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Google Makes Its Austin Fiber Plans Official: Texas City Will Be Connected By Mid-2014

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Google has finally made it official: Austin will be the second city, after Kansas City, for Google Fiber, its high-speed broadband and TV service. The news, made at an announcement in Austin just now, comes after three years of campaigning by the city. The aim is for the first homes...
Google Makes Its Austin Fiber Plans Official: Texas City Will Be Connected By Mid-2014

Google reveals Grandview, Missouri is getting its Fiber Internet service

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Google on Tuesday announced that Grandview, Missouri will receive the company’s Fiber Internet service. As is becoming typical with these smaller expansions, Google says it doesn’t have an estimate for when the service will be available in the city and merely says “it will still be awhile.” Google says before...
Google reveals Grandview, Missouri is getting its Fiber Internet service

Twitter CEO to the University of Michigan's graduating class: Be bold, courageous, and in this moment

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Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo addressed the University of Michigan’s Spring 2013 graduating class on Saturday. It was during this talk where he shared insights into his life following his graduation from the university and lessons that he learned from his comedic experience and also his time as Twitter’s CEO. His...
Twitter CEO to the University of Michigan's graduating class: Be bold, courageous, and in this moment

Samsung Galaxy Beam projector phone in spotlight at Mobile World Congress

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Galaxy Beam smartphone runs on Google's Android OS and can project images up to 50in across on any flat surfaceSamsung, the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled a handset that doubles as a pocket home cinema, as the South Korean group prepares to join 1,400 exhibitors in a battle for...
Samsung Galaxy Beam projector phone in spotlight at Mobile World Congress

T-Mobile's iPhone-friendly network overhaul: 2 cities down, 227 to go

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T-Mobile’s network overhaul may not be going as quickly as some unlocked iPhone owners may have hoped, but it is happening. On Monday, T-Mobile said in a blog post that it has successfully retuned its 3G network in Kansas City to the 1900 MHz PCS band, which just happens to...
T-Mobile's iPhone-friendly network overhaul: 2 cities down, 227 to go
Eric Schmidt And Stephen Colbert Talk Politics, Google Play ('What Happens There?'), And The Strange Allure Of Failure [Video]

Aereo to bring TV streaming service to Boston in May

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Boston will be the second city to get Aereo as the company begins its expansion beyond its home base of New York, as it head out to 22 cities across the U.S. over the course of this year. [Read more]...
Aereo to bring TV streaming service to Boston in May

Live blog: Google Fiber comes to Austin, Texas

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Anticipation has been building deep in the heart of Texas as Google prepares to announce that Austin has become the second city to take part in its Google Fiber project to bring gigabit internet connections to the masses. The formal event is scheduled to kick off at 9am PT, and...
Live blog: Google Fiber comes to Austin, Texas

Lyft expands to LA after interim agreement with California regulators to support its legal operation

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Ride sharing service Lyft has signed an interim agreement with the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) that supports its legal right to operate. Although this is just a “hall pass” for operation and regulators are still discussing any legislation around the industry, this is a milestone for the company as...
Lyft expands to LA after interim agreement with California regulators to support its legal operation

With $12M Burning A Hole In Its Pocket, London's YPlan Wants New York To Be More Socially Spontaneous

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Yplan, the London-based startup that’s building a platform for selling last minute event-booking on mobile, has closed a $12 million (£7.9 million) Series A, led by General Catalyst Partners. Existing investors Wellington Partners and Octopus Investments also participated in the round, along with a swathe of co-investors including A-Grade, Kevin Colleran...
With $12M Burning A Hole In Its Pocket, London's YPlan Wants New York To Be More Socially Spontaneous

RoomHunt Wants To Become The Kayak And Match.com Of Rental Sites

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RoomHunt, which is launching today, wants to become the go-to aggregator for rental listings, starting with the competitive San Francisco market. The Web has changed how we search for long-term rentals and companies like Zillow, Trulia and Zumper all want to become the destination sites for potential renters and landlords...
RoomHunt Wants To Become The Kayak And Match.com Of Rental Sites

SingleHop takes on $27.5 million to expand its hosting business, citing record earnings

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SingleHop is a name that you know, if you are in the Chicago area. Everyone’s had a server there, or, if my memory servers properly, been to an event that they have helped sponsor. That said, that SingleHop just picked up $27.5 million from Battery Ventures, in a round that...
SingleHop takes on $27.5 million to expand its hosting business, citing record earnings

Google Fiber Is Officially Coming To Austin, Texas; Homes Will Be Connected 'By Mid-2014'

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Google on Tuesday officially announced that its Fiber service is coming to Austin, Texas. After Kansas, Austin will become the second city to take part in the company’s project of bringing gigabit Internet connections to the masses. The company says it plans to start connecting homes in Austin “by mid-2014.”...
Google Fiber Is Officially Coming To Austin, Texas; Homes Will Be Connected 'By Mid-2014'

