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Google Wireless Poses Big Threat to Internet Providers

Global technology giants Google have put Internet service providers in America on alert after venturing into the market with a bang. Not only has Google made such services affordable but their Internet speeds are massive. It has made other established providers like Comcast, AT&T and Verizon look like shadows with customers trooping to their corner. […]

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Google Fiber Increases Rates for Pay TV

The rising cost of production resulting from deteriorating global economy has taken a toll on customers of Google Fiber after it announced increases to its Pay TV services. Customers will now have to pay more to enjoy such services. The company has said that cost of hosting its programs over the internet is becoming unbearable […]

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Tech Companies Write Letter To Congress Opposing Net Neutrality

President Obama recently proposed that broadband be classified as a utility. He feels that this should be done under Title II of the telecommunications act. This suggestion has been opposed by ISPs such as Comcast and AT&T. On the other hand, it has been welcomed by other companies such as Facebook and Google. The debate […]

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Google Closes Russian Offices After Crackdown

Google is closing its engineering operations in Russia. This comes after the introduction of unfriendly Internet laws in the country. It is speculated that the laws could also push other tech companies out of Russia just as has happened with Google. Although Google has decided to close down its Russian offices, it will relocate the […]

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Russia Requires Social Sites To Register As Social Networks

According to reports, the communications regulator in Russia has ordered social sites Google, Facebook and Twitter to register in a social network register. This is to be done if they expect to gain access to Russian citizens. The catch lies in the fact that if these sites agree to the demands, they will have to […]

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