What's new in NSS 3.12.* : Chrome's and SSL False Start
By mv on May 26, 2011
What's new in NSS 3.12.* - Chrome and SSL False Start
As you are aware that Chrome uses NSS for SSL/TLS. A friend of mine forwarded this blog link to me which was quite interesting to read.
We implemented SSL False Start in Chrome 9, and the results are stunning, yielding a significant decrease in overall SSL connection setup times. SSL False Start reduces the latency of a SSL handshake by 30% ..."
Recent related news on this http://www.engadget.com/2012/04/12/google-puts-false-start-ssl-experiment-down-nobody-notices/