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.
Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET News for Friday, June 3.
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.
Apple's newest mobile software lets you use third-party apps to block Web ads, which the maker of the Peace app calls "creepy, bloated, annoying and insecure."
Original content could be a valuable addition to a much-hinted-at Web-based subscription TV service.
Expand your smart home beyond your outer walls with connected outdoor tech.
Apple has excised some browser technology from its tvOS, meaning a great many developers will have to retool games and other apps if they want a place in the new Apple TV App Store.
Web-based TV service won't debut until at least next year because of a lack of progress in licensing programming, Bloomberg reports.