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Google Plans Ultra-Fast Fiber Network In Provo Utah

Google says it will take over a troubled municipal fiber-optic system and make Provo, Utah, the third city to get its high-speed Internet service via fiber-optic cables.



Google Creates Largest Public Outdoor WiFi Network In New York

Google is now providing free wireless Internet access to Chelsea, New York, making it the largest public outdoor network in the city.


A sign is posted in front of the Cisco Systems headquarters in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose’s Cisco Systems To Buy SF-based Meraki For $1.2 Billion

Cisco Systems Inc., the world’s largest maker of computer networking gear, is buying Meraki for $1.2 billion to expand its ability to let customers compute in the cloud.


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ConsumerWatch: Adding Up All Those Airline Fees

With the travel season underway, more and more passengers are getting frustrated with added airline fees. From baggage to wireless signal access, last year the airline industry reported revenue of $22 billion from a la cart fees.

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Apple Releases Wireless Printing Software For iPhone, iPad

Apple Inc. released new software Monday that lets owners of the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad to print wirelessly over Wi-Fi networks.

CBS San Francisco–11/22/2010


Santa Clara VTA Adds Commuter Express Line, Free Wi-Fi

SAN JOSE – (CBS/BCN) – The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is making improvements to its light rail service starting Monday when customers will be able to use a new Commuter Express line and free […]