Tech Tuesday: Google Fiber, Crypto-Currency, Gadgets

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Fiber-optic internet is fast, but some local governments are trying to move even faster, before Google Fiber installs its brand of internet.

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Google Fiber wants to bring low-cost, high-speed internet to certain cities around the US. But many local governments are racing to install fiber-optic networks themselves, ahead of the tech giant. We’ll get an update this hour. We’ll also discuss the rise of many crypto-currencies that are gaining legitimacy, and get the latest in gadgetry.

Guests

  • Brian Fung, reporter for the Washington Post
  • Alec Liu, writer for Motherboard.com
  • Russell Holly, tech blogger for geek.com

Links

Brian Fung’s article on Google Fiber

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