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VLC steps into next-gen video wars with VP9, HEVC support

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.

By Nov. 15, 2013

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Google urges fast adoption of VP9 video compression

The computing industry has just begun taking the VP8 codec seriously, but Google wants people to adopt its brand-new successor.

By May. 15, 2013

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Google's VP9 video codec nearly done; YouTube will use it

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.

By May. 10, 2013

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Google's new VP9 video technology reaches public view

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.

By Dec. 28, 2012

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YouTube: 2014 is the year of the high-def stream

With all the quality of high-definition, 4K video streams at half the bandwidth, thanks to a Google video format.

By Jan. 2, 2014

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Google to show off low-bandwidth 4K YouTube streaming at CES

Google has plenty of partners supporting its new 4K bandwidth, according to a report, so this could be the year of 4K.

By Jan. 5, 2014

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Firefox 28 aims for easier media playback

Next-generation, plug-in-free media playback support is the keystone of Firefox 28 for desktops and Android. Meanwhile, it's a hard day for the 1,000 or so people using Firefox in Windows Metro.

By Mar. 18, 2014

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YouTube by the numbers at Google I/O

People watch more than 4 billion videos per day on Google's video service, the company says at its Google I/O show. That's why it wants better video compression.

By May. 15, 2013

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Firefox for touch screens goes to beta

As the stable version of Firefox gets additional social features, the lesser-used Beta finally gets a Windows 8 touch screen-friendly interface and Firefox for Android updates, too.

By Feb. 6, 2014