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Monotype gets more digital, buys Bitstream font biz

As typographically rich publishing reaches beyond paper to the Web, Monotype Imaging expands its customer base by buying its rival's MyFonts Web service as well as lots of fonts.

By Mar. 20, 2012

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Google's VP9 video codec nearly done; YouTube will 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.

By May. 10, 2013

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20 TVs tested: Which sets can pass surround sound to a sound bar?

We tested 20 televisions to see if they could output surround sound via their optical output when fed a signal from an external source.

By Dec. 13, 2013

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Google documents VP8 at standards group IETF

The Net giant has lodged its video codec with the Internet standards group--but the move is independent from standardization, Google says.

By Jan. 21, 2011

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Google urges fast adoption of VP9 video compression

The computing industry has just begun taking the VP8 codec seriously, but Google wants people to adopt its brand-new successor.

By May. 15, 2013

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Xiph resumes work on Ghost audio codec

Google's interest in the royalty-free Vorbis audio codec raises new possibilities for successors CELT and, in the longer run, Ghost.

By Jan. 21, 2011

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Google, Nokia face off in video codec dispute

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.

By Mar. 29, 2013

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Why all HDMI cables are the same

Expensive HDMI cables are a rip-off and offer no difference in picture quality over cheap ones. So when a salesman tries to up-sell, politely tell him he's wrong and move on with the sale.

By Apr. 26, 2011

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Google opens up VP8 for Web video tweaks

It looks like the May release of WebM wasn't the final word for Google's Web video technology: there's now room for experimentation.

By Jun. 18, 2010

Review

Panasonic DMP-BD30K

The Panasonic DMP-BD30 offers excellent video quality and is Blu-ray Profile 1.1 compliant, but those who want high-resolution audio will need a cutting-edge AV receiver.

By Oct. 30, 2007

3 stars Editor's rating Oct. 30, 2007