Posts tagged with ‘technology

Today, video on the web is predominantly Flash-based. While video may be available in other formats, the ease of accessing video using just a browser on a particular website without using Flash is a challenge for typical consumers. Flash does have some issues, particularly around reliability, security, and performance. We work closely with engineers at Adobe, sharing information about the issues we know of in ongoing technical discussions. Despite these issues, Flash remains an important part of delivering a good consumer experience on today’s web.

Dean Hachamovitch
General Manager, Internet Explorer

IEBlog : HTML5 Video

Microsoft chimes in.

This is how Steve Jobs buries a technology. Or this.

New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too). Perhaps Adobe should focus more on creating great HTML5 tools for the future, and less on criticizing Apple for leaving the past behind.

Thoughts on Flash (Steve Jobs)


What Apple's Acquisition of Siri Means for the Future of Mobile Search

Siri is a fantastic application for the iPhone and even mind-bending at times. With this acquisition Apple is confirming that mobile search is (one of) the new battle grounds.