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March 2- Bill Gates topped Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, released on Monday, with Mexican telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim Helu in second place. 6 Charles Koch $42.9 bln Up Diversified U.S. 6 David Koch $42.9 bln Up Diversified U.S. 8 Christy Walton $41.7 bln Up Wal-Mart Stores Inc U.S. 11 Alice Walton $39.4 bln Up Wal-Mart U.S. 12...
The surprise announcement offers a path forward for Google- backed genetic testing firm 23 andMe, which previously clashed with regulators over its direct-to-consumer technology. In the same announcement, the FDA said it cleared the first carrier screening test from 23 andMe, which was forced to pull its health tests from the market in 2013 due to a lack of...
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 29- Google Inc plans to keep making ambitious and costly bets on futuristic products, even if it means shelving some of its most beloved projects. The comments by Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette during Thursday's quarterly results conference call struck a decidedly different tone from Google's talk earlier this month of Glass "...
23 andMe, co-founded by Anne Wojcicki, the wife of Google co-founder Sergey Brin, will contribute the genome sequencing and data from its Parkinson's disease community. Genentech, a unit of Roche Holding AG, will work to identify potential therapeutics based on that information. There is no cure for Parkinson's, which affects about 1 million people in the United...
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki prepares for her fifth child, all while running the multi-billion dollar company, The Today Show reports.
*Google- backed 23 andme had to stop selling test in U.S. LONDON, Dec 2- A controversial personal DNA testing kit from Google- backed genetics business 23 andme was launched in Britain on Tuesday. Formed in 2006 by Anne Wojcicki, wife of Google co-founder Sergey Brin, 23 andme aims to deliver insights about people's genetic heritage from a swab of saliva.
Just in time for the holidays, Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon for people with tremors.
With the delayed roll out of Google Glass and departure of many developers, the highly-hyped gadget is losing its charm even among early adopters.
YouTube is in the early stages of exploring new subscription services, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki told Re/code at Monday's Code/Mobile conference.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 10- Google Inc has acquired the maker of a high-tech spoon that helps people suffering from neurodegenerative tremors to eat, the Internet company's latest foray into the healthcare and biotechnology market.
The facts of Google's first 10 years are impressive.
Google's unorthodox auction-style IPO was intended to be the future of companies going public. Then it wasn't. Here's why.
Ten years after Google's IPO, CNBC's Bob Pisani says the auction was a disaster and many weren't sure what it did or how Google would fly as a listed company.
Facebook's record close on Thursday, fueled by earnings, added $1.6 billion to CEO Mark Zuckerberg's bottom line. USA Today reports.
Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora is leaving the company, which financial analysts said is a significant loss for the search giant.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on the tech community's focus on Internet surveillance. It's in Google's best interest and all the tech company's best interest to protect privacy and trust, says Michael Wolf, Activate founder.
Michael Wolf, Activate co-founder, discusses Microsoft's new direction under the leadership of CEO Satya Nadella, and its relationship with Yahoo.
Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research, discusses Google's track record on introducing new products. And Brent Thill, UBS, weighs in on where the next big ideas are coming in the tech sector.
David Garrity, GVA Research principal, shares his thoughts on Microsoft's venture into language translation. Microsoft is doing some very interesting things in technology, despite what people say, Garrity says.
Onstage at Code Conference, Google co-founder Sergey Brin said that recent revelations of NSA surveillance were "a huge disappointment."