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Hoping Google's Lab Is a Rainmaker


Google Project Loon

Project Loon aims to develop a network of stratospheric balloons to establish an Internet Wi-Fi hub.

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Google's research arm, Google X, is called the company's Moonshot Factory. One reason the company picked the word "Moonshot" was to remind people to tackle big problems that may well blow up in their faces.

From The New York Times
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