A few stories that caught our attention this week include the W3C announces that HTML5 is ‘feature complete,’ cloud computing will create 7 million jobs over the next 3 years, a new way to store your iPhone photos and more.
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HTML5: The future of the Web is finally here - CNNMoney
By David Goldman
HTML5, the long-in-the-works update to the language that powers the Web, is "feature complete," according to an announcement made Monday by the standards-setting Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C). There's still some testing to be done, and it hasn't yet become an official Web standard -- that will come in 2014. But there won't be any new features added to HTML5, which means Web designers and app makers now have a "stable target" for implementing it, W3C said.
Cloud Jobs: 7 Million In 3 Years, IDC Says - InformationWeek
By Paul McDougall
Cloud computing, and related areas like virtualization and data management, will create 7 million jobs over the next three years, according to a new study published by Microsoft and IDC. The study also claimed that currently there are 1.7 million open cloud jobs worldwide that organizations are having a tough time filling.
Solve the iPhone “Storage Almost Full“ Warning Without Deleting Photos - ThinPic
By Steve Wilson
We've all been there. That dreaded "iPhone Storage Almost Full" message, right in the middle of your child's big event. Yep, those 8 MB photos of your pets take up a lot of space and we are all photo Pack Rats these days. We don’t want to delete anything from our phone just in case we want to show someone one day. What if I told you there was a way to free up 60% - 70% of the space being occupied by your photos, while keeping a copy of your photos on your phone?