Amazon, Google Race to Get Your DNA Into the Cloud

by jeeg 8. June 2015 21:13
  Amazon is in a race against Google to store data on human DNA, seeking both bragging rights in helping scientists make new medical discoveries and market share in a business that may be worth $1 billion a year by 2018. Academic institutions and healthcare companies are picking sides betwee... [More]

Here’s how Apple, Google, and Microsoft are trying to get inside your genes-CRG in the News

by jeeg 13. May 2015 23:50
  Not satisfied by having our emails, chats, status updates, search histories, clicking behaviors, and shopping preferences, some of Silicon Valley’s most powerful tech titans are in an arms race to get access to your most personal information: your DNA. Last week, for instance, the M... [More]

Google Wants Your DNA: Are You Willing to be a Project in the Cloud?

by jeeg 16. December 2014 20:48
  For the past 18 months, Google has quietly been approaching hospitals and universities to acquire genome data in an effort to roll out a cloud computing service for DNA, according to Technology Review. Google Genomics is the search giant’s first product for the DNA age, providing an... [More]

Google invites geneticists to upload DNA data to cloud

by jeeg 26. March 2014 20:38
  Googling a person is about to take on a completely new meaning. The Mountain View search giant recently invited geneticists to upload information to the company's cloud infrastructure. Google also provided scientists with instructions on how to import, process, store and, of course, ... [More]
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