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Loon strikes deal to beam internet access in Kenya

A week after becoming an independent business under Alphabet’s wing, the venture formerly known as Google’s Project Loon has struck its first commercial deal to provide balloon-powered 4G/LTE internet service to regions of central Kenya starting next year. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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Loon and Wing graduate from X moonshot factory

Two of Google’s best-known flights of fancy, Project Loon and Project Wing, are being hatched from their X incubator to become independent businesses under the wing of Alphabet, Google’s holding company. Loon will work with mobile network operators globally to … Continue reading

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X: Where Google’s ideas fly high (or fizzle)

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Why does the Captain of Moonshots wear roller skates to work? That may sound like the start of a joke, but Astro Teller provides a mostly serious answer at the complex that houses the think tank for … Continue reading

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