Mozilla's co-founder and former CEO Brendan Eich has been at the center of Internet development for almost 20 years.
The new benchmark is designed to catch a new class of browser performance problems -- and perhaps to curry favor with rival browser makers.
Gal, recruited six years ago by former CTO and short-lived CEO Brendan Eich, brings continuity to the nonprofit organization's top techie job.
The programming language for Web sites and Web apps is less complex and therefore easier to develop, Chrome programmers argue at Google I/O.
Dave Methvin, a leader of the influential jQuery programming tool, says WebKit is plagued with old bugs. He's not optimistic Opera will help improve the browser situation.
The man behind a widely used technique for making Web pages interactive is now working for eBay's online payment division.
The Internet giant has issued the first stable release of the programming language for Web apps. Also: a host of tools to help it gain a foothold.