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Google Buys Podcast App Co-Founded by Ex-Netflix Execs

Google Buys Podcast App

Podcast app 60dB has been purchased by Google, according to the Business Insider. A representative of Google confirmed the acquisition to Business Insider but did not divulge details about the purchase of the podcast app that was co-founded by former Netflix executives. Instead, the Google rep referred queries about the purchase to the announcement on Medium.com regarding the purchase of …

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Google to Provide LTE in Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico via Internet-Beaming Balloons

Internet Beaming Balloons

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) allowed Google’s parent company Alphabet to restore LTE and Internet service on Puerto Rico. The move comes more than two weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island with record-winds and torrential rains. Maria knocked down cell service and Internet in the island, leaving it isolated from the rest of the world. Reports said 83 percent …

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