From November 20 to January 2, passengers on Airtran, Virgin America and Delta will receive free WiFi on their flights.
A repeat of last year, Google is giving free WiFi to some holiday travelers. Google (GOOG) is also using the opportunity to advertise their Chrome browser, which has been gaining significant market share lately (closing in on 10%). The gift appears to be from the Chrome team and will work with Gogo wireless. Will we have ChromeOS-based netbooks to use at that point?
In an interview with the Financial Times, Google CEO Eric Schmidt said an employee snuck some code into the Streetview computers causing them to collect information.
The case has been making headlines across the world and has Google in courts from Oregon to Germany. But, was it caused by one employee? (Working on his 20% time?) According to Google CEO Eric Schmidt, that employee is now the subject of an internal investigation.
In the first case, an engineer, MORESeth Weintraub - Jun 6, 2010 12:43 AM ET
By Scott Moritz
NEW YORK - A brief hands-on experience with the Google (GOOG) G1 phone gives the impression that after a slew of touchscreen duds from other telcos, Apple's (AAPL) iPhone finally has a worthy rival.
The highly-anticipated HTC phone for T-Mobile (DT) was unveiled in New York Tuesday, and kiosks with technical experts were set up so media people could run the first Android-powered phone through some tricks. T-Mobile will start MOREsmoritz - Sep 23, 2008 2:14 PM ET
By Yi-Wyn Yen
Google has tussled with everyone from Microsoft to the telcos on Capitol Hill. Now it's going after television broadcasters and cable companies.
The search king launched its first public advocacy campaign on Monday to encourage consumers to petition the Federal Communications Commission to "free the airwaves." As the TV industry prepares to switch from analog to digital broadcasting in February, the FCC will decide what happens with the unused MOREyiwyn - Aug 18, 2008 5:46 PM ET
By Michal Lev-Ram
You know the feeling: You just ordered your caramel machiatto (extra foam), sat down at a table and opened up your laptop. You log on, hoping to quickly check your e-mail, when all of a sudden a screen pops up asking for your name and credit card information. That's when you realize that hopping online won't be as quick -- or as cheap-- as you'd hoped.
Say goodbye to MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Feb 12, 2008 2:51 PM ET
By Michael V. Copeland
If you want a hint at where innovation in the gadget world is headed, talk to the chip guys. These nuggets of insanely complex silicon that companies like Intel, AMD (AMD), Atheros, Broadcom and Marvell (MRVL) are creating today will end up in the phones, laptops, televisions and mobile video/music/Internet devices of tomorrow.
We all know that Intel is dead-set on making WiMax -- wireless access measured in MORETodd Woody - Jan 14, 2008 2:00 AM ET
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