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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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MPEG LA offers patent license for 3D video

Building the MVC technology for 3D video into a Blu-ray player will cost 10 cents per device, and selling discs costs a penny a pop, according to newly released licensing terms.

By February 25, 2012

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Broadcom chip ushers in H.265 and Ultra HD video

The H.265 video standard, aka HEVC or MPEG-5, squeezes more pixels over a network connection to support new high-resolution 4K TVs. Broadcom's chip supports both and is due to arrive in volume next year.

By January 8, 2013

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iPhone infringes on patents from MobileMedia, jury rules

Ruling finds that Apple violated three patents from MobileMedia, a holding company jointly owned by Sony, Nokia, and MPEG LA.

By December 13, 2012

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MPEG LA patent move blemishes Google's Web video plan

The patent licensing group is seeking those who believe VP8 uses their patents, a step that could ultimately spoil Google's effort to create royalty-free Web video.

By February 11, 2011

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Nikon reveals svelte mirrorless ILCs

Nikon's long-awaited mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras debut as the Nikon 1 series.

By September 20, 2011

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12 organizations say VP8 infringes patents

A drawn-out evaluation could lead to a patent barrier around Google's Web video technology. Now 12 unnamed organizations have told MPEG LA they believe VP8 violates their patents.

By July 29, 2011

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Google's WebM patent pals agree to share

Seventeen allies agree not to sue each other over WebM-related video encoding patents. Google wants to enlist more to counter MPEG LA's royalty efforts.

By April 25, 2011

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Justice Department investigates Web video group

MPEG LA, which licenses others' video encoding patents, is at the heart of a probe about whether the group's actions are hampering Google's Web video technology.

By March 4, 2011

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H.264: Free forever for free video streaming

The video encoding technology has been free to use for those sending video over the Web. MPEG LA declares it won't charge for that after 2015--or ever.

By August 26, 2010