The Firefox developer releases a tool called mozjpeg that cuts image file sizes by about 10 percent through judicious optimization. The goal: a faster Web.
High dynamic range photography is a popular way to bypass cameras' weaknesses in capturing bright and dark scenes, and Dolby hopes its technology will help.
Google's image format started as a rival to JPEG, but new features mean it could take on Portable Network Graphics, too.
Google is obsessed with speeding up the Web, and the company hopes sprucing up its image format will help. It's got a lot of convincing to do, though.
With WebP, Google hopes to drastically cut data-transfer barriers to Web browsing. But it's not easy to challenge JPEG's dominance.
JPEG XR image format, created initially by Microsoft, passes a standardization milestone and should become a published standard this year.
Xerox research fellow Robert Buckley shows CNET's Brian Cooley JPEG 2000, a developing compression standard designed to handle images and text, offering greater speed and flexibility in Web page downloads.
Color-shifting error of JPEG images in PDFs
Lori Grunin explains how file formats can affect the quality of your prints.
JPEG overseers vote to turn Microsoft's HD Photo format into a new standard called JPEG XR. Expect to wait a year before it's done.