Is HTML5 Ready to Be the Next Dominant Platform?

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Motley Fool senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker and chief technology officer Jeremy Phillips discuss emerging trends in technology.

In today's edition, Jeremy and Eric look at gaming company Zynga's recent use of HTML5 for a limited number of its games. While there's a lot of promise behind HTML5 and it's a platform that's potentially disruptive to native apps -- i.e., Apple's App Store -- there are also hurdles to its use for games and other forms of rich multimedia.

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