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# rings-around-the-world - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

One of Google's best services is now being offered for free
# Rings Around The World
# Rings Around The World

One of Google's best services is now being offered for free

Feb 4th 2015, 7:30 PM 41,798 Views 27 Comments

Google Earth Pro has removed its €349 per year pricetag and is now available as a free download.

# rings-around-the-world - Monday 2 June, 2014

Google plans to build 180 satellites to help provide global internet service
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# Internet For All

Google plans to build 180 satellites to help provide global internet service

Jun 2nd 2014, 3:48 PM 8,799 Views 22 Comments

The project, which will cost the company more than $1 billion, will see its satellites orbit the earth at lower altitudes than traditional satellites and will provide internet access to remote parts of the world.

# rings-around-the-world - Friday 4 April, 2014

Google's WiFi-carrying balloon circles the world in under a month
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# Rings Around The World

Google's WiFi-carrying balloon circles the world in under a month

Apr 4th 2014, 2:56 PM 13,506 Views 15 Comments

It was originally expected that Google’s balloon would complete a trip in 33 days, but the Ibis-167 managed to complete the journey with 11 days to spare.