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This Valentine’s Day, Internet Explorer is crushing on HTML5

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If you want to send a nerdy Valentine’s Day e-card with cool HTML5 effects and a porny soundtrack, have we got a treat for you. This morning, Microsoft is showing off Love Is in the Air, a browser demo intended to show off the latest, shiniest HTML5 toys available to...
This Valentine’s Day, Internet Explorer is crushing on HTML5

Unsurprisingly, IE9 won't be supported on an obsolete OS

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Internet Explorer General Manager Dean Hachamovitch all but confirmed today that the next version of Microsoft's Web browser, Internet Explorer 9, will not be supported on Windows XP. Hachamovitch stopped short of explicitly saying that XP would not be supported, but said that building a "modern browser" required a...
Unsurprisingly, IE9 won't be supported on an obsolete OS

Google releases SDK for integrating web apps with Google Drive

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You probably know by now that Google has just unveiled its new cloud service called “Google Drive”. The service integrates with Google Docs online, offers an Android app, and also provides a desktop app for Dropbox-like functionality. In addition, Google has announced availability of a Google Drive SDK and...
Google releases SDK for integrating web apps with Google Drive

Box acquires Crocodoc, will bake its HTML5 document viewing tech into its core service

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Today at its San Francisco office, Box announced that it has acquired Crocodoc for a mix of cash and stock, with the full price tag undisclosed. Box, a company that provides cloud storage and file syncing services to consumer and enterprises alike, has hired on the entire seven-person Crocodoc staff...
Box acquires Crocodoc, will bake its HTML5 document viewing tech into its core service

Promising competition

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Several interesting half-developments in the competitive landscape from non-dominant tech entities. I believe in supporting the second and third tier companies and startups, when they offer alternatives to the BigCo's. I like the little guys because they have an incentive to listen to and please users, without the strategy taxes...
Promising competition

Motion Nexus breaks stealth, powering Kinect-integrated apps in any modern browser

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A few weeks ago when I was at the GLUE Conference, I talked with a guy named Tom Chikoore. He’s a serial entrepreneur, founder of Filtrbox (sold to Jive Software) and a TechStars alum. His current company, Motion Nexus, is aiming to make the Kinect an integral part of our lives away...
Motion Nexus breaks stealth, powering Kinect-integrated apps in any modern browser

Mozilla Ponders an "Open" Web App Store (Implying that Google Chrome's Store Isn't?)

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Shared by Bud Simple fact, Google has whole lot more market presence and muscle than Mozilla. A post on the Mozilla blog yesterday has the company, makers of the Firefox web browser, pondering the creation of an "open" web application store and imagining what such a store should look like....
Mozilla Ponders an "Open" Web App Store (Implying that Google Chrome's Store Isn't?)

Race to win on big and small screens with Chrome Super Sync Sports

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Smartphones and tablets are great for all sorts of games, and lately we've been thinking about new ways to play. Chrome Super Sync Sports is a new Chrome Experiment that uses the unique features of mobile devices to create a new gaming experience on big and small screens. In this...
Race to win on big and small screens with Chrome Super Sync Sports

Chrome For Business Gets Legacy Browser Support, Cloud-Based Management

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Google announced a couple of new Chrome for Business features including Legacy Browser Support and cloud-based management of Chrome for Google Apps for Business and Education customers. With Legacy Browser Support, businesses that have custom web apps that were built for older browsers will be able to use them with...
Chrome For Business Gets Legacy Browser Support, Cloud-Based Management

Collaborate in real time with cross-platform mindmapper Coggle

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Few people get excited about remotely collaborating with others anymore. Google Hangouts made video conferencing commonplace, and combined with Google Docs' real-time collaboration capabilities, working with a distributed team in real-time is easier than ever before. But one form of collaboration doesn't always get the love it deserves: mind...
Collaborate in real time with cross-platform mindmapper Coggle
Google launches Chrome Super Sync Sports experiment, turns mobile devices into game controllers (Video)
Pulse Gets Off To A Fast Start On The Web: 100K New Sign-Ups & 1 Million Stories Read In Just 1 Week

Dartium: Google’s New Dart Programming Language Comes to Chromium

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It's only been a few months since Google announced its new Dart programming language. While the language is still going through some major revisions, though, Chromium, the open-source project behind Google's Chrome browser, is now starting to integrate Dart into its platform with the release of "Dartium" version of the...
Dartium: Google’s New Dart Programming Language Comes to Chromium

Week in Microsoft: IE8 has problems, IE9 has promise

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This week in Microsoft news was all about the browser. Did Microsoft do right by restricting IE9 to Windows XP? Was the EU browser ballot handled correctly? Why Microsoft did the right thing in ditching XP for IE9: Users of Windows XP were alarmed when Microsoft confirmed that IE9...
Week in Microsoft: IE8 has problems, IE9 has promise

Mozilla And Epic Games Bring Unreal Engine 3 To The Web, No Plugin Needed

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Back in 2011, Epic ported its popular Unreal Engine 3 technology to Flash and showed how relatively high-end 3D games could run in the browser. It’s 2013 now, however, and Flash isn’t exactly a hot topic anymore. So to show off what game developers can do with a modern browser...
Mozilla And Epic Games Bring Unreal Engine 3 To The Web, No Plugin Needed
Aereo TV broadcast-streaming service launching today... in NYC

