According to documents unearthed by Computerworld, Google may add Wi-Fi capabilities to its rollout of fiber connections in select cities across the country.
Facebook saw a surge in mobile advertising revenue in the first quarter and the social network said it now counts more than 1 billion mobile monthly active users.
AT&T fed into the growing 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) craze earlier this week when it announced its plans to extend its last-mile fiber network to 100 of what it calls candidate cities and municipalities nationwide, including 21 new major metropolitan areas. But the $1 million question is: Will it actually make good on this promise?
Growth of international bandwidth is no longer just a traditional carrier's game, but increasingly a factor for content providers like Google, Microsoft and Facebook when expanding their internal networks.
Apple is stepping up its recruitment of payment executives as part of an effort to gain a stronger foothold in the mobile and electronic payments market, according to a Re/code report.
AT&T is doubling down on fiber to the home (FTTH)-based service, announcing an initiative to expand its fiber network to up to 100 of what it calls candidate cities and municipalities nationwide, including 21 new major metropolitan areas.
According to a detailed report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple and Google are battling each other for the most popular mobile games. Each company wants to offer its respective users the latest and greatest mobile games, and both are offering mobile gaming developers promotional incentives to encourage them to focus only on iOS (for Apple) or Android (for Google) with their game launches.
Google Fiber has taken another step forward in its proposed move to bring its 1 Gbps service to Portland, Ore., by crafting a tentative franchise agreement with the city, reports The Oregonian. This is one of the first major cities where it has signed such an agreement.
Facebook will reportedly launch its own mobile advertising network later this month, according to multiple reports. The action will put Facebook in direct competition with Google's AdMob, Millennial Media, Apple's iAd and other mobile ad networks.
Google's Project Loon airborne Internet tests have reportedly expanded to the Nevada desert, where the company is relying upon paired radio spectrum that is commonly used for LTE transmissions.