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Google X Internet Balloon

Google X Internet Balloon

This week in Christchuch, New Zealand, Google launched a series of balloons as part of the Google X lab’s secret Project Loon.  The grand hope for these balloons is to provide Internet to everyone in the world.  By launching the balloons 12 miles into the stratosphere, Google hopes to close the gap between the 4.8 billion unwired people and their 2.2 billion plugged-in counterparts. (more…)