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Big data, meet genetic data. Baseline Study, a Google X project, will collect genetic information from volunteers in order to refine the detection and prevention of diseases.
The online retail giant said it expects an operating loss of as much as $810 million for the current quarter, sharply below analysts' estimates.
It turns out, products don't sell themselves, and customers enjoy interacting with people.
The consumer tech giant beat on profit and missed on revenue in the third quarter.
The mobile ad and analytics company is one of Yahoo's most expensive acquisition to date under CEO Marissa Mayer.
The venture signals that YouTube stars with palpable buzz and inbuilt fan bases have become increasingly enticing to the worlds biggest music corporations.
One of the world's largest couriers has been accused of conspiring to deliver prescription drugs on behalf of illegal Internet pharmacies.
The decision creates a new crime of 'being too highly ranked' on a search engine, the blogger says.
Amid some iffy publicity and legal issues, accommodation-rental start up startup Airbnb rolls out a rebrand and receives a less than stellar response.
Watch Out Oyster: Amazon Accidentally Unveils Kindle Unlimited, an All-You-Can Read Book Subscription Service
The service, which will offer 600,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks for a monthly fee of $9.99, takes aim at book subscription forerunners Oyster and Scribd.
Visa's new product saves your card number and shipping information, allowing you to checkout online in just a few clicks.
Following widespread layoffs and evolving business models at the daily deals site, Thakar will succeed founder Tim O'Shaughnessy in August.
As cocoa prices hit a three year high, chocolate makers are being forced to charge more for their sweet treats.
The announcement, which could arrive as soon as this week, comes as the company seeks to integrate roughly 30,000 new employees on the heels of its Nokia acquisition.
The move signals a democratization of the uber-elite art and collectibles market, as well as growing consumer confidence in online shopping.
Lyfts New York City launch party became a pre-launch party in a matter of hours as New York States attorney general slammed the breaks on the ridesharing app.
The digital giant is petitioning the Federal Aviation Association to get its drones up and running for the public.
After being served a cease-and-desist letter by the city, on-demand parking app MonkeyParking is suspending its services in San Francisco.
Venture capitalists opened their wallets wide during the second quarter, but venture-backed initial public offerings fell.
The recently shuttered cupcake chain could stay open with financing help from an investor group.
The startup investment arm of the digital giant is aiming to put support into new European companies.
Chad Dickerson called on the FCC to regulate the Internet as a utility, saying startups will be roadkill if fast lanes are allowed
The cloud-storage company raised additional financing after publicly filing for an IPO in March.
A suit brought today by Zhan Baosheng, who registered the 'Tesla' trademark in China in 2006, could decelerate the electric car-maker's eastward expansion.
For a large number of people to replace their gasoline-powered cars with electric- vehicles, many automakers need to make electric cars.