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Submission + - Nero Files Antitrust Case Against MPEG-LA (osnews.com)

TheReal_sabret00the writes: Nero AG, a company with one of the most fitting names ever (can you imagine a company called Hitler or Stalin 2000 years from now?), has filed an anti-trust lawsuit against the MPEG-LA. The German technology company claims the licensing body has abused its monopoly power, and that is has not honoured agreements made with the US Department of Justice. There's some juicy stuff in here.

Submission + - Hulu: HTML5 'doesn't yet meet our customers needs (engadget.com) 1

TheReal_sabret00the writes: Hulu rolled out an updated version of its video player today, but what you may not have noticed is that the company also took advantage of the occasion to briefly talk about HTML5. In a post on the Hulu blog (which has curiously since been pulled, though it remains in the RSS feed), Hulu's VP of Product Eugene Wei took a moment for an "aside on HTML5," in which he said that while Hulu continues to monitor developments on HTML5, "as of now it doesn't yet meet all of our customers' needs."

Submission + - Google to make VP8 free, HTML5 to benefit (neowin.net) 1

TheReal_sabret00the writes: Sources are indicating that Google is set to open up the VP8 codec that they recently acquired from last year’s On2 purchase. NewTeeVee reports that sources familiar with the matter have confirmed Google’s plan to open-source the project next month at their annual Google I/O developer conference.

Submission + - Victorinox offers hackers

TheReal_sabret00the writes: Swiss Army Knife maker Victorinox is asking the best of Britain's hackers to try and beat the biometric security built into its latest USB Flash drive-fitted penknife.

Submission + - Opera: 'Dramatic' rise since Microsoft's ballot (techradar.com)

TheReal_sabret00the writes: "A multitude of browsers will make the web more standardised and easier to browse".

According to Opera, the increase represents a doubling from normal download numbers on average – and the impact in some countries has been larger still.

Poland (328%) Spain (215%) and Italy (202%) top the list of increases, with the UK's 85 per cent actually one of the smaller changes.

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