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New HEVC video compression wins big over today's standard

When it comes to very high-resolution video, researchers concluded that a new video compression technology is a big step up from today's prevailing H.264 standard.

By August 28, 2012

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Over-the-air 4K broadcast of French Open? You bet

The new HEVC standard can squeeze 3,840x2,160 pixels at 50 frames per second into a radio-frequency broadcast. Not many have the high-end electronics needed to watch, though.

By May 27, 2014

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What is HEVC? High Efficiency Video Coding, H.265, and 4K compression explained

High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), also known as H.265, promises twice the compression possible with Blu-ray’s best video compression methods. But how does it work, and is it enough to get us better-looking 4K content?

By April 18, 2014

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Appeals court issues split ruling in Alcatel-Lucent patent case

Appeals court says lower court erred in definition of "terminal device" but sides with Alcatel-Lucent in dispute against Microsoft and Dell over digital speech compression tech.

By May 9, 2008

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Google compression algorithm Zopfli may lead to faster Internet

Algorithm promises faster data transfer speeds and reduced Web page load times by compressing content up to 8 percent smaller than zlib.

By February 28, 2013

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How to manage RAR and ZIP files with RAR for Android

An Android version of the longtime file compression utility, WinRAR, has arrived in Google Play with a powerful set of archiving tools.

By March 5, 2014

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Can aptX give you better sound over Bluetooth?

Sound quality over Bluetooth is often lacking. A technology called aptX promises "CD-like" sound over Bluetooth. So what's aptX?

By May 23, 2014

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Dropping packages at FedEx -- and getting paid for it

FedEx's Package Lab puts thousands of boxes a year to the test to make sure they're up to the rigors of being shipped. CNET Road Trip 2014 checked out the package torture.

By July 11, 2014

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The top 10 reasons why music is compressed

People like the sound of compressed music, or to put it another way, people don't like music that has quiet and loud passages.

By June 17, 2012

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Opera launches beta of Max, an Android data-saving app

Many people now can try the Norwegian browser maker's Android software for cutting data usage by compressing video, photos, and text.

By February 23, 2014