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Google Loon takes first commercial flight: 10 facts about the internet balloon
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Google Loon takes first commercial flight: 10 facts about the internet balloon

The lifespan of each balloon in Google Loon is only around five months because its plastic degrades.

Google's bet on balloons to beam internet faces crucial first commercial trial
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Google's bet on balloons to beam internet faces crucial first commercial trial

Loon aims to bring connectivity to remote parts of the world by floating solar-powered networking gear.

Alphabet Inc's internet providing Project Loon to get a $125 million boost from Softbank
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Alphabet Inc's internet providing Project Loon to get a $125 million boost from Softbank

Loon, spun out from Alphabet’s business incubator in July, carries the gear with a long balloon, while HAPSMobile uses a drone.

Google X projects Loon and Wing become independent businesses under Alphabet
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Google X projects Loon and Wing become independent businesses under Alphabet

Google X projects Loon and Wing will be the newest members of 'Other Bets' within Alphabet.

Google is accused of being a balloon thief
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Google is accused of being a balloon thief

Space Data Corporation has demanded a jury trial for patent rights infringement by Google and Alphabet in their Project Loon.

Loon Project: Government asks Google to choose telco partner
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Loon Project: Government asks Google to choose telco partner

The government has asked Google to select a telecom operator as a partner for testing the balloon-based Internet technology, Loon Project, in India.

Philippines earthquake toll set to cross 100, search for victims continues
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Philippines earthquake toll set to cross 100, search for victims continues

I think this is a growing number, yesterday we had a partial communications block-out," Loon mayor Lloyd Lopez told Philippine radio.

Google reveals more about Project Loon with behind-the-scenes look
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Google reveals more about Project Loon with behind-the-scenes look

Google, in an interesting display of what seems to be utter insanity, has kicked off Project Loon. The appropriately named project aims to bring connection to