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Programmers beset by the pains of supporting multiple mobile Web browsers now have a big crutch: a version of jQuery software for phone and tablet browsers.
This story mischaracterized Opera's mobile browser support for CSS. It supports some, but not all, CSS features. In addition, it mischaracterized Mozilla's relationship to jQuery. Although Resig is a Mozilla employee and Mozilla sponsors jQuery work, the project is run by volunteers.
Dave Methvin, a leader of the influential jQuery programming tool, says WebKit is plagued with old bugs. He's not optimistic Opera will help improve the browser situation.
With the buy of Marakana, the social network's engineers will get crash courses in open-source technologies like Python and Android.
To spread its flexible Pointer Events interface beyond Windows 8 and IE10, Microsoft programmers are trying to build support into Google's browser.
Brendan Eich stepping down as CEO solves Mozilla's immediate publicity problem, but many are torn about consequences of losing him as a leader and free-speech implications.
Microsoft may have finally acknowledged that open source is mainstream. About time.
Cell phone maker also plans to quit making software for business customers. Moves will enable it to concentrate on "the renewal of its business mobility strategy."