Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 30th Sep 2010 23:04 UTC
Google A few months ago, Google open sourced the VP8 video codec as part of the WebM video project, to create a truly Free/free unencumbered video format for the web as an answer to the non-Free/free patent-encumbered H264 format. Today, Google launched a new image format for the web, WebP, which aims to significantly reduce the file size of photos and images on the web.
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And the real answer is...
by bnolsen on Sun 3rd Oct 2010 04:49 UTC
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...higher bandwidth.

100MB/s should be common by now in the US. Sadly most homes can't even get close to 10MB/s speeds and high numbers of people don't even have 1/10 that even.

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