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9 Sites for diving head-first into HTML5

thenextweb.com
So much has been said about HTML5 and the new innovations that surround it. For a lot of people, it signals an end to Flash and a time where all browsers will finally follow Web standards (I’m talking IE). For others, it’s a new tool to play with that empowers...
9 Sites for diving head-first into HTML5

What is Apple up to?

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This is a continuation of the Big Change in the Tech World thread, February 25. We may look back at these as the Good Old Days before the tech guys clamped down and closed off all the loopholes that allowed us to create and share our own content, as well...
What is Apple up to?
Palm reborn as Gram, as focus shifts to software, UX, and cloud services
A short translation from bull**** to English of the Google Chrome Blink developer FAQ

Google, Microsoft fight over standards to rival Apple's FaceTime

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Almost two years after Apple introduced FaceTime, Google and Microsoft are battling to introduce their own video chat acquisitions as new Internet web standards, while FaceTime remains proprietary to Apple....
Google, Microsoft fight over standards to rival Apple's FaceTime

How the Open Community Can Beat Facebook

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Well, the open community can’t beat Facebook. But companies using open technologies can – by building better products. Outside the echo chamber of web standards fanatics, the vast majority of web users don’t care about how the web works. They care about their user experience, where their friends are, and...
How the Open Community Can Beat Facebook
New Firefox OS nightly builds available to download
IE10 is now live for Windows 7
Silk browser on Kindle Fire HD adds faster page loads, Trending Now list

Is Google+ Really That Controversial?

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In the context of today's Web standards, Google's social strategy is not much different than the other strategems used by Facebook and Twitter....
Is Google+ Really That Controversial?

Internet Explorer 10 is now live for Windows 7, bringing speed bumps and boosted standards compliance

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If you are a Windows 7 user that is frustrated with Chrome, today may be your lucky day. This morning Microsoft has released Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 in a total of 95 languages Internet Explorer 10, released first for Windows 8, is an obvious piece of software for...
Internet Explorer 10 is now live for Windows 7, bringing speed bumps and boosted standards compliance

Did Motorola Buy a Mobile Operating System?

gigaom.com
Motorola is finding success with its Google Android-powered Droid, but the handset maker’s co-CEO has previously indicated that he wants Motorola to have its own mobile operating system and supporting ecosystem. It may have found one, in the form of a Linux-based platform from Azingo. Android and Me notes that...
Did Motorola Buy a Mobile Operating System?

First Public Draft: Taking the Wraps off of OAuth 2.0

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The OAuth 2.0 draft specification is out there. The efforts the group working on the specification are paying off in the form of an IETF working group submission. One thing that is clear is that there is a natural tension in following the processes of IETF and the hyper-innovation cycle...
First Public Draft: Taking the Wraps off of OAuth 2.0

W3C launches Web standards documentation site

www.computerworld.com
In an effort to better acquaint Web developers with the open technologies that can be used to build Web applications, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has launched a Web site with tutorials and other documentation that cover most of today's Web standards, including the emerging HTML5 set of standards....
W3C launches Web standards documentation site
Mozilla’s HTML5-based Firefox OS coming in early 2013

CSS Naked Day

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What happened to the design? It’s CSS Naked Day! The idea behind this event is to promote Web Standards. Plain and simple. This includes proper use of (x)html, semantic markup, a good hierarchy structure, and of course, a good ‘ol play on words. It’s time to show off your <body>....
CSS Naked Day

Firefox 10 arrives with new dev tools and full-screen API

arstechnica.com
Mozilla has officially released Firefox 10. The new version of the open source Web browser includes a handful of improvements and new features. The browser's built-in tools for Web developers got a particularly significant boost in this release. The new version also offers better support for a number of...
Firefox 10 arrives with new dev tools and full-screen API

Web technology: 5 things to watch in 2013

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Don't expect a resolution to the Web standards fracas next year, but high-res images will happen, and new browsers might carve out a niche. [Read more]...
Web technology: 5 things to watch in 2013

Error 451: A Proposed Change To Web Standards Would Make Bradbury’s Story Denote Censored Content

