With HTML5 now complete (we hope), it's up to a mobile apps development frameworks maker to give HTML5 the cross-platform abilities it was supposed to have from the beginning.
There's a fork in the road, and not everyone is taking it. The Open Web Platform is charting its own course, which may or may not be bound to the HTML markup language.
The highest orders of thinking in the 20th century, and on into the 21st, have been about whether understanding can be interpreted programmatically. "Learning" implies the cognitive ability to understand a topic or a function or a context; so "machine learning" implies that computers can essentially absorb this concept whole.
There's a chunk of the old world of work still lurking within even the latest public beta builds of Windows 10 Enterprise Edition. Yet there's a whole year to get that chunk removed.
The commentary service could have simply said, please, please embed us in your apps, and here's an SDK, but don't violate our rules. Instead, Twitter went and did somethin' more clever-like.
The CRM, PaaS and mobile app spaces are becoming dominated by companies that can do all three at once. In the interest of survival, maybe, Progress Software will put all three together.
A man carrying a double-edged lightning bolt (insert appropriate ironic symbology here) attempted to upstage Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff with a 25-year-old idea. And he might have succeeded.
This week's Dreamforce 2014 kicked off with a Microsoft announcement. That fact alone reveals how dominant Salesforce has become in recent months.
It was the announcement that absolutely everyone knew ahead of time, but some of the real advancements in Salesforce's new Wave platform still remained surprises.
Bloggers acting on public information do have a tendency to get the facts wrong. But Dropbox's effort to correct them, spearheaded by someone other than its PR team, pointed to some uglier facts.