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CyberLink PowerDirector Android App Offers 4K Video Editing

CyberLink Corp. announced that its PowerDirector video editing app for Android mobile devices now supports 4K video.

New Association Promotes Virtual Reality Industry

A collection of prominent VR headset manufacturers announced the creation of the Global Virtual Reality Association (GVRA).

Google Play Movies Hits LG Smart TVs

LG Electronics announced that Google Play Movies & TV is now rolling out this month for its Smart TVs.

Full Steam Ahead for DASH Industry Forum

The DASH Industry Forum (DASH-IF) announced that its membership continues to grown and the group is participating in the IBC 2014 conference, which begins next week.

Will Android TV Crush, Kill, Destroy?

IHS Technology announced it reckons that Google’s Android TV platform has the potential to disrupt the landscape for streaming media players.

Entertainment in the Internet Age Conference a Smashing Success

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) announced that its recent Entertainment in the Internet Age (ETIA) conference was well received.

Viacom and Google Settle YouTube Lawsuit

Google and Viacom announced that they have resolved their long-running copyright dispute in which Viacom accused Google of disseminating its videos on YouTube without permission.

UK Entertainment Market Evolves

The Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) announced it reckons that streaming and access services comprised a quarter of the UK entertainment market in 2013.

Google Sells Motorola Mobility to Lenovo

Google announced that it is selling its Motorola Mobility smartphone business to Lenovo for roughly $2.91 billion (USD).

Hisense Rolls Out Android Smart TVs and STB

Hisense announced the launch of its new Android-powered H6 Smart TVs and Pulse PRO Set-Top Box (STB).

Sony Introduces BRAVIA Smart Stick

Sony Electronics announced its new NSZ-GU1 BRAVIA Smart Stick ($149.99) with Google services.

Motorola Accused of Infringing MPEG-2 Patents

MPEG LA announced that several patent holders in its MPEG-2 Patent Portfolio License have filed an enforcement action against Motorola Mobility.

BlueStacks Unveils GamePop Mini

BlueStacks announced GamePop Mini, the company’s new Android-based ‘free’ hardware with subscription ($6.99/month) video game console.

Google Play Comes to NOOK Tablets

Barnes & Noble announced that Google Play is now available on the company’s NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ tablets.

MPEG LA Licenses VP8 Video Patents to Google

MPEG LA announced that Google has signed a licensing agreement that covers patents applicable to VP8 and earlier-generation VPx video compression-related technologies.