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Google unleashes free speedy Internet service on low-income homes

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.

By February 3, 2016

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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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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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Google buys BufferBox, gearing up for same-day deliveries?

Google has bought a start-up that offers lockers to hold your purchases, hinting it wants to rival Amazon in the delivery stakes.

By December 1, 2012

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Google acquires BufferBox, provider of delivery lockers

The Canadian startup could help Google build out its e-commerce efforts.

By November 30, 2012

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YouTube to deliver 4K video at half the bandwidth

A new video codec from Google promises to deliver 4K content without all that buffering.

By January 2, 2014

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Toshiba TVs with DivX Plus add DVD features to online movies

Toshiba smart TVs with DivX Plus add DVD features to movie streaming -- oh, and they boldly claim no buffering.

By May 7, 2013

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LivingSocial raises $110M in funding from current investors

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.

By February 20, 2013