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Google Express expands shopping, delivery service to NC

Google Express Google is expanding its Google Express online market and delivery service to North Carolina as well as several other southeastern states. Users have a choice of paying a fee per order or a monthly charge or an annual service fee.

Updated October 19

Brands go for top domain names; voice recognition breakthrough, and you may be in a perpetual police photo lineup

Bulldog In todays update of technology news: Brands turning to top domain names led by Google; Microsoft makes voice recognition breakthrough; and you may be in a perpetual police photo llineup.

October 17

Premium Lock Enthusiasm reigned at Google Pitch Day for black founders event

The crowd had a lot of fun at the very first Google Exchange Pitch Day for Black Founder Entrepreneurs at the American Underground at Main in Durham last Friday. Encouraged to be focal and compete in sections for tee-shirts and other swag, the 250 or so present did so enthusiastically.

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Updated October 17

Premium Lock Boston senior care startup wins Google Pitch Day prize

CareAcademy, a Boston-based startup providing online training to caregivers for seniors, won the $5,000 cash prize and $8,000 in computer equipment from Lenovo at the Google for Entrepreneurs Pitch Day Exchange Program for Black Founders. It was held at The American Underground at Main in Durham on Friday.

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October 14

Premium Lock IBM, Google, others form coalition seeking faster servers, target Intel

IBM, Google and several other tech industry leaders have formed an alliance seeking to boost data center server performance - and, in the future, PCs - as demand grows for processing power. They will take on Intel, which isn't a member.

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Updated October 11

Premium Lock AT&T, Verizon top US 'investment heroes' list; Duke Energy is No. 10

Economy AT&T leads the new "U.S. Investment Heroes of 2016" report that ranks non-financial companies by investment in the American economy. The top 25 is dominated by technology and energy companies with AT&T leading for the fourth consecutive year.

Updated October 5

Premium Lock AT&T brings fiber to Wilmington, rebrands GigaPower

AT&T is adding 11 more metros to its fiber network, including Wilmington. It's also tossing the GigaPower brand in favor of a new name: AT&T Fiber.

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October 5

Google exec: Nov. launch in US for Lenovo 3D augmented reality phone

Lenovo is getting ready to Tango, if you will, in the U.S. smartphone market. A Google exec says Lenovo is rolling out its Lenovo Phab2 Pro equipped with Google-developed Tango 3D augmented reality technology next month.

Updated October 5

Googlel's device deep dive + video: hands-on with Pixel, headlines from around the web

Google is making a greater commitment to hardware in unveiling new phones, a smart speaker and other gadgets. The products announced Tuesday also underscore Google's hope that by designing both hardware and the software - the way Apple has long done - products and features will work better, with little input needed from users. PLUS: Video of a Pixell demo and coverage from around the web.

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October 4

Premium Lock Google Webpass: Fast wireless net coming soon to a building near you? (+ video)

It's official. Google Fiber has closed on its acquisition of Webpass, a provider of point-to-point wireless high-speed Internet access for multi-dweller and business buildings. As GF builds out in the Triangle, a planned hybrid fiber-wireless network could mean high-speed Internet as simple as plugging into a wall outlet. Don't forget, AT&T has its own "Air Gig" in development.

September 29

Premium Lock Artifical Intelligence alliance: How the world's media reacts

Five of the biggest players in global high-tech have joined forces in creating the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society. And reaction to the effort by the giants to alleviate public concern about the potential evils of AI as immediate.

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Updated September 23

Premium Lock AT&T-Google Fiber fiber fight gets nastier in utility pole case

AT&T GigaPower       Having lost a fight with the city of Nashville over hanging fiber on utility poles, AT&T has filed suit seeking to stop the so-called "One Touch" ordinance. A similar battle is being waged in Louisville.

Updated September 23

Premium Lock A Google Fellow's story: Bridging Triangle's digital divide

The Triangle Literacy Council, working with the Google Fiber Digital Inclusion fellowship program, is helping Triangle seniors master the Internet. Google Fiber Fellow James Butts takes readers inside this effort to help bridge the digital divide.

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September 21

Premium Lock Meet Allo: Google's smart messaging app (review, video, download info)

Google wants to add a middleman to your mobile chats - a personal virtual assistant who's not shy about interjecting itself into the conversation. The new Allo app promises to be "smart," sort of. Plus: Watch an introductory video and get download information.

Updated September 21

Premium Lock 'AirGig:' AT&T testing power grid for multi-gigabit Internet (+ video)

AT&T says it is developing a wireless alternative to expensive, high-speed fiber networks that would utilize power lines to deliver high-speed Internet into your home. The communications giant says "Project AirGig" is a "breakthrough" - and the technology is patented.

Updated September 13

Premium Lock Google Fiber goes 'live' in Morrisville; more Triangle access coming

Google Fiber will begin taking orders for its ultra-fast Internet service Tuesday morning in Morrisville. It's the launch point for the network with more coverage across the Triangle expected to be announced shortly, the company says.

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Updated September 9

Premium Lock Nashville OKs Google Fiber-backed utility pole ordinance

The Broadband Report       The Nashville and Metro Council have given preliminary approval to an ordinance that Google Fiber says will accelerate deployment of fiber in the Tennessee city.

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