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YouTube defaults to SD quality worldwide to tame bandwidth surge

YouTube has announced that videos on the site will default to standard definition (SD) quality for the next month in order to cope with demand from the bored, housebound masses. Similar measures were undertaken by the company in Europe last week, and other big consumers of bandwidth are likewise taking steps to minimize their impact. ...

Amazon, YouTube join Netflix in reducing stream quality in EU during coronavirus pandemic

03.20.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Movie and TV aficionados should get used to reduced image quality on their favorite streaming service, at least for a little while. Amazon and YouTube both confirmed on Friday that they would be reducing video stream quality in the EU to ensure there... ...

Daily Crunch: Streaming services respond to COVID-19

Streaming services will reduce video quality in Europe, we get our hands on the new MacBook Air and Anthony Levandowski pleads guilty. Here’s your Daily Crunch for March 20, 2020. 1. Netflix will reduce streaming quality in Europe for 30 days EU Commissioner Thierry Breton has called for Netflix to reduce streaming quality in Europe ...

Soothing video of cats and dominoes is the perfect distraction from coronavirus

03.19.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

As the world hunkers down during the coronavirus pandemic, were all left trying to find some kind of comfort while isolating ourselves from the outside world.With that in mind, a tweet from the user @ziyatong went... well... viral this week, and ... ...