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Virtually there: How Google is readying VR for you

The search giant has a low-cost contraption made of cardboard that can turn any smartphone into a virtual reality headset. The goal: mass appeal.

By May 29, 2015

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President Obama presses for high-speed Internet for rural Americans

The administration will offer loans and work to remove law that limit consumers' ability to choose fast, affordable broadband.

By January 13, 2015

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Sprint pushes farther into rural America

The carrier is planning new strategic deals with rural operators to compete against AT&T and Verizon anywhere in the US, including the nation's most remote regions.

By March 26, 2014

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Sprint to join rural operators in nationwide roaming hub

Sprint will be among the first to participate in the Competitive Carrier Association’s Data Access Hub, which could give carriers of all sizes access to a true nationwide 4G LTE network.

By March 26, 2014

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Want cheaper wireless service? Patience is a virtue

CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how three key phenomena could reshape the wireless industry in the next few years and pave the way for more-affordable mobile services.

By May 24, 2015

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New scheme earmarks rural 'notspots' for superfast broadband

A new scheme will let Brits identify areas that don't have superfast broadband, and hopefully get them connected before long.

By March 3, 2014

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Google tallies new partners for Project Loon

The Internet giant says it's working hard on moonshot projects, like its Wi-Fi blimps and self-driving cars.

By May 28, 2015

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Can one woman change the way Uber operates?

After allegedly being raped by her Uber driver in Delhi, an Indian woman sues the US-based ride-hailing service on its home turf. She's asking Uber to "overhaul" its safety measures around the world.

By April 25, 2015

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Google bursts into the wireless industry

The search giant unveils a new service that switches between cellular and Wi-Fi signals and lets customers pay for only what data they use.

By April 22, 2015

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Google's wireless service expected to launch soon, report says

The search giant's network would reportedly let customers pay only for the data they use and not a bulk rate.

By April 21, 2015