Roku to buy Quibi’s shows to stream free with ads on Roku Channel

Quibi launched as a mobile-only video service in April.  Sarah Tew/CNET Roku said Friday it has agreed to buy the rights to stream shows made for Quibi, the failed, star-studded, mobile-first subscription service for short-form video that collapsed less than a year after its launch. The programming will stream on The Roku Channel, the company’s own […]

Google offers free weekly COVID-19 tests to US employees

Google headquarters in Mountain View, California.  Richard Nieva/CNET Google on Friday said it has begun offering free at-home COVID-19 tests to its staff in the US, the latest perk for a company known for providing lavish benefits to its employees.  The tests are...

Google Photos to end its unlimited free photo storage

Sarah Tew/CNET Google Photos is ending its unlimited free storage policy for photos and videos, the company said in a Wednesday blog post. After June 1, 2021, any new photos and videos you upload will count toward the free 15GB of storage that comes with every Google...