
04 March
W3C declares WebAuthn the future that will replace your passwords, Cal Jeffrey
Jeff Jaffe, W3C, Web authentication
Heise Online
04 March
Passwortlose Anmeldung: WebAuthn ist beschlossene Sache (Password-free registration: WebAuthn is a done deal), Merlin Schumacher
Jeff Jaffe, W3C, Web authentication
Tweakers
04 March
WebAuthn-api voor vervanging van traditionele wachtwoorden is goedgekeurd (WebAuthn api for replacement of traditional passwords has been approved), Joris Jansen
W3C, Web authentication
ZDNet
04 March
W3C finalizes Web Authentication (WebAuthn) standard, Catalin Cimpanu
Jeff Jaffe, W3C, Web authentication
Redmond Magazine
04 March
W3C Affirms WebAuthn Standard for Authentications Without Passwords, Kurt Mackie
W3C, Web authentication

February

Wired
25 February
Android Is Helping Kill Passwords on a Billion Devices, Lily Hay Newman
W3C, Web authentication
Programmable Web
06 February
W3C Announces First Public Working Draft for the WebXR Device API, Kevin Sundstrom
Immersive Web Working Group, W3C, WebXR Device API

Highlights

Number 1: World Wide Web Consortium

Cover of Boston Globe magazine on MIT 150

— Ranking of W3C in Boston Globe list of 150 important achievements associated with MIT. MIT is one of the organizations that "hosts" W3C; the others are ERCIM, Keio University, and Beihang University.