Monday June 02, 2014

Google Invests in Satellites to Spread Internet Access

You know how we always joke about Google trying to take over the world? Ladies and gentlemen, I give you stage 3 of the plan. eek!

Google Inc. plans to spend more than $1 billion on a fleet of satellites to extend Internet access to unwired regions of the globe, people familiar with the project said, hoping to overcome financial and technical problems that thwarted previous efforts.