Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Various Articles on Google:

The buzz is on Google these days. These come from the Baller Herbst Daily Email:

Free Wi-Fi has a catch: slow speed -- Google's proposal (300kbps) is "hardly the kind of capacity needed for many high-bandwidth services and applications."

http://beta.news.com.com/2060-11199_3-0.html

Google's Wi-Fi offering is "all about selling ads"; also: "Google says it will lease its WiFi network on a wholesale basis to other providers wishing to sell higher-throughput broadband service to San Franciscans." . . .

http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=81764&WT.svl=news1_1

http://www.techworld.com/mobility/features/index.cfm?featureid=1837

. . . the city "may even make money on the deal"

http://www.webpronews.com/insidesearch/insidesearch/wpn-56-20051003GooglePayingFriscoToSetupWiFi.html

"No tears for the monster Google is about to behead"

http://www.sanluisobispo.com/mld/sanluisobispo/business/tec
hnology/12812922.htm

San Fran. mayor Gavin Newsom: "It is to me a fundamental right to have access universally to information . . . This is a civil rights issue as much as anything else"

http://today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=internetNews&storyID=2005-10-04T060420Z_01_KWA382605_RTRUKOC_0_US-TELECOMS-WIRELESS-SANFRANCISCO.xml&archived=False

Lawsuits expected in response to S.F. Wi-Fi project; 24 proposals received

http://beta.news.com.com/Google+faces+obstacles+in+S.F.+Wi-Fi+bid/2100-7351_3-5887919.html?tag=nefd.lede

http://today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=bondsNews&storyID=2005-10-04T014713Z_01_N03156008_RTRIDST_0_TELECOMS-WIRELESS-SANFRANCISCO-UPDATE-2.XML

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