Most talked about stories

Netflix, AT&T Ink Peering Deal, Boost Streaming Speeds — Netflix and AT&T have reached an agreement that will provide streaming entertainment directly to customers, in the hope of reducing buffering on popular shows. "We reached an interconnect agreement with Netflix in May and since then have been working together to provision additional interconnect capacity to improve the viewing experience for our mutual subscribers," the companies said in a joint statement.

Facebook To Shutter Gifts Feature in August — If you're hoping to woo your significant other with a Facebook-purchased present via its Gift feature, act fast-the site's online store will shutter on Aug. 12. Less than two years after launching a virtual marketplace through which you can send real gifts to family and friends, Facebook announced plans to close down the service.

Nintendo Reports Financial Loss, Wii U Gain — Even Mario may not be able to save Nintendo from impending doom as the Japanese video game giant posted another quarterly loss. Nintendo's first fiscal quarter earnings report revealed a ¥9.92 billion ($96.7 million) loss-a devastating dive compared to last year's profit of ¥8.62 billion in the same quarter.

U.K. Launches Driverless Car Campaign — The United Kingdom has given autonomous driving the green light, launching a new campaign that will see driverless cars on local roads within six months. The government is calling on U.K. cities to join with businesses and research organizations to throw their hat into the ring for a share of a £10 million competition to host the country's driverless cars trial.