Microsoft Confirms IE11 Will Support Google's SPDY Protocol

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http://techcrunch.com – In a press briefing this afternoon, Microsoft announced that Internet Explorer 11 will support SPDY, the Google-backed protocol for speeding up download speeds for web sites. Microsoft only briefly talked about this in its briefing and didn’t even mention it in its announcement, but this is actually a major step for SPDY, which is now supported in all of the mainstream browsers. This move will surely also get more web developers to look into supporting SPDY on their servers now that almost 100 percent of the user base will be able to make use of this protocol in the near future (except, (IT news)