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Google's next moonshot may have already landed in the water, Fool contributor Tim Beyers says in the following video.

The search king has a four-story barge floating in the San Francisco Bay. What does it contain? No one knows. Reports from CNET and the local CBS affiliate say the facility could house either a water-based data center, or a massive marketing center for Google Glass.


Either way, Tim says, Google wouldn't undertake such a project without first making heavy investments in advanced wireless technology. Something that delivers the sort of reliable, blazing fast Internet access that led Google to invest in WiMAX so many years ago.

Can investors expect Google to introduce a wireless breakthrough? Tim answers this question and more in the video. Please watch now, and leave a comment  to let us know where you stand.

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As the wireless web grows bigger, faster, and more secure, so do the opportunities for content providers to stream games, TV, and movies to any device. The shift has kicked off a $2.2 trillion war that pits cable giants against tech titans such as Google. Who wins? Neither. We reveal the shocking truth in a new video. Click here to watch now.

The article Did Google Just Make a Huge Wireless Play? originally appeared on Fool.com.

Fool contributor Tim Beyers owns shares of Apple and Google. The Motley Fool recommends Apple and Google. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple and Google. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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