Microsoft will pay approximately 70 percent of that sum and Nokia will pay the remaining amount.
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.
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.
The company needs to find new ways to generate revenue off those customers as its traditional sources are being squeezed by messaging apps.
The tech giant may have found its darling with Ibis-167. Surfing air currents and dodging the polar vortex, the Wi-Fi carrying balloon beat all odds in its recent journey.
Researchers watch the light show that happens in the brain when study participants are faced with a risky decision in a nondescript video game.
Teams from around the world will send balloons up to 100,000 feet or more, testing the limits of the creativity, and their engineering ingenuity.
The cutting-edge balloons that Google built for its Wi-Fi broadcasting will be able to travel around the world three times, or for 100 days.
World View's giant helium balloon will take you high into the stratosphere for just $75,000.
You won't confuse World View's near-space balloon rides with a trip to the International Space Station, but the views will still be incredible.