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Google Expands Fiber To Shawnee, Kansas
2013-05-04 05:56:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google has just announced they´ll be shining their Gigabit glow on Shawnee, Kansas as they bring Fiber to another town just outside of Kansas City. Shawnee is the fifth city in Johnson county to be promised Google Fiber and now joins eight other cities awaiting Fiber to be laid and run into their homes. According to the Kansas City Star, the Shawnee city council announced a special meeting Thursday evening to...

Sony Blows Doors Off Google Fiber, Launches Ultra-Fast Internet In Japan
2013-04-16 11:34:41

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Traffic on the highways in Japan often moves along at a snail´s pace most of the day and is total gridlock at rush hour. However, the country does know a thing or two about moving along at high speeds. Japan´s Skinkansen — or bullet train — remains one of the fastest in the world and last year the island nation´s Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) unveiled a prototype of what promises to deliver even...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.