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  • 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.

    Written by Joab Jackson08 Jan. 15 08:12
  • 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.

    Written by Joab Jackson29 Oct. 14 07:42
  • '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.

    Written by Zach Miners22 May 14 10:41
  • Brazil's global Internet conference includes call to end spying

    Participants in a Brazil-hosted conference on Internet governance laid out an aggressive agenda, with some calling for a policy statement that would condemn Internet surveillance, support net neutrality regulations and create programs to close the digital divide.

    Written by Grant Gross24 April 14 06:51