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Kite Patch makes you invisible to mosquitoes

This lightweight patch can keep blood-sucking bugs away and could prove key in the global battle against malaria.

By July 19, 2013

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Google X acquires kite-power startup Makani

The research unit's "focus on real atoms, not bits" is expanding to include the startup's work on tethered flying wings that are designed to generate 600 kilowatts of power.

By May 23, 2013

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Kite-based aerial imagery arrives in Google Maps

Frank Taylor's photographs, taken by a camera suspended from a kite, has fleshed out a few patches in Google's online maps of the world.

By October 12, 2010

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Navy charters kite-powered cargo ship to deliver equipment

The use of this new breed of sailing ship could reduce fuel costs by 20 to 30 percent, according to the ship's owners.

By October 11, 2008

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Green news harvest: Electric kites, China's clean-tech muscle

Plus: the godfather of the plug-in hybrid; Energy Department's clean-energy guru moves on; Indian VCs look at clean tech; questions for T. Boone Pickens.

By August 4, 2008

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Meet people around you the easy way with BrightKite

BrightKite tells you who to hang out with based on location.

By April 24, 2008

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Kite-flying to help save the planet

Boat uses high-propulsion system to reduce fossil fuel consumption.

By September 7, 2007

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Lightweight wing harvests offshore wind

Startup Makani Power clears its first hurdles in building a radically different wind turbine that flies like a kite and captures high-altitude winds.

By March 28, 2012

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Stoned wallabies fingered as crop circle culprits

Say what? Tasmanian government official reports the animals get "high as a kite" eating opium plants.

By August 3, 2011

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Today in Tech History: June 15, 2008

The first blood transfusion, flying a kite in a thunderstorm, and exploding air balloons.

By June 13, 2008