Netflix plans its move from Microsoft Silverlight to HTML5 video – theverge

“Last month Google announced that Netflix was now available on ARM-based Samsung Chromebooksthanks to the use of HTML5 video — and now the streaming service has outlined its larger plans to eventually move to the format for all computers.”

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Rovi Signs With Freescale for First DivX Plus Streaming Mobile Agreement

Rovi Corporation today announced its DivX Plus Streaming(TM) technology will be integrated into the latest Freescale i.MX 6 series ARM(R)-based processors for tablets and other smart mobile devices. The agreement continues the industry momentum for DivX Plus Streaming and will enable mobile device manufacturers to more rapidly release devices that support the feature-rich adaptive streaming solution.

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MediaTek’s Google TV 120Hz chipset detailed on @SlashGear

“MediaTek, one of Google’s new chipset partners for the ARM-based next generation of Google TV, has detailed the SoC potentially powering your next Android-based smart TV. The MediaTek 120Hz Smart TV packs media decoding, wireless, 3D processing and more into a single chip, including WiFi synchronization of multiple sets with one or more WiFi-enabled base stations, for simultaneous broadcast between them all.”

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Google TV officially switching to ARM, Marvell Armada 1500 CPU to lead the charge

After all the rumors including word that Intel was backing away from its Atom CE4100 CPU it’s finally official: Google TV is moving from x86 to ARM, and Marvell is letting everyone know its Foresight platform has been selected to power the next generation of Google TV hardware.

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“The problem here is that I can’t see a single compelling reason why Apple should go into the business of making TVs. What’s more, not a single person writing about these ‘Apple TV’ rumors can come up with a good reason either. They pull together technologies like Siri and ARM-based CPUs, then do some hand-waving and come to the conclusion that Apple must be working on TVs. Ignoring the fact that Apple already sells a product that will connect to any TV that happens to have an HDMI connector called the AppleTV.”