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Google AI is now piloting Loon’s internet-beaming balloons

Google AI is now piloting Loon’s internet-beaming balloons Sponsored Links Loon Alphabet’s Loon has shifted to a different type of navigation system for its internet-beaming balloons. Rather than relying on algorithms designed by humans, the balloons are using an artificial intelligence system Loon developed with Google AI over the last few years.  A reinforcement learning…

Loon’s balloon-powered internet service is live in Kenya

Loon’s balloon-powered internet service is live in Kenya Sponsored Links Loon A bit later than expected, Loon has finally launched its balloon-powered 4G internet service in Kenya. Through a partnership with Telkom Kenya, the balloons have served 35,000 customers and are covering about 50,000 square kilometres. Loon has been used to make voice and video…