The core language of Web pages is a step closer to standardization and a more advanced companion to tackle things like video captions, autocompleted form entries, and spell checking.
Before you take Mark Zuckerberg's HTML5-bashing as evidence that Web apps are dead, remember that Facebook's problems are not everyone's problems. And the company still likes Web apps in some circumstances.
The Web standards group clarifies that its HTML5 logo really is just for HTML5. To tout your site's use of WOFF, SVG, and CSS, there are smaller, gray icons.
The World Wide Web Consortium finishes an update to this seminal Internet technology, but with two organizations in charge of the same Web standard, charting the Web's future is a mess.
The new feature in the Libon app lets you IM with contacts, even if they're not Libon users themselves.
The online video site has overhauled its video player for shorter waits for video, better sharing, and more accessibility and Web standards support.
Full Screen Mario gives you the game, but also lets you create your own levels online.
The company will now allow Web app developers to port their HTML5 programs directly to its Appstore.
commentary A widely used online game and longtime Java ally is ditching Oracle's security-plagued programming technology. Your move, Minecraft.
Movie-rental service plans to switch its streaming over to the emerging video format as soon as three WC3 initiatives are complete.