All posts by Ian Jacobs

Money20/20 Recap

I’m fresh from Money20/20 (my second time, along with Alan Bird), which was very productive in two ways. The first was in raising awareness about the maturing Payment Request standard for streamlined Web payments. I moderated a session where Zach Koch from Google, Michel Weksler from Airbnb, and James Anderson from Mastercard demonstrated the user […]

Check out Web Payments Demos @ Money20/20

Please join me on Monday, 23 October at Money20/20, where my colleagues from Google, Mastercard, and Airbnb will demonstrate how to streamline online checkout using new Web standards from W3C. In our session, Zach Koch (Google) will highlight new browser features to accelerate checkout. James Anderson (Mastercard) will show how native mobile applications could integrate […]

Feedback on European Banking Authority Discussion Paper

In December 2015 the European Banking Authority (EBA) announced a consultation on RTS on strong customer authentication and secure communication under PSD2. The consultation states: “The revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) will mandate the EBA to deliver Regulatory Technical Standards on this topic, which the EBA is required to deliver by January 2017. Prior to […]

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 […]

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 […]

W3C Interview: Vision Mobile on the App Developer Economy with Matos Kapetanakis and Dimitris Michalakos

In February, VisionMobile published Developer Economics Q1 2014: State of the Developer Nation, which “presents the latest trends in app development, based on our survey of over 7,000 developers” from 127 countries. I spoke with Matos Kapetanakis (Marketing Manager) and Dimitris Michalakos (Web Technology Lead) about key findings from the survey, especially related to the […]