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Twenty years on, the Web faces new openness challenges

CERN set the Web on fire by releasing open software without royalty payment requirements. Two decades later, proprietary technology has found a foothold.

By April 30, 2013

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Justice Department investigates Web video group

MPEG LA, which licenses others' video encoding patents, is at the heart of a probe about whether the group's actions are hampering Google's Web video technology.

By March 4, 2011

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Mefeedia: HTML5-compatible video on the rise

The number of videos on the Web that are now compatible with HTML5 has shot up to 63 percent from just 10 percent a year ago, according to video sharing site Mefeedia.

By March 2, 2011

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Xiph resumes work on Ghost audio codec

Google's interest in the royalty-free Vorbis audio codec raises new possibilities for successors CELT and, in the longer run, Ghost.

By January 21, 2011

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Google documents VP8 at standards group IETF

The Net giant has lodged its video codec with the Internet standards group--but the move is independent from standardization, Google says.

By January 21, 2011

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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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The backlash over Google's HTML5 video bet

Some of it was absurd, but the outcry over Google's decision to end support for a popular video technology could test its balance between philosophy and pragmatism.

By January 13, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1385: It's so hard to good-bye to H.264 (podcast)

We dissect Google's decision to drop H.264 support from Chrome and go with WebM, we mop up a little bit of the Verizon iPhone news, and more importantly, we eventually get this show on the road after yet another tech disaster. Also, and this is very important, people, the next version of Android will not be called Ice Cream. It's Ice Cream Sandwich, people. Keep up. --Molly

By January 12, 2011

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Google yanking H.264 video out of Chrome

In Web video encoding, there are two major standards. Google just announced it's backing its own WebM over the codec Apple and Microsoft support.

By January 11, 2011

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Google tackles VP8 video quality question

Some believe Google's new Web video technology doesn't match the existing H.264 in quality. Google is offering some rebuttal.

By June 1, 2010