Vp8

08.28.13
Google+ Hangouts moving to HD video soon, going plugin-free within months
08.28.13

Google+ Hangouts moving to HD video soon, going plugin-free within months

You may not have noticed it yet, but Google is in the middle of sweeping changes to Hangouts that...

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03.25.13
Nokia accuses Google of 'forcing' VP8 video codec on the world, uses patent system to resist it
03.25.13

Nokia accuses Google of 'forcing' VP8 video codec on the world, uses patent system to resist it

Just when Google thought everything was going swell with its open source VP8 video standard for th...

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03.07.13
Google and MPEG LA settle up, free VP8 video codec for the world wide web
03.07.13

Google and MPEG LA settle up, free VP8 video codec for the world wide web

The longstanding disagreement between Google and MPEG LA is finally over, as the two parties have...

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08.06.11
Skype 5.5 uses VP8 for video chats, keeps the WebM love aflame
08.06.11

Skype 5.5 uses VP8 for video chats, keeps the WebM love aflame

Despite forming a coalition with a bevy of companies, Google's radical WebM video libertarianis...

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03.15.11
Internet Explorer 9 gets WebM support with 'preview' plug-in from Google, internet video gets more friendly
03.15.11

Internet Explorer 9 gets WebM support with 'preview' plug-in from Google, internet video gets more friendly

Google has released an early WebM plug-in for Microsoft's latest and greatest browser, IE9 -- stepp...

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02.23.11
Android 2.3.3 gives you another reason to want it: WebM support
02.23.11

Android 2.3.3 gives you another reason to want it: WebM support

Our first indication of a delivery date for the Gingerbread iteration of Android came way back in M...

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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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01.12.11
WebM VP8 specs ready for chip companies to start building hardware acceleration
01.12.11

WebM VP8 specs ready for chip companies to start building hardware acceleration

You know how long we've been waiting for Flash video to get decent hardware acceleration? Well, it...

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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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