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Alphabet shutting down Loon, its project to beam internet from balloons

Por: MarketWatch Business January 22, 2021

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Loon was part of Alphabet’s “X” business unit, which experiments with moonshot projects. Two other X units — , which used kites to generate wind energy, and , a project to create clean fuel from ocean water — have also been abandoned in recent years. Westgarth said the cost of delivering internet service with existing technology to the most remote places “is just too expensive for everyday people,” adding “we haven’t found a... + full article



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