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Cloud TV recording just like Foxtel IQ: Optus

Optus has compared digital video-recording systems, such as Foxtel's IQ, to its cloud-based TV-recording app, TV Now, in arguing that it falls within the "time-shift" provisions of the Copyright Act.

December 18, 2011

Windows Phone Mango plugs in Skype video

Mango, the next version of Windows Phone 7, will support Skype video calling, attendants at a Microsoft Tech Ed session have heard.In addition, handsets with the Microsoft mobile OS update will have forward-facing cameras, according to a post on Twitter by technology consultant Paul Spain.

August 26, 2011 by

Microsoft adds H.264 support to Google Chrome

Last month, Google announced that it was removing support for H.264 video playback in its Chrome browser. But modern versions of OS X and Windows already include fully licensed copies of the H.264 codecs. So why not use them? Microsoft ha now done exactly that. How will Google respond?

February 1, 2011

Android OS bombshell: Did Google illegally lift copyrighted code?

In a lawsuit filed last summer, Oracle accused Google of patent and copyright infringement in the development and distribution of the Android OS. Today, a prominent expert on intellectual property revealed evidence that Android may indeed violate those copyrights. Here's why this lawsuit is not like the others.

January 21, 2011

Apple previews Mac OS X Lion [video]

Apple CEO Steve Jobs and Vice President Craig Federighi offer a look at Lion, the next version of Mac OS X. The demo shows a new feature called Mission Control, which combines the Expose, Dashboard, and Spaces applications of OS X with full-screen apps.

October 20, 2010 by

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