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06.07.15
NASA pushes back its latest flying saucer test
06.07.15

NASA pushes back its latest flying saucer test

NASA's not having an easy time testing the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator that should eventual...

By J. Fingas,   06.07.15
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04.18.15
Google's 'balloon-powered internet for all' is almost ready
04.18.15

Google's 'balloon-powered internet for all' is almost ready

In case you wanted another behind-the-scenes look at how Google's internet-by-balloon service is d...

By T. Seppala,   04.18.15
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03.02.15
Google balloons and drones bring global wireless closer to reality
03.02.15

Google balloons and drones bring global wireless closer to reality

Google's aerial ambitions continue unabated. Need proof? Just talk to Sundar Pichai -- just before...

By C. Velazco,   03.02.15
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01.20.15
Google wants the US' wireless spectrum for balloon-based internet
01.20.15

Google wants the US' wireless spectrum for balloon-based internet

Google's internet-by-air effort, Project Loon, isn't necessarily limited to countries where data c...

By J. Fingas,   01.20.15
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12.18.14
A novel smartphone case that should never touch your iPhone
12.18.14

A novel smartphone case that should never touch your iPhone

YouTube member curtisnstacey created a novel smartphone case that requires you to push your phone i...

By K. Hodgkins,   12.18.14
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11.17.14
Google grabs its first carrier partner for Project Loon tests in Australia
11.17.14

Google grabs its first carrier partner for Project Loon tests in Australia

Google's internet-transmitting Project Loon balloons are set to float above Australia and beam dat...

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10.16.14
Old Navy's machine turns your selfies into giant balloon art
10.16.14

Old Navy's machine turns your selfies into giant balloon art

Want to do more with your selfies than post them on Instagram for the umpteenth time? Old Navy mig...

By J. Fingas,   10.16.14
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10.10.14
A Swiss designer built a machine that sends messages by balloon
10.10.14

A Swiss designer built a machine that sends messages by balloon

The practice of sending messages in bottles (or other floating vessels) has been used to determine...

By B. Steele,   10.10.14
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06.25.14
Balloons could power space tourism by 2016
06.25.14

Balloons could power space tourism by 2016

Richard Branson is investing in a plane that'll take tourists to the edge of space, but who needs...

By D. Cooper,   06.25.14
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