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.
The move could mean people watch copy-protected premium video in a single browser rather than with dozens of video apps. For now though, Adobe's HTML video approach only works with Firefox.
The end of a Comcast-Roku dispute means that Comcast subscribers will finally be able to stream HBO and Showtime on their Roku devices.
In a major reversal, Firefox's leader tells Mozilla community members he wants the open-source browser on Apple's mobile devices. A better mobile presence is key for Firefox's future.
Adobe Photoshop Streaming runs on a Google server instead of your PC. Remember Sun Microsystems' motto "the network is the computer"? CNET's Stephen Shankland takes a look.
After years of surging revenue, Firefox developer Mozilla saw a rise of only 1 percent in 2013. Still, it did reach $314 million, and Mozilla's leaders say they're upbeat.