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Advocates call for a Netflix boycott amidst controversy about HTML5 video standards

Will the web titan's lobbying efforts to implement DRM in HTML5 video standards cause #CancelNetflix to be the next #DefeatSOPA?

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Tune in or tune out: How does Windows 8 stack up on a home theater PC?

Windows 8's modern interface translates surprisingly well to the TV screen, but some key software omissions could hurt HTPC buffs.

Amazon tests Flash support for Kindle Fire as new tablets wait in the wings

Amazon is trying to give mobile Flash a new lease on life, long after Adobe left the plug-in for dead on phones and tablets.

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Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions hit 700,000

Adobe reports that it added 221,000 new subscribers to its Creative Cloud subscription service and aims for 1.25 million by the end of the year.

Adobe releases Creative Cloud into the wild

Adobe's massive experiment in subscription software begins now with the release of Creative Cloud.

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The media buff

Here are the 13 best free tools for the media buff.

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Skype for Linux 4.2 aims to deliver more polish

Now available for multiple Linux distributions, this new update brings numerous tweaks and enhancements.

Mozilla teams up for new JavaScript video codec that eliminates need for plug-ins

The Mozilla Foundation and graphic rendering technology company Otoy have built a video codec, written with JavaScript and WebGL, that would eliminate the need for using plug-ins to view video in a browser.

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Adobe scraps Creative Suite software licenses in favor of cloud subscriptions

Adobe announced sweeping changes to its Creative Suite software line. Signaling a new focus on integrating creative services in the cloud with its desktop software lineup, Adobe launched a new cloud-based Creative Suite, now named Creative Cloud.

Premiere Pro leads Adobe's video software in Creative Cloud

Adobe's latest versions of Premiere Pro and After Effects bring video enhancements to its new software subscription package.

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4 video editors that are up to the task for both amateurs and pros

Adobe Premiere Pro CS6, Corel VideoStudio Pro X6, CyberLink PowerDirector 11 and Sony Vegas Pro 12 are suitable for the ambitious amateur or for the professional who wants to complete a quick project.

BitTorrent partners with Cinedigm for first film promotion

BitTorrent explores feature film distribution, opens file-syncing project to the public.

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Massive citizen smartphone photo and video probe underway into Boston bombings

Following the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday, investigators mounted a massive investigation that includes close scrutiny of digital photos and videos taken about the time of the blasts from citizen smartphones and area surveillance cameras.

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Hands on with the MLB.tv Windows 8 app: More bunt than home run

MLB.tv has finally made its way to the Windows Store, but it should have spent a bit more time in spring training.

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Adobe granting sneak peek at pro video apps to broadcasters conference

Adobe is allowing National Association of Broadcasters convention attendees a glimpse of the new versions of its professional video software.