This project is bringing high-speed internet to the developing world via beams of infrared light

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The latest invention from Alphabet’s moonshot factory are giant towers that use light to send data, like a fiber-optic cable without the cable. The world is still a long way from universal connectivity: More than 3 billion people don’t have access to the internet. In remote areas, and especially in rough terrain, one challenge is the cost of infrastructure—laying out a network of fiber-optic cables is difficult and expensive. X, Alphabet’s moonshot factory, is testing a new approach in India and Africa using invisible beams of light to send data over long distances without cables. Read Full Story

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Facebook, Alphabet Team Up To Boost Southeast Asia Connectivity

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) are teaming up with local telecommunication companies in Singapore and Indonesia to increase internet connectivity in the region. The companies are planning new undersea cables to connect America with Southeast Asia. Q4 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Facebook, Google plan undersea cables A Facebook executive told […]

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Cord-cutting service FuboTV is coming to the NYSE: Here’s what to know

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The stock offering comes as cable-TV subscribers ditch traditional bundles in record numbers. FuboTV has filed for a public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, the company announced this morning. The sports-focused streaming service, first launched in 2015 as a way to watch soccer games without cable, has been rapidly growing its subscriber count in recent years, despite a flood of competitors in the crowded streaming-TV space. Read Full Story

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How to watch ‘The Disney Holiday Singalong’ special live on ABC without cable

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Performers from Disney musicals will return to the New Amsterdam Theatre for the first time since March. Disney Theatrical Productions, once a booming if relatively small sliver of the Walt Disney Company, has had to work extra hard to get its share of the spotlight since the coronavirus pandemic sidelined live theater. But Disney continues to figure out new ways to extract value from its live musicals. Read Full Story

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How to watch the US Open Women’s and Men’s singles finals on ESPN live without cable

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The action is heating up this weekend. The final matches of the US Open are happening at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York this weekend, and while there will be no fans in the stands (because 2020), tennis lovers can still stream all the back-and-forth action on their smart TVs, computers, and phones. Sadly for Serena Williams fans, the tennis legend was knocked out of the tournament yesterday. Read Full Story

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