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Mozilla launches W3C’s Web of Things standard, does anyone care?

Mozilla has announced the graduation of its Project Things work from its early-stage developer program, launching it as Mozilla WebThings. Based on the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web of Things standard, in which Evrythng was quite involved, WebThings hopes to be a prime choice for anyone interested in using Web of Things for controlling connected devices out in the field – thanks to its capabilities and open source availability. Of course, this is Mozilla, which has a track record of dumping IoT-related projects. After deciding that Firefox OS wasn’t going to power smartphones, as initially intended, Mozilla refocused on smart homes and sensor networks, according to an announcement in March 2016. Not a year later, Mozilla killed off this…

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