CTIA said it wants to be a database administrator for the new Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) in the 3.5 GHz band, despite the association's concerns about how the FCC's new rules around the band might interfere with licensed operations in nearby bands.
Counting as backers Qualcomm and Texas Instruments, among others, Nest Labs released Open Thread, an open source implementation of the Thread networking protocol.
Google is reportedly considering adopting a policy for "acceptable ads" in an effort to combat ad blocking software. The online ad giant may require ads to be unobtrusive and not annoying, enabling ad-blocking companies with "acceptable ad" programs to let them bypass the filters.
Google has hired former Motorola chief Rick Osterloh to lead the company's effort to unify its hardware line.
While the FCC's "Unlock the Box" proposal seems remarkably tailored for Google, the technology giant has one little bone to pick with the agency in comments submitted earlier this week.
LAS VEGAS-- New York-based Cablevision is upping its investment in advanced advertising and dynamic ad insertion, teaming with Google's DoubleClick ad platform to enable better decisioning around purchasing and placement of ads during TV time slots, the company announced here at the National Association of Broadcasters tradeshow.
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.