Linked by fran on Sun 20th Feb 2011 19:00 UTC
Google "Over the last few months we have been hard at work getting Native Client ready to support the new Pepper plug-in interface. Native Client is an open source technology that allows you to build web applications that seamlessly and safely execute native compiled code inside the browser. Today, we've reached an important milestone in our efforts to make Native Client modules as portable and secure as JavaScript, by making available a first release of the revamped Native Client .[...]In the coming months we will be adding APIs for 3D graphics, local file storage, WebSockets, peer-to-peer networking, and more. We'll also be working on Dynamic Shared Objects (DSOs), a feature that will eventually allow us to provide Application Binary Interface (ABI) stability."
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RE[2]: A new OS paradigm?
by Radio on Mon 21st Feb 2011 14:43 UTC in reply to "RE: A new OS paradigm?"
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On the other hand, having everything synced live is also nice, in case the "local" hardware fails...

There is an interesting article today in the french newspaper "Le Monde" about how the video website Bambuser was the favorite way to share videos amongst Egyptian during the revolution: with this website, you stream the live video (and the website keeps it for future replays), which means even if the police catches you and takes away and destroys your cellphone, the video is already safe on a server...

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