Google Dishes Out $400 Million for Public Wireless Provider ICOA [UPDATE]
Google's collective grip on the Internet has just gotten a little bit stronger. The search engine giant is notorious for ventures that go far beyond the typical reach of an Internet company. Google Fiber saw the company effectively becoming an Internet service provider, and now the company's going even further down that rabbit hole. It's been announced that Google's set to gobble up public Wi-Fi provider ICOA to the tune of $400 million. UPDATE: According to CNET News, the whole thing's bunk.Read on...