Posts tagged “Google”

Updated February 16

Despite big changes, Google Fiber says it's 'here to stay in Triangle'

Google Fiber is reaching out to assure Triangle customers - and potential ones - that the company is "here to stay in the Triangle." GF issued the statement Wednesday afternoon following a report of major changes within the company.

Google Fiber's customer/service center in Raleigh Google Fiber's customer/service center in Raleigh

Updated February 1

Google Fiber expands to North Hills, opening service center in Raleigh

Google Fiber begins offering ultra-fast Internet and TV service in Raleigh's North Hills as of Wednesday. Plus. GF is opening a customer and retail center in Downtown Raleigh while also preparing to provide service to The Oaks community.

February 1

Premium Lock Recruiting firm: Google dominates in talent poaching

Help wanted        Research from talent recruiting firm Talentful shows that Google dominates other high-tech firms when it comes to poaching talent. Microsoft is its biggest target, Talentful says.

January 31

Premium Lock Google Fiber expanding high-speed Webpass Internet service

Google Fiber, which recently paused its nation-wide expansion plans, is adding new markets again. But this time it's through high-speed point-to-point service called Webpass. No word on RTP expansion at this point, but gigabit Internet could be coming to a building near you for $60 a month.

January 27

Premium Lock Google launches person-based initiatives to best Facebook in the $210B digital ad industry

Google's New Logo Analysis: Google is knitting together an array of media and technology assets to provide a unified view of the consumer at an individual level. In doing so, Google is borrowing a page from Facebook's people-based playbook.

January 27

Premium Lock Google ads, devices spell record $$$ for Alphabet but moonshots falter

Analysis: Google's advertising and device businesses powered record revenue and profits for Alphabet in 4Q16, reports Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.

Google's Pixel Google's Pixel

January 20

Premium Lock Cost of progress: Gas, water lines cut, holes left behind in fiber installation

Cut water lines, no power, gas leaks - these are just some of the issues that homeowners across the Triangle have reported as more and more communities upgrade to offer faster internet speeds using fiber optic cable.

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December 30, 2016

Premium Lock Apple cutting iPhone production; Google Pixel has issues; editing tweets a bad idea?

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: Apple to cut iPhone production; Google's Pixel devices shutting down; editing tweets a bad idea?

Updated December 29, 2016

Premium Lock Digital Trends: Best tech products of 2016

Overwatch video game a winner Tis the season for best of the year roundups. Here's a selection of the best tech of 2016 from DigitalTrends. Awards include photography, computing, mobile, video, smart home, cool tech and more.l

December 28, 2016

Premium Lock Facebook, YouTube top mobile apps of 2016

Facebook  Facebook and YouTube haven't lost their seats at the top of the mobile app world. Facebook and YouTube were the top smartphone apps of 2016, according to Nielsen "Tops of 2016 report.

Updated December 27, 2016

Premium Lock You Decide: What Will Happen to the Economy in 2017?

Mike Walden Dr. Walden forecasts more jobs and higher wages, but also increasing inflation and higher interest rates for 2017.

December 27, 2016

Premium Lock Russian cyberpower, travel booking systems lack privacy; Google wearables, a trillion dollar Microsoft

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: How Russian cyberpower invaded the US; flight booking systems lack privacy; Google wearabales to launch; Microsoft first trillion dollar tech company?

December 22, 2016

Premium Lock Report: Deep learning market to grow rapidly

Research and Markets This market is expected to be worth USD 1,7 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 65.3 percent between 2016 and 2022. Deep learning is a branch of machine learning that attempts to model high level abstractions in data that is used in artificial intelligence programs.

December 12, 2016

Premium Lock Crowdfunding fails, Google search experiment, ransomeware wants referrals

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: Not all crowdfunding projects succeed even if they rake in cash; new ransomeware unlocks your computer if you send the link to others; Google testing user ratings of movies and TV.

Updated December 12, 2016

Premium Lock Trump invites top tech execs to Wednesday summit

Donald Trump A handful of top tech execs from Google (Alphabet), Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Intel, and Oracle and others have been invited to a summit Wednesday by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, Recode reports.

Updated December 9, 2016

Premium Lock Does Stephen Hawking have a solution for the "most dangerous time for our planet?"

Vivek Wadhwa Stephen Hawking made a bold headline last week: "This is the most dangerous time for our planet." Is technology the main culprit?

Updated December 6, 2016

Premium Lock How, why Google will run 100% on renewables by 2017

Editor's note: Urs Holzle, Google Senior Vice President for Technical Infrastructure, spells out in detail how Google plans to run on 100 percent renewable energy in 2017, including its huge data center in Lenoir, N.C.

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