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MPEG hammers out codec that halves bit rate

( -- A new international standard for a video compression format was announced today. The draft was issued by the influential Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) which met in Stockholm in July. MPEG, formed by the ...

dateAug 15, 2012 in Software report
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Windows 8 readies push-button PC refresh, reset

( -- Windows 8 is to deliver two new features that could help mute a past history of being the company that delivers blue screens of death and malware magnets. Briefly, Windows 8 is going to make Windows easier ...

dateJan 05, 2012 in Software report
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In Tech: Microsoft tries to win mobile friends

Looking for a new app for making "to-do" lists on your Apple or Android phone? You could use Apple's Reminders or Google's Keep. But Microsoft is hoping you'll try Wunderlist, created by a German tech startup that Microsoft ...

dateJun 04, 2015 in Software
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