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Microsoft building touch-screen feature into Chrome

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    Microsoft building touch-screen feature into Chrome


    Through the peculiar dynamics of Web standard politics and the open-source programming cooperation, Microsoft is helping Google with support for a feature to let browsers flexibly handle input from touch screens, mice, and pens.

    Monday, the Redmond-based company announced on the Blink mailing list that it's planning to write a version of its Pointer Events technology for Blink, the open-source browser engine project at the heart of Google's Chrome browser. The move came on the eve of Google I/O, the developer show where Chrome and Chrome OS share the developer spotlight with Android, Google+, Glass, and other technologies.
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    Microsoft building touch-screen feature into Chrome | Internet & Media - CNET News

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    Ulterior motive? Yes.
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    I was playing around with Chrome last night - I got a lot of apps installed on it now, PilxroMatic, IMDB, AutoCAD WS, trhey are all tiles, basically. It looks good, the apps run smooth.
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    how about some screen shots....
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    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
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    Allrightythen... This is kinda BIG, though...


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    Pilxr - Just a quick futz-up...

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