HTML5 mobile Youtube site goes live

Because the most popular phone in the country doesn't support the Flash video standard that powers Youtube, the video sharing giant has launched a new mobile site that's capable with the iPhone's replacement: HTML5.

Yahoo enhances iPhone sites, adds apps to Android

Yahoo today ehanced its presence on mobile devices by adding HTML 5 video support to iPad and iPhone versions of Yahoo Web sites, and launching two new apps to the Android Market.

Chrome finishes last in HTML5 drag race

Google's Chrome has placed last in a Windows-based HTML 5 drag race that pitted the browser against Firefox, Opera and Internet Explorer. 

Apple blocks non-Safari browsers from HTML5 demo

Apple has imposed a strict "Safari only" policy for its recently launched HTML5 demo. Other browsers - including Google's Chrome - are blocked from loading the showcase features.

Appular launches first HTML5 iPhone game demo

Appular has launched the first HTML5 iPhone game demo. 

The title - dubbed Hand of Greed - features intense, blade strewn action, along with touch screen controls, fluid animations and dynamic lighting effects.

YouPorn, iPad’s killer app

The puritanical Steve Jobs many not want adult content sullying his shiny devices, but porn on an iPad is clearly a no-brainer for the lucrative sex industry.

Hulu says HTML5 won't do

Hulu has put paid to hopes that it was preparing an HTML5 version of its video player, saying the technology simply isn't ready.

Mozilla details Firefox 4 specs

Apparently speed does matter. And that is why Mozilla's next-gen Firefox browser will be taking on Google's blazingly fast Chrome with a "super-duper" JägerMonkey JavaScript engine.

Arise Sir HTML5, Usurper of Flash

Why is anyone even bothering to debate this? HTML5 is the right path for the Web. Adobe is, well, just Adobe.

Apple's Gianduia is not a Flash killer

No, Apple's nascent Gianduia platform will not kill Flash for the masses. That is what HTML5 is for - at least according to Steve Jobs.

Adobe criticizes Apple's notoriously closed ecosystem

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch has accused Apple of creating and enforcing a closed ecosystem during his keynote speech at the Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco.

Skyfire unlocks Flash video for Android

Skyfire has launched the first Flash video enabled mobile browser for Android-powered devices. 

Steve Jobs says Flash no longer necessary

Steve Jobs has penned a rather extensive open letter explaining why Apple does not support Flash on its mobile handheld devices.

Next Android update to bring full Flash support

Android 2.2 will get one of the most important feature upgrades in the history of the Google operating system - native Flash support.

Google runs Quake II on HTML5

Forget Flash! Yes, an intrepid team of Google engineers has managed to create an HTML5 port of Quake II that runs at over 30 frames per second (FPS).

BrightCove offers Flash alternative for Apple fanbois

BrightCove has announced a new HTML5 framework designed to deliver high-quality video on the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch without the use of Flash.

Microsoft details IE9 specs

Microsoft has debuted its long-awaited Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) Platform Preview.

Adobe eyes Flash optimization for Mac OS X

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch has confirmed that his company is working hard to improve the performance of Flash on Mac OS X.