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  • Can Windows 8 Give Developers What iOS and Android Lack?

    Microsoft's future hinges on attracting developers to build Windows 8 apps. But by offering financial incentives, supporting a range of programming languages and allowing developers to write code once for multiple devices, those developers may soon follow.

  • Google addresses new JavaScript attacks

    Google's email security team has updated the Postini engine to stop a new type of JavaScript attack that helped fuel a rise in spam volume in recent months.

  • Researcher reveals Safari zero-day bug

    Apple's Safari browser contains a critical, unpatched bug that attackers can use to infect Windows PCs with malicious code, researchers at US-CERT and other security firms said today.

  • Google guru calls JavaScript a performance killer

    Nowadays, even regular web surfers know some of the things to avoid when designing a website for fast performance. Cut the number of requests to the web server. Shrink JPEG sizes. Employ a content delivery network vendor like Akamai Technologies or Limelight Networks.
    The problem is, according to Steve Souders, steps like these aimed at optimising the web server make only a tiny impact.
    "We used to tear apart the Apache [web server] code to figure out what Yahoo was doing," said Souders, who was Yahoo's chief performance engineer for several years before moving to Google in the same role.