Browser wars, part IV

Yahoo has wisely abandoned any notions about being a technology platform provider. It is not using Axis as a package of APIs connected to Yahoo services upon which third-party developers build apps. Facebook is a another story entirely.…

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Web development: Does Google matter?

These days, the digerati are not showing a lot of love for Google. Last week, a Gizmodo piece summarized much of the criticism of the search giant, and encouraged others to pile on. There has been much scoffing – if not outright derision – for recent Google initiatives. If Google has lost faith among Silicon Valley pundits, does that mean it has lost relevance for web developers?…

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