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Google emulates 1980s-era Amiga computer in Chrome

Google's Portable Native Client technology gives a new Web-based lease on life for an old operating system and the games it could run.

By December 12, 2013

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First 3D game built in ASM.js hints at future of Web-based gaming

The debut of the Web-based game Monster Madness heralds the rise of HTML5 and the descent of browser plugins.

By December 12, 2013

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Google aims for slicker Web graphics, but can it get there?

Google finally raises the curtain on the programming platform it hopes will get complex code -- such as the kind that powers gaming engines -- onto the Web. But PNaCl with a glitch -- controversy.

By November 12, 2013

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Google's dilemma: A faster but fragmented Web?

A powerful new Google+ photo app embodies a sticky situation facing Web developers: embrace the Native Client tech for high-performance Web apps and risk sites that only work for Chrome users.

By September 24, 2013

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Mozilla coder: Chrome violates Google's own Blink principles

Programmer Robert O'Callahan says Google's Native Client technology contradicts laudable Web standards principles the Net giant laid out for Blink, its new browser engine project.

By May 31, 2013

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Twice in two weeks: Another Web app for processing raw photos

A Mozilla programmer has demonstrated how ASM.js is powerful enough to handle decoding raw-format photos. Might it help startup Pics.io?

By June 4, 2013

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Google I/O keeps browser focus despite fancy phones, eyewear

Android and Glass get a lot of attention at Google I/O, but Chrome and Web programming sessions are core to Google's conference for developers.

By May 13, 2013

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Google shows interest in ASM.js, Mozilla's plan for fast Web apps

A Chrome programmer seeks support for a new Mozilla technology to bridge the C and JavaScript languages -- even though Google has competing ideas.

By March 28, 2013

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Netflix support coming to ARM-based Chromebooks

One corner of the computing world can't use the streaming-video service: the $249 Samsung Chromebook. Netflix and Google are working to change that, though.

By February 5, 2013

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Google's Native Client reaches ARM-based Chromebooks

The software for fast browser apps has taken a step beyond mainstream x86-based PCs to Chromebooks using ARM processors. But it won't reach ARM-based smartphones until later this year.

By January 22, 2013