Vivint has found another use of 802.11ac. Instead of putting it in customers’ homes to connect their laptops and smartphones to the home network, it’s putting it on rooftops as their primary connection to the internet.
Google isn’t the only big company trying to bring gigabit fiber networks to the U.S. Australian infrastructure financing giant Macquarie is investing in Utah broadband.
Aereo is launching in Utah in August, ahead of a planned launch in Chicago in September. The company is expanding fast despite facing litigation.
EBay’s decision to install 6 megawatts of fuel cell capacity at its Utah data centers marks a shift in thinking toward on site power generation for the modern data center and using the grid as backup power.
I spent some time playing with Google Insights to find out what parts of the country are most interested in technology and when that interest hit its peak. It wasn’t surprising to see Silicon Valley rank highly, but did you know Utah was into next-generation programming?