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News Archive - January 2013

New video codec to ease pressure on global networks
January 25, 2013
A new video coding standard building on the PrimeTime Emmy award winning ITU-T H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC was agreed by ITU members. The new codec is informally referred to as "High Efficiency Video Coding" (HEVC) and was assigned the official name ITU-T H.265.
Surprise, surprise: Nokia's Q4 rides high on Lumia sales
January 10, 2013
The mobile phone business exceeds expectations and, hallelujah, Nokia shows signs of "underlying profitability." Moving 4.4 million Lumia smartphones had to help.