Joab JacksonU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

Joab Jackson covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

Adobe adds HTML5 controls to Illustrator

A new expansion pack to Adobe Illustrator allows designers to build one interface for multiple Web and print platforms.

HTML5 may help Web pages talk, listen

The World Wide Web Consortium is investigating integrating speech capabilities into the Web standard.

Twitter API has new third party sign-on method

Twitter has nearly finished migrating to a new authentication protocol, called OAuth.

Time waits for no one: 'Leap seconds' may be cut

Problematic for computers, the leap second may be banished

HTML5 raises new security issues

As HTML5 enhances the Web, so too will it bring new vulnerabilities, security experts warn.

Google drops Google Wave

Only a year after its release, Google Wave has been discontinued.

Amazon, Apple e-book deals attract state antitrust scrutiny

The e-book war between Amazon and Apple has attracted the attention of the Connecticut attorney general.

Microsoft promises partners Windows tablets, phones

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer urges partners to stick with Microsoft for the new form factors like tablet PCs and smartphones.