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Google CEO Sundar Pichai details a partnership that will bring Wi-Fi to 400 rail stations and connect 10 million passengers a day. Pichai also recounts being a student at Chennai Central station.
California's Irvine and San Diego plus Louisville, Kentucky are being "explored" as three new candidate cities for Google Fiber, the highly popular 1Gbps broadband network.
Facebook is supposedly partnering with Avanti, a British satellite operator, and together they plan to bring free, or at least very affordable, widespread internet access to large swathes of Africa.
"Why Can't I Connect?" makes it easier to resolve TCP/IP connection errors. Use it to diagnose connections to common server types and create generic clients and / or servers.
Facebook has confirmed earlier rumors that it is working to provide Internet access to third world countries and other regions via connections from solar-powered air drones.
Facebook is looking to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace to provide internet access to the billions of people worldwide who live in remote regions disconnected from the modern technologies.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt has predicted that "everyone on Earth will be connected" by 2020. But with two-thirds of the population still without a web connection, how realistic is that?
Iran's government has reportedly cut off all access to the Internet for its country's citizens as it possibly prepares to launched it own version that's firewalled from the outside Internet.