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  • Microsoft ships Silverlight 5

    Even as questions remain about Microsoft's commitment to its Silverlight rich Internet plug-in platform, the company made available on Friday version 5 of the technology, featuring a variety of new capabilities.

  • Novell's Moonlight shines on Google Android

    Novell is porting Moonlight, an open source version of Microsoft's Silverlight rich Internet application plug-in software, to Google's Android mobile platform, a Novell official acknowledged on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Microsoft Silverlight 4 tools released

    Microsoft made available on Monday Sliverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010, an add-on package for the Visual Studio 2010 IDE providing tooling for the Sliverlight 4 rich Internet plugin-in platform.

  • Microsoft releases Silverlight 3 in Australia

    Microsoft has released Silverlight 3 in Australia, adding codec support for H.264 video, AAC audio and MPEG-4 content and a few other enhancements such as out-of-browser support to allow Web applications to work on the desktop.

  • Microsoft Silverlight 3 unveiled

    Seeking an edge in the crowded rich Internet application technology space, Microsoft is officially launching on Friday its Silverlight 3 platform, featuring offline capabilities for running applications outside of a browser and improvements in areas like 3D.

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  • BlackBerry to sport Flash and Silverlight? Maybe next year

    Research In Motion is set to bring full Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight support to the company's BlackBerry phones. The BoyGenius Report blog claims RIM will introduce the new functionality sometime next summer, together with more powerful handsets.

  • Microsoft sacrifices Office to save Windows

    Microsoft recently announced that its next Office suite will have a free online counterpart. It also just released Silverlight 3.0, which competes directly with Adobe Flash. While each of these products is competitive in its own right, they're collectively part of a strategy by Microsoft to protect the future of Windows.

  • HTML 5: Could it kill Flash and Silverlight?

    HTML 5, a groundbreaking upgrade to the prominent Web presentation specification, could become a game-changer in Web application development, one that might even make obsolete such plug-in-based rich Internet application (RIA) technologies as Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight, and Sun JavaFX.

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