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Adobe, Google deliver first pan-CJK open-source font

This free font integrates regionally appropriate Japanese, Chinese, and Korean language promises to be a boon to designers and developers.

By July 15, 2014

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The open-source license landscape is changing

There is an ongoing shift toward open-source licenses that are more permissive, reflecting an increased emphasis on building communities rather than protecting against free-riders.

By June 17, 2011

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Google, Samsung strike patent cross-licensing deal

The two companies are pretty vague about the terms but take veiled shots at Apple.

By January 26, 2014

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Google's Android faces EU probe over licensing practices

European competition authorities have reportedly sent out a questionnaire to Google's competitors in the mobile market, asking their opinions on its behaviors.

By June 14, 2013

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Vaulting patent barrier, Firefox gets support for most popular video format

Mozilla wants to keep patent-encumbered technology off the Web. But H.264 compression is widely used, and a deal with Cisco means Firefox can use it.

By October 14, 2014

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Patent holders cut streaming fees for next-gen video tech

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.

By September 30, 2014

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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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Dell checks for open-source licensing misstep

The company is called out by developers for failing to publish source code used in Android-based Dell Streak, as required by the GPL license.

By August 26, 2010

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Apple pays $10M to license Palm, other patents

Apple has reached patent licensing agreements with Access Co., the Japanese company that owns some patents related to the Palm operating system, as well as Bell Communications Research and Geoworks.

By April 10, 2013

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Server wars: Open-source Java vs Weblogic and WebSphere

A new survey suggests that proprietary Java application servers are losing to open source in the cloud age.

By January 10, 2012