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Toronto-based mDialog, a video sharing and distribution startup, has raised a $3 million first round from angel investors, reports VentureBe…

Toronto-based mDialog, a video sharing and distribution startup, has raised a $3 million first round from angel investors, reports VentureBeat. In addition to offering user-generated content sharing, which is like an endless list of other companies, mDialog plans to distribute professional, third party content in a format designed for Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) services, including AppleTV. It’s licensed Apple

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  1. Apple doesn't own or have any Intellectual property on AVC/ H.264.
    Stop perpetuating the myth and get your facts straight.
    http://www.mpegla.com/

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  2. Wow, talk about being harsh!

    But Matt is correct, Apple does not own the patent (IP) on MPEG-4. In a quote from the apple site:

    <blockquote>the ISO chose the QuickTime file format as the foundation for the new MPEG-4 standard.</blockquote>

    [via http://www.apple.com/quicktime/technologies/mpeg4/%5D

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  3. Sorry had a bad hair day :) I've just seen this mis-representation too many times.

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