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Microsoft tries to help Firefox with HTML5 video

Microsoft has updated its Windows Media Player plug-in for Mozilla Firefox so as to enable H.264-encoded video on HTML5 by using built-in capabilities available on Windows 7. The HTML5 Extension for Windows Media Player Firefox Plug-in is free to download…

Adobe shows off Flash to HTML5 conversion tool

Not only has Adobe released its own HTML5 video player, added HTML5 export tools to Adobe Illustrator and Dreamweaver CS5, but the company has now showed of a tool (codenamed Wallaby) that converts Flash animations to HTML5. The company only…

W3C: it's a little too early to deploy HTML5

HTML5 has gained a lot of supporters in the last few years, including tech giants Microsoft, Google, and Apple. On the other hand, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which oversees HTML5, warns the specification isn't yet ready for website…

HTML5 local storage could track your surfing habits

Web surfers generally applaud the changes coming down the pike with HTML5, but last week Wired reported on a potentially unpleasant privacy loophole on mobile phones involving the format's local storage, a feature originally designed to allow offline browsing and…