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.
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.
An Intel engineer has lifted the lid on a mesh-based monitoring system linked to Twitter.
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.
Sonic Solutions has announced a $323 million deal to buy video compression specialist DivX.
Google is looking to win the HTML 5 war with the release of an open-source VP8 implementation.
American retail giant Wal-Mart has announced its acquisition of video on demand service Vudu, with its first planned project being to delete all the porn.
We test Intel's latest GMA HD graphics in its Clarkdale Core i5-661 CPU to see how it stacks up against AMDs 785G and Nvidia's 9300 IGPs when it comes to gaming and HD video. Long derided as terrible, GMA HD might be about to prove Intel's graphics detractors wrong.
Chip manufacturer Broadcom has announced its next-generation mobile graphics processor, the VideoCore IV - and the specifications are certainly impressive.
Acer is set to launch an Aspire One netbook with a multimedia co-processor and 1280x720 screen capable of playing high definition media.
The Mozilla Foundation has put the Wikimedia Foundation in charge of a $100,000 grant to improve the Ogg Theora and Vorbis media codecs.