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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (CSS)

    (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) The CSS Working Group gathers requirements from two large groups of CSS users: the publishing industry and application developers. Within W3C, those groups are exemplified by the Publishing groups and the Web Platform Working […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Strengthening the Core of the Web (HTML)

  (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights and does not include significant updates since that report.) The Web Platform Working Group continues the development of the HTML language and provides specifications that enable improved client-side application development on the Web. The Push API and the Web App Manifest are moving to […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Meeting Industry Needs (Web of Things)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights. This post does not include significant updates since that report.) The potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) is held back through fragmentation and a lack of interoperability. W3C’s Web of Things is designed to stimulate growth in services by decoupling applications from the […]
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Australians! Who are you, and who has the right to know?

This may be biggest question yet facing our wealthy, Western democracies in their passionate embrace of digital services, digital consumerism and digital personas.  To quote from the Australian Consumer Policy Research Centre (CPRC), “87% of Australians were active internet users in 2017, more than 17 million use social networking sites, and 84% are buying products […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Meeting Industry Needs (Automotive)

(This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights. This post does not include significant updates since that report.) The W3C Automotive Working Group is delivering a service specification to expose vehicle signals (engine temperature, fuel/charge level, range, tire pressure, speed, etc.), with a goal to create a rich application ecosystem for vehicles […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Meeting Industry Needs (Web & Telecommunications)

  Web & Telecommunications (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights. This post does not include significant updates since that report. For more recent news, please see the Web & Telecommunications @ W3C home page.) The Web is the Open Platform for Mobile. Telecommunication service providers and network equipment providers have long been […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Meeting Industry Needs (Media and Entertainment)

Media and Entertainment (This post is part of a series recapping the October 2018 W3C Strategic Highlights. This post does not include significant updates since that report. For more recent news, please see the Media and Entertainment Interest Group home page.) The Media and Entertainment Interest Group serves as a steering committee for media-related features that create immersive experiences […]
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W3C Dev Meetup 2018 retrospective

Taking advantage of the presence of world renowned Web experts attending the TPAC18 week last October in Lyon, the W3C developer relations team organized a developer meetup featuring five prominent speakers and twelve demonstrations. Hosted by the University of Lyon, this event was made possible with the support from Qwant, Microsoft, Mozilla, NTT Communications, StickerMule, […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Future Web Standards

Future Web Standards W3C has a variety of mechanisms for listening to what the community thinks could become good future Web standards. These include discussions with the Membership, discussions with other standards bodies, the activities of thousands of participants in over 300 community groups, and W3C Workshops. There are lots of good ideas. The W3C […]
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W3C Strategic Highlights: Introduction

Over the next few weeks and months we’ll be exploring the latest W3C Strategic Highlights document here in the W3C blog in a bit more depth in order to give a deeper overview of the work W3C does to consolidate, optimize and enhance the existing landscape, which includes innovation, incubation, and research for the growth and strength of […]
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