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CopperLicht - A WebGL HTML5 Javascript 3D Engine

CopperLicht is a WebGL library and JavaScript 3D engine for creating games and 3d applications in the browser. It uses the WebGL canvas supported by modern browsers and is able to render hardware accelerated 3d graphics without any plugins. 3D web is no longer a dream.

Html5, Edge - The end of Flash?

Adobe Systems today announced it's public preview release of Adobe Edge, the new HTML5 web motion and interaction design tool that allows web designers to bring animation, similar to that created in Flash, to websites using standards likes HTML, JavaScript and CSS.

Fnac to sell Facebook credits

Prepaid Facebook Credits gift cards will be on sale soon at french stores Fnac.

Featuring a four months exclusivity with Facebook, Fnac will market in the coming days Facebook Credits prepaid gift cards. This will enable users to spend virtual currency on the Facebook games like The Sims or Farmville. Reportedly, the first stores are being delivered. Three different cards are available: one for 20 euros, one for 10 euros and one for 10 euros featuring the Facebook game 'The Sims' Social'. The game had 70 million players in July in the world, according to Facebook France. These cards will offer three models of the same features, however, and target "social gamers" with these cards so that can buy virtual goods on their favorite games.

In October 2010, similar cards of 5, 10 and 25 dollars have been offered for sale at Walmart and BestBuy. Late April 2011, the market for Facebook Credits would have been $600 million.

Web & Mobile Security Best Practices

New free e-book available on

As new technologies emerge, both legitimate and malicious, and as defenses mature, cybercriminals are enhancing their modus operandi. The past year saw the proliferation of organized cybercrime, funded by real-life organized crime and, potentially, even hostile foreign states.

Security and risk professionals need to understand what Internet threats they are facing and to what extent their organizations are at risk. This analysis is not only important to understanding the efficacy of current security mechanisms but is also essential if we as an industry are to prepare for what’s to come.

Attack statistics suggest that malware attackers infiltrated benign Web sites by exploiting Web-server vulnerabilities or leveraging third-party content. High-profile Web sites are popular infiltration targets because they have a large amount of traffic.

It’s worth noting that a rising number of attacks leveraged Web advertising as a delivery platform. The Web advertising ecosystem creates a complex relationship among ad-hosting, ad-placement, and ad-writing entities: Web sites that host third-party-placed advertisements via Google or Yahoo!, for example, often don’t know where the ads come from or whether they contain malicious content. This is also true for Smartphone’s application distribution process via Apple App Store or Android Market.

So feel free to download free ebook about Web & Mobile Security Best Practices here.

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