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New video standard is expected to be a bandwidth buster

The emerging standard HEVC codec promises better, faster HD video without clogging wireless networks, and will ably support 4K TV.

Twitter launches Vine for sharing quick, looping videos

Twitter's new app, Vine, lets you record and share six-second videos.

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How to fix jerky YouTube video in Google Chrome

If you're a Chrome user who's tired of choppy playback, this quick fix should smooth things out.

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Review: DivX Plus 9 is a handy player and all-in-one video tool

DivX Plus Software works well as a desktop media player, but does much more than that. It handles video conversion and file transfers with ease, and works as a DLNA server, too.

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Blu-ray looks ahead to 4K

Seven years after the Blu-ray Disc Association announced the spec for the format, budget players are available and disc sales are strong. The introduction of HDTVs that support a 4K resolution presents Blu-ray fans and promoters with their next challenge.

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With cable-cutting on the rise, so is mobile streaming live TV

New mobile TV streaming technology was on display at CES this year, from apps to tablets that can pick up a signal.

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HP takes the "lap" out of laptop (video)

The crazy side of CES shows us that not all laptops are mobile.

B&O Play unleashes new speakers and TVs you probably can't afford

B&O Play's BeoVision 11 HDTV and BeoLlab 15/16 and Amplifier 1 speaker set are really cool, and really pricey.

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CES Live: Streaming video from the Consumer Electronics Show

Want to see what's happening at CES without actually going to Las Vegas? Watch streaming video from our colleagues at IDG News Service.

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Italian court overturns Google executives' privacy convictions

A Milan appeals court has overturned the conviction of three Google managers for violating Italy's privacy laws by allowing the posting of a video showing the bullying of a handicapped student.