Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web, spent an hour enthusiastically exhorting a crowd at SXSW to use HTML5 and build applications on the Open Web Platform. He also offered a host of pithy comments on the Web's history and future.
The House unanimously passed a Senate resolution calling on the U.S. government to oppose UN control of the Internet.
When the top three Internet search providers work together on a project, the web pays attention. On Thursday, Google, Bing, and Yahoo introduced schema.org, a resource for website owners and developers that want to add markup to their pages.