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Titan Aerospace a sky-high platform for Google's internet ambitions

Reuters Innovations
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April 15, 2014 AT 1:25 PM
Tech giant Google Inc. has acquired solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace as part of its strategy to deliver wireless Internet access to remote parts of the world. Titan is developing a variety of solar-powered "atmospheric satellites," which are designed to stay aloft indefinitely, providing aerial and telecommunications services at 1/100th the cost of current satellite platforms. Ben Gruber has more.