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Dallas Suburb Built for 5G


Along with construction cranes raising its apartment buildings and hotels, developers behind Frisco Station are focused on another ingredient they see as essential for the mixed-use development: Laying the foundation for fast, reliable internet. Developers of Frisco Station and Dallas-based AT&T announced Thursday that the $1.5 billion master-planned community will be one of the first …

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Southern California Home Sales Slump

Southern California home sales hit the brakes in June, falling to the lowest reading for the month in four years. Sales of both new and existing houses and condominiums dropped 11.8 percent year-over-year, as prices shot up to a record high, according to CoreLogic. The report covers Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, …

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Amazon, Lennar teaming up on Smart Homes

Amazon Echo Dot

Amazon and homebuilder Lennar are offering homes that have a number of connected devices aimed at allowing homeowners internet-based control of the house’s amenities. Devices in the homes are all controlled by voice commands through Amazon’s smart speaker, Alexa. The homes feature keyless smart locks, thermostats controlled through mobile phones, …

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