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Google employee and creator of XML, Tim Bray, has proposed a new error message for the web. Rather than hiding censored websites behind a generic 403 error – “the server understood the request, but is refusing to fulfill it” – these websites would return 451 – “Unavailable For Legal Reasons.”...
Error 451: A Proposed Change To Web Standards Would Make Bradbury’s Story Denote Censored Content

Web-standards consortium to reject Internet Explorer 10

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The World Wide Web Consortium working group charged with developing standards for tracking protection has announced that Internet Explorer 10 will not meet its compliance standards. The working group said the fact that IE10 will have the "Do Not Track" feature turned on by default is the reason for its...
Web-standards consortium to reject Internet Explorer 10

Facebook Launches New Mobile Web Standards Initiative, Payments for the Mobile Web

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During a special lunch-time event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today, Facebook's CTO Bret Taylor introduced a number of new Facebook and industry-wide initiatives for the mobile web. Facebook is also working with a number of other vendors to define better web standards that can be implemented across...
Facebook Launches New Mobile Web Standards Initiative, Payments for the Mobile Web

Hands on: ZTE's entry-level Open phone with Firefox OS

www.electronista.com
High-end smartphones typically dominate the news at Mobile World Congress, leaving us surprised by the amount of attention garnered by Mozilla's Firefox OS. Earlier this week we checked out Alcatel's One Touch Fire, and today we had a chance to try out ZTE's Open. Both are geared for emerging markets,...
Hands on: ZTE's entry-level Open phone with Firefox OS

The Problem With Opera: It Tries To Scream When It Just Needs To Sing

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<a hOpera has always been a bit of a curiosity to me. Nearly everyone seems to tout its speed and adherence to web standards — and yet, no one seems to use it. Well, at least not in the United States anyway, and really not that many people worldwide either....
The Problem With Opera: It Tries To Scream When It Just Needs To Sing
HTML5 specification finalized as work continues on the next chapter in web standards

Android fragmentation also a challenge for Web developers

arstechnica.com
Fragmentation remains an issue for third-party Android application developers. The wide spread and slow rate of adoption for new versions of the operating system prevent developers from being able to use the latest APIs. But native application developers aren't the only ones who are feeling the pain. A prominent...
Android fragmentation also a challenge for Web developers

W3C teams with Apple, Google, Mozilla on WebPlatform, a guide to building the open web (video)

www.engadget.com
The World Wide Web Consortium might just be the United Nations of web development, as it's bringing together some frequent enemies to fight for a common cause through WebPlatform.org. The collaboration will see Adobe, Apple, Facebook, Google, HP, Microsoft, Mozilla, Nokia and Opera pool educational resources to create a...
W3C teams with Apple, Google, Mozilla on WebPlatform, a guide to building the open web (video)

This Guy Is Now Totally In Charge Of Google's Assault On Microsoft (GOOG, MSFT)

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Google exec Sundar Pichai spoke very clearly and intelligently about Google Apps and the company's enterprise business at the Goldman Sachs Technology conference in San Francisco It was kind of striking. After all, Pichai is the Chrome guy. What does he know about Apps? In Larry Page's big reorg...
This Guy Is Now Totally In Charge Of Google's Assault On Microsoft (GOOG, MSFT)

Mozilla's B2G to be called Firefox OS, will ship this year

arstechnica.com
Several new device manufacturers and mobile carriers have lined up to support Mozilla’s mobile operating system. The software platform, which is based on Mozilla’s Boot2Gecko (B2G) project, will be called Firefox OS when it launches on handsets later this year. Mozilla began working on the B2G project last year, aiming...
Mozilla's B2G to be called Firefox OS, will ship this year

Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 embraces - yes - HTML5

www.theregister.co.uk
Browser preview powers web standards with GPU Microsoft is focusing on performance and HTML 5 standards support in Internet Explorer 9, the next version of its web browser.… Web threats: Why conventional protection doesn't work...
Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 embraces - yes - HTML5

Flash and Standards: The Cold War of the Web

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You’ve probably heard that Apple recently released the iPad. The absence of Flash Player on the device seems to have awakened the HTML5 vs. Flash debate. Apparently, it’s the final nail in the coffin for Flash. Either that, or the HTML5 community is overhyping its still nascent markup language update....
Flash and Standards: The Cold War of the Web
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