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Firefox 11 Gets SPDY

Feb 06, 2012, 23:00 (2 Talkback[s])

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"Mozilla is taking a page from Google's Chrome development and is gearing up to implement a new protocol to help accelerate the Firefox web browser. The open source Firefox 11 browser, which is now in beta, will include the SPDY protocol. The current stable release of Firefox is version 10, which was released last week.

SPDY is a web protocol first introduced by Google in November of 2009. SPDY, pronounced 'Speedy', is all about making the web faster by helping to reduce page load speeds. SPDY is a TCP optimization technology that accelerates page loads by using fewer TCP connections.

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