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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 Sep. 11, 2012

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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 Jan. 21, 2011

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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 Sep. 2, 2010

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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 Mar. 14, 2014

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Microsoft hopes demo will woo Web-based chat allies

The proposed CU-RTC-Web standard was late to the game, but Microsoft thinks it'll be faster to adopt it than to fix the prevailing WebRTC that Mozilla and Google favor. Mozilla completely disagrees.

By Jan. 17, 2013

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Google's SPDY wins new allies in plan to rebuild Web plumbing

A technology to improve the fundamental HTTP Web technology wins some endorsements from Facebook, Akamai, Alibaba, and F5. But about that encryption requirement...

By Jul. 17, 2012

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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 Oct. 30, 2013

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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 Apr. 23, 2014

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Web security protocol HSTS wins proposed standard status

Web sites complying with the policy will automatically prompt browsers accessing it to always interact with it over a secure connection.

By Oct. 2, 2012

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Microsoft: Google's SPDY is nice for a faster Web, but...

Not wanting Google's SPDY to hog the spotlight, Microsoft offers its own HTTP Speed+Mobility technology to make the Web faster. Expect more details this week at an IETF meeting.

By Mar. 26, 2012