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.

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.

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.