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Google heads down new path with 'OnHub' wireless router

Google heads down new path with 'OnHub' wireless router

Google is making a Wi-Fi router as part of its ambition to provide better Internet connections that make it easier for people to access its digital services and see more of its online advertising. Pre-orders for the $199 wireless router, called OnHub, can be made beginning Tuesday at Google's online store, Amazon.com and Walmart.com. The device will go on sale in stores in the U.S. and Canada in late August or early September. Google is touting the cylinder-shaped OnHub as a leap ahead in a neglected part of technology. The Mountain View, California, company is promising its wireless router will be sleeker, more reliable, more secure and easier to use than other long-established...

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