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Good things come to those areas blessed with Google Fiber, and so it is with Kansas City. Last summer, GOOG the Beneficent gifted the metropolitan area with its own brand of ultra high-speed Internet. Local startups have already been taking advantage of Google Fiber’s 100x speed, but there is more.
So very much more.
And Then He Pinned Me
Few social networks are as adroit at triggering man’s aspirational impulse as Pinterest. Of course, different people covet different things. In the case of police departments in fourteen cities–including Pottstown, Penn., Kansas City, Mo. and now Philadelphia–Buzzfeed reports that cops are using Pinterest to advertise what want to catch: criminals.
For weeks, Google has been teasing us with a landing page for “Google Fiber.” With a name like that, one might picture a roughage-based breakfast (Googl-Os!) or something better left to the laxative aisle in your friendly, neighborhood Duane Reade.
But the moniker actually refers to the company’s plans to offer Kansas City residents its own experimental brand of ultra high-speed Internet access. And it’s finally here!
This Will Not Stand
Google flips the switch on its experimental high-speed Internet network in Kansas City on Thursday, and to celebrate, the company has released one of its cutesy commercials.
Unfortunately, we are too distracted by the travesty that is that abysmally bad cover of the Leiber and Stoller classic “Kansas City” to even pay attention to the content. Via AllThingsD: