• 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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  • Buy Facebook and Alphabet shares because 'regulation will make them stronger,' analyst says

    Buy Facebook and Alphabet shares because 'regulation will make them stronger,' analyst says

    4 monthes ago - By CNBC

    A new wave of federal regulation across the technology industry will strengthen two of the globe's biggest internet and social media companies: Facebook and Google-parent Alphabet.
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  • Alphabet's X graduates its Loon and Wing moonshots into standalone companies

    Alphabet's X graduates its Loon and Wing moonshots into standalone companies

    4 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Alphabet has added a couple more companies to its portfolio of subsidiaries, after two of its moonshot projects graduated into full-fledged independent businesses. Google's parent company has officially operated Project Wing and Project Loon since 2013 and 2014 respectively, though both projects actually predate their official announcements...
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