Mike Shebanek and Matt King share W3C accessibility project at Sight Tech Global 2021

Millions of people who are blind or visually impaired use a technology known as a screen reader to access the Web. However, few websites are coded to work properly with screen readers. Global web stan

Twitter’s web redesign isn’t as accessible as it should be, experts say

After teasing its new font in January, Twitter made some major changes to its website and app design this week. But while Twitter framed these updates as making the platform “more accessible,” som

Web feature developers told to dial up attention on privacy and security

Web feature developers are being warned to step up attention to privacy and security as they design contributions. Writing in a blog post about “evolving threats” to Internet users’

Facebook makes its first browser API contribution

Facebook today announced that it has made its first major API contribution to Google’s Chrome browser. Together with Google, Facebook’s team created an API proposal to contribute code to t

FIDO Alliance and W3C have a plan to kill the password

By now it’s crystal clear to just about everyone that the password is a weak and frankly meaningless form of authentication, yet most of us still live under the tyranny of the password. This, de

It’s Time For An Open Standard For Cards

Cards are fast becoming the hot new design paradigm for mobile apps, but their importance goes far beyond mobile. Cards are modular, bite-sized content containers designed for easy consumption and int

W3C Declares HTML5 Standard Complete

More than four years ago, Steve Jobs declared war on Flash and heralded HTML5 as the way to go. You could be forgiven if you thought the HTML5 standard -- the follow-up to 1997's HTML 4 -- has long be

HTML5 And Canvas 2D Specs Are Now Feature Complete, First HTML 5.1 Working Draft Published

We've been writing about HTML5 for quite a while, but, until today, the actual HTML5 specs and standards were still moving targets. Now, however, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has announced that

Google, Microsoft, Facebook And Others Launch Web Platform Docs, A Web Standards Documentation Site

A number of leading browser vendors and other tech companies, including Microsoft, <a target="_blank" href="http://blog.chromium.org/2012/10/teaming-up-on-web-platform-docs.html">Google</a>, <a target

Internet Explorer 9's Privacy Features Gain W3C Acceptance

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/ie9w3c.jpg" />Besides <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/02/21/will-you-miss-the-browser-address-bar-if-google-kills-it/">the radica

Behold The Brand New HTML5 Logo

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/html5-logo.png" /> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTML5">HTML5</a>, the next major revision of the HTML standard you've most certainly

The State Of Web Development Ripped Apart In 25 Tweets By One Man

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-176904" title="21701v2-max-250x250" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/21701v2-max-250x250.jpg" alt="" />There are few people who know the i

W3C releases mobile Web recommendations

The World Wide Web consortium or W3C announced new standards that it hopes will make mobile Web browsing easier. Published as a W3C recommendation, the groups says it Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0 “