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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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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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Facebook to beam free Internet to Africa

As part of Facebook's Internet.org initiative, the project would provide Internet access to certain areas of Africa that currently can't get online.

By October 5, 2015

Editors' Take

LifeBeam Smart Hat

LifeBeam's heart-rate-sensing hat isn't such a dumb idea.

By March 4, 2015

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Beaming Kirk and Spock action figures caught in mid-transport

Retro "Star Trek" action figures get a new twist with a glittering classic transporter effect that makes it look like their legs are dissolving.

By July 29, 2015

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Cells with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads?

Researchers from the University of St. Andrews figure out a way to attach laser lights to cells to make them easier to keep track of. Because they don't make name tags that tiny.

By July 25, 2015

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Crave Ep. 206: Laser shotgun focuses eight beams in one dangerous weapon

This laser shotgun works a lot like the Death Star, concentrating powerful laser beams through a single focal point. Trust us, you wouldn't want to be on the receiving end of this thing.

By June 11, 2015

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Laser shotgun focuses eight beams in one dangerous weapon, Ep. 206

This week on Crave, a YouTube laser enthusiast shows off a laser shotgun with similarities to the Death Star. Plus, we check out a real-life Grand Theft Auto, and NASA makes a music video. That's right. A music video.

By June 11, 2015

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Elon Musk wants to beam Internet to you from space (Tomorrow Daily 192)

Khail and Ashley discuss why Elon Musk wants to make an Internet Service Provider from space, swoon over a smart oven that could change the way you make meals, and watch a projection manipulated in real-time to create a piece of 3D-printable jewelry. #TDMusk

By June 10, 2015

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Space X's satellite Internet aims to beam to Earthlings by 2020 (Tomorrow Daily 192)

If you thought Elon Musk was finished dreaming up lofty plans for humanity, think again. This time, he wants to use Space X to launch thousands of satellites into Earth's orbit to offer the world Internet access. Oh, and the profits will go toward a future city on Mars.

By June 10, 2015