Microsoft Planning WebRTC Standard For Future Skype Web App

Posted on Jun 27 2012 - 8:38am by Editorial Staff

Well, this sounds nothing surprised to hear: Earlier rumors back from April suggests that Skype is coming to the browser, but now seems an add-on on which Microsoft is planning to work on, GigaOm spotted a job post, which says that a job positions of “Software Development Engineer, Senior, WebRTC” at Skype’s London and Palo Alto offices. Soon, after the news soaring over the web, the company pulled out the listing, but later confirmed to publication that it is experiments with “standards based and proprietary technologies.” The job posting clearly says that: “You will help create an architecture that allows WebRTC enabled endpoints to directly interoperate with other endpoints on the Skype network, without the need of gateways.”

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