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Inside the Battle Over Google Fiber

Alphabet’s decision to shift its Google Fiber rollout to one based on wireless reflects a compromise among senior executives at the company. Alphabet’s founders had grown unhappy about the cost of ...

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The Race to Patent Augmented Reality

An uptick in patent applications for augmented reality over the last five years offers clues about which companies are pushing the technology forward in what could be a competitive industry.

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Why I Like, but Won’t Use, Instagram Stories For Now

Instagram was smart to roll out stories, and the launch was well executed. But, at least for now, the product experience suffers from technical hurdles and network issues.

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The Big Interview

How CNN is Fending off Digital Rivals

CNN’s top digital executive says the pixie dust is wearing off its digital competitors, such as Vice and BuzzFeed. He says audiences are responding to CNN’s focus on serious journalism, as opposed ...

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Favorite Tools: Subscribers Rate Dropbox, Slack, Gmail

Subscribers are more positive about the tech sector than they were a year ago, but way more negative about the general economy. And when it comes to the tools they use to work, Microsoft is ...

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