Video files keep growing like kudzu

In 2007, online video was a straightforward affair: You put a video online; you made it short; and you hoped for the best. But today, due to a growing number of video codecs and connected devices, publishers need to produce an ever-increasing number of video files.…

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Vid-Biz: Flash 3-D, TiVo, AT&T

Today on the Net: Adobe will add 3-D capabilities to an upcoming release of its Flash plugin, TiVo is working on developing a whole-home DVR that takes advantage of MoCA technology and AT&T could drop AMC, WeTv and IFC as part of a carriage dispute.…

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Why Porn and the iPad Are Key for HTML5

Appleā€™s move to ban Adobe Flash from its iOS has opened a huge window for any technology that can deliver a top-notch multimedia experience on the iPad and other Apple gadgets. And porn purveyors are starting to tilt the balance in favor of HTML5.…

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The Return of DRM

Not long ago, digital rights management and copy protection seemed to be on their last legs. But DRM is poised to make a major comeback, and copy restrictions could soon be a bigger of TV viewing than ever.…

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A Brighter Week Ahead for Flash

The growing anti-Apple alliance between Google and Adobe is likely to extend beyond mobile devices and apps, however. One collaboration that is surely in the works, even if its not ready to be announced this week, is the integration of Flash into Google's new Smart TV platform…

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