#Google

Bill Gates and Google invest in promising biotech start-up

6 years ago — Quick Read

Editas Medicine has raised over £77m over recent days to invest in biotechnology research. Its main area is gene editing, which looks into rewriting DNA to remove disorders. It is...

Google to restructure itself into new company Alphabet

6 years ago — Quick Read

Google has announced it will rebrand its parent company Alphabet. Google, the search engine, however will retain its name and will become the largest subsidiary of the newly formed company. ...

Google tests self-driving cars on roads in America

6 years ago — Quick Read

Google has started testing its self-driving cars on the roads of Austin, Texas. They hope to better understand how the technology can interact with other road users, having previously only...

Robot cranes to help build Google’s new campus

6 years ago — Quick Read

The Architects Journal has announced plans for robot cranes – or ‘crabots’ – to help build Google’s Mountain View campus. The crabots will help assemble the see-through canopy and space...

Google to launch mobile network

6 years ago — Quick Read

Google is planning to use Sprint and T-Mobile’s voice and data capacity to launch their own mobile network in the US. This comes after the gradual introduction of broadband service...

Google uses Street View to search for the Lock Ness Monster

6 years ago — Quick Read

Google is using its Street View cameras to help find the Loch Ness Monster. By using a diver to take pictures below the waterline, and a boat for above, they...