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webapps

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To attract developers, Microsoft opens up Web-app technology

It may sound perverse, but releasing WinJS as open-source software that works on rival browsers could help Microsoft get more apps on Windows.

By April 3, 2014

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Firefox OS taps into Cordova for easier Web-app development

Developers writing apps using the Cordova software foundation now can reach Mozilla's browser-based operating system as well as Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry OS.

By February 21, 2014

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Amazon adds HTML5 Web-app support for Kindle Fire, Android

The company will now allow Web app developers to port their HTML5 programs directly to its Appstore.

By August 7, 2013

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How to keep track of how much money your roommate owes you

With an app or two, you can settle or -- better yet -- prevent arguments among your roommates about who owes whom money.

By August 12, 2014

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Sencha's Web-app tools growing up

A start-up hoping to capitalize on the arrival of Web applications is releasing a major update to its tools for building those apps.

By April 26, 2011

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With 'Arctic Sea,' Google offers a Web-app boost

Google releases the first developer version of its Native Client software to give Web apps the speed of native apps. It wants programmers to try it out, and Adobe looks interested.

By February 18, 2011

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Bluetooth LE in Apple TV shows NFC sidestep

An Apple TV "touch-to-set-up" option using Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) shows that Apple has well and truly moved beyond ever adding near-field communication (NFC) to the iPhone.

By September 26, 2013

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PayPal introduces hands-free payments with Beacon device

In a bid to dominate the physical retail experience, PayPal unveils a Bluetooth communicator that takes in-store payments hands-free.

By September 9, 2013

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Web-app storage standard meets a formal end

Web SQL Database, which enabled Web apps to store data while offline, meets its official demise as a formal standard.

By November 19, 2010

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Sencha's Web-app tools reach mobile browsers

Web programmers who want to span multiple mobile browsers can with Sencha Touch 1.0, available today for free. It's WebKit-only for now, though.

By November 15, 2010