Naked mole rats are helping Google figure out how to cheat death

The California Life Company, or Calico, was formed in 2013 to study human aging as a long-term research project melding biotech and technology, using long-living animals like the naked mole...

Google has reportedly stopped developing its own self-driving car

Google has reportedly shelved its long-standing plan to develop its own autonomous vehicle in favor of pursuing partnerships with existing car makers. The Information reports that...

Now you can buy TV ads through Google’s DoubleClick

Google is announcing that advertisers can now buy traditional TV advertising through the DoubleClick Bid Manager. Bid Manager is the main DoubleClick ad-buying product, so Google...

Google’s life sciences unit is releasing 20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes in Fresno

Verily, the life science’s arm of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has hatched a plan to release about 20 million lab-made, bacteria-infected mosquitos upon Fresno, California...

With autonomy, commercial real-estate could go mobile

Cyrus Radfar is a founding engineer of AddThis, which was acquired by Oracle. More posts by this contributor: The coming years could see the next...

Google parent Alphabet forms holding company, XXVI, to complete 2015 corporate reorganization

The company formerly known as Google — before it rebranded its “collection of companies” to Alphabet, in 2015, turning the main ad revenue business into...

Africa Roundup: eBay expands, Google CEO visits Lagos, Ghana enters space

eBay opened up its U.S. platform to Africa through its partnership with MallforAfrica.com. Americans can now buy products on eBay from select vendors in six...

Alphabet’s Verily offers a more serious take on health monitoring wearables with the Study...

Designed with long-term medical research in mind, the Study Watch has a vastly different set of hardware requirements than your standard smart watch. The device...

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Facebook suspends Canadian firm AggregateIQ over data scandal

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Friday that it had suspended Canadian political consultancy AggregateIQ from its platform after reports that the...