Google said it is currently working to sell its new OnHub W-Fi internet router to carriers around the world. Google's efforts to expand distribution of its OnHub device further underscore the company's work to expand its position in the internet services market.
Google has once again come under fire from the European Commission (EC), which accused the U.S. search giant of abusing its dominant position with the Android mobile operating system.
Google last week introduced Ephemeral IDs (EID), a beacon frame in the Eddystone format that gives developers more power to control who can make use of the beacon signal, and beacon companies like Gimbal say it's a further testament to the industrywide adoption of beacon technology.
Google and Facebook are separately testing wireless broadband technologies that expand on fixed-line networks. And at least one of them may eventually threaten mobile network operators.
Google this month released Android Studio 2.0, a new version of its app development platform. On social media, many developers were thrilled, while some reported encountering problems with features like Instant Run.
It appears that Apple is adding support for WebRTC to WebKit, the engine that powers its Safari browser. The company updated its WebKit website to add WebRTC to a list of features that are "in development."
AT&T wants to make sure the FCC knows that it is not happy with a proposal for a Priority Access License, or PALs, scheme as outlined in an FCC document on the 3.5 GHz band plan.
Broadband TV, the Vancouver-based online video vendor that got its start, like other companies such as AwesomenessTV, within YouTube's multichannel network ecosystem, is now closing in on Google Sites and Facebook when it comes to monthly views of its video content.
Verizon is reportedly set to bid on Yahoo's Internet business next week, while Google is still mulling an offer and AT&T is set to sit out.
Google executives met with FCC commissioners and their advisors last week to discuss rules for the 3.5 GHz spectrum band, as well as Globalstar's proposed Terrestrial Low Power Service (TLPS) that would occupy Wi-Fi Channel 14.