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A failed step towards digital inclusion

As engineers at Loon wrap up and move on to other projects, we are hopeful that the world is one step closer to helping the people in many parts of the world get affordable internet.

Alphabet discontinues its internet balloons project

As a result of high risk and not being commercially viable, Loon, Alphabet's internet balloons project, is being shut down.

Alphabet's Loon will use its balloons to provide Internet access in Mozambique

Alphabet's Loon will help Vodacom provide Internet service to un-served and under-served parts of Mozambique with a network of floating cell phone towers that operate 20 kilometres above Earth.

The post 4th Industrial Revolution economy

The world around us is changing rapidly and almost every single business model is impacted by the new digital economy. The meteoric rise of the Big Tech firms has established them as the dominant new business models in the post 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) economy. Apple, Amazon, Alphabet (Google), Microsoft,

Kenya to use Google's Project Loon for high-speed Internet connectivity

Google, a division of Alphabet Inc., has won a contract to provide high-speed Internet connectivity to Kenya's rural areas. Google will be using its balloons under Project Loon to deliver the high-speed Internet access in Kenya. Project Loon is a network of balloons which Google says are traveling on the

Alphabet has announced a cybersecurity business unit called Chronicle

Alphabet, Google's holding company, has announced that it has launched a cybersecurity business unit. Named Chronicle, the business unit will focus on offering cybersecurity solutions to Fortune 500 companies. ![Alphabet Chronicle Team](/content/images/2018/02/Chronicle-team.jpg) This never-before-disclosed team at X is now part of Chronicleβ€Šβ€”β€ŠAlphabet’s