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Google introduces Calico, a moonshot idea that could actually make life better

Larry Page
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by 9 months ago
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Today, Google is introducing Calico, which they refer to as a company focussed on “health and well-being, in particular the challenge of aging and associated diseases.” Heading the new company is Art Levinson, an Apple chairman and former CEO (and current chairman) of Genentech. Levinson will be CEO and a founding investor of Calico, which stands for “California Life Company”, but Levinson notes in his Google+ post that making reference to cats with nine lives is great, too.

64-bit support coming to Android 4.4 KitKat?

64-bit Intel chips for Android
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by 9 months ago
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At IDF 2013, Intel talked about 64-bit support for Android devices, sort-of suggesting that Android 4.4 KitKat may offer such a feature – however, that particular feature is yet to be confirmed by Google.

Google acquires file sharing app Bump

Bump
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by 9 months ago
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According to a blog post from CEO and cofounder of Bump, David Lieb, the company has been acquired by Google. Bump, which failed to catch onto a large audience, will join forces with Google, but no timetable for the merger was given.