Google Opines On Flash and HTML5, But Defers to its Own WebM Project's…

In a blogpost titled "Flash and the HTML5 tag," YouTube has detailed its (slightly fence-sitting) thoughts on the ever-present Adobe Flash/HTML5 issue, saying that while both offer pluses, it's really Google's own WebM project that we need. [YouTube] » 6/30/10 6:37am 6/30/10 6:37am

Steve Jobs Is Not Impressed With Google's New Video Format

Google hopes to sidestep the entire HTML5 video debate with a new, open source, royalty free format called WebM. But will Apple ever support it? Judging by to the latest missive from Steve's iPad, things don't look great. » 5/20/10 5:18pm 5/20/10 5:18pm

Google Wants to Save Web Video With the New "WebM" Format

HTML5 video has a few hurdles to leap before it can fully replace Flash, but one looms larger than all others: Opposition to proprietary video formats, like h.264. Conveniently, Google has just open-sourced their own format, called WebM. » 5/19/10 12:33pm 5/19/10 12:33pm