Mpeg-la

01.16.11
Google defends H.264 removal from Chrome, says WebM plug-ins coming to Safari and IE9
01.16.11

Google defends H.264 removal from Chrome, says WebM plug-ins coming to Safari and IE9

Google renewed a heated discussion when it said it was dropping H.264 support from Chrome's HTML5 v...

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01.11.11
Google will drop H.264 support from Chrome, herd the masses towards WebM and Theora
01.11.11

Google will drop H.264 support from Chrome, herd the masses towards WebM and Theora

We knew Google was rather fond of its WebM video standard, but we never expected a move like this:...

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08.26.10
MPEG-LA makes H.264 video royalty-free forever, as long as it's freely distributed
08.26.10

MPEG-LA makes H.264 video royalty-free forever, as long as it's freely distributed

The H.264 codec that makes a good deal of digital video possible has actually been free to use (unde...

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05.21.10
Google's WebM video format might not be so free after all, says MPEG-LA
05.21.10

Google's WebM video format might not be so free after all, says MPEG-LA

Google might be trying to shake up video on the web by releasing the WebM video format and VP8 cod...

By Nilay Patel,   05.21.10
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05.04.10
Know Your Rights: H.264, patent licensing, and you
05.04.10

Know Your Rights: H.264, patent licensing, and you

Know Your Rights is Engadget's technology law series, written by our own totally punk ex-copyright a...

By Nilay Patel,   05.04.10
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11.18.08
Vizio caves on patent dispute and joins MPEG-LA licensees, gobble gobble
11.18.08

Vizio caves on patent dispute and joins MPEG-LA licensees, gobble gobble

Chalk another one up for MPEG-LA, as the licensing group's members have dropped lawsuits against Vi...

By R. Lawler,   11.18.08
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11.18.08
Vizio caves on patent dispute and joins MPEG-LA licensees, gobble gobble
11.18.08

Vizio caves on patent dispute and joins MPEG-LA licensees, gobble gobble

Chalk another one up for MPEG-LA, as the licensing group's members have dropped lawsuits against Vi...

By R. Lawler,   11.18.08
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10.21.08
Target agrees to pay MPEG-2 licensing fee for Trutech store brand displays, is Vizio next?
10.21.08

Target agrees to pay MPEG-2 licensing fee for Trutech store brand displays, is Vizio next?

Target has apparently come around to MPEG-LA's way of thinking, agreeing to pay royalties to the lic...

By R. Lawler,   10.21.08
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06.05.08
Mitsubishi (and the world) sue Vizio over MPEG-2 patents
06.05.08

Mitsubishi (and the world) sue Vizio over MPEG-2 patents

It's no secret the rest of the display industry hasn't been happy with Vizio shaking up the low end...

By R. Lawler,   06.05.08
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