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Monday, 24 Nov 2014

Atari: Game Over now available for free online

Atari: Game Over now available for free online

If you're into gaming, you'd have probably heard of Atari and its infamous E.T. cart. It was supposed to be so bad that it caused the whole industry to crash in 1983. Ever wondered if the urban legend that said unsold copies of the game were dumped in the desert was true? Wonder no more.

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014

YouTube now goes up to 60 FPS

YouTube now goes up to 60 FPS

YouTube videos have been capped at 30 frames per second for years, but are now bumped up to 60 FPS for extra smooth playback.

Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014

SoftBank to buy DramaFever

SoftBank to buy DramaFever

Japanese telecommunications and Internet company, SoftBank, looks to venture into entertainment with its acquisition of DramaFever, a video-streaming website, at an undisclosed sum.

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012

Entertainment Apps Overtake Multiplayer Gaming on Xbox Live

Entertainment Apps Overtake Multiplayer Gaming on Xbox Live

Microsoft's continuous upgrades to Xbox Live's entertainment offerings now sees the Xbox 360 being used more for entertainment than gaming.

Thursday, 22 Mar 2012

YouTube Adds New Feature to Video Manager Function

YouTube Adds New Feature to Video Manager Function

The latest blog post from YouTube has revealed a newly-added Video Manager feature that allows for editing of video quality with just one click.

Friday, 27 Jan 2012

YouTube Refines Video Editor, Video Manager & Browse Page

YouTube Refines Video Editor, Video Manager & Browse Page

Avid YouTube video creationists and viewers should take note of the site's latest updates. Changes include a new design and features made to its Video Manager, Video Editor and Browse applications.

RealNetworks Announces Sale of Patents and Video Codec Software to Intel

RealNetworks Announces Sale of Patents and Video Codec Software to Intel

RealNetworks have announced their agreement with Intel to sell a significant number of its patents and its next-generation video CODEC software to the chipmaker for a purchase price of US$120 million.

Thursday, 17 Mar 2011

Google To Improve YouTube's Video Quality

Google To Improve YouTube's Video Quality

Google acquires Irish film technology company, Green Parrot Pictures, to improve the picture quality of videos posted on YouTube.

Friday, 27 Aug 2010

H.264 to Remain Free for Free Internet Video Streaming

H.264 to Remain Free for Free Internet Video Streaming

MPEG-LA, the group holding the patent rights for use of MPEG video codec standards, including the popular H.264 codec, has announced that it will not charge royalties for any website using it to stream freely available video.

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