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.
The new quadcopter as well as a new collision-avoidance system, DJI Guidance, gives developers a platform to create solutions for.
The SmartThings home automation and security brand shares its new connected hardware at CES 2015.
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.
DisplayPort technology lost out to HDMI in the marketplace, but it could get some help from next-gen USB connectors coming in 2015. Don't kiss those copper cables goodbye just yet.
PCI Express has lasted more than a decade, and faster speeds should extend its longevity as a key enabler of computing power. Also coming: adaptations for the mobile market.
Plenty of patents are involved in HEVC, the leading technology contender for compressing 4K video. Several big names still haven't signed up for an effort to ease licensing.
The gaming industry generated $791.1 million in revenue in the US in October, according to market researcher NPD, a 5 percent increase over the same period in 2012.
With VLC 2.1.1, VideoLAN continues to sidestep the software patent licensing minefield of video compression. Meanwhile, open-source allies put muscle behind the new Daala codec.
New details point to Asus as the next Nexus 10 maker.