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devantART updates its HTML5 drawing app with the ability to replay artwork as it’s created

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With more than 20 million members, devantART’s massive artist community is worth noting in and of itself. Still, the site has been expanding beyond showcasing talent with its HTML5 drawing app “Muro.” Now, that app is receiving a major update that brings the ability to record and replay digital drawing sessions. Muro Redraw...
devantART updates its HTML5 drawing app with the ability to replay artwork as it’s created

Akamai Invests in Obliterating America's Broadband Speed Deficit

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Last week, my colleague David Strom reported on the latest annual "State of the Internet" report from content delivery network Akamai. The report showed that while Americans are finally experiencing faster average broadband speeds on a quarter-by-quarter basis, those speeds only began eclipsing those of Sweden in the second half...
Akamai Invests in Obliterating America's Broadband Speed Deficit
Microsoft follows new xx album around the world in Internet Explorer promotion

InFocus: A neat Web app that lets you highlight webpages and send ‘focused’ links

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Do you ever need to send links to friends or colleagues that highlight only a specific section of a webpage? If so, read on, as this neat little Web app could be what you’re looking for. InFocus works via a bookmarklet which you can drag and drop into your browser,...
InFocus: A neat Web app that lets you highlight webpages and send ‘focused’ links
Why I Need Aereo TV -- And You Do, Too [Review]

Moving, singing and dreaming with a Chrome experiment from Cirque du Soleil

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Cirque du Soleil stages impressive live performances that challenge the laws of physics and the limits of the human body. Today, at Google’s Big Tent event in New York, the wonder of Cirque du Soleil transcended the confines of real world performance and embraced the entire web through Movi.Kanti.Revo, a...
Moving, singing and dreaming with a Chrome experiment from Cirque du Soleil

Twitter kills Tweetdeck apps for iPhone and Android in favor of web apps

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Twitter announced Monday afternoon that it would be shutting down older Tweetdeck apps for iPhone and Android, as well as Tweetdeck AIR and discontinuing Facebook support, in an effort to get people using Tweetdeck apps for web. The shift for Tweetdeck users comes as Twitter continues to focus on monetization...
Twitter kills Tweetdeck apps for iPhone and Android in favor of web apps

This guy figured out how to recommend anything he wants to you on Amazon

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When you visit Amazon’s homepage, you’ve more than likely seen the recommended items that the company suggests you check out. It’s a really great way to get people into the mood of shopping when they might have just come to browse a bit. Sometimes I visit Amazon with an intent...
This guy figured out how to recommend anything he wants to you on Amazon

Netflix Moves To Samsung ARM-Based Chromebooks, Thanks To Premium Video Extensions In HTML5

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While a large number of web publishers have begun to move toward HTML5-based playback over the last few years, Netflix hasn’t been one of them. It’s required users to download the Microsoft Silverlight plugin for browser-based viewing for the last several years. But with Silverlight slowly making its way out,...
Netflix Moves To Samsung ARM-Based Chromebooks, Thanks To Premium Video Extensions In HTML5
Movi.Kanti.Revo: Google And Cirque Du Soleil Launch A "Sensory Chrome Experiment"

Google Releases The First Stable SDK For Its Dart JavaScript Alternative

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Google launched Dart, its class-based object-oriented language for writing complex web apps, exactly year ago and to celebrate its birthday, the Dart team is launching the first stable version of the Dart software development kit (SDK) today. According to the Dart team, this new version of the SDK offers a...
Google Releases The First Stable SDK For Its Dart JavaScript Alternative
The xx and Microsoft team up to show how music spreads virally

Adobe Launches Its Edge Tools & Services For Designers And Developers, Previews Edge Reflow

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This morning, during its Create the Web even in San Francisco, Adobe is officially launching its set of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript-focused Edge Tools & Services offering for designers and developers. This suite of tools includes some existing Edge-branded tools like Edge Animate (previously known as Edge Preview), which is...
Adobe Launches Its Edge Tools & Services For Designers And Developers, Previews Edge Reflow

Forget About.me, Vizify is your new online profile of choice [Invites]

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One of my pain points when people ask me where they can find me on the Web is deciding where I want to send them. Professional contact? Probably my personal Website. More of a friend? Facebook or Twitter. I rarely keep LinkedIn updated, but I find myself getting connections there...
Forget About.me, Vizify is your new online profile of choice [Invites]

This font displays gorgeous icons when you type in keywords like “twitter” and “alert”

