Compression

11.11.19
Apple tried and failed to break RED's stranglehold on RAW video
11.11.19

Apple tried and failed to break RED's stranglehold on RAW video

It'll likely have to pay to license its ProRes RAW codec.

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01.12.19
Spryng is tech-laced compression wear for speeding up workout recovery
01.12.19

Spryng is tech-laced compression wear for speeding up workout recovery

Feels like a blood pressure monitor, worn like a shinguard.

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03.17.17
Google's new algorithm shrinks JPEG files by 35 percent
03.17.17

Google's new algorithm shrinks JPEG files by 35 percent

The Guetzli encoder could literally cut down the size of the web.

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02.22.17
Microsoft creates a low-data version of Skype for India
02.22.17

Microsoft creates a low-data version of Skype for India

Skype Lite will compress images and video for smooth running even on 2G networks.

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12.05.16
Netflix updated its video encoding to make downloads look better
12.05.16

Netflix updated its video encoding to make downloads look better

Using Google's VP9 codec, Netflix says it can achieve the same quality at much lower bitrates.

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01.20.16
Google's latest data-squeezing algorithm is coming to Chrome
01.20.16

Google's latest data-squeezing algorithm is coming to Chrome

The Brotli algorithm will be especially helpful for mobile users.

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09.29.15
Flickr's new image compression was almost invisible, until it wasn't
09.29.15

Flickr's new image compression was almost invisible, until it wasn't

Ugh, it's all pixelated. Ugh, artifacts. Compression is otherwise a pretty useful trick for s...

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08.19.15
Xiaomi's global devices to get Opera's data-saving tech
08.19.15

Xiaomi's global devices to get Opera's data-saving tech

Following yesterday's announcement on Opera Max supporting YouTube and Netflix, today the comp...

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08.18.15
Opera Max saves data on YouTube and Netflix
08.18.15

Opera Max saves data on YouTube and Netflix

Until now, one of the limitations with the Opera Max Android app is that it doesn't compress e...

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