Editor's Pick Karma. Anyone who has spent too much time in Excel spreadsheets needs some.
We’ve been astounded how far the web has come, Google engineering director Erik Kay said in a blog post. And promptly unveiled a entirely new class of Chrome apps that are designed for your desktop, not the web.
In a move to reach out to more developers, Amazon has added HTML5 application and mobile website support to the Amazon Appstore.
Social reading magazine application Flipboard has launched its first desktop web experience after focusing extensively tablet and smartphone readers.
Microsoft is launching a web version of its streaming music service/digital store Xbox music next week
The web wasn’t built for the complex web apps we’re using today — Instart Logic hopes to fix that.
After hacktivists groups like Anonymous and Lulzsec set out to hack well-known institutions, it seems like everyone is interested in security. That’s a good thing for Whitehat Security, which raised its fourth round of funding to keep up with demand.
Streaming music startup Spotify will begin rolling out a beta of its first web-based app today.
It seems like birds don’t fly the nest at Twitter, they just keep making the nest bigger. The social network acquired Cabana today hoping the team will serve its third party developers.
Want an app but can’t code? This may help.
Shortly after getting its Android app kicked out of the Google Play store, Grooveshark is rolling out the full version of its HTML5 web app today.
Tracelytics announced Monday it has closed its first round of funding for $5.2 million. The company helps track the performance of web applications.
Streaming music service Grooveshark has launched an HTML5 web application that can stream music through iOS and Android mobile web browsers, the company announced today.
Multi-platform note-taking startup Evernote has now reached more than 20 million users, CEO Phil Libin said at the LeWeb conference this morning in Paris.
Google is set to add plug-and-play gamepad support to its Chrome web browser early next year, Develop reports. Google developer advocate Paul Kinlan also announced the search behemoth will be adding open source video and voice chat application WebRTC to its browser.
Guest Post Ever wonder what business applications people really love, versus those they just tolerate?
App search service Quixey has just sealed a deal for $3.8 million to power its growth and develop new partnerships.
Many hoped that Apple’s iCloud web apps would offer a fully functional version of iWork, but it doesn’t seem likely for the service’s initial launch, according to a demo video recorded by a iOS developer today.
Accounting software company Intuit on Tuesday announced a set of widgets and a service for integrating its QuickBooks software into web and mobile apps.
Guest Post Editor’s note: This discussion about enterprise mobility is one of the five themes we will be focusing on at the VentureBeat Mobile Summit, on April 25-26. We’ve carefully invited the top executives in mobile to discuss the biggest challenges of the day, which, if solved, can lead to much faster growth in the industry. And at our enterprise session, we’ll have top executives around the table from a number of companies, including Verizon, AT&T, Cisco, Salesforce, Box.net, and more. (If you think you should be part of the discussion, you can apply for a ticket.)
Disney has acquired gaming startup Rocket Pack, a specialist in games which use HTML5, the latest version of the Web’s lingua franca. The deal signals a move in the game-development community towards HTML5 games, which can be played across almost every modern device and Web browser.
ApSynth is one of 53 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Spring 2011 event taking place this week in Palm Desert, Calif. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
The number of exploitable options in computer programs grew by 36 percent in 2010, largely a result of the increased prevalence of Web apps and looming cloud-computing security threats, according to IBM’s X-force security report released Thursday.
Motorola has acquired a new set of app development tools in the form of Y Combinator startup 280 North.