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.
The World Wide Web Consortium has a roster of proposed enhancements, including better forms, spell checking, and video captioning.
iOS app sales still outpace Android app sales four to one.
Industry observers aren't optimistic, despite chatter about the possibility in OpenJDK circles
BlackBerry app developers see turnaround for RIM, thanks to upcoming UI improvements and new development options.
Developers were unhappy with the lack of desktop application support.