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Comcast blazes its own trail to a superfast Internet future

The nation's largest broadband provider heeds Google's call to make ultrahigh-speed broadband available to the masses. Now it just needs to work out a few details.

By February 5, 2016

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Google's self-driving cars hit the roads in Austin, Texas

Moving beyond California, the company is now test driving an autonomous vehicle in Austin, where it will further try to learn how to safely navigate the roads.

By July 7, 2015

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The feds are 'blown away' by Smart City Challenge submissions

The Department of Transportation's call for visions of connected cities received 77 submissions, with 300 companies offering partnerships.

By February 8, 2016

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Austin gets Amazon's Prime Now speedy-delivery service

Amazon continues rolling out its Prime Now service, which offers free two-hour deliveries in certain markets and one-hour deliveries for $8.

By April 9, 2015

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BMW's 228i Convertible lounges in the Austin sun (pictures)

BMW's most affordable convertible gets some major revisions for 2015 and looks great inside and out.

21 Images By February 23, 2015

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Wearable robots for the paralyzed take a step forward

A next-gen exoskeleton, now on sale, highlights how the latest robots are merging science fiction with reality.

By February 2, 2016

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Google unleashes free speedy Internet service on low-income homes

Google puts its money where its mouth is with a plan to provide public housing residents with free access to its 1 gigabit-per-second Fiber service.

By February 3, 2016

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AT&T finishes rollout of 1Gbps connection in Austin

The telecom giant plans to expand its GigaPower fiber network to dozens more cities, as it competes with Google and others to provide super-fast Internet speeds.

By October 13, 2014

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AT&T delivers on 1Gbps promise in Austin

Austin residents already subscribing to AT&T's super-fast GigaPower broadband service will finally get the 1Gbps speeds they were promised when the service was introduced last year.

By August 11, 2014

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In Austin, Prof. Dumpster lives the good life (pictures)

Jeff Wilson is living in a dumpster, hoping to show Americans how much energy and water they waste. CNET Road Trip 2014 stopped by to see how the Dumpster Project could lead to healthier cities.

20 Images By July 1, 2014