Google & open-source Native Client technology
The goal is to accelerate & enhance web applications and this will, eventually, be built into Google’s browser Chrome.
The underlying problem of NaCl has been security. But the rewards for integrating NaCl is a web packed with sites far more powerful and spectacular than surfers are currently used to. With all Google’s successes it wouldn’t come as a surprise to see them change the face of the web once again and further empower sites and users in the process.