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.
It looks like Microsoft is ready to let people use Skype through Web apps, not just native apps. Standards in development such as WebRTC could pave the way.
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UK firm 7digital has launched an HTML5 digital music store for mobile devices, which can be used on iPhone and iPad as a rival to iTunes, streaming your purchases over the air.
Google plans to host an event Wednesday to show off its Android Honeycomb software, designed specifically for tablets. We'll have live coverage here.
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The software giant is building tighter security into its browser designed specifically for the upcoming Windows 10.
Revealed at Microsoft Build, the new Edge browser is for consuming and creating.
In a bid to make the Web a safer place, Mozilla's security team proposes making encrypted connections necessary for using new Web technologies. Google's Chrome team has a similar idea.
Responding to pressure from programmers, Google has warmed up to a Microsoft technology that lets mice and touchscreens get along on the Web -- a technology Apple rejected.