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W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group Virtual Presence Workshop, October 2020

This past week, the W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group workshop was held. Workshops are held for many years twice a year by now and help bring people together. This time it was a virtual presence event for a second time. The main topic for the workshop was practical use of specifications. We discussed in-depth scenarios […]
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Payments and Authentication: Driving toward a Whole Greater than Parts

Many forces are driving rapid changes in the payments industry, including the ubiquity of mobile devices, regulatory requirements (e.g., PSD2 in Europe), and real-time payments initiatives. COVID-19 is also changing the landscape as more companies move their activities onto the Web and face new fraud risks. W3C groups and other organizations are developing new Web […]
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W3C and XR Immersive Enterprise 2020

W3C has been driving a set of discussions around the AR/VR/XR space since our first W3C Workshop on Web and Virtual Reality in 2016.  Since then the work has expanded both the depth and scope of what we’re doing and is now under the Immersive Web Working Group. The W3C Business Development team and Technical […]
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W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group Virtual Presence Workshop, March 2020

{Michele Mancioppi is missing on the screenshot) This past week, the W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group workshop was held as a virtual presence event. As the Trace Context specification is already finalized, the hot topic of this workshop was the Correlation Context specification. We also started the next update of the Trace Context specification and […]
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Web of Things – TPAC Update

The Web of Things (WoT) IG/WG has made significant progress towards our goal of an open Internet of Things based on web standards. At the recent W3C TPAC meeting held in Fukuoka Japan on September 16-20, we once again demonstrated the use of WoT Thing Descriptions to support interoperability between IoT devices from multiple manufacturers. […]
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W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group Workshop in Seattle, November 2019

This week, the W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group workshop was hosted in Seattle – the famous cloud city. We discussed the current status of Trace Context specification and future improvements. The main focus was made on passing identifiers via response headers, correlation context and advancing trace context into other protocols. We had great attendance – […]
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W3C DevMeetup 2019 report

On September 16, 2019, in Fukuoka, Japan, the W3C developer relations team organized a developer meetup along the annual W3C TPAC19 (Technical Plenary /  Advisory Committee) event (see report), where the global Web community met to coordinate the development of Web standards. Local Web designers and application developers from the Kyushu island and all over […]
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