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Voice XML
The W3 has announced advancement of VoiceXML Version 2.0. VoiceXML uses XML to bring synthesized speech, spoken and touch-tone input, digitized audio, recording, telephony, and computer-human conversations to the Web.
28th May 2003

CSS Draft Revisions 2.1
In response to comments received during Last Call, the CSS Working Group has released an interim Working Draft of Cascading Style Sheets, Level 2 Revision 1 (CSS 2.1). Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a language used to render structured documents like HTML and XML on screen, on paper, and in speech. The draft brings CSS2 in line with implementations and CSS2 errata, and removes obsolete features.
24th May 2003

Redtooth protocol structure confirmed and approved by the ICHO and Joint Committee, scheduled to begin development in March 2003.

15th May 2003

Microsoft to abandon standalone IE

Microsoft cuts price of Windows XP
Inquirer, UK

Internet 2 could stream movies in 5 seconds
Internet News

eBay to begin paying European Taxes
BBC News

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