Google did not buy WiFi provider ICOA, press release was false
0. phoneArena posted on 26 Nov 2012, 11:13
The dream was closer for a few minutes there. With rumors swirling about Google planning to build its own data-centric wireless carrier, the news that Google had purchased WiFi provider ICOA made the rounds very quickly this morning. But, it turns out that info came from a false press release...
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6. Nadr1212 posted on 26 Nov 2012, 20:20 0 0
And I thought the Press was a trustable source, we were all mistaken! ;(
4. McLTE posted on 26 Nov 2012, 12:54 1 0
Hrmmm.. shouldn't this be something that is VERIFIED before posting? Isn't that what responsible journalism is supposed to be about?
I like this site.. but man, I'm sick of coming here and seeing stories like this.
5. MichaelHeller posted on 26 Nov 2012, 19:54 0 0
Why is this story a hit on us? We didn't report the story when it was unknown to be a fake, we only reported after it had been confirmed as false, just in case any readers had seen the story earlier and needed the new info.