Google To Retire Chrome Frame For Internet Explorer, Will Cease Support And Updates January 2014

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Google just announced that it is retiring Chrome Frame, its open source plug-in for bringing Google Chrome’s JavaScript and rendering engine to Internet Explorer. The company cites that fact that legacy browsers like Internet Explorer 6 and 7 are now finally on the decline and the fact that most people...
Google To Retire Chrome Frame For Internet Explorer, Will Cease Support And Updates January 2014

Address-Based Predictive Search Now In Gmail

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Gmail has rolled out a predictive search feature to its interface. The functionality is very similar to that of any modern browser’s URL bar: when you start typing something in, the software will display several choices in a dropdown based on usage data. Oh thank god. Or Google, either way....
Address-Based Predictive Search Now In Gmail

Google takes over Times Square, just to prove its Chromebook is for everyone

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Google has taken over Time Square, or at least four screens on a marquee. As part of its “For Everyone” campaign that rolled out with the release of the Samsung Chromebook last month, the company has decided to help prove to people why it is so useful to everyone. If...
Google takes over Times Square, just to prove its Chromebook is for everyone

Mozilla Readies Major Firefox Redesign As It Ponders What The Browser Of The Future Should Look Like

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“Maybe we shouldn’t even call it a browser anymore,” Mozilla’s VP of Firefox engineering Jonathan Nightingale told me a few days ago. “‘Browser’ is really an antiquated word. People don’t really browse all that much anymore.” Instead, he argues, we now mostly use our browsers to access sophisticated web apps,...
Mozilla Readies Major Firefox Redesign As It Ponders What The Browser Of The Future Should Look Like

'Contre Jour' is now playable in the browser, one third of the levels require IE 10

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Say it with us: Developers! Developers! Developers! That's Steve Ballmer's mantra and indeed, it says a lot about the way Microsoft has gone about promoting Internet Explorer. In addition to a series of prime-time ads (maybe you've seen 'em), the company has been using certain HTML 5 apps to...
'Contre Jour' is now playable in the browser, one third of the levels require IE 10

Swipe launches into beta as a Web app to create and share presentations to anyone on any device

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Swipe, a Web app that functions as a two-way presentation tool, is launching into beta today, allowing people to not only build Web-powered slideshows, but also share them with anyone. Those presentations can then be viewed on any mobile device with a modern browser. Formed out of Startup Weekend Oslo...
Swipe launches into beta as a Web app to create and share presentations to anyone on any device

Boot up: Windows 8 desktop shock, how iPads saved Greece, Apple's bad store move and more

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Plus Brin wears Goggles in SF, what's a modern browser?, the n0tice experiment, smartphone data and moreA quick burst of 13 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamApple has removed Airfoil Speakers Touch from the iOS App Store >> Rogue AmoebaToday, we've been informed that...
Boot up: Windows 8 desktop shock, how iPads saved Greece, Apple's bad store move and more

Internet Explorer 9 To Be HTML5 Compatible – Microsoft Joining The Anti-Flash Movement?

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Rumors are flying that the forthcoming version of Internet Explorer, the ninth incarnation, will include strong support of HTML5.This would be a dramatic change from Internet Explorer 8, which is not known for its HTML5 compliance for a reason. Thar reason? It has nearly none. This is hardly surprising, Microsoft...
Internet Explorer 9 To Be HTML5 Compatible – Microsoft Joining The Anti-Flash Movement?

Collaborative web app FriendCode raises $150,000 in seed funding from Kima Ventures and others

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FriendCode, a web application designed to help coders collaborate and share their work through the cloud, has closed an initial seed funding round worth $150,000. The round had participation from Kima Ventures, specifically Jeremie Berrebi and Free telecom CEO Xavier Niel, as well as angel investor Javier Gonzalez. FriendCode was...
Collaborative web app FriendCode raises $150,000 in seed funding from Kima Ventures and others

Enyo 2.0 released in finished form, shares webOS' web app legacy with everyone

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HP's plans to open-source webOS included mention of Enyo 2.0, a framework designed to spread webOS' learnings to other platforms -- to spread the love around, so to speak. The code foundation, while behind schedule, has just left beta: any developer with a mind to producing web apps can...
Enyo 2.0 released in finished form, shares webOS' web app legacy with everyone

Unlike Facebook, Famo.us thinks HTML5 rocks. Here is why.

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Did you hear that Facebook, arguably the biggest champion of HTML 5 (a set of web technologies) decided to throw its weight behind native mobile apps instead? So did Steve Newcomb, the co-founder of Berkeley, Calif-based Famo.us, a 17-month-old startup that announced itself at TechCrunch Disrupt in September 2012. That didn’t deter...
Unlike Facebook, Famo.us thinks HTML5 rocks. Here is why.

Google revamps modern browser promo site Whatbrowser.org for mobile devices, snubs Internet Explorer

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Google has made some tweaks to its browser promotional site Whatbrowser.org today. It’s been completely rebuilt with HTML5 technologies and now works on mobile devices. It has also added references to security and features fresh new animations. The site, if you’re unfamiliar, is a stumping tool for modern browsers that...
Google revamps modern browser promo site Whatbrowser.org for mobile devices, snubs Internet Explorer
VEVO gives the music lovers (and the mobile web) a big, mushy kiss
Get up close with a WebGL model of the Half-Life headcrab zombie
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?