Sosh expands to New York, helping you discover the best things to do nearby

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Sosh, a San Francisco-based service which surfaces the highest quality activities and events nearby, has just launched in New York — its second city. Sosh’s iPhone app and site highlight the best things to do nearby, including the top dishes, cocktails, date ideas, concerts, classes and more. Focusing entirely on things to...
Sosh expands to New York, helping you discover the best things to do nearby

Postmates will expand its 'Get It Now' one-hour delivery service to Seattle, its second city

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Postmates, the local courier service that allows users to track their deliveries using their smartphone, is bringing its Get It Now service to its second city: Seattle. While perhaps being hidden away under the “What’s New” section of the Apple App Store, we noticed it when we were prompted to...
Postmates will expand its 'Get It Now' one-hour delivery service to Seattle, its second city

Austin’s revised incentive deal imposes hiring guidelines on Apple, goes to vote today

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The last time we reported on Apple’s ongoing negotiations with Austin officials to build a $304 million campus and bring over 3,600 new jobs to the city reports claimed Apple was growing frustrated with delays in approving incentives from local Travis County. Travis would be providing Apple with roughly $6.4...
Austin’s revised incentive deal imposes hiring guidelines on Apple, goes to vote today

Fast broadband speeds not guaranteed by living in city centre, figures show

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Research shows slowest area in London includes Barbican, next door to the City of London, while fastest is Charlton in GreenwichA home in the centre of town is no guarantee of fast broadband speeds, with UK customers facing a postcode lottery when it comes to internet connections, new figures show.City...
Fast broadband speeds not guaranteed by living in city centre, figures show
New York's SideTour brings its engaging real-world 'experiences' to Chicago

TechStars Arrives In Austin, Will Launch First Program In August

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TechStars, the popular startup accelerator with locations in Boston, Boulder, New York, Seattle, London, and more, has today announced an expansion to Austin, Texas – a city TechStars founder and CEO David Cohen refers to as the “natural next stop for us” in this morning’s announcement about the new location....
TechStars Arrives In Austin, Will Launch First Program In August

Aereo launching live TV streaming service in Boston in May

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Live TV streaming service Aereo is going to expand its service to Boston, Massachusetts. Over 4.5 million people in the Boston metropolitan area will be able to use Aereo, which includes a cloud-based DVR as part of the service, and will be the second city that Aereo will operate in,...
Aereo launching live TV streaming service in Boston in May
Raspberry Pis hide narrative in the city to complete offline book

National Association of Realtors backs cloud storage startup Symform

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The venture capital arm of the National Association of Realtors today announced that it is investing $3 million in Symform, the Seattle cloud storage and data recovery startup founded by former Microsoft engineers Praerit Garg and Bassam Tabarra. Total funding now stands at $20 million, including the recent investment from Second...
National Association of Realtors backs cloud storage startup Symform

Warner Bros brings Turner's Media Camp to LA to accelerate media startups

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Turner Broadcasting’s Media Camp is bringing its accelerator to Los Angeles, its second city, and is now accepting applications for its next batch of companies. After its inaugural year that saw it mentor six San Francisco startups in the media industry, the program is repeating the process, except that instead...
Warner Bros brings Turner's Media Camp to LA to accelerate media startups
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Google to bring gigabit-speed fiber to Austin

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Google will roll out its second city fiber network in Austin, Texas, offering gigabit-speed Internet and TV along with free basic broadband on plans similar to those in Kansas City, Missouri and its twin city in Kansas....
Google to bring gigabit-speed fiber to Austin

With the support of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Getaround gets to Chicago

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Getaround has some high-profile supporters in its corner! The peer-to-peer car sharing service recently raised $13.9 million from investors like Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer and Google’s Eric Schmidt, has expanded to Chicago with the help of Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The San Francisco-based startup was founded to make it safe and easy to...
With the support of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Getaround gets to Chicago

Texas Fiber: Google brings gigabit internet to Austin (roundup)

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It’s official: the second city to participate in Google Fiber’s mission to bring super fast internet access at affordable prices will be Austin, Texas. Our own Austinite Stacey Higginbotham has been beside herself since the news broke last week, and as Tuesday’s official event winds down, here’s all of our...
Texas Fiber: Google brings gigabit internet to Austin (roundup)

Get it together Groupon, you’re making Chicago look bad

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Groupon is a company that few understand completely. Its meteoric rise, massive initial public offering, accounting quirks, hiring binges and global expansion, coupled with its continued financial losses make it a unique corporation. Being so individual is not in and of itself something bad, or something to be avoided, but...
Get it together Groupon, you’re making Chicago look bad

Second City in China Halts Sales of the iPad

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The seizures follow a ruling in December in which a Shenzhen court dismissed a lawsuit by Apple claiming ownership of the iPad name in China. Read more »...
Second City in China Halts Sales of the iPad
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