The US' top source of Internet traffic, Netflix beats the Net neutrality drum in a new filing to FCC, with a nod to HBO's viral comedy-show clip.
The consumer electronics giant has thrown its weight behind an effort to get devices on the Internet of Things to communicate and cooperate. There are several such groups, though.
Tech giants join forces to create the Open Interconnect Consortium, setting up a rivalry with a similarly minded, Linux-focused group.
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.
Nest, Samsung, and others found an Internet of Things standards group, following a handful of other organizations.
Preliminary data on Internet congestion in the US indicates there isn't much of it -- unless Netflix is part of the equation.
Messages from Netflix to its subscribers are quick to place blame when video streams get bogged down.
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.
The SATA data-transfer standard has served the industry well, but hard drive maker WD has a product that demonstrates the shift to the faster PCI Express tech.
Commentary: The answer to better, faster video-streaming services over the Internet can be summed up in one word -- competition.