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Correction: Google and VP8

The caption beneath the graph incorrectly identified the top performing encoder shown in the graph itself. That encoder is Google's Foxtail VP8 encoder.

By March 28, 2013

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Despite Google patent efforts, VP8 no shoo-in for Web video

Nokia refuses to license patents it says are needed to use Google's video technology, sullying Google's earlier patent deal. But WebRTC could still spread VP8 widely, lowering Web video costs for startups and schools.

By March 28, 2013

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Google reaches deal with MPEG LA over its VP8 video codec

Agreement with patent-licensing group clears the way for wider adoption of the Web giant's streaming-video platform WebM.

By March 7, 2013

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Xiaomi's global VP Hugo Barra says designing around current products is 'stupid'

In response to claims that the new Mi 4 copied the iPhone, Barra called out a "flawed" patent system for hindering innovation in the market.

By July 23, 2014

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Microsoft VP: 100,000 Windows 8 apps by January

Can Microsoft really add 97,000 apps to the Windows Store between now and January 2013? Or is someone in Redmond doing some funny figuring?

By October 8, 2012

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HBO VP weighs in on Australian Game of Thrones piracy

While in Sydney, Sofia Chang, VP and GM of HBO, has made some carefully worded comments on Australia's penchant for getting Game of Thrones via BitTorrent.

By July 1, 2014

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New Microsoft VP consigns the PC to irrelevance

With the Nokia acquisition, Microsoft hardly sees the PC as its future. Upcoming devices will likely further distance Microsoft from its PC past.

By April 26, 2014

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Google ratchets up VP8 video quality--but so do video rivals

The "Duclair" release brings Google's royalty-free video encoder software to version 1.0.0. But a sequel to rival H.264 is waiting in the wings, too.

By January 30, 2012

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12 organizations say VP8 infringes patents

A drawn-out evaluation could lead to a patent barrier around Google's Web video technology. Now 12 unnamed organizations have told MPEG LA they believe VP8 violates their patents.

By July 29, 2011

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Microsoft VP hints at Windows 8 release in fall '12

Speaking at a Microsoft event, VP Dan'l Lewis lays out the likely scenario for Windows 8, from initial beta to final release, according to reports.

By June 16, 2011