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Free Wireless Broadband, Reenergized Microsoft

Google begins limited test of Wi-Fi serviceReuters...... "....the company was considering building a U.S. broadband network capable of targeting specific advertising to users based on the location of their Wi-Fi..."Microsoft Corp. reorganizes to compete better with Google, YahooCanadian Business I had been thinking municipality provided wireless broadband. But Google has trumped me on that one. It has come up with an even better idea. Google provided nationwide wireless broadband. All the user have to do is download a Google toolbar onto their laptops in return. If that were to materialize, Google would grow even more like it were a hot startup. Kudos.

Bill Gates complained during the whole anti-trust legal fiasco that instead of competing with him on products, his competitors were taking him to court. Now he does not have to say that no more. Google is competition. Big G should be happy.

I think he had the option in 1995 to take the lead when a school of thought emerged withi…