Google Acquiring DRM and Video Optimization Company Widevine

Posted Dec 3, 2010

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has announced that they have acquired video optimization and DRM company Widevine. The Widevine team has created a way to provide better video quality for all kinds of businesses. They have worked with studios that produce popular movies and TV shows and they have also worked with cable systems. Google plans to use Widevine technology to make their own services stream better video quality. [Google Blog]