• Google siblings Loon and Wing aren't so crazy any more - CNET

    4 monthes ago - By CNET

    The moonshot projects just got a big promotion.
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  • Google parent 'graduates' moonshot projects Loon, Wing

    4 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    Google parent Alphabet announced Tuesday it was raising the profile of two "moonshot" projects-one for drone delivery and the other for global internet connectivity with balloons.
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  • Alphabet says now is the time for two Google X projects to evolve into standalone businesses

    Alphabet says now is the time for two Google X projects to evolve into standalone businesses

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company, announced on Wednesday that two research projects, Loon and Wing, are becoming independent businesses.
    Loon, the balloon-flying internet-delivery project and Wing, which is developing a drone-delivery service, are now standalone businesses operating under the Alphabet umbrella.
    This likely means little to Alphabet's bottom line for the foreseeable future, but the two projects emerged from Google's X facility, which is more focused on changing the world.
    Loon and Wing, two research projects developed within Google's secretive X research facility, are...
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  • Alphabet to make Loon, Wing projects independent companies

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Google parent Alphabet Inc's X research division said on Wednesday its Wing and Loon projects will become independent companies.
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  • Alphabet's Loon and Wing are now more than just 'projects'

    4 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Google parent company Alphabet's internet-delivering balloon service and its drone delivery project have graduated from X programs to full-fledged businesses at Alphabet. From here, Alphabet says that Loon will maintain its mission of working with ca...
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  • Alphabet ‘graduates' Loon and Wing from moonshots to full, independent businesses

    Alphabet ‘graduates' Loon and Wing from moonshots to full, independent businesses

    4 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Alphabet has announced that Loon and Wing - two of its X moonshot projects - are “graduating” today to become full companies underneath the Alphabet corporate umbrella. The two companies will be classified as “Other Bets” within Alphabet, alongside former X projects like Waymo , Chronicle , and Verily .
    While the official designation of the companies has changed, their work remains largely the same. Loon will continue to work on using balloons to bring internet to people around the world, and Wing will keep building delivery drones. Neither company had updates on those projects to go along...
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