Microsoft is moving forward quickly with its HTML5 compatibility with the new Edge browser. HTML5, in contrast with web plugins like Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight, is faster and has matured to be just as capable as any other system. HTML5 ... Read more
Adobe’s Flash Player doesn’t get much love. In general, it is an application that shoots up your CPU and shoots down your battery. With the introduction of HTML5, sites have begun to shift over from Flash based video content, but ... Read more
Microsoft has announced a new partnership with Ubisoft, a French multinational video game developer and publisher. The companies have together launched the first ever Assasin's Creed Pirates for the web. Assasin's Creed Pirates is free to play and is available in five languages ... Read more
Netflix is proposing on changing the extensions in which videos stream throughout their website by ditching the Silverlight plugin for the new and more reliable HTML5.
Microsoft is celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the company's IE Test Drive website, which showcases HTML5, touch, and hardware accelerated graphics. IE Test Drive has seen over 130 million page views and contains over 140 demos!
Microsoft has announced a partnership with social video editing start-up Vyclone which allows users to co-create, sync, and edit videos using a HTML5 based web editor and a modern internet browser, such as Internet Explorer 10.
Microsoft has launched a new site that showcases how HTML5 and touch is moving the web forward. This new concept site uses intuitive gestures to mix audio files in order to create an original sound track.
Earlier this year, we saw Cut the Rope, Microsoft's featured IE9 HTML5 game which ran efficiently on
In a new blog post, Microsoft talks about how HTML5 is here and the web will never be the same. Micr
Adobe recently announced that the company would be terminating its development of its Mobile Flash p
Claudio Caldato: Google recently announced that its Chrome web browser will stop supporting the H.264 video format. At Microsoft we respect that Windows customers want the best experience of the web including the ability to enjoy the widest range of content available on the Internet in H.264 format.
Today, as part of the interoperability bridges work we do on this team, we are making available the Windows Media Player HTML5 Extension for Chrome, which is an extension for Google Chrome to enable Windows 7 customers who use Chrome to continue to play H.264 video...
Ziad Ismail: Today, the W3C is announcing a new logo for HTML5. While some parts of HTML5 are still unstable and changing, others are stable and are already being used by real sites. Putting this logo on your site is a great way to spread the HTML5 message.
Microsoft and the IE team is excited to work with the W3C and the other members on driving broader adoption of HTML5. Read more about it from Jean Paoli, the GM of Interoperability Strategy at Microsoft...
Last week, critics hammered Adobe over a report showing that Flash drained the new MacBook Air's bat
The Worldwide Web Consortium has released the results of its first HTML5 conformance tests, and acco
Even though its Flash technology is used as a punching bag by Web standards fans, Adobe has been building tools that embrace HTML5. The company recently released its own HTML5 video player, and Adobe Illustrator and Dreamweaver CS5 now contain a number of new HTML5 export tools.
Now it seems Flash might be joining the party. At Adobe's MAX conference this week, Adobe engineer Rik Cabanier showed of a demo of tool that converts Flash animations to HTML5 (well, technically it looks like a combination of HTML5, CSS and images)...
Given the support for full hardware acceleration in IE9, we were eager to see how far we could push the platform. Until now, there has not been an impressive selection of HTML5 games, or rather, the games that are there around are limited in their level of interactivity. For instance, the most highly rated games on Chrome Experiments at the time of writing are implementations of Solitaire and Tetris, games that were well within the capabilities of Windows 3.1...