Alphabet reportedly didn't see a route to commercial viability for the robotics company.
Google Ideas relaunches as Jigsaw, and aims to wrestle with some of the most pressing geopolitical problems of the day.
Google's "moonshot" is now taking a stab at real-world testing, as Project Loon - an initiative that will hopefully provide internet access to rural areas - makes a huge step forward in several nations.
The federal government in the United States is going to treat Google's driverless car system as a legal driver.
After three years in the making, Google announces plans to launch a commercial delivery drone service starting in 2017.
Project Loon will begin delivering high speed internet from its balloons to Indonesia after an agreement between Alphabet and the country's largest telecom companies.
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