Posts tagged “Google”

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Source: Google still investing heavily in fiber despite job cuts report

Google Fiber went "live" in parts of Charlotte earlier this week, reflecting the Internet giant's continuing commitment to its network despite acknowledged heavy losses. While the company isn't talking on the record about a report it's cutting 50 percent of the Google Fiber work force, WRAL TechWire is told that Google is still chasing what it sees as a huge market opportunity.

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August 17

Google Fiber names 2 Digital Inclusion fellows for Triangle

Digital Inclusion Fellowship Google Fiber and the Nonprofit Technology Network have named two recipients for their Digital Inclusion Fellowship program in the Triangle.

Updated August 17

Premium Lock Sources: Google Fiber still burying cable across Triangle

Despite reported delays elsewhere, Google Fiber is still on its way to RTP. Sources involved in Google Fiber's Triangle project say the digging and installing of cable continues in what the company boasts is one of the largest infrastructure projects ever taken in the Triangle. And it's not cheap.

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Updated August 12

Premium Lock Google Fiber: Network 'one of biggest infrastructure projects ever undertaken' in RTP

In response to a series of questions about Google Fiber's plans for the Triangle, a spokesperson doesn't have much to say. But the statement is an eye-opener. GF says its proposal to test the Triangle for high-speed wireless Internet access doesn't mean a lessening of its Triangle commitment. Google Fiber targets the Triangle as one of the metro areas where it is asking the FCC for permission to test a wireless system as a means to provide ultra-fast Internet service.

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Updated August 11

Google Fiber targets Triangle for ultra-fast wireless Internet tests

Google Fiber targets the Triangle as one of the metro areas where it is asking the FCC for permission to test a wireless system as a means to provide ultra-fast Internet service.

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Updated August 8

Google self-driving car exec quits; former Bell Labs' new life; cancer drug failure; Buffett's profits; FBI encryption dialogue

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: A top exec in Google's autonomous cars effort quits; there is new life for the old Bell Labs complex; a cancer drug fails in tests; Berkshire Hathaway profits soar; and the FBI director wants a dialog about encryption.

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August 5

Premium Lock Inside Google: Growing mobile advertising drives record revenue, profits

Google Analysis: What's driving the continuing growth at Internet giant Google? Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta offers his insight after reviewing Google's latest financial report.

Updated August 2

GSK, Google subsidiary form $714M bioelectronics venture (+ video)

‚ÄčOne of Google's sister companies will team up with pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline to form a joint venture that aims to develop tiny implants that can tap nerves and change their electronic signals as a way of treating chronic illnesses.

Updated July 27

Premium Lock Keysniffer will get you if you don't watch out; Google Maps refreshed; Twitter troubles

Bulldog In today's roundup of technology news: keysniffer can snatch your password; Google retools Google Maps, Twitter advertising troubles.

July 21

Premium Lock Snapchat, YouTube, Google Maps top 3 Android phone resource hogs

Android Snapchat, YouTube and Google Maps are the top 3 apps most likely to drain Android device resources, according to The AVG Android App Performance and Trend Report H1 2016. Apps doing better are surprises.

July 20

Premium Lock Shaw University to offer CAPE at American Underground in Durham

Shaw University Raleigh -based Shaw University has entered a new strategic partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub, American Underground, Durham. It will be home to Shaw's adult degree program, CAPE (Center for Alternative Programs in Education.)

July 14

Premium Lock Microsoft cloud court fight; diverse emojis; Nintendo NES returns; EU-Google battle

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Microsoft wins a court fight over access to cloud data; more divers emojis are on their way; the classic Nintendo NES returns; and the EU steps up its fight with Google.

Updated July 14

Premium Lock Google-LinkedIn land deal; Amazon Prime Day hit; China hacks FDIC?; leukemea drug suit

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Google, LinkedIn make a big land swap in Silicon Valley; Amazon's second Prime Day a bit hit; did China hack FDIC computers?; and Juno Therapeutics is sued over a leukemia drug trial.

Updated July 13

Premium Lock Google Fiber sign-ups begin in Charlotte; RTP next?

Google Fiber is inching ever closer to formal launch in Charlotte, announcing that it's now accepting sign-ups for individuals and businesses in one neighborhood. Plus, GF unveils business and other pricing plans.

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Updated July 8

Premium Lock Google Fiber adds 'tech partners' to help businesses fiber-up

Google Fiber Tech Partner Plugging in an enterprise network to the fiber business highway is NOT a task for the weak at heart. But if your business doesn't have a full-time IT person, how do you capitalize on gigabit speeds? Google Fiber launches a new program it says will help.

Updated July 1

Premium Lock Yahoo CEO optimistic; Google Android update; Samsung unlocks phone; Windows update still free

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Yahoo's CEO remains optimistic; Google updates Android with Nougat; Samsung unlocks a new phone; and Windows 10 update is still free.

June 30

Premium Lock Rio VR Olympics; Nextflix focus on Asia content; new breast pump; Google Calendar outage

In today's Bulldog wrapup on technology news: NBC to offer Olympic content in virtual reality; Netflix to boost original content from Asia; startups look to redesign the breast pump; and Google Calendar suffers an outage.

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