Google Fiber Also Heads to Provo
Google said it is planning to launch Google Fiber, its ultra-fast Internet and video service, in Provo, Utah, as the company continues expanding the initiative across the country.
Why Businesses Stop Growing
Why do businesses stop growing? The reasons are varied. Some get complacent and the market passes them by. Some run out of money before they can execute on their business plan. Others stop listening to their customers. Here are some common pitfalls for businesses and ways you might be able to avoid them or dig yourself out of them, courtesy of Maryalene LaPonsie at Small Business Computing. Good strategic planning can help you avoid complacency, so spend some time creating short-term, mid-term and long-term plans for your business. Start with your initial business plan. Have you met the goals you outlined? If not, why not? What needs to be changed or scrapped? And be sure to celebrate the goals you do meet. Once you have your strategic plan in place, crunch the numbers to determine how much money you need to achieve your goals – and then figure out where you are going to get it. You may be able to self-fund projects with business profits, or you may need to find money elsewhere through ...
U.S. youngster tuning out AM/FM radio
While the middle-aged twiddle with the knobs on their radio sets, younger U.S. adults prefer to use Internet radio and streaming services, according to new figures released by the NPD Group.
PayPal has uphill battle to break shoppers' swipe habit
PayPal will soon be ubiquitous in U.S. retail stores, but just being there may not be enough. The online payment service will take a giant step beyond its Internet roots on April 19, when a partnership with Discover Financial Services officially kicks in. The deal means PayPal will be accepted as a payment option in roughly 2 million retail stores that already take Discover credit cards. For paren...
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Google to Offer Fiber Web, Video Service in Austin
Google on Tuesday said it will offer high-speed Internet and video service in Austin, Texas, ramping up competition with incumbent cable companies such as Time Warner Cable.