Renowned Everest explorer David Breashears teams up with Internet Explorer to create an immersive site that takes you as close to the mountain as possible without actually being there.
The Web standards group is going ahead with its Encrypted Media Extensions technology despite some opposition, arguing it's a step in the right direction.
CERN set the Web on fire by releasing open software without royalty payment requirements. Two decades later, proprietary technology has found a foothold.
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.
The chipmaker is jumping on the HTML5 bandwagon -- sort of. Its newly acquired AppMobi software lets programmers create Web apps that can be converted into native Android and iOS apps.
The newest Firefox betas deliver nuance to the "Do Not Track" setting, a browser optimization option, better HTML5 support, and custom fonts on Android.
Chrome finds speed gains in beta by managing memory better, and tweaks some forms, some HTML5, and some offline support, too.
Chorus.im offers traditional mobile apps, but it's the browser interface it hopes will give it attention in a crowded market.
A cool new experiment uses HTML5 to turn any Web site into a 3D labyrinth and any smartphone running Chrome into a game controller.
If you're bored with Android and iOS, never fear. There's a ton -- well, five -- nascent mobile operating systems coming toward you. And that's a good thing, even if you're on one of the big two.