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Firefox to open up to video...but not (yet) the video you want

Firefox is getting video, but it's getting a format that few care about and even fewer will notice.

By August 2, 2008

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Microsoft takes H.264 stand in Web video debate

Internet Explorer 9 will support only the H.264 video technology. And Microsoft raises intellectual property concerns regarding the rival Ogg format.

By April 30, 2010

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Patent challenge looming for open-source codecs?

An e-mail from Apple CEO Steve Jobs, if authentic, could be the start of a patent offensive against open-source video codecs such as Ogg Theora.

By April 30, 2010

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Wikipedia's controversial video player coming soon

According to interview with its video guru, the Web encyclopedia's revamped player is coming very soon. But its format is causing a stir in the open-source community.

By July 17, 2009

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Mozilla takes on YouTube video choice

Google offers one Web-based video encoding technology, but Mozilla strongly prefers another. Could a third way cut the Gordian knot?

By January 25, 2010

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Microsoft mocks Google's Web video decision

A satirical Microsoft blog post asserts that H.264 is the lingua franca of digital video and that Google is foolish--at best--for trying to convince the world to move to WebM instead.

By January 13, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1220: There's no place like 127.0.0.1 (podcast)

On today's show, we discuss the coming of the IPv4 black market, throwing more nanodots at the solid-state storage market, and we've got two tech industry shockers: First, Sirius posted a profit, and second: AT&T did a nice thing for a listener. Plus, file-sharers are either the content industry's biggest customers or way worse than bank robbers. You decide.

By May 4, 2010

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Microsoft not opposed to Google Web video plan

It was hardly a ringing endorsement, but neither was it an attempt to squash Google's new WebM plan for Web video.

By May 19, 2010

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With IE9, Web video issue remains deadlocked

The preview version of the Microsoft browser shows that lots of new standards will be useful on the Web. But HTML5 video is caught between two formats.

By March 17, 2010

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Google tries freeing Web video with WebM

The Web giant has released a royalty-free video technology to counter H.264. Allies include Mozilla, Opera, and its own YouTube.

By May 19, 2010