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Mark Bergen / Recode:
How Google Fiber is aggressively competing with cable companies: better service, faster speeds, neighborhood outreach, maybe wireless, and cheaper prices   —  Forget self-driving cars and drones.  Five years later, where is Google's broadband business going?  —  It's a crisp spring Friday in Kansas City and Jim is upset with Google.
May 14, 2016, 12:05 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Sources: Google's answer to Amazon Echo is code-named “Chirp” and expected to launch this year   —  ‘Okay, Google,’ your turn.  —  A product team at Google is working on a hardware device that would integrate Google's search and voice assistant technology, akin to the Amazon Echo, Recode has learned.
May 11, 2016, 5:56 PMIn context
Re/code:
Google hires former Motorola CEO Rick Osterloh to head new hardware division that includes Nexus, Chromecast, Chromebooks, Pixel C, OnHub, ATAP, and Glass   —  Google is building a new hardware division under former Motorola chief Rick Osterloh  —  Rick Osterloh is coming back to Google.
Apr 28, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
A look at some memes Alphabet employees made about Tony Fadell and Nest, after Fadell appeared before an all-hands meeting   —  Here are some of the brutal memes Googlers created about Tony Fadell and Nest  —  Nest, the smart home company under Alphabet, has suffered a wave of recent press critical of its culture and business.
Apr 19, 2016, 3:50 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Alphabet's Access CEO Craig Barratt says it is looking into providing fixed wireless services where installing fiber is too expensive   —  Google Fiber wants to beam wireless Internet to your home  —  Over the past five years, Google Fiber has laid its high-speed Internet in a handful of cities and pledged to come to several more.
Apr 17, 2016, 12:00 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs Plans Digital City for Google Car, Internet   —  When Google launched a new company to “fix cities,” speculation swirled as to what, precisely, that company would do.  One idea: What if it built its own city, a laboratory vision of a thoroughly connected, techno-utopia?
Apr 15, 2016, 11:15 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Apr 13, 2016, 2:12 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Mobile search and ad startup Quixey replaces founding CEO Tomer Kagan with veteran exec Mark Lazar after raising $60M and missing sales targets last year   —  Mobile Startup Quixey Names New CEO Amid Sales Struggle, Leadership Churn  —  Quixey, a mobile search and advertising startup …
Apr 11, 2016, 8:05 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Google Fiber drops free internet option for new subscribers in Kansas City, now starts plans at $50 per month   —  Google Fiber is ending a free-Internet offer in its first city  —  When Google Fiber first arrived, it came with a compelling pitch: Pay a one-time construction fee, and you get Internet access for free after that.
Apr 11, 2016, 12:20 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Sources: Nest generated about $340M in sales last year, below Google's expectations, is facing scrutiny as $500M annual operating budget set to expire this year   —  With $340 million in revenue, Nest is underperforming, and its future at Google is at risk  —  Nest generated about $340 million …
Mar 31, 2016, 1:30 AMIn context

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