So-called 4K video could arrive later and cost more because of a surprise royalty demand for a certain video compression technology.
Dancing with a room full of robots is more graceful -- and more complicated -- than you might think. CNET's Michael Franco talks to the filmmaker who made it happen.
Facing resistance from streaming-media companies, an industry group agrees to lower patent licensing fees that stand in the way of the shift to "4K" high-resolution video.
US District Judge Lucy Koh has approved the settlement, which is $90.5 million more than a previous offer she rejected last year.
The alliance, which includes Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Netflix, pledges to build next-generation video technology -- and offer it for free.
Technically Incorrect: A research study involving attempts to confirm the results of 270 studies in the top-ranking scientific journals of 2008, 64 percent of studies weren't confirmed.
Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.
Sales of older game hardware plummet yet again, but the game industry is ready to move on.
It looked like compression technology for superhigh-quality video would be free for watching movies and TV online. Not so, according to a new patent-licensing group that wants a cut of the revenue.
The Pura is a smart water fountain that tracks your pet's thirst, but some felines may outwit it.