Imgur's new GIFV format means animated images load faster, look better and play when shared on social networks. Will the 1987-era GIF format finally fade from use?
The company's technical prowess and free VP9 licensing haven't been enough to dent the fortunes of rival compression format HEVC. But Google's already moving on to VP10.
GifYouTube is a website that allows you to easily edit YouTube videos to make gifs up to 10 seconds long.
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.
The leaders of Google's browser engine project conclude they won't support the animated version of Google's own new image format until performance concerns are resolved.
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 computing industry has just begun taking the VP8 codec seriously, but Google wants people to adopt its brand-new successor.
CERN set the Web on fire by releasing open software without royalty payment requirements. Two decades later, proprietary technology has found a foothold.
A new version of the video compression software is designed to ease use of Web video, producing HTML code for both H.264 and VP8.
The Firefox developer hasn't committed to support WebP, but it's investigating after large Web sites expressed interest. Also: Google upgrades WebP with new version 0.3.0 release.