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​Are your streams buffering? YouTube wants to help

YouTube releases the Google Video Quality Report, a tool that shows how your video-streaming quality compares to your neighbor's.

By May 29, 2014

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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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YouTube's top engineer, wrangler of eons of video (Q&A)

Every month, YouTubers watch 6 billion hours of video. That's how long Homo sapiens have existed -- times three. Venkat Panchapakesan is the person figuring out how to deliver it all.

By October 5, 2014

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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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YouTube freshens its TV look, starting with Xbox One

Google's massive video site tweaks its app for televisions to make it quicker to get to your subscribed channels and recommendations, rolling out the update to Xbox One first.

By August 14, 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