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Firefox video support expanding with WebRTC and H.264

Going against its initial hopes, Mozilla starts adding support for the patent-encumbered H.264 video compression standard. Perhaps it'll get revenge through WebRTC.

By February 20, 2013

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Mozilla execs capitulate in H.264 Web-video war

The Firefox developer, seeking a foothold in mobile browsing, is poised to accept patented video technology it had spurned. That underscores the challenges for Google's competing WebM.

By March 14, 2012

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Microsoft tries undoing Chrome's H.264 omission

A plug-in will let Windows 7 users watch H.264 video using Chrome even after Google removes support. Also: Microsoft's qualified pledge not to sue Google in the matter.

By February 2, 2011

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Ep: 1385: It's so hard to good-bye to H.264

We dissect Google's decision to drop H.264 support from Chrome and go with WebM, we mop up a little bit of the Verizon iPhone news, and more importantly, we eventually get this show on the road after yet another tech disaster. Also, and this is very important, people, the next version of Android will not be called Ice Cream. It's Ice Cream Sandwich, people. Keep up. --Molly

By January 12, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1385: It's so hard to good-bye to H.264 (podcast)

We dissect Google's decision to drop H.264 support from Chrome and go with WebM, we mop up a little bit of the Verizon iPhone news, and more importantly, we eventually get this show on the road after yet another tech disaster. Also, and this is very important, people, the next version of Android will not be called Ice Cream. It's Ice Cream Sandwich, people. Keep up. --Molly

By January 12, 2011

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Google yanking H.264 video out of Chrome

In Web video encoding, there are two major standards. Google just announced it's backing its own WebM over the codec Apple and Microsoft support.

By January 11, 2011

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Microsoft gives Firefox an H.264 video boost

Mozilla has shunned the H.264 video technology, but Microsoft is easing its use with Firefox on Windows. WebM video fans might not be pleased.

By December 15, 2010

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Mozilla under fire: 10 questions for the next CEO

Whoever becomes Mozilla's permanent boss must figure out how to promote the Firefox technology, decide whether reliance on Google is a good thing, and set the right balance between idealism and pragmatism.

By June 13, 2014

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Chrome a bit less secret as PDF reader goes open-source

The software Google's browser uses to show PDF files has been proprietary for years, but now it's an open-source project called PDFium that others can scrutinize or use themselves.

By June 11, 2014

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As 'Gangnam Style' hits 2B YouTube views, music fans should cheer. Really

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.

By May 30, 2014