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WebRTC

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Facebook file-sharing app Pipe shifting from Flash to WebRTC

A tool for sharing files among Facebook contacts has launched a new version built on Web standards instead of Flash. That will let it reach mobile devices in coming weeks.

By February 4, 2014

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Correction: WebRTC support in mobile browsers

This story incorrectly stated which mobile browsers have fully implemented WebRTC. Firefox 24 for Android joins Chrome 29 for Android, which received full WebRTC support earlier this summer.

By September 17, 2013

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New Firefox earns full WebRTC

WebRTC may sound like yet another Internet acronym, but what it brings to browsers could be the death knell for plugins -- and it just landed in the latest version of Firefox.

By June 25, 2013

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WebRTC fully operational in Firefox beta

Mozilla preps Firefox for plug-in free, real-time communications in the browser.

By May 16, 2013

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Google hitches Opus audio technology to WebRTC star

The developer version of Chrome now relies by default on Opus, a royalty-free audio compression technology designed for voice and music.

By April 2, 2013

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Mozilla, AT&T show WebRTC phone-Web communications link

A demo at Mobile World Congress bridges browsers and phones for voice, video, and text-messaging communications.

By February 24, 2013

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Firefox video support expanding with WebRTC and H.264

Going against its initial hopes, Mozilla starts adding support for the patent-encumbered H.264 video compression standard. Perhaps it'll get revenge through WebRTC.

By February 20, 2013

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TokBox gives WebRTC chat standard a real-world boost

The technology for adding video and audio chat abilities to Web apps is now built into a customer-chat product from TokBox used by Doritos, Diet Coke, and more. Microsoft doesn't like WebRTC, though.

By November 6, 2012

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Despite Google patent efforts, VP8 no shoo-in for Web video

Nokia refuses to license patents it says are needed to use Google's video technology, sullying Google's earlier patent deal. But WebRTC could still spread VP8 widely, lowering Web video costs for startups and schools.

By March 28, 2013

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Firefox for Android beta ushers mobile streaming to Chromecast, Roku

Two Firefox betas focus on media: enabling video streams to Chromecast and Roku via Android-based mobile devices and creating a free in-browser competitor to Skype on desktops.

By September 5, 2014