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Google Is Moonshotting Heart Disease Research

Excellent. Heart disease is amazingly common, and yet somehow it remains constantly underfunded compared to diseases that are less common, such as various cancers.

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Why investors love Alphabet's new CFO

Ruth Porat has only been CFO of Google parent company Alphabet for seven months, but she’s already a huge hit with Wall Street. The former Morgan Stanley CFO is bringing transparency to the $489 billion (market cap) Silicon Valley giant, and investors are responding positively to the change. 377 more words


Dreaming about the Future

I’m a child of the 80’s. I’ve always been obsessed with computers and technology. So obviously “Back to the Future Part II” wasn’t just a movie to me, it was a roadmap; a roadmap to a time when we won’t need… insert dramatic pause… roads. 1,241 more words

Back To The Future

Can Alphabet Solve Google's Hooli Problem?

Fifteen months ago, Adrian Aoun looked to be on his way out the door at Google. The Mountain View monolith had scooped up his news aggregation startup, Wavii, … 856 more words


What We Know About Google's Alphabet Soup. And What We Don't.

The world’s most dominant Internet company — its most ambitious and, yes, often its most feared — is now just three engineers, a lawyer and a financier. 1,488 more words


Google Renames Self Alphabet, Gives Sundar Pichai Better Title

Google Inc. is now Alphabet Inc.

In a letter to shareholders on Monday, Google’s current CEO Larry Page spelled out what seems like a seismic change in the Internet search giant: The incorporated company now falls under a new holding company, called Alphabet, run by the two co-founders, Page and Sergey Brin. 578 more words