Innovation

Entrepreneur: Google Just Bought a Satellite Company for $500 Million

Posted on by Jose Mas

Google has snapped up Skybox Imaging, which provides high-resolution satellite images, for $500 million in cash. For now, the acquisition allows the tech giant to improve the quality of the images used in its digital maps, but this definitely plays into … Continue reading

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AT&T Spends $15.5 Billion with Certified Diverse Suppliers

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AT&T’s recent announcement that it spent over $15 billion in 2013, accounting for 28 percent of its total spend for the year, with certified diverse suppliers is a historic accomplishment for the company.  My company, MasTec, is certified as a … Continue reading

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Why a Comcast merger could be good for TWC customers

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Interesting take on Comcast’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable.  How can one of the biggest mergers in the cable market ever be a good thing for consumers? CNET’s Marguerite Reardon explains. As reported on CNET: Time Warner Cable CEO … Continue reading

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Leveraging the Wireless Industry to Give Back to America’s Veterans

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As I reflect on some of the milestones reached by the Warriors 4 Wireless (W4W) Project, I feel compelled to share the work of this project as far and wide as I can.  When I agreed to have my company, … Continue reading

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Comcast to Continue Connecting Families to Broadband with Internet Essentials

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According to a report by CNET, Comcast has decided to extend its subsidized broadband program beyond its June 2014 commitment. The program, started back in 2011 as part of its conditions for its merger with NBC Universal, has connected over … Continue reading

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