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Google Fiber coming to southeastern U.S.

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Google is bringing speedy Internet to 18 cities in four metro areas in the southeastern United States, the latest expansion of its Fiber project. The Internet giant is promising speeds up to one gigabit per second, about 100 times the average U.S. Internet connection, in Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville and Raleigh-Durham, N.C.

Twitter debuts video, group messaging

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter is rolling out two new features designed to make the service easier to use and more appealing: private group messaging and the ability to shoot, edit and post videos directly through the Twitter app.

GRUNGE INC. / LIVE-IN STARTUPS COMBINE FRAT-HOUSE CULTURE WITH VENTURE CAPITAL

sfgate.com — Tucked away on a leafy Palo Alto street lined with manicured, multimillion-dollar homes is a low-slung apartment building that houses the Meetro commune. Not a commune in the Haight-Ashbury sense. Meetro is six guys and an Internet startup crammed into a three-bedroom walk-up.

Reports: Google to sell wireless service

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Google plans to sell wireless service to consumers after striking deals with Sprint and T-Mobile, according to published reports. The technology giant is looking to push the wireless industry to cut prices and increase data speeds to make sure its services such as Gmail and YouTube can be easily accessed.

Maxine Williams: The face of Facebook on diversity

usatoday.com — MENLO PARK, Calif. - Maxine Williams is very visible on the Facebook campus. And not just because she's one of the few black people working here. With its ambitions encircling the globe, diversity has become a top priority at the giant social network.

Maxine Williams: the Trinidadian woman leading Facebook's diversity push

brisbanetimes.com.au — Facebook's Head of Diversity: Maxine Williams. Photo: Facebook Maxine Williams is very visible on the Facebook campus. And not just because she's one of the few black people working there. With its ambitions encircling the globe, diversity has become a top priority at the giant social network.

Maxine Williams: the Trinidadian woman leading Facebook's diversity push

theage.com.au — Facebook's Head of Diversity: Maxine Williams. Photo: Facebook Maxine Williams is very visible on the Facebook campus. And not just because she's one of the few black people working there. With its ambitions encircling the globe, diversity has become a top priority at the giant social network.

Rev. Jackson: Tech companies should observe MLK birthday

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Rev. Jesse Jackson is calling on technology companies to observe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday on Monday. "It is a cherished national holiday when we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, his life of struggle and the legacy he left for our ongoing struggle for civil and human rights," Jackson wrote in a letter to the companies.

Zuckerberg: Why I condemned Charlie Hebdo attacks

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Mark Zuckerberg defended his condemnation of the attacks on Charlie Hebdo and Facebook's decision to operate in countries that restrict free speech during a town hall meeting in Bogota, Columbia. The Facebook founder traveled to Colombia on Wednesday to bring his Internet-access initiative to Latin America.

Maxine Williams: The face of Facebook on diversity

usatoday.com — MENLO PARK, Calif. - Maxine Williams is very visible on the Facebook campus. And not just because she's one of the few black people working here. With its ambitions encircling the globe, diversity has become a top priority at the giant social network.
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Jan 27, 2015

RT @AP: Masked bandits ram SUV into museum in San Francisco, escape with gold nuggets: apne.ws/1z73Zfu

Jan 27, 2015

RT @johnshinal: Big fall in $MSFT drops it into virtual tie w/ $GOOGL as 2nd-most valuable tech firm, both at ~$355B market cap. No. 1 $AAPL reports today

Jan 27, 2015

Austrian court gives greenlight to Facebook privacy lawsuit by 25,000 people who allege data was used illegally dailym.ai/1JyuoHr

Jan 27, 2015

Google Fiber is bringing speedy Internet to 18 cities in 4 metro areas of the southeastern U.S. usat.ly/1JXPX2A via @USATODAY

Jan 27, 2015

RT @CaseyNewton: Omg imagine her Instagram Directs RT @verge: Update: Taylor Swift's Instagram account has been hacked as well theverge.com/e/7686006

Jan 27, 2015

RT @Khanoisseur: New Yorkers storming back into Whole Foods to return overbought blizzard supplies. pic.twitter.com/Ac7y6q3VD3

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