Hybrid mobile apps that offer a balance between HTML5-based web apps and native apps are well-suited for business-to-employee apps in the BYOD environment, judged Van Baker, research vice president at Gartner.
The number of mobile devices with HTML5-compatible browsers is expected to increase by 87 percent this year, reaching 1.4 billion devices by the end of the year, according to a new report by ABI Research.
Intel is boosting its presence in the mobile application developers market with the purchase of appMobi's HTML5 developer tools and hired away from appMobi, according to a report by TechCrunch .
Orlando, Fla.--In 2014 enterprises will reach a "crucial tipping point" where there are more web-connected mobile devices than PCs in the workplace. This will have a major impact on application development, explained Gartner analyst Ian Finley.
Out of more than 100 mobile app developers examined by Gartner, only two SAP and Antenna, were named as leaders in its 2012 Mobile Application Development Magic Quadrant report.
Oracle announced on Monday the release of its Oracle Application Development Framework Mobile, an extension of the Oracle ADF.
Google has updated Chrome Beta to version 23 of the browser, which looks to be a more substantial upgrade than Chrome 22 that was released two weeks ago.
The New York Times introduces a new experimental HTML5 web app.
In an effort to stop the bleeding of Facebook's stock price, founder and chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg fessed up and admitted that his company has made mistakes on the mobile app front.
Barnes and Noble expanded access to its digital content by offering a new web-based reader recently.