Canonical's Desktop Linux OS Gets New Look and Feel

Ubuntu 10.04 also features faster boot speed and social network accommodations.

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Browser Wars Get a Boost with Google-Adobe Partnership

The commitment could help Flash and multimedia-rich apps evolve, an analyst declares.

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Google, Adobe Cozy up on Flash for Chrome Browser

Some observers pan the move, noting Google's support for Flash rival HTML5.

Brightcove Pushes HTML5 for iPad

With Flash banned from the Apple platform, sites are being redesigned to display well on iPad.

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Microsoft Says It Will Play Nice with Open Source

At OSBC, a company exec noted that Microsoft relies upon a diverse ecosystem that includes open source to satisfy customers.

Google Opens Google Apps Marketplace

Third-party developers can integrate with Google's own applications

Opera 10.5 Browser Delivers a Speed Boost

The company claims its newest browser version is the fastest ever for Windows computers.

Adobe AIR 2.0, Full-featured Flash Player Coming to Smartphones

Goal is to give desktop and mobile users the same capabilities for AIR and Flash.

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Microsoft Slips a Hint of Windows 8

A blog on a Microsoft developers site gives a glimpse: expect the unexpected.

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Symbian OS Now Fully Open Source

Access offered to mobile platform four months ahead of targeted release date

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Microsoft Talks Up Search Ambitions

Semantic technologies help computers better understand information in order to provide better, more relevant search results.

Google Updates Chrome with Extensions, APIs

The browser is now available in a "stable channel" version for Windows.

Amazon Invites App Developers to Kindle

The new software development kit allows coders to build and upload "active content" for Amazon's wireless e-reader.

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Nokia Sets Navigation Feature Free

Ovia Maps will now be offered as a free service on Nokia smartphones.

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Tech Panel Debates Print Journalism's Fate

A Silicon Valley salon considers tech trends that are changing journalism -- and what happens next.