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Google internet balloon spinoff Loon still looking for its wings. First commercial trial planned.

Google’s bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers.  The company behind the effort, Loon, says its balloons will reach Kenya in the coming weeks

Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout

Apparently, some of the world’s biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei in response to the recent US blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm. Chipmakers In

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger

Justice Department staff members who’ve have been reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the US government sue to block the $26 billion deal, fearing the combination of the country’s third- and f

The Limitations of Poor Broadband Internet Access for Telemedicine Use in Rural America: An Observational Study

Fewer than 10% of US physicians practice in rural communities, where 25% of Americans live. Yet, rural Americans may need more health care as they become increasingly older and sicker relative to their urban counterparts.