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Google pushes further into health care

330ogleAmbitious search giant Google has bought a company which helps people with Parkinson’s disease.

The firm, Liff Labs, will become part of Google’s R&D division – Google X.  Google X works on projects such as driverless cars and Google glasses.

Financial terms are not disclosed but according to a Google blog, a spoon made by Liff includes sensors that can pick up tremors in a patient’s hand are cance them. more»

Amazon getting into advertising business

amazonOnline bookseller Amazon is getting into the internet advertising business.

The Wall Street Journal has been telling the world+dog that the in-house platform aims to replace ads supplied by Google on Amazon’s own website.

However the plan is to later expand the program to challenge Google and Microsoft advertising business in the future. more»