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Correction: Google and VP8

The caption beneath the graph incorrectly identified the top performing encoder shown in the graph itself. That encoder is Google's Foxtail VP8 encoder.

By March 28, 2013

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Despite Google patent efforts, VP8 no shoo-in for Web video

Nokia refuses to license patents it says are needed to use Google's video technology, sullying Google's earlier patent deal. But WebRTC could still spread VP8 widely, lowering Web video costs for startups and schools.

By March 28, 2013

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Google reaches deal with MPEG LA over its VP8 video codec

Agreement with patent-licensing group clears the way for wider adoption of the Web giant's streaming-video platform WebM.

By March 7, 2013

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Google ratchets up VP8 video quality--but so do video rivals

The "Duclair" release brings Google's royalty-free video encoder software to version 1.0.0. But a sequel to rival H.264 is waiting in the wings, too.

By January 30, 2012

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Microsoft VP: 100,000 Windows 8 apps by January

Can Microsoft really add 97,000 apps to the Windows Store between now and January 2013? Or is someone in Redmond doing some funny figuring?

By October 8, 2012

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Checking out Photoshop for Chromebooks: Network-computing revived

Adobe Photoshop Streaming runs on a Google server instead of your PC. Remember Sun Microsystems' motto "the network is the computer"? CNET's Stephen Shankland takes a look.

By November 22, 2014

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Vimeo tech chief takes on 'terrifying' online video challenges (Q&A)

Andrew Pile has to make sure his service works with everything from phones to smart TVs, even as video-streaming technology constantly changes.

By October 24, 2014

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Vaulting patent barrier, Firefox gets support for most popular video format

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.

By October 14, 2014

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The tired GIF gets a modern-day makeover

Imgur's new GIFV format means animated images load faster, look better and play when shared on social networks. Will the 1987-era GIF format finally fade from use?

By October 9, 2014

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Patent holders cut streaming fees for next-gen video tech

HEVC, a new standard for compressing 4K video, will be cheaper for many companies to use than its industry-dominating predecessor. Maybe Google's competition helped.

By September 30, 2014