Nit: Google has been pretty generous in supporting developers outside the company. Eg., see Golang, Kubernetes, JS closure library, protofubf, bazel, and many more at github.com/google.
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The fact that these two companies came up with the same idea independently just reinforces how truly beneficial it must be.
I can't wait to try Om Next's implementation of this concept in my apps!
Falcor and Relay are conceptually similar but Relay is much more of a query engine, and Falcor isn't so much.
AFAIK Falcor was announced just six months ago in spring 2015; I assume it is making progress towards a release. Relay wasn't based on it.