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O3D

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Google tries jump-starting 3D Web with O3D

An open-source browser plug-in gives games and other Web applications the ability to take advantage of a computer's graphics chip.

By April 21, 2009

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Google's dilemma: A faster but fragmented Web?

A powerful new Google+ photo app embodies a sticky situation facing Web developers: embrace the Native Client tech for high-performance Web apps and risk sites that only work for Chrome users.

By September 24, 2013

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Chrome kingpin Pichai promises Android upgrades

In a Q&A, Chrome leader Sundar Pichai promises the Android version will improve "by leaps and bounds" and says the browser will make Google money directly.

By February 20, 2012

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Google's post-JavaScript Web plan raises hackles

With its Dart language, Google hopes to overcome problems with the widely used JavaScript. But some dislike Google's secretive development style.

By September 13, 2011

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WebGL 1.0 is done. Where's Microsoft?

The Khronos Group has released its technology for hardware-accelerated 3D graphics on the Web. Now allies have to coax Microsoft to support it.

By March 3, 2011

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Battle lines drawn for 3D on the Web

Two major efforts are under way to bring 3D graphics to the Web: Flash and WebGL. It's not clear which, if either, will prevail--but Microsoft holds the swing vote.

By November 29, 2010

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Google testing higher-quality video chat in Gmail

Google has released an updated version of its video chatting service found in Gmail, iGoogle, and Orkut, that's bigger and better-looking than the one that came before it.

By September 17, 2010

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Adobe: Flash to take 3D graphics plunge

Game developers will hear in October about a new dimension coming to Flash Player, challenging native 3D interfaces and WebGL.

By July 8, 2010

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Google scraps plug-in, refashions 3D Web plan

Google's O3D plug-in is officially over. Instead, the company is rebuilding it as a higher-level add-on to the WebGL effort for 3D Web graphics.

By May 7, 2010

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Mozilla prepares coders for Firefox 4 features

Web developers, brace yourselves for Firefox 4 features. One in particular, IndexedDB, gives Web applications new data storage abilities.

By May 28, 2010