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Return to YouTube's old way of buffering full videos

With a browser extension, you can disable YouTube's Dash Playback to buffer full videos instead of segment by segment.

By August 30, 2013

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Pandora iOS update adds autopause, better buffering

The changes are meant to keep Pandora's mobile radio playing when you want it and turn it off when you don't, as the company keeps the bite of licensing costs limited to engaged listening.

By July 9, 2013

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Netflix strikes streaming-traffic deal with AT&T too

In an effort to decrease buffering and increase streaming speeds, the video service signs a deal with the Internet service provider to get a direct connection to broadband customers.

By July 29, 2014

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Smartphone buyers in emerging markets want big screens too

A survey that targeted more than 1,300 smartphone users in countries such as Brazil, India, Indonesia, Kenya, and Mexico found people craving devices with 5-inch and 5.5-inch screens.

By August 14, 2014

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FCC: What's up with those Netflix-ISP 'peering' deals?

Chairman Tom Wheeler says the agency needs a better handle on broadband provider hookups to make sure the ISPs aren't abusing their power.

By June 13, 2014

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Verizon vs. Netflix: What's this really about? (Q&A)

Verizon's top policy wonk explains why Netflix shouldn't blame Verizon for poor streaming quality. He also talks Net neutrality.

By June 7, 2014

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Verizon threatens to sue Netflix over congestion claims

Netflix's messages to its customers blaming Verizon for poor video service are "deceptive, inaccurate, and an unfair business practice," the carrier says.

By June 5, 2014

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Netflix takes aim at Verizon over slow data speeds

Messages from Netflix to its subscribers are quick to place blame when video streams get bogged down.

By June 4, 2014

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Verizon fires back at Netflix over video playback 'PR stunt'

The ISP's hackles are up after a Netflix claim that Verizon is bogging down video streams. So much for smoothing things over with that peering deal.

By June 4, 2014

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​Great people make great sites

Some of the most innovative sites are the result of a single person with a good idea and the drive to see it through (plus a little help from their friends).

By May 30, 2014