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5 Times DivX was Identical to HBO’s Silicon Valley

by Jim Styn I love the HBO series, Silicon Valley. The characters/actors are incredible, the writing is amazing and the stories are hilarious. It’s a great caricature of the tech industry without becoming an absurd parody and I love when you can see bits of real tech entrepreneurs in the fictional characters (my f…

DivX Plus Technology Helped Streaming Video Step into the Spotlight

Beginning in 2003, DivX® partnered with the world’s leading chip manufacturers and CE companies to build support for DivX playback into a wide variety of devices, from mobile phones to DVD players to gaming consoles. With the DivX Certification® program, the company helped pave the road from the PC to the living r…

DivX Connected Brought the Internet Video Experience to the Living Room

The groundbreaking DivX codec first became popular in the early 2000s, a more innocent time when Mac computers came in bright colors, Toby Maguire was Spider-Man, and the best way to get high-quality video content from the Internet was to download it to your computer. Of course, once you downloaded a DivX file it…

How Stage6 Changed the Video Sharing Game

In 2006, DivX® was a thriving technology company with a popular video codec used by millions of people around the world. DivX technology was integrated into tens of millions of DVD players and consumer electronics devices from major manufacturers, enabling consumers to playback DivX videos on their televisions. Th…

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