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Nokia not happy with Google for trying to force VP8 codec on the world

Google has been pushing its VP8 codec for a couple of years now, and together with Vorbis audio encoding, the two codecs are the base of the royalty-free WebM format (also known as RFC 6386) that is designed for use with HTML5 video. However, Nokia isn’t too happy that Google is getting all the …

Intellectual Property

Microsoft reportedly looking to dump IPTV business in favor of Xbox

Microsoft appears to be mulling over plans to dump its IPTV business. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that Ericsson is in talks with the software maker to buy up its IPTV software, known as Media Room, that is used to power services like AT&T's U-verse. Microsoft is expected to continue its focus on TV apps and …

RasPiComm extension board adds new features to the cheap Raspberry Pi

If you’re the sort of geek who likes to tinker with all sorts of electronics products and projects, you may be familiar with the Raspberry Pi …

Are edutech startups plugging an innovation gap in our universities?

Universities should not depend on big vendors for technology solutions, but instead encourage their staff and students to engage and collaborate with …

BlackBerry’s Android Bet Is Paying Off

BlackBerry’s App World now touts 100,000 BB10 applications. An impressive number for a platform just months old. But out of those 100,000 applications, roughly 20% are Android apps, simply ported over rather than being coded specifically for BlackBerry 10.<p>This is a win for BlackBerry. It’s a big …

Battlefield 4 announced, launching this fall

It seems like only yesterday when <i>Battlefield 3</i> was announced and launched, but Electronic Arts has announced that the next installment in the series,</i> …

Amazon expands X-Ray feature to TV shows

Back in September, Amazon announced a new feature for Kindle devices called X-Ray, which essentially gives users more information about the movie …

Samsung sees A4WP wireless charging as the future

Source: Wired<p>Wireless charging is becoming an increasingly popular feature in top of the line smartphones. The new Galaxy S4 comes with built in wireless charging, but Samsung doesn’t see the Qi technology (the current standard found in most wireless charging products) used in its new flagship …

Wireless Charging

iPad mini vs Nexus 7 vs Nexus 10 vs Surface RT: tablet comparison review

(Please note: this is <i>not</i> a comprehensive roundup of every tablet on the market, <i>nor</i> a detailed list of every specification of those tablets. It's my …

Hands-on with Mozilla’s Web-based “Firefox OS” for smartphones | Ars Technica

Plans for an all-HTML5 smartphone OS are ambitious. Maybe too ambitious.<p>Launching a new mobile OS is a difficult project since the market leaders, …

Google brings live transit data to New York and Salt Lake City

Public transportation carries millions upon millions of people to and from their destinations every day, so it makes sense that Google is wanting to …

The biggest cyber attack in the history of the Internet is happening right now

At this very moment, the largest cyber attack ever declared is emanating from a decommissioned, nuclear-war proof NATO bunker with five foot-thick concrete walls and a reputation for harboring spammers and cybercriminals. It’s all part of a dustup between CyberBunker—so named for the building just …

Cyber-attacks

More Apps Coming to Cars, but They’re Still Miles From Perfection

One thing is certain at today’s New York International Auto Show: Auto makers are getting more app-happy.<p>But auto apps are still far from high-tech …

Bright Lights, Old iMacs

Even with their outdated CRT displays, Apple's old rainbow assortment of iMacs are just too damn adorable to toss. But what do you do if you have a …

Mozilla making the Web a gaming platform with Unreal 3 engine in a browser | Ars Technica

High performance JavaScript and WebGL could put high-end games on the Web.<p>Mozilla wants the Web to be a platform that's fit for any purpose. That's …

Fast broadband speeds not guaranteed by living in city centre, figures show

A home in the centre of town is no guarantee of fast broadband speeds, with UK customers facing a postcode lottery when it comes to internet …

Sony dives deep into the PS4’s hardware power, controller features at GDC | Ars Technica

New tidbits on PlayStation 4 Eye camera and user interface as well.<p>At a presentation at the Game Developers Conference today, Sony Senior Staff …