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Google's Internet balloons lift off in Indonesia next year (Tomorrow Daily 268)

Jeff discusses how MIT's new living bio-skin works in athletic clothing, where Google plans to deploy its Project Loon balloons in 2016 and why 3D-printed hair could mean better toys someday.

November 2, 2015

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What excites CEO Larry Page about Alphabet? Wi-Fi beaming balloons

The Google co-founder talks about connecting remote populations to the Internet and picking the name "Alphabet" for Google's new parent company.

By November 2, 2015

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Indonesia to get Internet by balloon in 2016, courtesy of Google (Tomorrow Daily 268 show notes)

Google's Project Loon has previously tested their "Internet by balloon" experiment in locations like New Zealand and Chile, and now, it will take its services to Indonesia, where 2 out of 3 citizens don't have a regular online connection.

By November 2, 2015

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Alphabet's Wi-Fi beaming balloons prepare to lift off in Indonesia

Google's parent company wants to connect remote regions to the Internet. Next stop: Southeast Asia.

By October 28, 2015

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Watch five men control a flying balloon shark with their minds

Using a non-invasive brain-control interface, engineer Chip Audette controlled a balloon shark by closing his eyes.

By September 28, 2015

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Testing LuminAid, the lantern you blow up like a balloon

CNET's Michael Franco falls in love with an inflatable lantern.

By September 24, 2015

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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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Wait, Google's 'moon shots' cost how much???

Alphabet, Google's new parent company known for ambitious projects, reveals just how much innovation costs. All that spending has helped it become the most valuable in the world, topping Apple.

By February 1, 2016

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Alphabet? Google? Either way, it's ready to rumble

Google has always been light-years ahead of its time, thanks to its unconventional co-founders. They're shaking things up, again.

By January 29, 2016

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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