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HTML5 is done, but two groups still wrestle over Web's future

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.

By October 28, 2014

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Browser makers get past high-resolution image impasse

Newer screens packed with pixels are great for detail, but only if software can take advantage of them.

By February 3, 2014

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Free Software Foundation attacks DRM in HTML video

In cooperation with the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others, the free-software organization calls on the W3C to keep DRM out of Web standards.

By April 25, 2013

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Web technology: 5 things to watch in 2013

Don't expect a resolution to the Web standards fracas next year, but high-res images will happen, and new browsers might carve out a niche.

By December 31, 2012

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W3C buttons down HTML5, opens up HTML5.1

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.

By December 17, 2012

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Web standards vet marches Microsoft to the front lines (Q&A)

Paul Cotton leads Microsoft's involvement in the important and often fractious world of Web standards, amid debates that underpin how you live your life online.

By October 30, 2012

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W3C names not one, but four HTML5 editors

In a new approach, two Microsoft employees, an Apple employee, and an independent consultant now edit the W3C's "snapshot" version of the fundamental Web standard.

By July 25, 2012

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HTML gurus modernize Acid3 browser test

Flexibility is the order of the day as Web technology developers try to keep the easy-to-run but imperfect test from holding back developments of new standards.

By September 19, 2011

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Mozilla hopes to help Web apps match phone apps

The WebAPI project will endow Firefox with abilities that can match what mobile phones can do in the next half year, and Mozilla is hiring coders for the effort.

By August 19, 2011

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W3C works to speed Web standard creation

New community groups are designed to make it easier to launch work on new Web technologies. Some of the first concentrate on Web payments and Web education.

By August 16, 2011