Google continues to invest in transcontinental cables

What started out as a Web search company now has its hands in almost anything high-tech. Cloud software, Android, Google Glass, self-driving cars, Google Fiber Gigabit broadband, balloon-powered Internet, robotics (it acquired Boston Dynamics), smart homes (Nest acquisition), …

And now it will join a global consortium to build and operate a new trans-Pacific cable costing $300 million.

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