Google Fiber

How 5G Could Transform Your Home Internet Connection

Verizon is about to launch home internet service using 5G. This new wireless standard isn’t just about faster data for your smartphone—it could …

4G LTE

FCC angers cities and towns with $2 billion giveaway to wireless carriers

Cities will get less revenue, and carriers won't face any new requirements.<p>The Federal Communications Commission's plan for spurring 5G wireless …

Technology Policy

USC vs. Washington State odds, kickoff time, live stream, TV channel and radio listings

The LA Coliseum will host its near-annual midweek contest of the year, with Friday night’s USC vs. Washington State game.<p>More USC-WSU: Scondi's …

Washington State

Cal Poly to Open Big Sky Play Saturday at Eastern Washington

<b>WEEKLY NOTES: CAL POLY | EWU | BIG SKY <br>AUDIO STREAM | VIDEO STREAM | LIVE STATS</b><p>SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Cal Poly (1-2, 0-0 Big Sky), which closed …

Washington State

Why Google Fiber Is High-Speed Internet’s Most Successful Failure

In 2010, Google rocked the $60 billion broadband industry by announcing plans to deploy fiber-based home internet service, offering connections up to a gigabit per second — 100 times faster than average speeds at the time. Google Fiber, as the effort was named, entered the access market intending …

Broadband

Larry Page controversially MIA at Google, but his crazy bike hyperloop idea sounds worth it

Likely originating out of Page and Pichai’s absence at a recent hearing on Capitol Hill, <i>Bloomberg</i> is out today with a report asking “Where in the World Is Larry Page?” It goes on to detail the Alphabet CEO’s controversial decision to opt-out of the hearing, his broader distancing of himself from …

Technology

Royals-Twins game Saturday airs on FS1 | FOX Sports

The Royals’ game vs. Minnesota on Saturday, Sep. 15, will be televised nationally on FS1. Coverage starts at 6 p.m. CT. The game will also be …

Kansas City

Leo Burnett Chicago Hires Venables Vet Tom Scharpf to Co-Lead Creative on Samsung

Some big news out of Chicago today as <b>Tom Scharpf</b> will now co-lead creative on Samsung for Leo Burnett, effective immediately.<p>He will hold the title …

Leo Burnett

Facebook backs new Brazil-Argentina submarine cable

The undersea link is expected to start operations in 2020.<p>Facebook is backing the construction of a submarine cable system that will link Brazil and …

Buenos Aires

FCC Plans To Cut Local Fees That Inhibit Investment In Wireless 5G Infrastructure

Some cities are charging exorbitant fees for the deployment of next generation (or “5G”) wireless networks as a means of raising revenue for municipal coffers, with the consequence of delaying or preventing the deployment of broadband networks in rural and suburban areas. The Federal Communications …

Broadband

Verizon 5G Home promises gigabit internet speeds for as low as $50

Verizon finally detailed its plans to become the first carrier to bring gigabit internet speeds into the home through its 5G home broadband service, …

Tech Trends

Google Fiber's 'Failure' Succeeded In Shining A Light On Pathetic Broadband Competition

We've mentioned several times how Google Fiber's promise to revolutionize the broadband sector never really materialized. There's a long list of …

Broadband

Google Fiber looks like a failure, but it changed the nature of competition in internet infrastructure and accelerated incumbent broadband investments by years

Authentication

Start Up No.907: YouTubers’ burnout, local papers’ web curse, Mac and iOS apps caught data-siphoning, the real Goldfinger, and more

<i>Online poker: a cause of myopia? Photo by John Barber on Flickr</i>»<b>You can sign up to receive each day’s Start Up post by email</b> (arriving at about …

Google Fiber

The 5G lessons from Google Fiber's failure

5G technologies are expected to put mobile broadband on par with fiber networks — and they're rolling out on a city-by-city basis similar to how …

Telecoms

Another Election Day (This Time For Vice Mayor), But Some Nashville Voters Aren't Fatigued Yet

The polls opened in Nashville at 7 this morning, allowing voters a final chance to cast ballots in the special runoff contest for vice mayor.<p>This …

Voting

Leo Burnett hires VB&P alum Tom Scharpf to help pilot Samsung brand and mobile creative

Leo Burnett has named Tom Scharpf executive vice president, executive creative director for the Samsung business. Scharpf has been partnered with …

Leo Burnett

Opinion: Vote 'no' on Measure 104, a power grab by corporations

<b>By Juan Carlos</b> <b>Ordonez</b><p>In 2015, Google came knocking in Salem. One of its divisions, Google Fiber, was going around the country peddling its new …

Taxes

20 significant moments in Google's history, on its 20th birthday

Google officially turns 20 today. Back on Sept. 4, 1998, Google was a two-man operation being run out of a garage in Menlo Park, by a pair of recent …

Silicon Valley

Home cost comparison: What $230K buys you

On the market in five neighborhoods<p><i>Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount in various Austin neighborhoods. Is one person’s castle another person’s condo? Let’s find out! Today’s price: $230,000.</i><p>↑ 3414 Pennsylvania Avenue, 624 square …

Real Estate

KVUE announces debate in U.S. House District 21 race

AUSTIN — KVUE News, in conjunction with the Greater Austin and San Marcos Chambers of Commerce, will host a debate between U.S. House of …

Ted Cruz

The best cities to start your career in each state

You’ve just graduated college or are changing careers and now you are faced with the task to find a job. Should you stay in your hometown or try out …

Demographics

Sandy Springs Education Force Awards STEAM Grants

The Sandy Springs Education Force awarded STEAM grants to 11 different public schools in the area.<p>SANDY SPRINGS, GA - <b>From The Sandy Springs Education</b> …

Middle School

Why Chattanooga Has the Fastest Internet in the US - Tech.Co

Chattanooga, Tennessee has the best internet in the entire United States, period. But why should this small city boast better broadband than …

Chattanooga

[Sergey Brin]: INSIDE his Crazy US$ 80,000,000 Yacht DRAGONFLY

There are many reports online stating that Sergey Brin is the owner of the yacht Dragonfly.<p>Who is Sergey Brin?<p>Sergey Brin is an American (and Russian …

Silicon Valley

U.S. men's national team beats Mexico 1-0 in international friendly at Nissan Stadium

CLOSE<p>There was plenty of green, white and red to match the red, white and blue as U.S and Mexico soccer fans turned out for a friendly at Nissan …

CONCACAF Gold Cup

CityLab Daily: Sidewalks Are a Dumping Ground for Bad Urban Policy

Also: How one kid stopped the contamination of a river, and righting the wrongs of HQ2.<p><i>Keep up with the most pressing, interesting, and important city stories of the day. Sign up for the CityLab Daily newsletter here.</i><p>What We’re Following<p><b>Down in the dumps:</b> San Francisco Mayor London Breed caused a …

Urban Design

Google Fiber's Nashville city manager Martha Ivester leaving position - Nashville Business Journal

By Lori Becker <br>– Editor in Chief, Nashville Business Journal<p>Aug 17, 2018, 7:50am CDT<p>Google Fiber is losing its Nashville chief.<p>Martha Ivester is …

Nashville

Affordable 5G Could Fundamentally Change How You Receive Internet Service

By on August 15, 2018 at 4:34 pm<p>5G is coming — and with it, potentially, some enormous changes in how service is delivered. For decades, the gold …

Telecoms

Allied Against Inequity

Libraries have long been on the front lines of the digital divide—the gap between those who have reliable access to high-speed internet and devices …

San Antonio