With VLC 2.1.1, VideoLAN continues to sidestep the software patent licensing minefield of video compression. Meanwhile, open-source allies put muscle behind the new Daala codec.
The computing industry has just begun taking the VP8 codec seriously, but Google wants people to adopt its brand-new successor.
One of the biggest video sites on the Net will use Google's next-generation video compression technology after it's fully defined on June 17.
The older VP8 hasn't taken the world by storm, but VP9 could give Google a fresh start in its attempt to popularize royalty-free video streaming.
Packed with the best specifications of the three Pop S LTE handsets in Alcatel One Touch's lineup, the Pop S9 is the likely the one you're looking for.
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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.
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.
The 85-inch member of this billionaire-level TV series has been out for awhile, and we know most of the details already: $40,000 price tag, 4K resolution, crazy easel-type stand, Now the 110-inch size is official, and it costs $150,000.
Formerly the Samsung Series 9, the rebranded Ativ Book 9 got little more than a change in name; the laptop feels dated, as it lacks a touch screen and the benefits of newer Intel processors.
With the Nokia acquisition, Microsoft hardly sees the PC as its future. Upcoming devices will likely further distance Microsoft from its PC past.