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Google begins building its Dart programming language directly into Chrome, hoping a multilingual future will speed up Web apps. But what if Dart apps only work in Chrome?
By arguing that programming interfaces called APIs can be copyrighted, Oracle could trigger new legal burdens for technology companies -- such as those building cloud-computing platforms.
The battle rages among developers as to what works best--native apps or HTML 5. Here's the bet Yahoo is making.
Microsoft has now publicly stated that it won't sue users and developers over Mono, but that's small change compared to the real promise we need to see: no infringement lawsuits over Linux.
An IBM-convened group of standards experts calls for more transparency in standards-setting processes and intellectual property practices.
The Microsoft-backed file formats are now an official standard, despite objections from those who feared that the status would give Redmond yet more market power.
A document circulating Tuesday among standards advocates shows that Office Open XML has the votes necessary to become an ISO standard. Official word is due Wednesday.