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Is Native WebGL Support Coming To Internet Explorer 11? Is Native WebGL Support Coming To Internet Explorer 11?
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For all of its talk of supporting open Web standards, Internet Explorer 10 still lacked one important part of the open Web ecosystem – WebGL. Sure, you could add it with a plugin, but Microsoft refused to add native support …

WebGL Has Come A Long Way Since Last Year WebGL Has Come A Long Way Since Last Year

Last year, Mozilla released an impressive tech demo called BananaBread that showed how HTML5 and WebGL can handle 3D rendering in a game. It was very basic, but it showed a lot of promise, especially in Web-based texture compression. Now …

Firefox 15 Brings Speed Improvements To Desktop And Mobile Firefox 15 Brings Speed Improvements To Desktop And Mobile
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Firefox 15 may be the most important release of Mozilla’s browser to date. For what seems like forever now, Firefox has had issues with memory. Certain add-ons, when installed, would eat up massive chunks of memory and slow Firefox down …

Firefox Update Brings Big Improvements To HTML5 Games Firefox Update Brings Big Improvements To HTML5 Games

Mozilla, like Google, has been investing heavily in HTML5 development. One of the best ways to show off the latest improvements in HTML5 and WebGL development is through the creation of games. With the latest release of Firefox, the browser …

Google Created This Interactive Visualization Of The Global Arms Trade Google Created This Interactive Visualization Of The Global Arms Trade
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Google has built an interactive visualization, looking at (and mapping out) data about the global arms trade, using the open source WebGL Globe on Google’s Chrome Experiments site. The visualization lets you look at numerous data points by country and …

Marble Madness Meets Google Maps in WebGL Game Marble Madness Meets Google Maps in WebGL Game

Google has let another experiment out of its secret lab and this one has an appetite for your free time – or, better, for your time while you’re at the office. This fearsome new creation is a game simply called …

Google Chrome Gets Better Graphics Google Chrome Gets Better Graphics

In previous stories, we’ve reported on Chrome’s ability to render 3D objects using WebGL. The demos shown previously, like the water in a bathtub, show the browser rendering impressive 3D objects with collision and all the other perks of proper …

Google: Meet The Web Platform Google: Meet The Web Platform

Computer science arguments are always the cutest things. Take for instance Alex Komoroske, product manager for the Chromium Project at Google. He had an argument with a friend over whether the Web platform, we can assume he means Chrome in …

WebGL Hangout For Chrome Developers WebGL Hangout For Chrome Developers

This appears to be becoming a regular thing – Google uploading developer hangouts (from Google+) to YouTube for all to watch and learn from. We recently looked at one about Chrome Developer Tools and one on developing for Chrome For …

Google Earth’s Giant Santa Sightings Google Earth’s Giant Santa Sightings
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Christmas time is here, happiness and cheer, especially for the Internet industry, a collective that embraces every popular holiday with open arms. With that in mind, going all out for the Christmas season seems only right. Take Google Maps, for …

Sex Toy, Steve Jobs, and a Halloween House Sex Toy, Steve Jobs, and a Halloween House
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Steve Jobs is known for his great keynote speeches, but did you know that he pretty much pranked called Starbucks during one of them? For more daily video round-ups, go here. How bad would he have felt if they actually …