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Could Facebook drones be used to fill in U.K. mobile dead zones?

Facebook VP of Engineering Jay Parikh has been making the rounds with U.K. media this week, talking up the social network’s plans to use drones to connect places throughout the world that currently get no cellular signal. In one interview … Continue reading

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Every developer should follow Facebook’s “2G Tuesday” example

Facebook’s Menlo Park, CA, campus may be blanketed in 4G signals and Wi-Fi connections, but the places where Facebook’s is growing the most don’t have access to such powerful networks. That’s why Facebook employees are engaging in an interesting experiment … Continue reading

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Digicel holds Google, Facebook ads hostage

If Google and Facebook are really so keen on connecting the developing world to the Internet, then they should share their mobile revenues with the operators doing the actual connecting – at least that’s the stance of Denis O’Brien, the … Continue reading

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Android Fragmentation: why it matters (and also doesn’t)

It has been almost a month since we published our report on Android Fragmentation – and the responses to it have been almost overwhelming. The report was liked 4,000 times on Facebook, generated almost 3,500 tweets and was given great … Continue reading

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Traveling Man: Tools and Apps for Testing Cell Networks Across America, Part II

Early on we realized that some kind of tablet would be necessary to monitor the internal testing dashboard on the go. To be totally honest, I was hesitant about the usefulness of an iPad Mini. We just needed to monitor … Continue reading

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Find the easter egg, win a Nexus 7!

Here at OpenSignal we’re very excited about the launch of OpenSignal 2 – the complete overhaul of our Android app. In order to celebrate its release to all Android platforms, we’re giving away a Nexus 7 tablet to one of … Continue reading

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