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A new report finds standards-based HTML5 development, whose popularity has been growing in part because such apps can run cross-platform, has caught on big in the enterprise.HTML5 is the latest version of the HMTL hypertext markup language. In conjunction with other standards-based technologies like CSS and JavaScript, it can run in browsers and across platforms without plugins.

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A couple weeks ago, we learned that Google would be releasing a new Gmail app for Android taking advantage of the material design concept the company has been touting with Lollipop. More interestingly, it was to support email accounts from other providers like Yahoo or Microsoft Outlook.

Google has now officially announced the app.

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It’s Election Day in the US, and Facebook is reminding everyone to vote with a giant banner at the top of the news feed which asks people to share the vote with friends. By the looks of my news feed, it’s working. The company has also chosen today to release its third-ever transparency report – which provides info on how many data and content removal requests it receives, as well as national security requests initiated through FISA.

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Google’s “new” privacy policy, which went into effect in 2012, continues to draw controversy and government attention, particularly in Europe. This week, the company was ordered by regulators in Germany to limit how it combines user data from its various products, specifically in such a way that finds out users’ sexual orientation and marital status.

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