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I cruised on the ship of the future. The future looks awesome

Crave's Michael Franco sets sail on Royal Caribbean's latest ship and gets treated to a tour of its high-tech features from virtual balconies to power robots.

By November 17, 2014

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Next up for Elon Musk? Launching satellites into space

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO is reportedly eyeing a new billion-dollar space venture with a former Google executive to launch a fleet of tiny satellites.

By November 7, 2014

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Google satellite exec reportedly leaves company

Greg Wyler, a key executive in the company's efforts to deploy Wi-Fi beaming satellites, has made an "abrupt" departure, according to news reports.

By September 2, 2014

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Set sail with robots, virtual balconies on tech-filled cruise

Royal Caribbean says it's hitting the high seas with "the world's first smart ship" this November. Expect high-tech toys aplenty.

By August 26, 2014

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Google reportedly plans to spend $1B on Internet satellites

The Web giant plans to deploy 180 small satellites that would provide Internet access to underserved regions of the globe, sources tell the Wall Street Journal.

By June 1, 2014

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Google, allies aim to spread Internet to poorer parts of globe

The Alliance for Affordable Internet aims to cut Net costs from 30 percent of monthly income to 5 percent. Other members include US and UK government agencies, Facebook, and Microsoft.

By October 7, 2013

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Canadian firm plans 78-satellite Net service

MSCI is taking a different approach to try to relieve the congestion that's sullying the smartphone experience.

By January 19, 2011

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Google-backed project aims to give 3 billion more people Net access

Google, Liberty Global, and HSBC, are working to build a satellite system to help bring Internet access to those lacking first-world network infrastructure.

By September 9, 2008

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Google's Schmidt: Full steam ahead Yahoo ad deal

Regulators haven't shared any opinions yet, so Google plans to go ahead with its search-ad deal with Yahoo. Also: YouTube revenue engine starting to rev.

By September 17, 2008