The technology giant releases an extension for its Chrome browser that allows machines to swap information using audio - an idea inspired by the simplicity of talking to other people.
Showing results 1 to 20 of 148
Versafe says its technology protects against malware and other threats regardless of mobile devices or browser - key weak points.
Ericsson Research has launched Bowser, an experimental mobile browser for Android and iOS that works with WebRTC technology to allow developers to make more imaginative use of video.
Flash will slowly fade from Google's Chrome desktop browser, as the web-giant tests technology that will eliminate plug-ins traditionally needed for webcam and microphone use.
Online games on Japanese social sites which encourage users to purchase multiple virtual items for chance to win rare prizes under investigation by country's Consumer Affairs Agency.
Focusing on security, Good Technology's secure web browser is a major plus for those already plugged into the Good Technology sandbox.
Many online business transactions are vulnerable to a man-in-the-browser attack even though the technology currently used in personal accounts could be used to defend against them.
A veteran Flash evangelist from Adobe has explicitly said that Apple's refusal to allow Flash into the iOS browser was a major factor in the plug-in technology being dropped from mobile devices
Technological advances to memory space and processing capabilities as well as better quality apps and discoverability will keep feature phone market growing despite competition, industry watchers say.
Context Information Security says it has uncovered "serious security flaws in the new WebGL technology that creates 3D graphics in a browser". The design flaws give "potentially malicious web pages low level access to graphics cards that could provide a ‘back door’ for hackers and compromise data stored on internet-connected machines".
WebSocket, a technology designed to open a high-speed browser communications link, is getting back on track after a security problem derailed it last year.
Carrier-backed mobile app stores operated by Wholesale Applications Community sustainable but face challenges such as limited app functionality due to apps' "write once, run anywhere" trait, say industry analysts.
Google has brought WebGL, a 3D graphics technology, to its latest beta of its Chrome browser along with some other goodies. Unfortunately, performance issues plague the WebGL demonstrations.
Dimdim resembles Cisco's WebEx and Citrix's GoToMeeting, as for Salesforce.com, those capabilities are a logical extension to Chatter.
Sandboxing technology may help get the desktop exploitation attacks off the table so perhaps we can start to focus attention on the in-the-browser-walls attacks.
The advances in browser technology just keep coming. Whether you're an Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox fan the hits just keep coming. Meanwhile, browsers like RockMelt are advancing the ball too.
If you ask any Australian technology professional which web browser they prefer, you'll get a plethora of different answers. The debate about browser preferences is as fiery as the one about desktop operating systems.
As the push to the cloud moves forward, it feels counter-productive that improvements to browser technology would come at the expense of leaving some out in the cold - a move that Apple showcased earlier this month and Microsoft is now creating with its beta release of IE9
The latest version of the browser is unlikely to support pre-2006 Apple computers due to difficulties backporting the technology and an unwillingness to commit time and resources
Even as more browser companies embrace HTML5 standards, different implementations of the technology will lead to browser fragmentation in the near future, says Adobe exec.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 ZDNet Cloud TV: Hurdles to overcome (highlights)
- 2 Perfectly legal ways you can still get Windows 7 cheap (or even free)
- 3 34 ways to improve your iPhone's battery life
- 4 How much does an iPhone 6 really cost? (Hint: It's way more than $199)
- 5 So you have an app idea and want to make a bajillion bucks