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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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Google spreads its wings, moving into drone deliveries

Amazon isn't the only tech giant experimenting with drones. Google has unveiled Project Wing, which is focusing its efforts on disaster relief, at least for now.

By August 28, 2014

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Key Facebook employee Sam Lessin to leave social network

Product manager and former classmate of Mark Zuckerberg says he is leaving the company with "mixed emotions."

By August 14, 2014

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Anti-missile tech could help combat malaria

Heat-seeking technology developed for the military's Javelin missile program might soon be used to save rather than destroy.

By July 17, 2014

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Virtual reality machine gives you the wings of an awkward eagle

Combined with an Oculus Rift, the Birdly lets you feel what it's like to be a bird. Sort of.

By May 8, 2014

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Google's Project Loon balloons can circle Earth three times

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.

By November 13, 2013

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Mystery Google barge will be invite-only Google X showroom, says report

The hulking but hush-hush project, "personally directed" by co-founder Sergey Brin, is going to be a showroom for Google's special projects and products, according to CBS' San Francisco affiliate.

By October 31, 2013

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How Google's Project Loon rides the wind

When it comes to figuring out how to keep Project Loon's Internet-broadcasting balloons from popping in the stratosphere, it all comes down to vast amounts of data.

By October 1, 2013

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Google celebrates 15 years of its biggest product: You

Google knows more about you than ever before, and you like it that way. How did the popular yet controversial company convince you of its trustworthiness?

By September 26, 2013