Google Home Digital Assistant Review

With voice control being the latest craze, Google has entered the market. Google Home consists of a voice-activated speaker powered by the Google Assistant. It is very similar in function to its competition from Amazon, The Echo and the Echo Dot which are powered by Amazon Alexa. ISP1 reviewed the Echo Dot, Alexa and integration […]
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Portland Joins Google’s Digital Inclusion Fellowship Program

Google Fiber customers in Portland have something to smile about after the company confirmed it will be adding the city to its program for expanding Internet access to low-income residents. Other beneficiaries of the development will be people who go without speedy online connections.  The Digital Inclusion Fellowship program operates in partnership with a Portland […]
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Google Fiber Avery Pennarun Joins Board of Canadian Bank

Pacific & Western Bank of Canada has announced the election of Avery Pennarun to its Board of Directors. The election was conducted at their Annual General & Special Meeting held on April 27. A press release from the company said Pennarun brings to the Board a wealth of knowledge and experience in information technology. Prior […]
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Google Launches New Telephone Service

Google has proven they are not only masters in providing Internet services after unveiling a new landline telephone service. It is aimed at helping consumers to stay connected in the Internet cloud. The new Fiber Phone service will be made available to a few US markets and later expanded to other cities where Google offers […]
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Google Fiber Rolls Out 1 Gbps Internet in Huntsville

Google Fiber has begun installing fiber in Huntsville, Alabama to support its low-priced 1 Gbps Internet service. The rollout will be completed in mid-2017 and Google Fiber will provide its 1 Gbps service to residents and small to medium-sized businesses. They plan to cover the entire city within four years in the seemingly ambitious plan. […]
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Google Fiber Bringing High-Speed Internet to Portland

The long-standing dream of enjoying high Internet speeds could become a reality to residents of Portland very soon. This is after Google Fiber showed all clear indications of venturing into the area that has lagged behind over the years in internet services. The Oregonian reports that Google Fiber has already begun the formal application process […]
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Gabriel Stricker Joins Google Fiber from Twitter

Google has hired Gabriel Stricker into a new role that will entail running policy and communications for Google Fiber as they seek to align to modern market trends. He joins from Twitter where served as the Chief Communications Officer. It is a re-union of sort since Stricker was the Director of Global Communications & Public Affairs […]
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Google Fiber Stays Put in Brookhaven

Barely a month after Brookhaven’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) denied Google Fiber a stream buffer variance request, it has emerged that they are exploring a second location for a Fiber Hut within the City of Brookhaven. In their request, Google Fiber wanted to construct another fiber hut on a City parkland site and they […]
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FCC Can’t Stop Facebook, Google from Tracking Customers

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will not be putting in a requirement to stop Facebook, Google and any other Internet operator from tracking online activities of their customers. There has been a widespread outcry in America that the action by service providers to track customers was not in good faith. Many stakeholders called on FCC […]
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Cox Sues Tempe over Deal with Google Fiber

Cox Communications has expressed displeasure with the manner in which the City of Tempe awarded Google Fiber the contract to provide Gigabit-speed wired Internet service. As a result, Cox has gone to court to sue Tempe for violating the laid down procedures. Cox filed its lawsuit on September 14 in U.S. District Court in Arizona […]
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