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iOS 8 arrived September 17, 2014

iOS 8 brings big boost for Web programmers

Apple's newest operating system supports WebGL and IndexedDB, two standards that'll make websites much more capable on its mobile devices. Also new: a faster Web with SPDY.

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Google now alerts you if a webpage won't work on your device

A new notice will tell you ahead of time whether your device and browser support a certain page.

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'Hitchhiker's Guide' text adventure gets 30th-anniversary update

Test your wits against the BBC's updated edition of the maddeningly challenging "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" text adventure game.

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Enable Chromecast streaming in latest Chrome Beta for Android

Using the Chrome Beta on Android, you can stream any HTML5 video to your TV, straight from the browser.

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The new feature in the Libon app lets you IM with contacts, even if they're not Libon users themselves.

Libon Open Chat takes on WhatsApp with HTML5 IM tech

The new feature in the Libon app lets you IM with contacts, even if they're not Libon users themselves.

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GM demonstrated the new App Shop, an app platform to be launched in Chevrolet vehicles equipped with the MyLink infortainment system. Just like a smartphone, a Chevy owner will be able to browse a number of apps, and choose which to install.

New car dashboard interfaces at CES 2014 (pictures)

Automakers and equipment suppliers had new dashboard concepts, heavy on LCDs and app support, to show at CES 2014.

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Google and Microsoft in war of words over YouTube app

Google and Microsoft are locked in a war of words after the Big G banned the YouTube app for Windows Phone a second time.

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QNX updates its CAR platform, wants your next ride to support Android apps

A version 2.1 update to QNX's infotainment platform puts standardized tools in the hands of mobile developers.

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Learn a completely new way to experience TV with the Samsung Smart TV with Smart Content.

The next box Pandora wants to open will be a TV set-top one

The digital radio leader will roll out a tv.pandora.com platform today to stream its music more easily over televisions, initially via Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. But partnerships with TV manufacturers have yet to materialize.

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The map for Everest: Rivers of Ice.

IE piggybacks on Everest celebration to showcase new browser tech

Renowned Everest explorer David Breashears teams up with Internet Explorer to create an immersive site that takes you as close to the mountain as possible without actually being there.

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W3C CEO Jeff Jaffe

W3C proceeds with Web video encryption despite opposition

The Web standards group is going ahead with its Encrypted Media Extensions technology despite some opposition, arguing it's a step in the right direction.

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Tim Berners-Lee and his creation, the World Wide Web, in 1994

Twenty years on, the Web faces new openness challenges

CERN set the Web on fire by releasing open software without royalty payment requirements. Two decades later, proprietary technology has found a foothold.

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