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  • Developer: Dump JavaScript for faster Web loading

    Web pages would be loaded quicker sans JavaScript via a proposal being floated by the editor of a fashion magazine, possibly as part of a still-theoretical "HTML6."

  • Standards bodies join to create better geolocation Web data

    From ordering pizza online to pinpointing the exact location of a breaking news story, an overwhelming portion of data on the Web has geographic elements. Yet for Web developers, wrangling the most value from geospatial information remains an arduous task.

  • HTML5 finalized, finally

    After nearly eight years of work, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has finalized the HTML5 standard, bringing the basic Web technology firmly into the era of mobile devices and cloud-driven rich Internet applications.

  • W3C wants to open the social Web for the enterprise

    The World Wide Web Consortium wants to bring the power of social media to the enterprise.

  • 'Do not track'? Oh what the heck, go ahead

    Chalk up another victory for corporate surveillance: Five years after advocates came up with an easy way to let you browse the Web with just a little privacy, the Do Not Track system is in tatters and that pair of boots you looked at online last month is still stalking you from website to website.