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A-world-with-no-passwords-and-how-FIDO2-can-help-make-it-happen

A world with no passwords and how FIDO2 can help make it happen


Monday, May 13, 2019 by

93.2 percent of the overall web browser market has embraced FIDO2: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera. The FIDO Alliance is driven by hundreds of global tech leaders across enterprise, payments, telecom, government, and healthcare that have come together in support of the organization’s mission to reduce the world’s re...


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Merged mining partnership between Bitmain and Elastos


Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by

Elastos (ELA) announced a merged mining partnership with Bitmain Technologies. The merged mining partnership means that for miners and future users of the smart web platform, it guarantees the security of the Bitcoin network by sharing its hashpower. Merged mining allows Bitcoin (BTC) and the ELA coin to be mined simultaneously and more efficiently, and conserves energy...


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Map of the Internet app gives 3D visualization


Wednesday, December 6, 2017 by

Cogeco Peer 1 has announced an updated and refreshed version of its popular Map of the Internet app, a 3D visualization of the world’s networks and how they are connected.Built as an educational tool for anyone who has ever wondered what the internet actually looks like and how it has evolved, the open source Map of the Internet app for iOS and Android brings to life al...


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The evolution of APMs


Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by

The World Wide Web became publicly available in August of 1991. Within a few years, PCs became an essential household item and short after it was already clear that the existing infrastructure was not made to scale. Web pages featuring "404 error" codes were a common aggravating  flow in the user experience.To help the web scale and ease user frustration, CDN (Cont...


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W3C Publishing Summit event docket announced


Friday, August 18, 2017 by

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced the program of its inaugural W3C Publishing Summit to be held 9-10 November 2017 in the San Francisco Bay area, California, featuring keynotes from Internet pioneer and futurist Tim O’Reilly and Adobe CTO Abhay Parasnis.Publishing and the Web interact in innumerable ways. From schools to libraries, from design to production ...


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W3Cx celebrates enrollment of over 400k students in their MOOCs


Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by

Just two years after launching its first HTML5 course on W3Cx, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has announced that it has exceeded its enrollment goals with nearly 400,000 students from every country participating in its HTML5 and CSS MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). W3Cx is the result of a successful partnership with edX, a nonprofit online learning platform, fo...


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10 reasons to hide your IP address


Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by

You have an IP address if you are reading this. Your IP (Internet Protocol) address is simply a series of numbers separated by dots (or octets) that represent where you are, or "what network" you are originating traffic from. Now, you might be behind a firewall - which means you have a NATed IP address, in fact all computers behind your NAT firewall will have the same p...


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W3C Web and Virtual Reality Workshop October 2016


Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) invites Web developers working in Virtual Reality to attend a Workshop on 19-20 October in San Jose, California. W3C Workshops bring together Web experts to explore use cases and requirements for potential Web standards work. Anticipated topics to be covered at the W3C Web and Virtual Reality Workshop may include: ...


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W3C Working Towards a HTML5.1 Release for September 2016


Wednesday, April 20, 2016 by

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has plans to release HTML5.1 in September 2016. The work is being conducted by the W3C Web Platform Working Group. The long term goal is to release a stable version of HTML as a W3C Recommendation once per year.   Among the core goals stated by W3C for future HTML specifications was to match reality better, to make the specific...


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Sencha CEO Art Landro Provides His 2016 Predictions


Friday, December 18, 2015 by

We recently visited with Sencha CEO Art Landro as part of our series of articles on 2016 industry predictions. Sencha is a provider of products and services that provide a modular platform for managing the lifecycle of web applications.Prior to serving as CEP for Sencha, Landro was the CEO of Cordys (acquired by OpenText in 2013) and President of MontaVista Software. He...


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SVG Is the Future of Graphics and Here's Why


Friday, June 19, 2015 by

The enterprise is growing increasingly digital, with data visualization and GIS mapping just a few of the current drivers. In this environment, it’s more important than ever that companies have the ability to interact with images without loss of clarity or resolution issues. Scalable vector graphics, or SVG, coupled with an HTML5 document viewer, are critical to support...


O-Brother,-Where-Art-Thou-How-New-Laws-Are-Governing-the-Collection-and-Use-of-Geolocation-Information-Inside-Apps

O Brother, Where Art Thou How New Laws Are Governing the Collection and Use of Geolocation Information Inside Apps


Saturday, September 20, 2014 by

Trying to find out where someone is located is valuable information for businesses and attorneys, but there are new laws winding their way through Congress which directly impact how this information is obtained. In 2000, George Clooney appeared in the Joel and Ethan Coen comedy titled O Brother, Where Art Thou? The Coen brothers’ movie created the story as a modern...