Apple will soon announce its plans to have its iPhone become a central remote control as part of a larger connected home platform, according to a report from the Financial Times.
The CEO of Lenovo believes his company is the only one that can challenge the dominance of Apple and Samsung in the smartphone space, and plans to do so by shipping 80 million units in 2014.
Google is working with Ruckus Wireless to create a large-scale, cloud-based Wi-Fi network for enterprises, according to a GigaOM report, which cited an unnamed source.
Lawrence, Kan., is the latest city to propose building out its own fiber to the home (FTTH) network that will be able to offer the same 1 Gbps speeds Google Fiber is offering today in Kansas City, reports the Lawrence Journal-World.
Google plans to produce about 4,000 prototype tablets with advanced computer vision capabilities as part of its Project Tango initiative, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
After revealing plans last month to kick off super-fast 1 Gbps Internet services, Cox Communications on Thursday revealed its roadmap for getting them launched.
Google is reportedly preparing to subsidize commercial-grade Wi-Fi gear and software for small- and medium-size businesses, possibly in exchange for having Wi-Fi users use their Google accounts to sign into those businesses' Wi-Fi hotspots, which will in turn help Google better target advertising to them.
These days, rumors in the telecom space are flying fast--not just in online video, which is seeing a lot more activity this year than in the past, but in wireless as well. New players that operated in traditionally separate segments of the industry, like fixed-line network operators and cable providers, are hunting new revenue paths, leading to all sorts of speculation. FierceWireless takes a look at these and other rumors, and details the seven most likely to come to fruition in this special report.
The high-tech world is constantly awash with rumors, and many these days revolve around the wireless industry. Will Sprint and T-Mobile US merge? Is Google planning an MVNO? Will we see an iWatch from Apple? FierceWireless is taking a look at some high-profile rumors to assess the evidence behind them and determine how likely it is that a particular rumor will become reality.
Amid today's AT&T-DirecTV merger excitement, Google-owned YouTube may soon announce that it has reached a deal to buy video game-centric site Twitch for $1 billion. Neither company would comment on the reported acquisition.