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  1. Android News

    Alphabet's burrito-by-drone deliveries now fly in Australia

    Google X Labs has announced that Project Wing drone deliveries are now being tested in Australia. As with the initial tests, they will look to deliver burritos, but Google has also partnered with pharmacies to test prescription medicine, too.
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    The Gcam from Google X is why the Google Pixel's camera is so good

    Google X research projects don't always pan out the way they planned, but sometimes the developed technology is actually used in something completely different. This is where the Gcam comes into play as the computational photography project that now powers the acclaimed Google Pixel camera.
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    Google's self-driving car is close to graduating from X Labs

    Google's self-driving car project has been seen as a moonshot project to date, as it has existed under their X Labs division. It seems things are getting serious, though. Astro Teller reportedly suggested the project is so far along that it's close to graduating from X Labs. This could mean it...
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    Google starts ramping up hiring for its self-driving car project

    Google has started to ramp up its search for employees interested in joining the self-driving car project. Currently, there are 36 open positions that have been posted. Some of the positions range from engineering to vehicle safety and even jobs that would seem outside of the realm such as...
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    Alphabet spent $3.5 billion on its moonshot projects in 2015

    Research and development costs a lot of money and the wild moonshots that Alphabet and Google come up with can take a long time to develop. The company just announced they spend $3.5 billion on these moonshot projects in 2015
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    A secret project from Google, Skybender, wants to deliver 5G internet from solar powered drones

    A report from The Guardian says that Google is renting a 15,000 square feet hangar from Virgin Galactic. The place is to house the latest Google X project, dubbed Skybender, which wants to beam down 5G internet(40 times faster than 4G) to users via solar powered drones.
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    Google X launches official website at solveforx.com

    Since Google X is broken out as a separate company under the Alphabet umbrella, it was only a matter of time before the group got its own website - solveforx.com. The website highlights current (publicly known) projects and an interactive timeline for projects which have graduated from Google X...
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    Google X jumpstarts Robotics division with Alphabet re-organization

    Google's robotics division has been suffering from low morale since the departure of Andy Rubin in 2014, but in an effort to re-energize, they've moved it from standalone projects in the company to one solid division under newly formed conglomerate Alphabet.
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    Google X gets a new yellow logo

    Google X Labs is maturing, and with that comes a new logo. Re-code revealed the change today, and also gives us insight into the company's new life under Alphabet going forward.