Android Market driven by prolific, active devs

Android Market is paced by a number of very prolific app makers and it also sees more updates per app than the App Store, according to app ratings analytics and discovery firm Mobilewalla. The company found that Android users are also focused more on popular apps.

Looks like HTML5 is gaining momentum

If recent news from Twitter, Pandora, Google and Amazon is any indication, it seems that a set of technologies collectively known as HTML5 are finally starting to gain a lot of momentum, and to me, that’s a good thing — especially for the mainstream users.

Sorry HTML 5, mobile apps are used more than the web

HTML 5 and the mobile web are supposed to be the great unifier across platforms, but we might not need such a solution. For the first time ever, Flurry Analytics says people are using apps more than they’re using the mobile web on smartphones and tablets.

Project Spartan isn’t anti-Apple — it’s pro-Facebook

Many recent headlines have been devoted to Facebook’s focus on HTML5, and specifically on an internal HTML5-based project at the company dubbed “Project Spartan.” But Facebook’s investment in HTML5 is nothing new — and it’s certainly nothing that the company has been secretive about.

Burbn Funded for HTML 5 Version of Foursquare

Burbn, a stealth startup that brings mobile location check-in gameplay to the mobile browser, has raised $500,000 from Baseline Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz. Running through a mobile browser, the HTML 5 app doesn’t lose much of the experience afforded to native iPhone and Android apps.