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Patent group to lower barrier for sharper next-gen video

Facing resistance from streaming-media companies, an industry group agrees to lower patent licensing fees that stand in the way of the shift to "4K" high-resolution video.

By September 24, 2015


​New fees cast shadow on next-gen high-quality streaming video

It looked like compression technology for superhigh-quality video would be free for watching movies and TV online. Not so, according to a new patent-licensing group that wants a cut of the revenue.

By July 22, 2015


​Visual music: The graphic novel roots of 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

For all its explosive energy, "Mad Max: Fury Road" found its genesis on the page as something quite different. The film's director George Miller tells how the road warrior journeyed from graphic novel to celluloid, and what lies beneath the bluster.

By October 8, 2015


Ultra HD Blu-ray specification now complete, logo unveiled

The Blu-ray Disc Association today announced it has finalized what could be the last major disc-based movie format: Ultra HD Blu-ray.

By May 12, 2015


What is HDR for TVs, and why should you care?

High dynamic range (HDR) TVs are here and so is the first HDR content, with more of both on the way. Is this next-gen TV technology worth getting in your next TV?

By September 21, 2015


Next-gen high-res video faces new fees and uncertainty

So-called 4K video could arrive later and cost more because of a surprise royalty demand for a certain video compression technology.

By March 26, 2015


The 9 most fascinating gadgets at IFA 2015

Europe's biggest tech show delivered a ton of new tech of all types. CNET wades through the gadget sea them to bring you the highlights.

By September 5, 2015


Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.

By August 28, 2015


What you need to know about artificial intelligence, and the imminent robot future

From autonomous warfare to still-distant sentience, artificial intelligence in 2015 is nothing like we expected. Here are three things every geek who dreamed of a robot future needs to know.

By August 4, 2015


T-Mobile soups up text messaging, but for only one phone to start

The upgrade brings text messaging nearly on par with the features found in third-party instant messaging apps like WhatsApp and iMessage.

By July 22, 2015