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Google's Project Loon balloons can beam signals to iPhones, too

The head of the secretive lab Google X says its Internet-service balloons will work with Apple's mobile operating system, iOS, as well as the company's own Android.

By April 22, 2015

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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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Google in talks to bring Loon to Sri Lanka, but it's not a done deal

The search giant is looking to bring its Wi-Fi-beaming balloons to the South Asian country, but discussions are still in early stages.

By July 29, 2015

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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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NASA contemplates high-flying 'windbots' for exploring gas giants

Turbulence is often a problem for aircraft. NASA researchers, however, are now thinking it might be just the way to power probes sent to explore Jupiter and Saturn.

By July 23, 2015

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Google looks to cost-cutting, mobile and YouTube for the future

The search giant has been trying to take a more measured approach with costs, especially as its cash cow search engine faces more competition.

By July 16, 2015