Google is taking the first steps to compete with television advertising this week by starting up a new video ads service. The company will place video commercials on the many Web sites where it sells advertising.
Microsoft has announced the system requirements for its operating system Windows Vista. The website is branded with the slogan: "Get Ready" and provides information of the requirements and features of Windows Vista.
As you probably know, users have to click on Flash content in order to interact with it in the latest versions of Internet Explorer. The recent Dreamweaver 8.02 update has solved this problem.
Microsoft is launching a test version of a revamped jukebox that is to compete with Apple's iTunes. Microsoft will release the beta of Windows Media Player 11 for free to Windows XP users this week.
Adobe pre-released an AJAX library called Spry, to make programming easier for Web designers.
According to Cnet.com, Adobe is working on client-based software that will run Flash applications separately from a browser, whether online or offline. The company is working on a project code-named Apollo, which will let applications written for Adobe's Flash presentation software run without a Web browser.