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Google's Web-video ambitions bump into hard reality

The company's technical prowess and free VP9 licensing haven't been enough to dent the fortunes of rival compression format HEVC. But Google's already moving on to VP10.

By September 12, 2014

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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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Google I/O keeps browser focus despite fancy phones, eyewear

Android and Glass get a lot of attention at Google I/O, but Chrome and Web programming sessions are core to Google's conference for developers.

By May 13, 2013

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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 March 29, 2013

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Despite Google patent efforts, VP8 no shoo-in for Web video

Nokia refuses to license patents it says are needed to use Google's video technology, sullying Google's earlier patent deal. But WebRTC could still spread VP8 widely, lowering Web video costs for startups and schools.

By March 28, 2013

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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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Google's new VP9 video technology reaches public view

The older VP8 hasn't taken the world by storm, but VP9 could give Google a fresh start in its attempt to popularize royalty-free video streaming.

By December 28, 2012

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Google snatches up Sparrow team to work on Gmail

Google has acquired Sparrow, a popular e-mail client for Apple's Mac and iOS. Its founders says the staff is joining the Gmail team.

By July 20, 2012

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Google buys Remail, nears On2 deal

Mobile e-mail company Remail is joining forces with Google, which means the end of its iPhone application. And On2 shareholders approve Google's increased offer for their company.

By February 17, 2010

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Google sweetens On2 acquisition offer

The Internet giant puts an extra 15 cents per On2 share on the table, increasing its offer to a value of about $133.9 million for the video compression company.

By January 7, 2010