The Future of Flash Dims as Facebook Opts for HTML5

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Adobe Flash has since seen better days, and it seems it may not see many more. Security breaches, glitches, slow speeds, and compatibility issues have been dragging Flash through the mud for years. As advancements in technology progress, new web standards open better options for users.

In order to maintain their innovative, evolutionary site, Facebook has finally opted out of Flash for video to offer a better user experience. Even Adobe has accepted and even encouraged the use of HTML5 for ...

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Could Lasers and Drones Fueled by Facebook Bring Internet Access Across the World?

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The future of the internet is mobile, but to allow access to an increasing number of people, new technologies must exist. In what they call the Connectivity Lab, Facebook employees are working towards bringing the Internet to people around the world using state of the art lasers, satellites, and drones. Yael Maguire, a former MIT quantum computing researcher, oversees the lab and is working with his engineering team to develop technologies that can bring the internet to those who don’t ...

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Apps Fighting to Stay Current

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With a plethora of apps coming out daily, many older apps are wondering where their future will be.  This includes the popular messaging apps, which nearly everyone has on their mobile device in one fashion or another.  These apps may even be in more of a pickle than the others, due to the fact that there are so many now.

Which leads to the next point: what are these apps going to do to stay alive and relevant with so many ...

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Facebook Sharing Its Secrets?

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It seems like things get easier and easier in the world of mobile app coding. Just recently, it was made easier to create certain types of applications. This is due to Facebook, the leader in the social media industry, releasing the secret designs they use for apps like Facebook Paper to the world at large.

Facebook released an iPhone app, through Apple’s App Store, for the world’s software engineers. The app, called Origami, is the primary design tool that Facebook uses ...

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