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Symbolset, created by the incredible team at Oak, is a soon-to-be-released semantic symbol font that is activated by keywords and works in all modern browsers. Using this font, typing in the word “twitter” (caps sensitive) actually yields the Twitter logo and typing in “cart” yields a cart, creating a quick...
This font displays gorgeous icons when you type in keywords like “twitter” and “alert”

Google releases new Dart SDK and teases native browser support in special Chromium build

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Dart, Google’s young front-end development language for building web apps, is celebrating its first birthday today with the initial release of the Dart SDK. Google explains that, ”after plowing through thousands of bug reports and feature requests from the web community, a new, more stable and comprehensive version of Dart is now...
Google releases new Dart SDK and teases native browser support in special Chromium build

Onswipe arrives on Android for the first time with support for Google's Nexus 7

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Born out of TechStars, Onswipe makes it easy for any publisher, from a new blogger to the NY Times, to transform their content into an immersive experience on tablets. Now, Onswipe’s touch-friend solution for the Web is finally arriving on Android, first with Google’s Nexus 7 and then to additional Android devices in...
Onswipe arrives on Android for the first time with support for Google's Nexus 7

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

HTML5 flaw lets browsers fill hard drives with junk data

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On the heels of more problems with browser plug-ins such as Java and Flash, a newly-discovered flaw in HTML5 -- used throughout the web and a fundamental part of all modern browsers -- can be used maliciously to fill hard drives to capacity with junk data. The exploit can be...
HTML5 flaw lets browsers fill hard drives with junk data

Firefox objects to Internet Explorer ‘lock-in’ on Windows 8 for ARM

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The upcoming release of Windows 8 will include a version that expands Microsoft’s operating system to tablets that use the ARM architecture common in mobile devices. It’s part of Microsoft’s attempt to compete against the iPad. But Firefox maker Mozilla contends that it will also give Internet Explorer an unfair...
Firefox objects to Internet Explorer ‘lock-in’ on Windows 8 for ARM

The Geography of HTML5 Security

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Editor’s note: Mike Shema is director of engineering at Qualys, a provider of cloud security and compliance solutions. Mike is also author of the recently published book “Hacking Web Apps: Detecting and Preventing Web Application Security Problems.” Contact him here.  HTML5 reinvigorates a technology that’s been driving web content for more...
The Geography of HTML5 Security
Facebook, 1997 called and they want their photo uploading tech back

30 new typefaces released last month that you need to know about (July)

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Anyone who’s ever tried their hand at designing a typeface will know that it’s a wildly difficult process, and to actually come out at the end with something beautiful takes an extreme amount of skill, taste and patience. Type design isn’t meant for everyone, but typography is, and nearly every designer works...
30 new typefaces released last month that you need to know about (July)

Ugly ol' Reddit gets a spiffy new UI with Reedit

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Reddit: the butt-ugly front page of the Internet. Much like other top web destinations (Craigslist, Wikipedia) and nerd hangouts (Hacker News, Slashdot), Reddit is a font of information with the interface of a nutrition information table on the side of a cracker box. Fortunately for the aesthetically discriminating among...
Ugly ol' Reddit gets a spiffy new UI with Reedit

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

Video of the Week: History of the Animated GIF

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In the early days of the Web there was a lot of experimenting going on. It was a brand new world where almost anything seemed possible. Decades later, many of those dreams have come true and new dreams have been born. In the meantime, a lot of the early innovation...
Video of the Week: History of the Animated GIF
Opera cuts 90+ jobs to make room for WebKit

Microsoft Launches Modern.IE To Help Developers Test Their Web Apps For Legacy And Modern Versions Of IE

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Even though Microsoft itself would prefer to change this, many users still rely on older versions of Internet Explorer. For developers, this means spending hours on testing their web apps to ensure they work on IE8 and IE7, for example. Microsoft, which has worked hard on making IE9 and IE10...
Microsoft Launches Modern.IE To Help Developers Test Their Web Apps For Legacy And Modern Versions Of IE

YouTube to kill IE6 support on March 13

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Over six months ago, Google announced it would start phasing out support for Internet Explorer 6 on Orkut and YouTube, and started pushing its users to modern browsers. The search giant has now given a specific kill date for old browser support on the video website via a page...
YouTube to kill IE6 support on March 13

Google pulls plug on Google Gears, leaves developers stranded

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Google Gears was a plugin for modern browsers that gave developers a great way to bring their web applications offline. An example of this would be offline support in Gmail — where you would be able to basically use the service regardless of your internet connection status. Unfortunately, this is...
Google pulls plug on Google Gears, leaves developers stranded
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