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Google Launches U.S. Wireless Service

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Technology

The service, called Project Fi, will automatically switch between the two networks and more than 1 million open, free Wi-Fi spots, depending on which signal is strongest.

Google's Superfast Internet Might Be Coming To A City Near You

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.27.2015 | Technology

Get ready to be jealous. Google announced on Tuesday that it's rolling out its superfast WiFi, Google Fiber, to four more metro areas: Atlanta; Ra...

Google Plans To Offer A Cell Phone Service: Reports

AP | Posted 01.22.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to...

The Right to Remember, Damnit

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 07.30.2014 | Technology
Jeff Jarvis

This is a most troubling event for speech, the web and Europe. The court has trampled the free-speech rights not only of Google but of the sites -- and speakers -- to which it links.

Google Wants To Bring Fiber Internet To 34 More Cities

AP | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is planning to offer high-speed Internet service in 34 more cities scattered across eight states in an ambitious expansi...

Google's Top-Secret Plan To Get The Entire Planet Online Revealed

AP | By NICK PERRY AND MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 08.16.2013 | Technology

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Google is launching Internet-beaming antennas into the stratosphere aboard giant, jellyfish-shaped balloons with th...

Google To Bring Developing Nations Wi-Fi -- Via Blimp

Reuters | Posted 07.25.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Google Inc intends to finance, build and help operate wireless networks from sub-Saharan Africa to Southeast Asia, hoping to connect a bil...

The Battle for the Future of the Internet?

Jean-Christophe Nothias | Posted 02.01.2013 | Technology
Jean-Christophe Nothias

Singing from the same songbook as Web juggernaut Google, the U.S. government is strongly opposed to any changes to the International Telecommunication Regulations, arguing the Internet has nothing to do with 'traditional' telecommunications -- and that freedom is at stake.

Review: The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You, by Eli Pariser

George Mocharko | Posted 10.17.2011 | Business
George Mocharko

The Filter Bubble becomes an important part of the debate about the future of the Internet that faces new issues and challenges such as cyberwarfare, net neutrality and whether or not Google is making us dumber.

Longmont, Colorado Plans Elaborate Love Note To Woo Google

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

LONGMONT, Colo. — A Colorado city is planning to show Google just how much it hearts the Internet company. Dozens of Longmont residents plan to...

Google Fiber Network Competition Heats Up As Deadline Nears

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Over 600 communities are vying to be chosen as the testing ground for the forthcoming Google fiber network, an ultra-fast experimental broadband netw...

Google ISP? Google Fiber Network To Bring Ultra-Fast Internet

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

First Google was a search engine, then a social network--now how about a Google ISP? Google plans to experiment with building ultra-fast fiber net...

Google Broadband Networks to build ultra-fast broadband networks

AP | JOELLE TESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — Google Inc. plans to build a handful of experimental, ultra-fast broadband networks around the country to connect consumers to the ...