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Weekly digest of W3C news and trends: HTML5 Web Apps in Amazon Appstore, kill CAPTCHAs, #osfw3c Social Standards Workshop, etc.

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2013 17:48:47 +0200
To: public-w3c-digest@w3.org
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This is the 2-9 August 2013 edition of a “weekly digest of W3C news and  
trends" that the W3C Communications Team prepares for the W3C Membership  
and public-w3c-digest mailing list (publicly archived [1]) [sent  
separately]. This digest aggregates information about W3C from online  
media, a snapshot of how W3C and its work is perceived in online media.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-w3c-digest/

1) W3C and HTML5 related Twitter buzz
[Things that were tweeted frequently, things that caught my attention, etc.
  Most *recent* first (popularity is flagged with the figure between  
parenthesis —that is the number of times the same URIs or tweet was  

* (16) Call for Participation in Electronic Governance (eGov) Community  

* (884) #osfw3c, hashtag used in social media for the Workshop on Social  
Standards: The Future of Business - 7-8th August 2013

* (1440) HTML5 Web Apps in Amazon Appstore
[see press coverage in next section]

* (74) W3C France Office joins Twitter

* (94) The Register: “They don't recognise us as HUMAN: Disability groups  
want CAPTCHAs killed”

* (42) W3C Highlights - August 2013

* (53) [continued from last week] Sign this petition asking #Apple to  
support W3C Nav Timing API in (mobile) Safari.

2) W3C in the Press (or blogs):

16 articles. Highlights:
   * HTML5 Web Apps in Amazon Appstore (6 articles from main outlets)
   * CAPTCHAs (3 articles)

A selection of articles follows.

[Most recent first.
  title, source (date), link.
  Find keywords on our Press clippings page:  
http://www.w3.org/Press/Articles ]

    W3C agreement on Do Not Track standards would make legal obligations  
    Mobile Marketer (9 August)

    Amazon Appstore Now Open To Web Apps, With One-Click In-App Purchases  
In Tow
    TechCrunch (7 August)

    End of an era as Firefox bins 'blink' tag
    The Register (7 August)

    W3C defines local Web storage API
    ZDNet (6 August)

    Bad timing: New HTML5 trickery lets hackers silently spy on browsers
    The Register (5 August)

    Consumer advocates unite to kill CAPTCHA
    ITWire.com (5 August)

    Manu Sporny Advocates for Web Payment Standard at Inside Bitcoins
    semanticweb.com (2 August)

  Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Communications Team  -  http://www.w3.org
mailto:coralie@w3.org +33643220001 http://www.w3.org/People/CMercier/
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