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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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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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Vimeo tech chief takes on 'terrifying' online video challenges (Q&A)

Andrew Pile has to make sure his service works with everything from phones to smart TVs, even as video-streaming technology constantly changes.

By October 24, 2014

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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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How Supreme Court ruling affects Aereo, the cloud, and you

The court was loud and clear: Aereo's streaming TV business is illegal. But the decision raises more questions than it answers.

By June 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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In Syria, a detained Internet activist remains in limbo

Two years ago this week, authorities arrested a computer programmer, Bassel Khartabil, involved in protests against the Syrian government. There's still no word on when he'll be released.

By March 11, 2014

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Gear 2 running Tizen: Smart move for Samsung smartwatch?

Launching Tizen on Samsung's newest smartwatch could help the company avoid the app and carrier problems that often plague new operating systems.

By February 22, 2014