Google filed documents with the FCC this week claiming that its planned tests of a balloon-based wireless communications system pose no health or environmental risks and won't interfere with other users in the E-band.
The new coalition of pay-TV companies banded together to fight a new FCC set-top proposal says Google is showing off a new set-top based on the agency's new rules.
The tools that are available to the world's mobile developers appear to be expanding dramatically, from virtual reality kits to those for the Internet of Things. But a new utensil released in just the past few months-- and bolstered by an online learning course announced last week-- could prove far more useful to developers interested in more advanced services and applications.
Google forked over $1 billion to Apple in 2014 in payments likely related to keeping its search bar on the iPhone and iPad, according to a transcript of court proceedings reported by Bloomberg.
Late last year, Google announced it would make search results and advertising on mobile devices more relevant by indexing Android apps with or without corresponding Web content. Google also began allowing users to "stream" apps that are not already installed on users' mobile devices. The move raises an important question for developers: Should they support this new technology?
The European Commission's (EC) competition commissioner said investigations into the tax arrangements of companies including Google and Apple is warranted to ensure fair levels of competition in the region's digital market.
Google and Level 3 Communications have reached a new multi-year, settlement-free interconnection agreement. Similar to earlier agreements Level 3 has made with other large carriers, the two companies said that this pact will help both of them meet their customers' needs for the next 10 years and beyond.
Level 3 Communications has reached a new multi-year, settlement-free interconnection agreement with Google covering their global backbone networks.
The FCC's upcoming auction of 600 MHz spectrum may net less money for the government than is expected, according to a report from Bloomberg Business. Pricing wars and slowing growth among wireless carriers "have left some potential bidders cash-constrained," the piece notes, and the auction may generate only $33 billion-- far short of estimates that have ranged from $45 billion to $85 billion.
Google is fending off calls for extended perimeter protection for incumbent users in the 3.5 GHz band, calling the proposals "overprotective" and warning they could limit spectrum availability.