Cincinnati is the latest city to lobby Google Fiber to be the next destination for its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service, reports WLWT News 5.
FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel said the FCC should seize a near-term opportunity to use more of the 5 GHz band for unlicensed wireless use, and also explore ways to make use of guard bands that will be produced in the 600 MHz spectrum auction for unlicensed purposes.
Research firm IDC thinks the tablet market will grow in 2014 compared to 2013 but at a slower pace than it previously forecasted, with a maturing market, stabilizing prices and a decline in low-cost tablets all contributing to the weaker growth.
While Facebook contends it has no plans to build or own a wireless network, the social networking giant is apparently interested in investing in airborne technology that could help bring the Internet to unserved areas.
Nearly seven months after Google Fiber announced that it launched the Vudu movies on demand service in Kansas City, Vudu said Tuesday that its streaming movie service will soon be available through Google's Chromecast HDMI stick.
Google and Samsung Electronics are prodding Chinese regulators to ensure that once Microsoft's deal for Nokia's handset unit closes they won't be forced to pay higher patent licensing fees, according to a Bloomberg report.
Apple announced that its "iOS in the Car" program has been rebranded "CarPlay" and that it will bring iOS into cars from Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo this week, with more automakers set to launch the service later this year.
Apple has signed deals with 13 car manufacturers to use a new in-car user interface for iOS7 iPhones offering access to calls, messages, music and mapping services.
A startup called Mapillary wants to put smartphone users to work enhancing the world's view of streets and other parts of the earth that are not currently viewable on Google's Street View.
BARCELONA, Spain- Jolla, the Finnish handset manufacturer, marked the start of shipments of its first smartphone with its biggest ever presence at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) trade show in Barcelona this week.