Google puts its money where its mouth is with a plan to provide public housing residents with free access to its 1 gigabit-per-second Fiber service.
YouTube releases the Google Video Quality Report, a tool that shows how your video-streaming quality compares to your neighbor's.
With a browser extension, you can disable YouTube's Dash Playback to buffer full videos instead of segment by segment.
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.
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.
Google has bought a start-up that offers lockers to hold your purchases, hinting it wants to rival Amazon in the delivery stakes.
The Canadian startup could help Google build out its e-commerce efforts.
A new video codec from Google promises to deliver 4K content without all that buffering.
Toshiba smart TVs with DivX Plus add DVD features to movie streaming -- oh, and they boldly claim no buffering.
The cash infusion will allow the daily deals site to pursue its "aggressive road map" while buffering it against "unanticipated events or bumps in the road," says CEO Tim O'Shaughnessy.