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Paul Krill is an editor at large at InfoWorld, focusing on coverage of application development (desktop and mobile) and core Web technologies such as HTML5, Java, and Flash.

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Java 8 release delayed until next year

The new version of standard Java was due this September, but the need for more work on security issues and Project Lambda have pushed the release date back to the first quarter of 2014.

HTML5 is now feature-complete; here's what's next

The World Wide Web Consortium has a roster of proposed enhancements, including better forms, spell checking, and video captioning.

Survey: Google Play gains on Apple App Store

iOS app sales still outpace Android app sales four to one.

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RIM developers impressed by BlackBerry 10: 'I hope it's not too late'

BlackBerry app developers see turnaround for RIM, thanks to upcoming UI improvements and new development options.

Microsoft Extends Visual Studio Express 2012 to Desktop Apps

Developers were unhappy with the lack of desktop application support.

9 Top Languages: What Their Creators Say

From Node.js to C++, creators of mainstay and upstart programming languages discuss the upside and future of their creations.

We're Not Waiting for Android 5 'Jelly Bean,' Developers Say

Despite the rumors of the next Android OS 'Jelly Bean', developers are focused on making apps -- and money -- from today's Android OS.

Mozilla Readies App Marketplace for Public Beta

Mozilla Marketplace will be online in a few weeks to take on Apple App Store and Google Play Store

Open for Business: It's the Year of the Corporate App Store

As smartphone and tablet usage skyrockets, IT seeks a way to distribute its own apps.

Microsoft Forms Subsidiary to Engage With Open Source Communities

New business unit will address the gap between Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies.

Eclipse Readies Browser-based IDE

Orion project adds JavaScript and HTML capabilities for Web app development.

Java Compiler Would Enable High-quality Code, Efficient Memory Use

Participants in the OpenJDK email-based discussion group, including representatives from Oracle, have been advocating for the Graal project.

Google Fights Android Market Malware

The Bouncer service steps up Android Market security, periodically analyzing apps for known malware, spyware, and Trojans.

Google Looks to Speed Up the Internet

The search giant proposes enhancements for the Web's TCP transport layer to reduce latency.

Canonical CEO: Ubuntu Tablet OS Will Battle Android, iOS

Jane Silber believes there's plenty of room for a new player in tablets, TVs, and maybe even smartphones.