Now HTML 5 has finally been standardized, Jeff Jaffe, the W3C's CEO, wants to get people talking about what to do next. His suggestion is to build an application foundation to underpin the Open Web Platform - an operating system for the web.
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Having written IE11 to support web standards, Microsoft is shimming it to handle mobile websites that are not following standards but catering for webkit quirks and/or non-standard features in Apple's Safari on iOS.
The ICT industry needs to develop new standards to strengthen infrastructure and improve collaboration between service and infrastructure providers if it wants to survive climate change, according to a new report.
The W3C standards body responsible for developing the Do Not Track standard is lurching toward a final document, roughly 18 months behind schedule. The likelihood that a useful standard will emerge is small, leading one Mozilla-backed group to develop its own set of tougher privacy controls.
A drawback of MySQL for high-availability websites should soon be eliminated by the MariaDB fork, according to Michael 'Monty' Widenius, the open-source database's main author.
A report that big businesses in New Zealand have come together in secret to develop security standards raises the question: does secrecy over security actually make you safer?
The same pattern has emerged again and again in the history of IT. New ideas emerge. Vendors develop their own approaches. Camps form to support those approaches. Eventually standards emerge. The battle over cloud computing standards and approaches is only the latest repetition of the pattern
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There are two cross-vendor efforts to defragment the car computer space and appify your automobile. With the outcome uncertain, developers remain in limbo.
Complexity arises as merchants with little knowledge of security enter market and vendors not focus on safeguarding technology, thus making standards for mobile payments a necessity, PCI exec notes.
Demand for mainframe skills dependent on market but to secure future employability, IT undergrads shouldn't prioritize or rule out learning such skills and should instead obtain basic know-how for cross- and up-skill.
Companies should be proactive, not reactive when planning IT budgets, which helps ride out economic volatility and avoid unnecessary cuts, observers say.
Tighter collaboration and more efforts by tech vendors and their manufacturer partners needed to eliminate harsh working conditions rampant today, watchers say.
Service blackouts to support causes such as those conducted by Wikipedia and Google provide "shock effect" but such acts need right motivations and produce tangible results, observers note.
Case study: How SEGA Europe uses VMware to standardize cloud environment for globally distributed game development
We have a lot of development studios across the world. We're working on multiple projects. We need to ensure that we supply them with a highly scalable and reliable solution in order to test, develop, and produce the game and the code in time.
IT administrators and users need to up vigilance in provisioning of virtual machines and data management on public cloud networks to prevent possible leaks and breaches.
Even in this era of alleged interoperability and standards, many HR system vendors have yet to develop compatible systems.
But while enterprises in the country acknowledge security as evolving and pertinent, strategies implemented not holistic enough to effectively safeguard against emerging threats, reveals new survey.
3M's investment in three-year-old Pixel Qi Corp., which manufactures liquid crystal display panels, will help fund research to develop low-power, high-performance digital signage.
Westpac has warned that any attempt by the Reserve Bank of Australia to develop standards for mobile payments would leave the country's users saddled with half-baked and underdeveloped technology.
Claiming to love .NET more than Microsoft does, Miguel de Icaza says he's helping the company by bringing the advantages of C# development to far more platforms than Windows
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