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Sprint adds Baltimore and Kansas City to mid-2012 4G LTE launch

Google ready to build Kansas City's high-speed fiber network

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It's been two years since Google announced the 1-gigabit-per-second Google Fiber project. Now it's ready to start building it....
Google ready to build Kansas City's high-speed fiber network

The MLB's Passbook ticketing experiment pays off

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The day after Apple released iOS 6, I was at a Giants game in San Francisco, trying out the Passbook integration ginned up by the MLB and Tickets.com. I loved it. It was a seamless experience, and you could tell that there was a ton of thought put into how...
The MLB's Passbook ticketing experiment pays off

T-Mobile's New LTE Network Spotted Being Tested In 8 Major U.S. Cities

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While T-Mobile is more than a bit late to the LTE game, the company confirmed on Monday that their new network would be launching by the end of the month. Where it would launch, however, was kept under wraps. That’s the idea, at least. Thanks to some data mined out...
T-Mobile's New LTE Network Spotted Being Tested In 8 Major U.S. Cities

An Amazing World Spoiled On A Generation Of Idiots: The Funniest Things Anyone Has Ever Said About Tech

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Technology is funny. We've got proof of that on video. Cell phones, the Internet, Facebook and most definitely Twitter is the stuff of great jokes. Now add aging parents, Google,  Microsoft and lawmakers. A word of caution. A few of the videos that follow contain some salty language. Sensitive ears...
An Amazing World Spoiled On A Generation Of Idiots: The Funniest Things Anyone Has Ever Said About Tech
Google Fiber adds ESPN, Disney to its TV lineup

Seattle outranks San Francisco for title of geekiest (and smartest) people

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A Seattle rainbow San Francisco may have better restaurants, weather, shopping and cocktails. But here’s one area where Seattle outshines the city by the bay. According to a survey by Travel + Leisure magazine, Seattle has the most tech-savvy people in the country. Yep, we’re geekier in Seattle than our...
Seattle outranks San Francisco for title of geekiest (and smartest) people

Zaarly Temporarily Shuts Down Its New York City Office

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Mark Ecko's office circa 2009 via Gawker Back in December, Bo Fishback, CEO of the peer-to-peer marketplace Zaarly, which lets you buy and sell products and services from the people around you, told Betabeat that Zaarly planned to grow its presence in New York City from two full-time employees up...
Zaarly Temporarily Shuts Down Its New York City Office
FCC Chairman calls for gigabit internet in all 50 states by 2015

After Acquiring 15 Groupon Clones, CrowdSavings Finds a Buyer for Itself

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Two daily deal companies that are far off the radar are joining forces with Half Off Depot agreeing to acquire CrowdSavings for $6.4 million in cash and stock. Together, the two will be rebranded as nCrowd, and will be headquartered out of Atlanta. There are two remarkable aspects to this transaction,...
After Acquiring 15 Groupon Clones, CrowdSavings Finds a Buyer for Itself
Sprint Galaxy S III availability set for July 1st

Sprint to launch 4G LTE in five cities July 15

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The company's foray into 4G LTE starts in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, and San Antonio. [Read more]...
Sprint to launch 4G LTE in five cities July 15
State of the Internet: The broadband future is faster, but still unevenly distributed

With $400M Icoa buy, Google shows it really wants to be an ISP

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A Google-created competitor to Comcast is looking a lot more likely by the day. Google has announced its purchase of Icoa, a company that offers Wi-Fi service in places like restaurants, hotels, and airports. The move is the latest in a series of very transparent moves by Google to...
With $400M Icoa buy, Google shows it really wants to be an ISP

Has Google changed its mind about sharing its fiber network?

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It looks like Google is backing off its commitment to an open fiber to the home network. If so, that would be a blow to those hoping to also offer services over Google’s pipe as well as well as put a stop to using the project as an example of...
Has Google changed its mind about sharing its fiber network?

