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Water-balloon gadget fills 100 balloons fast, soaks up Kickstarter funds

Kickstarter backers really, really want to fill 100 water balloons in a minute. They express their joy by pouring money into an entertaining water-balloon gadget project.

By August 7, 2014

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Forget flares. Next time you're in trouble, send up a balloon

A device now seeking funding on Kickstarter offers a better way to get help when you need it -- by sending a helium balloon 150 feet in the air.

By November 21, 2014

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Google to test its Project Loon balloons over Australia

Can Google's high-orbit, high-tech balloons provide Internet access to remote areas? The company will conduct its latest Project Loon test above Australia.

By November 17, 2014

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'99 Luftballons' performed on actual red balloons

In one of the best song covers we have ever heard, period, a YouTube superstar performs Nena's 1983 single "99 Luftballons" using nothing but red balloons.

By September 10, 2014

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Crave Ep. 169: Water balloon tech nearing $1M in crowdfunding

It's a water balloon crowdfunding blowout with an amazing device that fills 100 water balloons in a minute, and a robot copes with a broken leg.

By August 8, 2014

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Water balloon tech nearing 1 million dollars in crowdfunding, Ep. 169

This week on Crave, we watch a broken robot learn how to walk again. We try out a new segment called "Here's What Happens," and we get a first look at an amazing device that can fill 100 water balloons in a minute. All that and a 3D-printed sexy sax solo on this week's Crave Show.

By August 8, 2014

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Stephen Elop's golden parachute balloons to $33 million

Microsoft will pay approximately 70 percent of that sum and Nokia will pay the remaining amount.

By May 1, 2014

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Taking on the sky with high-altitude balloons (pictures)

A group of high-altitude balloon enthusiasts from Stanford successfully captured what they think is the first-ever photo of a balloon, the horizon, and space -- from above. And they were under budget. CNET was on hand to see how it worked.

19 Images By April 24, 2014

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Aiming sky high in global balloon challenge

A team of Stanford students did something they think no one ever has before -- take a photograph of a high-altitude balloon from one even higher. And that might be enough to come out on top in the Global Space Balloon Challenge.

By April 24, 2014

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Despite profit drop, China Mobile customers balloon to 781M

The company needs to find new ways to generate revenue off those customers as its traditional sources are being squeezed by messaging apps.

By April 22, 2014