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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 March 18, 2014

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Blink leaders reject animated WebP images in Chrome, for now

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.

By July 16, 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 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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Twenty years on, the Web faces new openness challenges

CERN set the Web on fire by releasing open software without royalty payment requirements. Two decades later, proprietary technology has found a foothold.

By April 30, 2013

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Sorenson embraces Web video with Squeeze 9

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.

By April 8, 2013

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Mozilla takes a fresh look at Google's WebP image format

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.

By April 8, 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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Google touts benefits of WebP image format

Switching just one Google site to its own image format saves the company terabytes of network traffic a day. Maybe showing it off will help it find some allies, too.

By February 8, 2013