Why 2016 looks like a breakthrough year for Google Fiber

Why 2016 looks like a breakthrough year for Google Fiber

When it first launched in Kansas City a few years back, Google Fiber wasn’t seen as a real threat to cable ISPs such as Comcast or Time Warner Cable, even though many markets around the country have been clamoring for more broadband competition. However, Google has slowly and steadily been making progress on expanding to more markets and it now looks set to really break through as a real force in the home broadband market starting next year. Let’s go through the reasons.

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Putin’s son-in-law boosted by $1.75 billion Russian state loan

Putin's son-in-law boosted by $1.75 billion Russian state loan

The son-in-law of Vladimir Putin stands to benefit from $1.75 billion in cheap finance from the Russian state, a Reuters examination of public documents shows. The money will help fund a petrochemical project at a company in which Kirill Shamalov, husband of Katerina Tikhonova, the Russian president's younger daughter, has a significant interest. Shamalov is a major shareholder in Sibur, Russia's largest processor of petrochemicals.

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Here’s the List of New Netflix Originals Coming in 2016

Here’s the List of New Netflix Originals Coming in 2016

Netflix is going to have an interesting 2016. We fully expect the lists of new content, specifically that owned by third parties, to continue to shrink each month. Content owners are getting stingier and stingier as they all hope to create their own streaming distribution channels. But Netflix thinks it has the answer: Its own original shows. As the list continues to grow, 2016 will be huge for them competing on homegrown content. With plans to nearly…

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Mexican marijuana farmers see profits tumble as U.S. loosens laws

Mexican marijuana farmers see profits tumble as U.S. loosens laws

He started growing marijuana as a teenager and for four decades earned a modest living from his tiny plot tucked at the base of these rugged mountains of western Mexico. He proudly shows off his illegal plants, waist-high and fragrant, strategically hidden from view by rows of corn and nearly ready to be harvested. "I've always liked this business, producing marijuana," the 50-year-old farmer said wistfully. He had decided that this season's crop would be his last.

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American woman mistakenly kills her daughter

American woman mistakenly kills her daughter

Police in Florida say a mother mistook her daughter for an intruder and shot her dead. Sergeant Denise Roberts, of the St Cloud police, said the mother was asleep when she heard someone enter her home late on Tuesday. The mother told police she heard footsteps approaching quickly so she fired a single shot. She then discovered the person was her 27-year-old daughter. The daughter was taken to a hospital where she died.

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