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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Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the world wide web and director of the web standards body W3C, has rejected calls not to bake support for DRM into the web mark-up language HTML.
Operating out of London and Munich, the Platinum-level integrator is the cloud applications giant's biggest pan-European partner.
A group of 27 organisations - including the Free Software Foundation and the Electronic Frontier Foundation - have written to the web standards body W3C urging it to reject proposals that would make it easier to support DRM-protected media in HTML5-based sites.
In the next few years, 50 percent of applications will be hybrid, combine the use of native programming with HTML, and be delivered in a native shell to specific types of devices, according to IBM marketing manager for mobile Jon Baxter.
The SlideShark presentation viewer is one of the top productivity applications for small businesses on Apple iOS. The developer's new HTML 5 player product line should broaden Brainshark's presence on the Android platform.
HTML5 promises great things for smartphone developers, but is yet to deliver in full. That leaves developers with a tricky choice: to build for openness or go with what works now.
Google wants its WebM/VP8 codec to be made a mandatory standard for real-time communications on the web, and has recommended against the use of the H.264 codec. While this is fine in theory, H.264 is already entrenched, and Google itself supports it
The 2012 Olympics kick off in London this week, with the first football games starting up today. You can follow all the action on your smartphone or tablet with one of several available applications.
Spike in cyberattacks not spurring similar rise in cyberinsurance adoption worldwide due to issues of cost, trust and limited regulation, which reflect a still immature market especially in Asian region, observers note.
Security and privacy concerns over patient data legitimate, but industry needs to adopt balanced view by defining importance of information and avoid being overly "paranoid", execs state.
Businesses need to decide if they want to devote resources to secure own infrastructure when cloud providers can offer more robust environment since their core business requires it.
Web sites, using names of government organizations or charity groups, conned money from businesses or individuals through blackmail, identity thefts and ransoms.
Cloud-based distributed denial of service protection a lucrative business opportunity, especially in Asia where awareness of DDoS attacks and risks is growing, industry exec says.
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.
Study shows two camps of small and midsize businesses citing costs and security as both benefits and barriers to cloud adoption, leading one Redmond exec to urge vendors to do more to close this "perception gap".
Access governance's importance growing as IT and business intertwine, but costs of implementation need not increase with holistic approach, observers say.
Issues such as network latency, immature legal frameworks and inadequate safeguards for customers to disengage from cloud services mean most will retain critical apps in-house, observers note.
Country found as top source of attack traffic in fourth quarter of 2011, up from third place in previous quarter, while United States came in second, according to report.
Small start-ups have taken a lead on enterprises in their adoption of big data, by embedding analytics into the heart of their applications, according to Amazon Web Services.As the cloud has grown, prices for rentable computing power have come down, while scale-out applications like Hadoop have evolved to analyse large quantities of data, Werner Vogels, Amazon Web Service's (AWS) chief technology officer, said in a keynote speech at the AWS Summit 2012 in London.
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