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Rumor Mill: Microsoft smart watch will work with iOS, Android and Windows Phone

Microsoft could soon jump into the wearable device market with a smart watch that is loaded with sensors and works with Apple iPhones, Google's Android phones and Microsoft's own Windows Phones, according to a report from  Forbes. 

YouTube launches its own ISP streaming quality index

Google's YouTube division has released its first ever Video Quality Report, rating the performance of Internet service providers on how well they are delivering online video in their service areas. It's a move similar to Netflix's monthly ISP speed index, which ranks providers based on how well they deliver Netflix streams to its subscribers.

Google revamps its TV white-space database system ahead of 600 MHz auction

Google has upgraded its TV band database system, which enables unlicensed use of TV white space spectrum (TVWS), and the new and improved system can be tested by the public for 45 days starting June 2.

Report: Apple to unveil connected home ambitions at WWDC

Apple will soon announce its plans to have its iPhone become a central remote control as part of a larger connected home platform, according to a report from the  Financial Times.

Lenovo seeks to take smartphone crown from Samsung, Apple

The CEO of Lenovo believes his company is the only one that can challenge the dominance of Apple and Samsung in the smartphone space, and plans to do so by shipping 80 million units in 2014.

Google reportedly working with Ruckus on cloud-based Wi-Fi network

Google is working with Ruckus Wireless to create a large-scale, cloud-based Wi-Fi network for enterprises, according to a  GigaOM  report, which cited an unnamed source.

Lawrence, Kan., proposes building its own 1 Gbps-capable FTTH network

Lawrence, Kan., is the latest city to propose building out its own fiber to the home (FTTH) network that will be able to offer the same 1 Gbps speeds Google Fiber is offering today in Kansas City, reports the  Lawrence Journal-World.

Report: Google developing tablet with 3D vision capabilities as part of Project Tango

Google plans to produce about 4,000 prototype tablets with advanced computer vision capabilities as part of its Project Tango initiative, according to a  Wall Street Journal  report.

Cox offers details on 1 Gbps rollout--will start out in Phoenix, Las Vegas, Omaha

After revealing plans last month to kick off super-fast 1 Gbps Internet services, Cox Communications on Thursday revealed its roadmap for getting them launched.

Rumor mill: Google getting into managed Wi-Fi services with help from Hotspot 2.0

Google is reportedly preparing to subsidize commercial-grade Wi-Fi gear and software for small- and medium-size businesses, possibly in exchange for having Wi-Fi users use their Google accounts to sign into those businesses' Wi-Fi hotspots, which will in turn help Google better target advertising to them.