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04.26.11
Coalition of companies creates WebM Community Cross License initiative
04.26.11

Coalition of companies creates WebM Community Cross License initiative

When Google unveiled its WebM open source media format and declared it to be the one codec to rule...

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04.14.11
Perian QuickTime plug-in updated; A must-have for every Mac
04.14.11

Perian QuickTime plug-in updated; A must-have for every Mac

Yesterday Perian updated its QuickTime plug-in for the Mac. For those of you who don't know about...

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03.18.11
WebM components for IE9 bring further video compatibility to Windows, end to codec conflict?
03.18.11

WebM components for IE9 bring further video compatibility to Windows, end to codec conflict?

We've been reporting on the drama over Google's WebM ever since Microsoft compared the video format...

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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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02.12.11
LG Optimus 3D has dual-core 1GHz OMAP 4 CPU, video codecs up the wazoo
02.12.11

LG Optimus 3D has dual-core 1GHz OMAP 4 CPU, video codecs up the wazoo

LG's been mighty stingy with details about its 3D smartphone, but some very promising ones have jus...

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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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01.13.11
Microsoft mocks Google, likens WebM to failed Esperanto language
01.13.11

Microsoft mocks Google, likens WebM to failed Esperanto language

If you fancy yourself a codec nerd then you'll love a tongue-in-cheek piece penned by Tim Sneath, Se...

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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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08.27.10
Microsoft set to up bit rate on Xbox Live voice comms, pwners everywhere rejoice
08.27.10

Microsoft set to up bit rate on Xbox Live voice comms, pwners everywhere rejoice

This might not be as sexy as its recent physical redesign, but the Xbox 360 is about to take what m...

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