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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.
Newer screens packed with pixels are great for detail, but only if software can take advantage of them.
In cooperation with the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others, the free-software organization calls on the W3C to keep DRM out of Web standards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.