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October 10, 2017

Big Tech has big plans to help Puerto Rico

  • Some of the tech firms' plans to help with disaster response are more aspirational than others.
    AP Technology Writer

    Photo by Andrej Sokolow [enlarge]
    The FCC has approved an experimental license for Google’s Project Loon to operate in Puerto Rico. The balloons could help supply remote areas with Internet connections.

    Facebook and Google once aimed to connect the world. Now they would be happy just to reconnect part of it.

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