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Microsoft teams with JiWire to offer ad-based muni Wi-Fi

JiWire says it has the right model to make advertising on citywide Wi-Fi networks really work.

By July 18, 2007


Muni broadband: dueling white papers

By April 11, 2005


Texas revises anti-muni broadband bill

Texas revises language in its anti-muni wireless bill. More horse trading expected.

By March 18, 2005


Muni broadband bad, let me count the ways

Big business-leaning think tank trashes community-funded broadband projects

By October 22, 2004


Muni fiber projects hitting headwinds

Some locals like it, but competitors say municipal broadband is a bust

By September 13, 2004


Google donates $6.8 million to San Francisco youth bus rides

Amid protests over high-tech commuter buses, the Web giant gives the city a massive donation to fund low-income students' transportation.

By February 27, 2014


News.com Daily Podcast: Can YouTube take its act to Madison Avenue?

YouTube may take a stab at long-form video; Philly gets a second try at muni Wi-Fi; and Corvettes lead the Daniel Terdiman road show.

By June 18, 2008


San Francisco to charge for tech buses using city stops

SF Mayor Ed Lee announces a program that would require shuttle buses used by tech companies to pay up for using stops designated for city public transit.

By January 6, 2014


An app with a noble cause: No more baby pics on Facebook

Preggie iOS app seeks to get pregnant women together, so they don't have to use Facebook for their mutual communication.

By June 4, 2014


Are security guards now manning Google shuttle stops?

According to a Reuters report, there appear to be guards monitoring at least one stop where a private bus picks up Google employees, in response to recent protests.

By January 16, 2014