W3C (the Worldwide Web Consortium) has announced a plan to “recommend” (see: declare as ready) the HTML5 spec. Further updates (5.1 and onward) are expected to be given the okay every two years after that.
“P3nyheter want to present news to young people where they are,” he wrote. “It is a challenge for news broadcasters today to reach young people, and we think social media is a good place to introduce news stories to them.” – Nieman Lab
Server-side intelligence startup PernixData has raised $35 million in a Series C led Menlo Ventures, with participation from Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Silver Lake co-founder, Jim Davidson, and Seagate CEO Steve Luczo, as well as existing investor Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers, Lightspeed Ventures, Lane Bess, Mark Leslie, and John Thompson. In addition to the large round and pedigreed investor roster, the company announced that it grew 42 revenue percent quarter-over-quarter for the preceding year, and grew its headcount by 160 percent. [via PernixData]