This is what happened between the 19th and the 25th of October.

Browsers

Source Date Item
Firefox Beta 2020-10-20 83.0beta
Firefox Nightly 2020-10-19 84.0a1
Firefox Nightly News 2020-10-21 These Weeks in Firefox: Issue 82
Edge 2020-10-19 Announcing Microsoft Edge WebView2 General Availability
WebKit 2020-10-22 Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 115

Organizations

Source Date Item
Mozilla Hacks 2020-10-20 Coming through with Firefox 82
  • Added support for the Media Session API! (Feel free to read up on our article at /media-session-api/)

Company Blogs

Source Date Item
Facebook 2020-10-22 How we scale Live streaming for millions of viewers simultaneously
Facebook 2020-10-21 How Facebook is bringing QUIC to billions
FAME 2020-10-22 Common pitfalls in MPEG-DASH streaming
Hulu 2020-10-19 Data Science at Hulu: An Overview
Netflix 2020-10-19 Building Netflix’s Distributed Tracing Infrastructure

Encoders, Transcoders, Packagers

Source Date Item
Bitmovin Encoder 2020-10-20 Encoder 2.56.0

Ads

Source Date Item
IMA Android 2020-10-23 3.21.0
IMA HTML5 2020-10-22 3.418.3
IMA HTML5 2020-10-21 3.418.1
IMA HTML5 2020-10-19 3.417.2
Prebid.js 2020-10-21 Prebid 4.13.0 release

Operating Systems

Source Date Item
Windows 2020-10-21 Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20241
  • Adding theme-aware splash screens for UWP apps.
Windows 2020-10-20 Introducing Microsoft Edge preview builds for Linux

Players

Source Date Item
ExoPlayer 2020-10-22 r2.12.1
hls.js 2020-10-19 v0.14.16
JW Player Android 2020-10-21 3.18.2
Video.js 2020-10-22 v7.10.1

Programming Languages

Source Date Item
Swift 2020-10-21 Introducing Swift Service Discovery