A new company called Tizeti, which is launching in the latest batch of startups to come from Y Combinator, is proposing a simple solution to the connectivity problem… Build more towers, more cheaply, and offer internet services at a cost that makes sense for consumers in the urban environments where most people actually live. Read More
Sophisticated logistics and planning software will ensure the world’s freighters navigate the canal quickly and efficiently. The post Fancy Software Brings the Panama Canal Into the 21st Century appeared first on WIRED.
Startups in the UK will be hoping for better performance from the local broadband market after telecoms regulator Ofcom agreed a deal with the country’s largest broadband provider, BT, to legally separate Openreach: aka the division of BT that builds and maintains the broadband infrastructure. Read More
It’ll take more than $1 trillion to fix America’s infrastructure. A lot more. The post America Gets a D Plus for Infrastructure, and a Big Bill to Fix it appeared first on WIRED.
The social media giant hopes to catalyze a broader market that will mean more internet for more people everywhere. The post Facebook to Telcos: Forget Hardware Empires—Let’s All Share appeared first on WIRED.
While Google is using MWC to show off some of its advances in native apps on mobile devices — specifically in chat apps — the world’s biggest chat app company is doing something completely different. Today, Facebook announced that it is building a 770-kilometer (500-mile) fiber backhaul network in Uganda, in partnership with India’s Airtel and wholesale provider BCS… Read More
No matter where you live. The post Why Trump’s Attack on a California Railroad Should Trouble You appeared first on WIRED.
Why is it important to invest via VCs, and do they add value further to the money they invest into a growth business? Furthermore, what role do physical transport links play in terms of business success and innovation in this, the digital age? Read More
If you want to make a terrible thing much worse, you’re gonna need a bigger slab of concrete. The post Not Even Street Closures Can Make San Francisco Traffic Any Worse appeared first on WIRED.
It’s called Arrivo, and it plans to put you—or at least your stuff—in a working hyperloop in just three years. The post A Star Engineer Just Launched His Own Hyperloop Outfit, ‘Arrivo’ appeared first on WIRED.