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HTML5 pushed back until 2014

HTML5 has had a big adventure so far in getting standards down, including what the official video technology will be. Microsoft used many HTML5 examples to demo the Internet Explorer 9 Beta, and other browsers... More...

Adobe Turns PDF Over to Standards Body

Adobe Systems turned over the full Portable Document Format (PDF) 1.7 specification to AIIM, the Enterprise Content Management Association, for publication by the International Standards Organization (ISO). Yep, that's a mouthful. Why would Adobe bother?... More...

USB Gets Standards Boost

The UTMI+ low-pin interface (ULPI) industry specification for Hi-Speed USB and USB On-the-Go transceiver chips has been made public for the first time today. The standard aims to save design development time, simplify verification and... More...

WLAN Standards Get a Push

Officials from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers will meet in San Francisco this week to bring the wireless LAN industry closer to standards for high throughput, mesh networking and secure management frames. Since... More...

Patent Suit Roils RFID Standards Groups

RFID vendor Intermec is suing rival Matrics for patent infringement, in a case that could impact which emerging protocols are deployed with the technology. The Everett, Wash.-based Intermec, owned by UNOVA, said Matrics'... More...

ATI Sets Standards on Apple Systems

ATI Technologies Inc. continues to build on its wide range of offerings for the Mac market now shipping in new Apple products, including the PowerBook®G4 professional notebook, and eMac™ desktop for consumers and education customers.... More...

QuickTime chief queries MS standards tactic

Apple's QuickTime chief Frank Casanova has criticized Microsoft's move to transform its proprietary Windows Media 9 multimedia software into a standard, telling Macworld that "when you are part of a standards organization you don't develop... More...

Gator Wants to Spearhead Standards

Former Internet advertising bad boy Gator says it's interested in leading the charge for standards governing ad-supported software and pop-ups. Redwood City, Calif.-based Gator's proposed guidelines essentially extend common, self-regulatory online advertising... More...

Open Source gets security standards

Now there is some good news as the Open Source body The Idea Hamster Organisation are developing industry standards for security testing with the Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM). Ideahamster... More...

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