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What the Hell Is Google Fiber, Anyway?
A quick primer on the service everyone's talking about
"...actually made it to today without hearing the phrase "Google Fiber," congratulations: You are likely the only one...."

April 8, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Through the Google Glass
Take the computer for your face on a test drive
"...Google shows off its little wearable computer to the public..."

Dec. 13, 2013 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Google Fiber Rolls Out in South Austin
Sign-ups begin in South, Southeast Austin today
"...unveiling its Downtown “Fiber Space” and payment plan options, Google Fiber representatives said they’re officially rolling out the sign-up..."

Dec. 1, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Time to Google Mark Strama
Retiring rep heads to Google Fiber, will not run for mayor
"...not running again. Now we know where he's going. Google Fiber...."

June 26, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Google Making 'Important Announcement' Next Week
Internet is frothing with rumors, including Google Fiber
"...than to speculate wildly about tech rumors. But when Google sends out a media invitation to "a very important..."

April 5, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

It's Official: Google Fiber Is Coming to Austin
Austin will be second city in nation to host ultrafast network
"...national tech blogs, local outlets citing "unnamed sources," and Google themselves appearing to jump the gun, Tuesday's announcement that..."

April 12, 2013 News Feature by Brandon Watson

Housing Authority Gets Free Google Fiber
City, Google aim to bridge digital divide
"...In partnership with Google Fiber, the city is offering 4,300 public housing residents..."

Nov. 21, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Google Fiber's Hiring Projections?
"...Editor, I read with great interest the story concerning Google Fiber and their Austin presence [“Point Austin,” News, April..."

April 11, 2013 Postmarks

Google Metro
Google can now help you plan your bus trip.
"...a bit easier. Capital Metro has teamed up with Google to roll out a handy dandy public-transit trip planner..."

March 9, 2007 News Post by Daniel Mottola

Google's Ad Ban Benches an Austin Entrepreneur's Senate Impeachment Trial Playing Cards
Owner Asher Garber says "sensitive event" ban wrongly lumps his cards in with QAnon T-shirts
"...of the cards have been significantly impacted by the Google ad platform's "sensitive event" bans, which since last fall..."

Feb. 5, 2021 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

John Mulvany’s “Pattern Days” Is Haunting Your Google Docs
Austin-based painter isn’t letting the pandemic slow him down
"...of a collection and it’s available for viewing via Google Docs...."

July 29, 2020 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Dell, Google, and an Untold Story Hit SXSW
More additions to South by Southwest Interactive
"...array of information vast. Joined by the director of Google Ideas, Jared Cohen, Schmidt will discuss their co-authored book,..."

Feb. 20, 2014 SXSW Post by Neha Aziz

Council: Google Fiber, Music, Monuments, and More
CMs take on high speed Internet, but don't expect a quick meeting
"...First things first – who'll be getting free Google Fiber services next year? The super-speedy fiber network is..."

Aug. 23, 2013 News Feature by Amy Smith

Google Mail Feels Your Morning-After Shame
Google Mail Goggles aim to curb drunk-emailing scourge
"...Apparently the smarty-pants engineers at Google are as human as the rest of us –..."

Oct. 7, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Luv Doc: Google Ghost Tinder Date
Some people don't have a digital footprint
"...says on his Tinder profile. After the date, she Googled him and found absolutely nothing about him, BUT she..."

Feb. 17, 2023 Column by The Luv Doc

It's True, Google It
"...that the majority of women are pro-life (it's true, Google it). Please drop the propaganda BS about the pro-life..."

Dec. 28, 2017 Postmarks

Food Issue Extra Helpings: My Relationship as a Google Doc
Foodie favorites find an OCD home
"...bless his heart, he finally accumulated them into a Google Doc affectionately known as The List...."

Feb. 10, 2014 Chronolog Post by Monica Riese

Before Google, There Was Ellie Rucker
Consumer columnist was Austin's own finder of facts

Sept. 27, 2013 News Feature

Connecting a Whole Community
Austin and Google Fiber move to bridge the digital divide
" such. So in April 2013, when Internet giant Google announced plans to lay down fiber-optic cable in Austin..."

Jan. 23, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The Internship
Once Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson joined forces to crash weddings; in their new comedy, the duo crashes Google as older-than-average interns.
"...If you’ve ever thought to yourself, “Yeah, I use Google – as a search engine, a map, a translator,..."

June 7, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Closing the Digital Divide
Low-income housing gets cheap Google Fiber
"...state leaders announced last Thursday afternoon. In partnership with Google Fiber, the city is offering 4,300 public housing residents..."

Nov. 28, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

It's Official
Google Fiber is coming to Austin
"...national tech blogs, local outlets citing "unnamed sources," and Google themselves appearing to jump the gun, today's announcement that..."

April 9, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

In Space
Google bombs
"...Want a giggle? Google "weapons of mass destruction." But be sure to click..."

April 23, 2004 Screens Feature by Marrit Ingman

SXSW Panel Shares Tech Solutions to Global Food Quandaries
Google and others combat food waste and scarcity
"...attempted to answer. With reps from tech companies like Google, the panelists shared ways tech and tech companies can..."

March 16, 2022 SXSW Post by Rod Machen

I'm Your Friend! Air Hug!
The tubes come alive with the sounds of allies
"...Oh Google, how often do I gaze upon your lovely Doodles..."

Nov. 4, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Up Too Early
Google Streetview fashion critique from East Riverside
"...While it would be ludicrous to accuse the Google car of trying to take upskirt photos, this one..."

July 5, 2012 Chronolog Post by The Luv Doc

City Warns Users of Parking App to Avoid Fraudulent Website
Avoid the scam by downloading the official Park ATX app
"...fraudulent website currently showing up at the top of Google Search results for the service...."

Jan. 5, 2024 News Post by Austin Sanders

Creative Control
This whip-smart comedy received Special Jury Recognition at SXSW 2015
"...working on a new marketing campaign for Augmenta (think Google Glass meets Oculus Rift), and endlessly pops pills emblazoned..."

March 11, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Social media strikes back in this grisly teen horror
"...time, amidst the Facebook, Skype, IMs, YouTube, Chatroulette, and Google Chat confabs among a group of teens and an..."

April 24, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Adult Beginners
After failing in enterprise, a man returns to his childhood home
"...of his money and then some into a gaudy Google Glass knockoff that collapses before it even hits the..."

April 24, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

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