• Google's Project Fi Offers Faster International Data Speeds

    Google's Project Fi Offers Faster International Data Speeds

    Starting Tuesday, Project Fi subscribers will find faster service in more countries without breaking the bank.In the US, Project Fi operates on Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, and WiFi.
  • Google Fiber Planning Wireless Broadband Tests

    Google Fiber Planning Wireless Broadband Tests

    Complex threats execute over time and the traditional security solutions model is limited to visib Google Fiber, the low-cost, high-speed broadband service provider, is planning a shift from physical pipes to wireless deployment of the web, according to an FCC filing.In addition to expansion and acquisitions, Alphabet's Google Fiber, which provides low-cost, high-speed internet access through physical infrastructure, is looking for permission to test a wireless version of the service.
  • Google Fiber Planning Wireless Broadband Tests

    Google Fiber Planning Wireless Broadband Tests

    Complex threats execute over time and the traditional security solutions model is limited to visib Google Fiber, the low-cost, high-speed broadband service provider, is planning a shift from physical pipes to wireless deployment of the web, according to an FCC filing.In addition to expansion and acquisitions, Alphabet's Google Fiber, which provides low-cost, high-speed internet access through physical infrastructure, is looking for permission to test a wireless version of the service.
  • Google Fiber Plots Wireless Service Despite Rollout Delays

    Google Fiber Plots Wireless Service Despite Rollout Delays

    A new report finds that Google Fiber is being hampered by a slow and costly rollout of its physical high-speed internet service.Up to this point, Fiber has provided low-cost, high-speed internet access through physical infrastructure in the locales it serves.
  • Google Fiber Plots Wireless Service Despite Rollout Delays

    Google Fiber Plots Wireless Service Despite Rollout Delays

    A new report finds that Google Fiber is being hampered by a slow and costly rollout of its physical high-speed internet service.To overcome delays and cost overruns, the company is reportedly looking at wireless alternatives.
  • One20 Shifts Social Network For Truckers Into Gear

    One20 Shifts Social Network For Truckers Into Gear

    Join us for this enlightening webinar where you'll get insight into what to consider when building One20 is a mobile app, navigation specialist, and social network all rolled into a single service specifically for truck drivers.The service allows drivers to connect with one another, plan routes, and save money all at the same time.
  • One20 Shifts Social Network For Truckers Into Gear

    One20 Shifts Social Network For Truckers Into Gear

    Join us for this enlightening webinar where you'll get insight into what to consider when building One20 is a mobile app, navigation specialist, and social network all rolled into a single service specifically for truck drivers.The service allows drivers to connect with one another, plan routes, and save money all at the same time.
  • Samsung Sets Up Note 7 Trade-In Kiosks at Airports

    Samsung Sets Up Note 7 Trade-In Kiosks at Airports

    As in the US, Aussie passengers are no longer permitted to take a Galaxy Note 7—switched on or turned off—on a flight from Oz.For those leaving Australia for an extended period of time—or permanently—Samsung will, "where possible," exchange the Note 7 for another Samsung phone—either at the terminal before departure or at your destination.
  • SpaceX Seeks Approval for Satellite-Based Internet Service

    SpaceX Seeks Approval for Satellite-Based Internet Service

    Move over, Mark Zuckerberg: Elon Musk wants to build a satellite system to provide low-cost Internet service worldwide.The entrepreneur's SpaceX firm this week filed a request for approval with the Federal Communications Commission.
  • Trainline Tosses Exadata, Takes Oracle Into The Cloud

    Trainline Tosses Exadata, Takes Oracle Into The Cloud

    One challenge was moving its Oracle database transaction system into the cloud from its high speed, on-premises Exadata appliance.Eighteen months ago, it decided it wanted to be certain of maintaining that position, Turvil said.
  • Skype Mingo Aims to Be 'Your Ultimate Communications Hub'

    Skype Mingo Aims to Be 'Your Ultimate Communications Hub'

    Called Skype Mingo, it's available in alpha form to Android users through the Google Play Store.The experimental service—"your ultimate communications hub"—builds on existing Skype features, such as Internet video and voice calls, to provide native calling, contacts management, and SMS.
  • Canada Decides Broadband Internet Access Is a 'Basic Service'

    Canada Decides Broadband Internet Access Is a 'Basic Service'

    It's a Christmas miracle: Broadband Internet has been declared a basic service for all Canadians.The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) wants all citizens to have access to unlimited data plans, and download speeds of at least 50Mbps.
  • Securifi Service Kills Botnets Hijacking Your Devices

    Securifi Service Kills Botnets Hijacking Your Devices

    Available as an add-on to the Almond 3 Wi-Fi router, the service can automatically detect devices on your home network that are prone to Mirai-like botnet attacks.99 per month for a limited time, Almond 3 routers will detect if a network is compromised and—if it is—identify zombie devices participating in DDoS attacks.
  • FCC Limits Broadband Subsidies, Abandons Prison Call Caps

    FCC Limits Broadband Subsidies, Abandons Prison Call Caps

    The ISPs had been granted permission to become Lifeline providers less than two months ago, a designation that offers their customers a $9.25-per-month discount on their broadband services.
  • How to Set Up Your Phone for International Travel

    How to Set Up Your Phone for International Travel

    You're getting ready to travel abroad, and you've put off figuring out how you'll have phone service while you're gone.But if you do have a CDMA-only phone, it's going to cause problems when you travel.
  • Spotify is the best streaming music service, but its competitors aren’t far behind

    Spotify is the best streaming music service, but its competitors aren’t far behind

    The world of on-demand music streaming has never been more crowded.Whether you’re into music discovery, streaming radio, or the highest audio resolution you can find, these are the best on-demand streaming services in the land.
  • Get your Netflix binge on at 30,000 feet with Gogo’s doubled Wi-Fi speeds

    Get your Netflix binge on at 30,000 feet with Gogo’s doubled Wi-Fi speeds

    That may be changing soon thanks to new systems Gogo is implementing in select flights.Now you can stream your video and music services at 30,000 feet almost as easily as you do 30 feet from your in-home router.
  • Virgin Mobile Goes iPhone-Only, Offers Year of Service for $1

    Virgin Mobile Goes iPhone-Only, Offers Year of Service for $1

    To start, anyone who buys an iPhone from Virgin Mobile by July 31 will get 12 months of unlimited talk, text, and data for $1.For most Americans, though, the free year of service will be the most enticing offer: Virgin Mobile's unlimited service is normally $50 per month, which essentially pays for the cost of the iPhone.