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.

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.

YouTube backs Flash

Google may be throwing its weight behind HTML5, but YouTube engineers still prefer Flash over HTML5, if a blog post is anything to go by.

Google Gmail to harness HTML5

Gmail engineer wants to use emerging HTML5 standard whereever possible

WordPress 3.0 blogging software released

The newly released WordPress 3.0 gears the blogging software for enterprise content management duties as well

iPad to rescue media from penny-pinching Web surfers?

New York periodical publishers see iPad, the iPhone and other portable devices as a new source of revenue.

Adobe evangelist tells Apple: 'Go screw yourself'

An Adobe platform evangelist has expressed outrage over Apple's iPhone development terms, telling the company in a blog post to 'go screw' itself.

Sybase updates mobile app for iPad, Android

Sybase plans to update its mobile device enterprise management software, Afaria, to work with iPads and devices running Google's Android OS.

Twitter in China? In due time, Twitter founder promises

A Twitter exec promised that a Chinese version of the microblogging service is coming, some day.

Lego creating multiplayer online game

Toy company Lego will run a massively multiplayer online game fashioned in the form of a virtual LegoLand.

Mozilla rolls out latest Firefox beta

A new beta for Firefox 3.6 is out, offering a number of new features and performance enhancements including the ability for users to easily reskin the browsers with a new visual theme.