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Call for Review: HTML Media Capture is a W3C Proposed Recommendation

November 28th, 2017

The Device and Sensors Working Group has published a Proposed Recommendation of HTML Media Capture. The HTML Media Capture specification defines an HTML form extension that facilitates user access to a device’s media capture mechanism, such as a camera, or microphone, from within a file upload control. Comments are welcome through 26 December 2017.

React v16.2.0: Improved Support for Fragments

November 28th, 2017

React 16.2 is now available! The biggest addition is improved support for returning multiple children from a component’s render method. We call this feature fragments: Fragments look like empty JSX tags. They let you group a list of children without adding extra nodes to the DOM: render() { return ( <> <ChildA /> <ChildB />…

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

November 28th, 2017

Shekoli (hello)! My Oneida name is Yakohahi, my English name is Olivia, and I am a proud member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, one of the six tribal nations that make up the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy. In Indigenous communities, we often introduce ourselves in this manner, in both English and our traditional tribal languages,…

More realtime data on Google Trends

November 27th, 2017

Google Trends can be window into the world, giving us a peek into what people are searching for—whether it’s elections, music, sports or games. Now you can see the world in realtime through more lenses: News, Shopping, Images and YouTube. We’re opening up more data to show what people in the world are looking for,…

MedXM keeps patients healthy, with help from G Suite and Chrome

November 27th, 2017

Editor’s note: Today’s post comes from Sy Zahedi, CEO of MedXM, which works with health plan providers to offer preventive care and health education to patients. MedXM is using G Suite and Chrome to operate more efficiently and help outreach agents and clinicians improve care for patients. Every day, 5,000 MedXM healthcare workers visit patients…

Second Patent Advisory Group for Web Payments Working Group Launched

November 27th, 2017

In accordance with the W3C Patent Policy, W3C has launched a Web Payments Working Group Patent Advisory Group (PAG) in response to disclosures related to specifications of the Web Payments Working Group; see the PAG charter. W3C launches a PAG to resolve issues in the event a patent has been disclosed that may be essential,…

Google Cloud at RSNA: engaging with the medical imaging community

November 26th, 2017

Medical imaging is a critical pillar of modern healthcare: It’s estimated that more than 300 million advanced imaging procedures are performed a year, and the majority of medical interventions require some type of imaging for diagnostic purposes. Next to genomics, medical images are one of the fastest growing data sources in the healthcare space. At…

Scoring a touchdown with Google Home Mini

November 23rd, 2017

Hey Google, who is Tony Romo? … I’m kidding! But if you do ask, Google will tell you that I’m a former quarterback who played my entire 14-year career in Dallas. When you’re used to playing at the top of your game, it takes a ton of practice. I used to have my team behind…

Let’s talk turkey: Thanksgiving food trends

November 22nd, 2017

Set the table and pour yourself a glass. It’s time to talk about your top Thanksgiving recipes and questions according to Google Search. Though it might not be as subject to debate as some conversations you have at your family table, there’s plenty of variety when it comes to our national menus this holiday. Whet…

An update on the Workflow Initiative for Drupal 8.4/8.5

November 22nd, 2017

Over the past weeks I have shared an update on the Media Initiative and an update on the Layout Initiative. Today I wanted to give an update on the Workflow Initiative. Creating great software doesn’t happen overnight; it requires a desire for excellence and a disciplined approach. Like the Media and Layout Initiatives, the Workflow…