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Google Fiber gigabit internet and TV available in Austin

Google Fiber gigabit internet and TV available in Austin

Technology fans that live in parts of Austin, Texas covered by the new Google Fiber internet service can now sign up to get service for data and TV in their home or business. Google promises that fiber connections can be up to 100 times faster than basic broadband speeds available today in the city. That means blazing fast movie downloads and lots of bandwidth for streaming video and other services to multiple devices.

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EE installs first micro network site in rural UK

EE installs first micro network site in rural UK

One of the biggest challenges for firms looking to roll out internet connectivity around the world is getting adequate coverage in rural areas. The cost of running the required cabling and installing other parts of the infrastructure in rural areas can be prohibitive leaving some smaller cities without internet coverage. In the UK EE, the largest mobile network provider in the country, is working on a new system that will provide connectivity in rural areas wirelessly.

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Sound sculpting creates holograms you can feel

Sound sculpting creates holograms you can feel

Holograms aren’t exactly new technology; they have been around in various forms for decades. One thing that has held true for all of these holograms is the fact that you can only see them and if you try to touch them, you feel noting but the void. A new technology promises to create holograms that you can touch and feel using a technique called sound sculpting.

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Chevrolet Trax small SUV aims at Nissan Juke

Chevrolet Trax small SUV aims at Nissan Juke

Chevrolet is aiming directly at the popular Nissan Juke with a new small SUV for city dwellers called the 2015 Chevrolet Trax. Chevy has taken a more traditional approach to making a small SUV rather than going with a quirky design as Nissan did with the Juke. The 2015 Trax is also packed with some interesting technology that you can't get in the Juke and similar vehicles.

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2015 Corvette Z06 customer deliveries begin

2015 Corvette Z06 customer deliveries begin

One of the coolest cars that Chevrolet has produced in a long time is the new 2015 Corvette Z06 sports car. The all-new Z06 is the most track capable Corvette ever made and buyers around the country who have ordered one have something to look forward to. Chevy has announced that deliveries of the 2015 Z06 to customers are now underway. Chevy says that some early customers could begin receiving their cars later this week.

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GTA IV gets RoboCop mod packing ED-209

GTA IV gets RoboCop mod packing ED-209

One of my favorite movies from the 80s was the original RoboCop film. The first couple of movies in the franchise were cool and then they were too cheesy for me to stomach. If you are a fan of those early RoboCop films and you like to play Grand Theft Auto IV, this mod will get you excited. GTA IV was a new RoboCop mod that puts ED-209 in the mix.

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Samsung’s mobile chief keeps job despite S5 slump

Samsung’s mobile chief keeps job despite S5 slump

Many technology firms shuffle up their top-level executives frequently in a never-ending search for increasing profits and better sales. One of the firms that annually shakes up the top level executives is Samsung. Samsung perhaps had more reason this year to shake up its executive mix than it has in years past with some reports indicating that it sold 40% less Galaxy S5 smartphones than it predicted.

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