Claims a 30 percent improvement.
MPEG has announced the HEVC codec, which halves video bitrate without harming quality.
Google has launched a new VP8 implementation, this time aimed at still images.
Microsoft has released the first public beta of the next generation Internet Explorer.
The MPEG LA has revoked its deadline, meaning H.264 is now free for streaming services.
Tests of Google's WebM video codec by a videoconference firm show it beating H.264.
Google's image search has just been overhauled to show more pics!
The latest release of the VLC Player brings hardware decoding of H.264 video to some platforms.
The next version of Firefox - possibly due later this month - will support Google's WebM codec.
Apple has launched a site demonstrating the power of HTML 5 - via its Safari browser, naturally.
Sonic Solutions has announced a $323 million deal to buy video compression specialist DivX.
Intel has hinted that if Google's WebM codec takes off it could add acceleration to its Atom processors.
Document sharing site Scribd is ditching Flash in favour of HTML 5.
Google Gears, the search giant's offline caching technology, is being redeveloped using the HTML 5 specification - potentially making it easier for third parties to implement.
Google has upped its offer for the acquisition of video compression specialist On2 Technologies by $0.15 a share, and will offer 0.001 of a share of its own in exchange.
NeoSmart Technologies has released a front end for YouTube which provides a way for users to watch videos without the need for Adobe's Flash Player, via HTML 5.
The non-profit Khronos Group has given out a few details of its up-coming royalty-free WebGL standard, which promises plugin-free 3D acceleration within your browser.
The Editor of the HTML 5 specification has announced that it has dropped native video and audio support from the spec.