Drupal 8 progress update
Dries thinks Drupal 8 won't come out until the end of this year (source) but if you wan't to get it out there sooner, check out the Drupal 8 progress overview page. Or check this page for all Drupal 8 changes so far. Chx's blog has got some insightful posts on D8 progress as well. And if you are a module maintainer, you can already start converting your module!