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IETF standardizes Opus for flexible online audio

A multifaceted sound compression technology is now a standard, smoothing its way to use in technologies such as Web-based voice chats and videoconferencing. Next up: video?

By September 11, 2012

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Google exposes 'Poodle' flaw in Web encryption standard

Three Google security engineers uncover a major vulnerability in the older -- but still supported -- Web encryption standard SSL 3.0. Experts say fixing it is impossible and upgrading will be difficult.

By October 14, 2014

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Reconciliation draws closer for Skype-like chat on the Web

Microsoft and Google are converging on a way to bring real-time video and audio chat to the Web, and a new draft standard helps pave the way.

By August 19, 2014

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New standard for a faster Web finished by year end? Maybe not

HTTP 2.0 is designed to deliver Web pages to browsers faster. But some in the standards world think finishing the technology in 2014 is unlikely.

By May 26, 2014

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Google documents VP8 at standards group IETF

The Net giant has lodged its video codec with the Internet standards group--but the move is independent from standardization, Google says.

By January 21, 2011

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Scarcity triggers new restrictions on obtaining Internet addresses

The US and Canada are down to their last 16.7 million Net addresses with today's IPv4 Internet technology. Scarcity is pushing Internet service providers to the next-gen IPv6.

By April 23, 2014

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US government begins loosening decades-old grip on the Internet

ICANN, eager to wean itself from the US Commerce Department, will set up the "multistakeholder" governance it has sought for overseeing the Internet's core workings.

By March 14, 2014

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ICANN CEO sets off explosion of new Internet names (Q&A)

Next week, ICANN opens the Internet up to new domains like .ski, .sexy, and .berlin -- and Fadi Chehade has to handle people unhappy with the change. Also: time for the US to let go of its Net oversight?

By January 28, 2014

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IETF: AT&T's Net neutrality claim is 'misleading'

A few days after AT&T said its push toward "paid prioritization" of network traffic is backed by technical standards, the Internet's primary standards body disagrees.

By September 2, 2010

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Cisco, Mozilla open things up for real-time online video

Cisco and Mozilla reps declare that the free, open distribution of the H.264 codec enables streaming of real-time online video from the browser without plugins.

By October 30, 2013