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Andrew Pile has to make sure his service works with everything from phones to smart TVs, even as video-streaming technology constantly changes.
Mozilla wants to keep patent-encumbered technology off the Web. But H.264 compression is widely used, and a deal with Cisco means Firefox can use it.
One of the biggest video sites on the Net will use Google's next-generation video compression technology after it's fully defined on June 17.
The company's technical prowess and free VP9 licensing haven't been enough to dent the fortunes of rival compression format HEVC. But Google's already moving on to VP10.
TP Vision, trying to find a way to excite TV buyers, reveals three models at the IFA trade show that marry Google's smart-TV technology with lots of pixels.
Nokia says Google is trying to force VP8 down the computing industry's throat, but Google is backing up its free video technology with patent deals and help with HTC's legal defense against Nokia.
Agreement with patent-licensing group clears the way for wider adoption of the Web giant's streaming-video platform WebM.
Psy may be the first to reach that landmark, but YouTube is already planning for a world in which thousands of videos reach billions of views.
Sound quality over Bluetooth is often lacking. A technology called aptX promises "CD-like" sound over Bluetooth. So what's aptX?
The first smartphones and tablets running Qualcomm's advanced Snapdragon chipset are around the corner. We got to take a closer look at what that means for you.