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Paul Krill is an editor at large at InfoWorld, focusing on coverage of application development (desktop and mobile) and core Web technologies such as HTML5, Java, and Flash.

Adobe, Google cite offline access to Web apps as trend

Offline access to Web applications is becoming an important trend, with Adobe and Google looking to make the most of this new direction.

Google exec has praise, criticism for iPhone

While lauding Apple’s iPhone as being innovative in the mobile space, Google’s group manager for mobile platforms also said there are a lot of restrictions to developing for the phone.

Viacom exec not satisfied with Google plan

The chief executive of media giant Viacom expressed reservations Thursday about Google’s plan to enter YouTube content into a database and give owners the chance to take down the material.

Common AJAX platform seen for devices, desktops

Attendees of a mobile AJAX workshop see a common platform emerging across mobile and desktop devices.

Web, AJAX slammed for deficiencies

The Web and AJAX have many deficiencies including security holes, according to a Yahoo architect who spoke at The Rich Web Experience conference.

Microsoft releases Silverlight 1.0 video technology

Microsoft is releasing Silverlight 1.0, a Web video plug-in it hopes to rival Adobe Flash.

Adobe AIR fulfills hopes for cross-platform developers

Developers have high hopes for Adobe’s newly named AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) software, but reservations remain about the technology’s cross-platform capability and learning curve.

JAVAONE: Sun's JavaFX to take on AJAX, Silverlight

Sun will detail a plan Tuesday that could make Java a formidable player in the scripting language space.

Sun readies NetBeans boost

Sun has prepared an update to NetBeans, its Java-based open source integrated development environment (IDE).

Infoworld Q&A: Microsoft, Apple eyed for AJAX alliance

InfoWorld Editor at Large Paul Krill speaks with David Boloker, one of the founders of OpenAjax Alliance, about AJAX, the security issues around it, and the possibilities of other vendors such as Microsoft and Apple joining the alliance.

OpenAjax Alliance tackles interoperability

Looking to bolster AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) and development of Web 2.0 applications, the OpenAjax Alliance on Wednesday plans to introduce a project that addresses AJAX interoperability issues.

AJAX initiative adds backers

OpenAjax added some big backers on Tuesday including Adobe and SAP.

AJAX in the spotlight next week and beyond

AJAX is becoming more popular on the Web and now the technology has its own tradeshow.

PHP catching on at enterprises, vying with Java

The open-source scripting language PHP is starting to compete with Java in enterprise-level Web deployments, according to speakers at a conference.

W3C objects to US Copyright Office's browser plan

The World Wide Web Consortium is protesting a proposal that would require applicants using online claim forms at the U.S. Copyright Office to have either MS Internet Explorer or Netscape browsers installed.