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Google Fiber Helping to Close the Digital Divide
Google Fiber , the high speed Internet access offered by the search giant in a handful of cities, is pledging free service in some low income communities to help bridge the digital divide. One in four households earning less than $30,000 per year don't have Internet access, according to a study
ABC News Digital Turns 18: What Happened When We Started a Website
It was 18 years ago today that ABC News set up shop on its own little piece of Internet real estate. "ABC News officially jumps into the hotly competitive Net news fray with a news supersite" CNET reported at the time. The New York Times called ABC News' foray into this mystical world called the
Comcast Terminates Time Warner Cable Merger
Comcast has pulled the plug on its proposed $45.2 billion merger with Time Warner Cable.
Google Fiber: Here's What the Hype Is All About
When Google announced today it is bringing its high-speed Internet service to a handful of cities in the southeastern United States, residents of the areas went into full-on celebration mode. Google's gigabit Internet service is coming to the Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville and Raleigh-Durham metro
Obama on the Broadband Wagon
President showcasing Cedar Falls, Iowa, for its competitive broadband edge.
5 Major Ways the Internet Could Change Without Net Neutrality
President Obama waded into the controversial issue known as net neutrality today, expressing his opposition against proposed measures he said would "end the Internet as we know it," by allowing service providers to create fast and slow lanes. Some parts of the industry are asking the Federal
Which State Has the Fastest Internet Speed?
Virginia is for lovers of high speed Internet. The southern state boasts the fastest connection in the United States , according to Broadview Networks. Rounding out the top five are Delaware, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Washington D.C. Google Project Uses Balloons to Expand Internet Access
How 'the Cloud' Works and Why So Many People Are Perplexed by It
You’re probably using "the cloud" already and just don’t know it. While most people have heard of the mysterious "cloud," only 29 percent said they use it, according to a report from nScreenMedia . However, the report found that 90 percent of broadband users in the U.S. are aware of cloud services.
YouTube Rates Your Internet Service Provider
Morning Money Memo… YouTube is the latest internet streaming service to push back against slow download speeds by cable companies and other providers of broadband. YouTube – owned by Google (GOOG) – is rating speeds and download service in different cities across the country, releasing...
What You Don't Know About the Most Valuable Brands in the World
The most valuable brands in the world include many familiar names, but how much do you really know about how the companies behind the brands impact your life? Marketing firm Millward Brown's list of most valuable global brands are the cream of the crop because they have a significant "share of