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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  
quoted/RTed.]


* (16) Call for Participation in Electronic Governance (eGov) Community  
Group
<http://www.w3.org/community/blog/2013/08/07/call-for-participation-in-electronic-governance-community-group/>

* (884) #osfw3c, hashtag used in social media for the Workshop on Social  
Standards: The Future of Business - 7-8th August 2013
<http://topsy.com/s?q=%23osfw3c&window=a&order=date>

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

* (74) W3C France Office joins Twitter
<https://twitter.com/W3CFrance>

* (94) The Register: “They don't recognise us as HUMAN: Disability groups  
want CAPTCHAs killed”
<http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/08/05/disability_groups_want_captchas_rendered_extinct/>

* (42) W3C Highlights - August 2013
<http://www.w3.org/2013/08/w3c-highlights/>

* (53) [continued from last week] Sign this petition asking #Apple to  
support W3C Nav Timing API in (mobile) Safari.
<http://www.change.org/petitions/apple-please-support-navigation-timing-api-in-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  
murky
    Mobile Marketer (9 August)
    http://www.mobilemarketer.com/cms/opinion/columns/15920.html


    Amazon Appstore Now Open To Web Apps, With One-Click In-App Purchases  
In Tow
    TechCrunch (7 August)
    http://techcrunch.com/2013/08/07/amazon-appstore-now-open-to-web-apps-with-one-click-in-app-purchases-in-tow/


    End of an era as Firefox bins 'blink' tag
    The Register (7 August)
    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/08/07/end_of_an_era_as_firefox_bins_blink/


    W3C defines local Web storage API
    ZDNet (6 August)
    http://www.zdnet.com/w3c-defines-local-web-storage-api-7000019055/


    Bad timing: New HTML5 trickery lets hackers silently spy on browsers
    The Register (5 August)
    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/08/05/html5_timing_attacks/


    Consumer advocates unite to kill CAPTCHA
    ITWire.com (5 August)
    http://www.itwire.com/your-it-news/home-it/61014-consumer-advocates-unite-to-kill-captcha


    Manu Sporny Advocates for Web Payment Standard at Inside Bitcoins
    semanticweb.com (2 August)
    http://semanticweb.com/manu-sporny-advocates-for-web-payment-standard-at-inside-bitcoins_b38885




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