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Amazon's $10B SAT Broadband Internet Network

Global Broadband Internet Access                             Source:  NASA Satellite Constellations Amazon Competing Against Space X Amazon is investing $10 billion to build a network of 3,236 satellites to provide high speed, broadband internet services to people around the world, including those who lack access.  The announcement comes within a day of Amazon posting the biggest profits in its 26 year history. FCC Approval for the Satellite System The Federal Communications Commission just gave Amazon approval for its Project Kuiper for a constellation of low earth orbit satellites.  The Amazon satellite network is in direct competition with SpaceX's Starlink.  SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has already launched more than 500 satellites into low earth orbit to provide inexpensive global internet access.  He plans for a system of 12,000 satellites.  Starlink will start offering broadband services to the US and Canada by the end of this year. Crowded Skies Amazon says its system will also ben

Google: Speech Recognition Next Big Tech

Google Forecast - Speech Will Be the Next Big Leap for the Internet MIT Image of Speech Recognition Google Turns Twenty Google turned 20 on 9/24/2018.  And, the company, with a storied history of innovation, is forecasting that speech recognition and the understanding of language are the keys to the future of information and search.  They believe that is literally the future of the internet. Better Understanding of Common Language Advanced voice services will be the next big leap.  That's according to Google's head of search Ben Gomes.  He and Google believe what's crucial to the future of the internet is a better understanding of common language.  This is very complex territory as there are millions of problems that arise and need to be solved in the many languages used to search for information on the internet. Google's Leadership in Speech Recognition Tech Google has been at the forefront of voice recognition.  Voice recognition is built into Googl