Google Fiber Is Coming To Austin, Texas

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Quicklink URL:  http://googlefiberblog.blogspot.com/2013/04/google-fibers-next-stop-austin-texas_9.html Attribution:  Google Fiber Blog The goal is to start connecting homes by mid-2014. Things in Austin are about to get approximately 100 times faster. Google officially announced today, after about weeks of speculation, that Google Fiber has chosen Longhorns HQ to be its next fiber city. The...
Google Fiber Is Coming To Austin, Texas

Google Fiber Is Official; Free Broadband Up To 5 Mbps, Or Pay For Symmetrical 1 Gbps

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Google officially announced the details of its fiber service in Kansas City today. If you don't remember, after doing a nationwide search, Google chose Kansas City (both the Kansas and the Missouri ones) as a sort of testbed. For years, we've pointed out that the real problem in broadband is...
Google Fiber Is Official; Free Broadband Up To 5 Mbps, Or Pay For Symmetrical 1 Gbps
Google redesigns the TV with Fiber TV: a new DVR, mobile apps, and voice search

Google testing Google-manufactured personal communication device

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Google is testing its own "next generation personal communication device," according to a document submitted to the FCC. Google is seeking the FCC's permission to test the device outside its labs on Bluetooth and WiFi networks in and around the homes of 102 Google employees. The 102 prototypes will...
Google testing Google-manufactured personal communication device

Google and the City of Austin are hosting a shindig. Could Austin be getting a gigabit network?

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Will Austin be the next city to get a gigabit network? The City of Austin and Google are hosting an event next Tuesday on April 9, and sources in the city suspect it is related to a broadband announcement. As a resident whether or not we are getting Google Fiber...
Google and the City of Austin are hosting a shindig. Could Austin be getting a gigabit network?
Eric Schmidt says that Google Fiber 'is a real business' and plans to expand it

Here's Why You Will Instantly Dump Your Cable Company To Get Google Fiber

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Google Fiber will soon be a viable cable alternative in many neighborhoods in Kansas City. Hopefully it will also soon become an alternative in every city. For $120 a month, Google Fiber brings you normal cable TV, a massive digital video recorder, and broadband Internet access that is 100-times as...
Here's Why You Will Instantly Dump Your Cable Company To Get Google Fiber

T-Mobile makes its data network iPhone friendly in the Bay Area

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This summer T-Mobile teased Apple fans by activating its HSPA+ network in iPhone-friendly bands at a few cell sites around its Worldwide Developers Conference at San Francisco’s Moscone West. The result: In a few locations iPhone users with a T-Mobile SIM card suddenly saw their measly 2G data speeds boosted...
T-Mobile makes its data network iPhone friendly in the Bay Area
Google officially launches Google Fiber in Kansas City

T-Mobile Shouts Back at AT&T While Its Network Team Quietly Builds Away

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It wasn’t that long ago that T-Mobile USA and AT&T were extolling each other’s virtues as they prepared to become a single wireless company. Ah, how times have changed. Now the two companies are spending big bucks to take potshots at one another. AT&T placed newspaper ads last week insisting...
T-Mobile Shouts Back at AT&T While Its Network Team Quietly Builds Away

Time Warner and Verizon begin selling bundled packages just to annoy regulators

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Verizon's special relationship with the cable houses deepened yesterday as it started to sell bundled mobile and land-line packages with Time Warner Cable, like it does with Comcast. Residents in various parts of Ohio, Kansas City and Raleigh, North Carolina can sign up and receive a $200 prepaid debit...
Time Warner and Verizon begin selling bundled packages just to annoy regulators

Sprint flips the switch on LTE in Kansas City, your Galaxy S III just got a whole lot better

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A few weeks back, Sprint had said its fresh Long Term Evolution waves would be hitting a total of five markets by July 15th, but it looks like one lucky city is seeing the changes kick in a wee bit earlier than expected. According to S4GRU, the site's been...
Sprint flips the switch on LTE in Kansas City, your Galaxy S III just got a whole lot better

T-Mobile Plans March 26 Event to Tout Big Changes Coming

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T-Mobile USA is planning a March 26 event in New York where it is expected to detail further changes to both its technology and business. The No. 4 U.S. carrier is in the midst of readying an LTE network for commercial launch. It says its network is ready to go...
T-Mobile Plans March 26 Event to Tout Big Changes Coming

Google Fiber Network Coming July 26

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Google's 1Gbit-per-second broadband network is ready...if you live in Kansas City, that is....
Google Fiber Network Coming July 26

Google confirms Google Fiber coming to Austin, Texas by mid-2014

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We already knew that Google was getting set to announce its Gigabit Google Fiber internet service for Austin, Texas today after an initial successful launch in Kansas since last November. Reports claimed invites started going out this month, but today Google has officially announced Google Fiber will be coming...
Google confirms Google Fiber coming to Austin, Texas by mid-2014
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