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Topic: HTML5

Apple plans to push HTML5 by creating new, 'innovative' websites

09/29/2010, 10:09 am

Apple's newly formed "creative technology team" will be responsible for creating new, interactive HTML5-based content on the company's website to support owners of iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad.

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Apple-supported H.264 standard gains free license for Internet video use

08/26/2010, 08:08 pm

The MPEG Licensing Authority has announced that it will indefinitely extend royalty-free Internet broadcasting licensing of its H.264 video codec to end users, erasing a key advantage of Google's WebM rival and cementing Apple's preferred H.264 as the video format for modern HTML5 video on the web.

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Vimeo launches Flash-free Universal Player for iPhone, iPad

08/18/2010, 01:08 am

Video sharing site Vimeo has launched a new embedable HTML5 video player aimed at Apple's iPhone and iPad.

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Apple's new Xcode 4 could portend new HTML5 development tools

07/26/2010, 10:07 pm

Apple's newly minted Xcode 4 integrated development tool reflects a strong investment in building software designed to create new software, particularly for the iPhone and iPad. Developers say it could also signal a new push into Adobe's territory, if Apple delivers a similar development environment aimed at building HTML5 web content.

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Apple Safari Extensions Gallery launching soon

07/13/2010, 03:07 pm

Apple has sent a reminder to its developers that the company's new storefront for web extensions will be opening to the public soon, providing an App Store-like experience for customizing and extending the new Safari 5 browser.

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Apple-backed SproutCore takes on Flash in race to deliver multitouch web apps

07/08/2010, 09:07 pm

SproutCore, the open source "Rich Internet Apps" framework Apple adopted and invested in to construct its online MobileMe suite of web apps and its iWork.com service, is taking on a larger life of its own as independent companies use it to deliver sophisticated multitouch web apps targeted at iPad and other HTML5-savvy tablets.

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Pornographers next to dump Flash for HTML5

06/28/2010, 06:06 pm

Apple is finding an unlikely ally in its efforts to support HTML5 in preference to Adobe Flash as the platform for dynamic web content: pornographers.

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Inside Apple's new MobileMe web and iOS apps

06/18/2010, 03:06 pm

Apple's refresh of its MobileMe services brings both a cleaner new iPad inspired web interface for browser-based access and a more optimized app experience for mobile iOS devices.

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Apple highlights interactive capabilities of HTML5

06/04/2010, 08:06 am

Apple this week posted a new section on its website, showing off the abilities of HTML5 in a standards based browser such as Safari, including interactive videos and photos.

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Google announces free WebM video codec as H.264 alternative

05/19/2010, 01:05 pm

At its annual I/O conference, Google has unveiled its plan to release a video codec it acquired as a royalty free alternative to the ISO MPEG's H.264.

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'We have never, ever abandoned Apple,' Adobe co-founder says

05/14/2010, 02:05 pm

Adobe has continued to push back against Apple's opposition to Flash, insisting that the Web format is open, and dismissing a suggestion from Steve Jobs that Adobe abandoned Apple.

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Adobe fires back at Apple with open letter, new ad campaign

05/13/2010, 09:05 am

Adobe on Thursday responded to Steve Jobs' "Thoughts on Flash" with an open letter of its own, and also began a new ad campaign in which the company says it "loves" Apple -- but dislikes "anybody taking away your freedom" to use the Web freely.

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Apple developing Flash alternative named Gianduia

05/07/2010, 06:05 pm

As Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight duke it out over their plugin-based, HTML-alternative web platforms, Apple is using Gianduia, its new a client-side, standards based framework for Rich Internet Apps, to create production quality online apps for its retail users.

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Scribd "scrapping Flash and betting the company on HTML5"

05/05/2010, 07:05 pm

Document sharing site Scribd, which allows users to upload PDF, Word, PowerPoint, and other documents on the web using Adobe's Flash Player, has announced that it will begin converting its file service to HTML5, starting tomorrow.

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Former labor secretary suggests FTC police banks rather than Apple

05/05/2010, 06:05 pm

Former secretary of labor Robert Reich, who served under Bill Clinton during the Microsoft monopoly trial, has published a high profile article castigating the Federal Trade Commissions' purported investigation of Apple.

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Adobe CEO dismisses Steve Jobs' comments on Flash as a 'smokescreen'

04/29/2010, 03:04 pm

Responding to a public letter issued Thursday by Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen said he believes that any crashes of Flash in Mac OS X are not related to his software, but instead are the fault of "the Apple operating system."

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Steve Jobs slams Adobe Flash as unfit for modern era

04/29/2010, 09:04 am

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs published a lengthy letter Thursday, detailing his personal stance on Adobe Flash, declaring that the Web format was created for the PC era, but that it "falls short" in the mobile era of low-power devices, touch interfaces and open Web standards.

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SproutCore debuts new HTML5 web development tools

04/19/2010, 05:04 pm

The open source SproutCore framework--which Apple invested in to create its suite of MobileMe apps--has been cross-pollinating with HTML5 features to develop in new directions, including a new interface builder, rich support for multitouch, and a packaging system for sharing JavaScript code between projects.

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Publishers criticize Apple's anti-Flash stance

03/26/2010, 03:03 pm

Members of the media have expressed disagreement with Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' position that ditching Adobe Flash is a "trivial" move for publishers.

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Flash, HTML5 comparison finds neither has performance advantage

03/10/2010, 03:03 pm

A comparison of streaming video via the Adobe Flash and HTML5 formats with numerous different browsers on both Mac and Windows produced wildly different results based on the operating system and browser, making neither a clear winner.

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