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July 31, 2012 by

Google wants WebM not H.264 for HTML5 video chat

Google wants its WebM/VP8 codec to be made a mandatory standard for real-time communications on the web, and has recommended against the use of the H.264 codec. While this is fine in theory, H.264 is already entrenched, and Google itself supports it

July 22, 2011 by

Google produces first HTML 5 canvas-only doodle

Google has unveiled its first homepage doodle to be built using only HTML 5 canvas, an element of the burgeoning web standard that allows developers to render dynamic bitmap images and 2D shapes.The company frequently replaces its standard logo on search pages with special versions to commemorate special occasions.

January 11, 2011 by

Google Chrome to drop H.264 support; roadblock to HTML5?

Just when you thought the World Wide Web was cruising smoothly toward a standards-compliant HTML5 Promised Land, Google decided to break away and head into uncharted territory. By dropping H.264 support in Google Chrome, it's taking on Apple and Microsoft directly. What does it mean?

May 19, 2010 by

High fives for HTML5 at Google I/O

At Google I/O in San Francisco, Google execs Vic Gundotra and Sundar Pichai push HTML5 technologies to conference attendees. The execs believe switching development efforts from desktop-based applications to Web-based applications is key to continuing growth in the medium.


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