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May, 2010

  • 21 May

    Google Pleases the Masses

    As I predicted and many observers had hoped, Google has released their newly acquired VP8 video codec into the open source wild. To be quite honest, it happened sooner that I expected, and Apple H.264 developers have already chimed in to call the VP8 codec “a mess”. But biased commentary …

  • 18 May

    Apple, Gucci win domain disputes

    Apple won an important victory with the WIPO this week after it was given control of the name itunes.com.mx. I’m sure Cupertino lost quite a bit Mexican traffic to this domain and owning it will help it protect the Apple brand. The company is also the first multinational corporation to …

April, 2010

  • 16 April

    The Latest in the HTML 5 Saga

    For the past year, we have been following the development of the HTML 5 standard, particularly as it relates to streaming video, an issue of importance for both web hosting providers and their clients. There are some new developments that may change the situation for the better. Originally, HTML 5 …

March, 2010

  • 17 March

    Microsoft says IE9 will support HTML5

    Just as we predicted, Microsoft has announced that their latest incarnation of Internet Explorer, version 9, will included support for some HTML 5 elements, including video. Much to the chagrin of Mozilla and other open standard advocates, however, the new demo build of the browser only supports h.264 video, following …

  • 5 March

    Microsoft may soon step up its HTML 5 game

    Just days after we posted news about Google’s acquisitions that position it to make a large impact on HTML 5 video development, suspicion is floating around the tech world that Microsoft is planning a big announcement for Internet Explorer 9, the next installment of their declining browser. If Microsoft intends …

  • 2 March

    The HTML 5 video debate revisted

    Website owners should always be concerned about the latest news and developments with the web browser wars and Web standards. Decisions made by these third parties can directly affect how your website is presented to your viewers and whether you need to make adjustments. Our original post centered around Apple …

February, 2010

  • 24 February

    Colocate an iPad?

    Ever since Steve Jobs announced the iPad some time ago, the new product has received its fair share of hype and heat. A colocation company has taken things to a new level, however, with the launch of iPadcolo.net. The site advertises iPad colocation with 64 GB of storage in a …

  • 4 February

    Monitoring your server from your iPhone

    Picture this. You’re on the go, traveling, working, going on a date, or even just taking a nap, and you suddenly start getting phone calls. Little do you know that those phone calls are from angry customers or your boss. The server went down two hours ago, but you had …

  • 4 February

    Apple's open source streaming server

    In a previous post, we learned about two streaming media servers, one proprietary (Shoutcast) and one open source (Icecast). But there are other free and open source media servers, and one worth noting is Darwin Streaming Server (DSS), which is based on Apple’s Quicktime Streaming Server (QTSS). DSS supports RTP …

January, 2010

  • 28 January

    Apple misses out on iPad domains

    Despite working for years to design its iPad tablet, Apple failed to register any domains related to the new product. It doesn’t own iPad.net, iPad.eu, iPad.de, or even iPad.com. What was the Cupertino company, which has filed trademark-related disputes over numerous domains in the past, thinking? Without owning at least …