Google’s “Moog doodle” – an interactive, synthesizer-based, playable logo – is on the search engine giant’s homepage today, honoring the late Asheville inventor Bob Moog on what would’ve been his 78th birthday.
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Google announced today, March 30, that Kansas City will be the first city to receive its experimental high-speed internet network. The city outbid Asheville and over 1,000 other communities across the country to win the service.
About 30 people assembled at the Dripolator on Thursday evening, March 4, to discuss ways to encourage citizen involvement to convince Google to pick Asheville as the town where it will build a high-speed fiber-optic network that brings super Internet connectivity to homes and businesses at speeds of 100 times that of DSL and other typical services presently available.
Better health care, getting Google and taking tourism to “the viral world” were all topics of discussion at a meeting today between the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce and city officials.
Google on Wednesday announced that it planning to test blazing-fast broadband networks in trial locations around the country, and has invited residents and local governments to express their interest. In an effort to boost Asheville’s chances at becoming a test location, the Mountain Xpress has set up a place to help the grassroots get organized.
Google Inc.‘s effort to put 360-degree, street-level views of Asheville on the Web appears to be complete. The views of the city now appear on Google Street View, the California company’s effort to provide computer users with up-close views of city streets and neighborhoods. On the virtual road: Panoramic street-level views of Asheville are now […]
Google Inc.‘s effort to put 360-degree, street-level views of Asheville on the Web appears to be complete.