Google invests in a new fund for the development of biotech

Google is betting on the potential of European biotech companies to deliver life-changing drugs by investing alongside Swiss company Novartis in a new $300 million fund run by leading life sciences investment firm Medicxi. The move shows Google casting an increasingly wide net as it pumps cash into global medical research, seeding what it believes will More...

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By eliana watson On Saturday, November 19th, 2016
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Chinese makers lead smartphone growth: survey

A survey showed that Chinese vendors Huawei, Oppo and BBK Communication Equipment accounted for 21 percent of the smartphones sold worldwide WASHINGTON —Chinese manufacturers are driving growth in the smartphone More...

By John Bellingham On Sunday, March 27th, 2011
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Beginner’s guide to Windows 7

We all use Windows, but some of us just scratch the surface of what the operating system can do, by only using our computers to send and receive the odd email and surf the internet. In fact, there are so many More...

By Staff Reporter On Saturday, March 26th, 2011
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Home work: can you have a creative career withaout leaving the house?

Working from home is easy: buy a decent workstation, tell the taxman you’re going it alone and wait for the cash to roll in. That’s it. Isn’t it? To an extent, yes – but there are a few issues you ought More...

By Staff Reporter On Friday, March 25th, 2011
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PC won’t boot up? How to Find out Why

You press the power button and your PC won’t boot up. What do you do next? Don’t write it off just yet. The first thing to do when faced with a PC that won’t start up is remain calm. They’re More...

By Staff Reporter On Friday, March 25th, 2011
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Hands on: Google Chrome OS netbook review

We first glimpsed the CR-48 prototype Google Chrome OS netbook at CES in January and they’ve finally appeared in the UK courtesy of the Big G. Our Chrome OS netbook has arrived in the office today, so we’ve More...