Big companies like Google will soon make it easier to get brand-name content for a cheap price. So who in technology is in the buggy whip business these days? And what companies are about to become obsolete?
A report by Akamai finds that 19 of the world's carriers now provide mobile connections of 2 Megabytes per second or above. The fastest mobile connection is in Slovakia, where the connection speed by one provider peaked at 36 MB/s.
There is no downside to the Google announcement, except perhaps from the point of view of the federal government, which gave in to the lowest-common-denominator philosophy when structuring the stimulus program.