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What Happened to Google Fiber?

For a long time, Google Fiber was the most exciting broadband provider out there. Cities wanted it, tech people drooled over it; and on a loftier level, it even promised to help bridge the “digital divide” between rich and poor. But now, things are looking bleak: Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that Google Fiber is being scaled back dramatically (again) as it named Greg McCray its new CEO, with...
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The FCC wants you to be able to listen to FM radio from your smartphone

Millions of Americans use their smartphones every day to stream music from services such as Pandora or Spotify. Others use mobile devices to access podcasts or radio shows. These applications don't work without a connection to WiFi or mobile data. But what if you could listen to that same content on your phone by turning to an old-school technology: FM radio? That's what the chairman of the...
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Gmail is dumping Windows XP and Vista, now what?

Life isn’t getting any easier for holdouts on Windows XP and Vista. Google recently announced that Gmail would stop supporting Chrome version 53 and lower by the end of 2017. The move specifically impacts XP and Vista since Google capped support for both of those systems at Chrome v49. So what does this all mean for XP and Vista users? Is Gmail going to stop working in Chrome? Not exactly,...
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NY sues Charter/Time Warner Cable, alleges false promise of fast Internet

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today filed a lawsuit against Charter and its Time Warner Cable (TWC) subsidiary, claiming that the Internet provider "allegedly conduct[ed] a deliberate scheme to defraud and mislead New Yorkers by promising Internet service that they knew they could not deliver." State officials said they conducted a 16-month investigation that reviewed internal...
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