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W3C Fall 2016 meeting and W3C Highlights

We held this year’s all work-group annual meeting a few weeks ago in Lisbon, Portugal. TPAC 2016 was a very productive and smooth meeting, where more than 550 experts from the Web community met. It was the highest attendance ever for a TPAC held in Europe, and close to the highest ever anywhere. Notably, it was […]
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Building Blocks to Blockchains: a Report on the W3C Blockchains and the Web Workshop

In June, W3C hosted a workshop to determine whether there were any aspects of blockchains that intersected with Web technologies, and if there were any specific technologies that were mature enough to consider for incubation toward standardization. We had lots of promising discussions and identified several next steps. You can read more details in the […]
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25 years ago the world changed forever

If you grew up thinking that the Web always existed since you were born, you may be right. If not, you may remember the very early days of the Web. Two years ago¬†we¬†celebrated¬† the invention of the Web on the anniversary of the March 1989 memo written by Tim Berners-Lee¬†outlining his¬†proposal for the World Wide […]
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W3C Web of Things meetings in Beijing, July 2016

The W3C Web of Things Interest Group met 11-14 July 2016 in Beijing, China, hosted by the China Electronics Technology Group¬† Corporation (CETC), the W3C/Beihang Host and the China IoT Industry Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance (CIoTA). The event was co-located with the CIoTA‚Äôs 2016 International Open IoT Technology and Standard Summit. The first two days […]
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Celebrating 20th birthday in Japan – ASIA strong in Web standards –

W3C20 ASIA is the celebration of the 20th anniversary¬†of the founding of the first¬†W3C Asian host at Keio University in Japan in September 1996. The celebration consisted of three parts: a technical seminar, keynotes¬†and the reception. The celebration gathered evangelists, specialists and experts to talk about various areas and use cases and topics, including future […]
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W3C holds events and creates opportunities at TPAC 2016, Lisbon in September

W3C is creating numerous opportunities and events this year during the TPAC 2016 week in Lisbon, Portugal, 19-23 September 2016: Monday Developer Meetup (Web Payment demo, a11y, Webauthn, Flexbox, IndieWeb, etc.) Tuesday breakfast with CEO Jeff Jaffe for W3C group Chairs Technical Plenary Day breakout sessions (Read and submit breakout topics in wiki) Publishing Community […]
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Wishing Tim Berners-Lee a happy birthday!

Today is Tim Berners-Lee‘s birthday and we’d like to wish him a very happy birthday and many happy returns of the day. Happy birthday, Tim! We are so grateful that you invented the Web ¬†27 years ago! and that you are¬†shepherding¬†us, at the W3C (the Team, our members and all our¬†40+ Working Groups¬†in our work¬†including: […]
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Exciting Opportunity at TPAC 2016

The time since the last TPAC meeting has flown by and we’re in the process of putting the finishing touches on TPAC 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal. ¬† During the meeting in Sapporo we ran an experimental Demo Area. ¬†While that was very successful we decided to expand on that idea and have an Exhibition Area¬†in […]
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