Linked by fran on Sun 20th Mar 2011 20:00 UTC
Multimedia, AV "Addressing a major weakness its plan to build its WebM video technology into the Web, Google yesterday released a version of its VP8 video encoder and decoder designed to be baked into hardware. [...] The hardware implementation of VP8 is called H1 and now Anthill, said Aki Kuusela, engineering manager of the WebM Project, in a blog post. It comes in the form of RTL, or Register Transfer Language, a very low-level description close to how processors actually perform their instructions, and it's available royalty free."
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Thom_Holwerda
Member since:
2005-06-29

This is bad ... err, ummm, ... how exactly?


Apple fanboy logic:

If Apple (an advertising company also) has all your info through iTunes, MobileMe, App Store, and so on, and uses it for targeted advertising: okay.

If Google has all your info through its services and uses it for targeted advertising: bad.

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testman Member since:
2007-10-15

I hope that wasn't directed towards me, Thom. For the record I believe selling advertising and aggregate user data to be a perfectly legitimate means of paying for this kind of thing.

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