Archives: May 2013

Google's VP8 codec license is OK after all

May 31, 2013
Google caused confusion with talk of patents, but it turns out company's VP8 video codec is safe for open source use
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Ubuntu 'superphone' needs a superstrategy

May 24, 2013
In an interview, community manager Jono Bacon reveals strength -- and risk -- of Canonical's bold challenge to Google and Apple
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Google's open video proposal closes door on software freedom

May 17, 2013
Google/MPEG-LA deal showed promise, but Google's requirement for user licenses may bring a backlash
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Here's to 20 years of the Web -- may it stay open and free

May 10, 2013
CERN first made available the Web's source code 20 years ago. We can still learn from that spirit of openness today
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The Linux desktop is already the new normal

May 03, 2013
We're so busy seeking release from Windows that we overlooked all the ways Linux had already freed us
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