FDA asks company to stop marketing personal DNA tests

FDA asks company to stop marketing personal DNA tests

Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The FDA has sent a letter to 23andMe for marketing their home DNA tests and Personal Genome Service without the required approvals.
Ananth Baliga

Google co-founder named as man behind 'test-tube hamburger'

LONDON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Google co-founder Sergey Brin has been revealed as the man who bankrolled the research producing the world's first lab-grown hamburger, unveiled in London.
Robo-cars could give you a ride in 5 years

Robo-cars could give you a ride in 5 years

When California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill to regulate self-driving vehicles almost no one – industry watchers or taxpayers – objected.
Google shows off glasses with skydiving

Google shows off glasses with skydiving

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28 (UPI) -- Google interrupted its I/O developer conference in San Francisco so four skydivers with wingsuits and parachutes could show off the "Project Glass" eyewear.
Google co-founder worried about Web openness

Google co-founder worried about Web openness

LONDON, April 16 (UPI) -- Google co-founder Sergey Brin told Britain's The Guardian newspaper "powerful forces" are scheming to curtail openness and access to the Internet.

'Google family' cells fight Parkinson's

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 27 (UPI) -- Cells from Google co-founder Sergey Brin's mother are helping fight Parkinson's disease, Stanford University researchers say.

Brin to finance Parkinson's study

SAN FRANCISCO, March 15 (UPI) -- The forces behind Google say they're joining with two U.S. charities to find 10,000 participants for Parkinson's research.
Google co-founder has pro-Parkinson gene

Google co-founder has pro-Parkinson gene

MOUNAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Google co-founder Sergey Brin, making his announcement on a blog, says he has a gene mutation that increases the possibility of Parkinson's disease.
Google co-founder buys seat on rocket

Google co-founder buys seat on rocket

VIENNA, Va., June 13 (UPI) -- Space Adventures Ltd. of Virginia said Google Inc. co-founder Sergey Brin placed a $5 million deposit on a future flight into space.
Israel marks 60th anniversary

Israel marks 60th anniversary

JERUSALEM, May 8 (UPI) -- Military flyovers, bunting and pioneers recalling the founding of Israel marked the country's 60th anniversary celebration Thursday.

Google reaches new stock high of $559.99

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. firm Google Inc. stock reached an all-time high this week of $559.99 thanks in part to its founders' increased success.

Google keeps jets at NASA field

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- The founders of Internet giant Google have secured a deal with the U.S. space agency to keep three planes at a field near Mountain View, Calif.

Google co-founder weds in private ceremony

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 30 (UPI) -- Google co-founder Sergey Brin no longer is one of America's youngest and richest bachelors, marrying Anne Wojcicki in a private ceremony in the Bahamas.

Google invests in Brin's wife's start-up

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 22 (UPI) -- Google Inc. said Tuesday it invested $3.9 million in a U.S. biotech company started by the wife of Google co-founder Sergey Brin.

Google top execs drew $1 salaries

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- Google Inc.'s top three executives drew $1 salaries, but got bonuses and "other compensation," a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing said.

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Google buys house where it all began

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The Google corporation has purchased the Menlo Park, Calif., house where the world's biggest search engine made its debut in the two-car garage in 1998.

Clinton project gets $7.3 billion in aid

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton announced his global initiative to fight poverty, disease and conflict has received $7.3 billion in pledges.

Google digital library to scan Stanford's

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Google creators Sergey Brin and Larry Page are returning to their California roots to add to Google's digital library, despite opposition to the effort.

Google admits mistake on China's demands

WASHINGTON, June 7 (UPI) -- The founder of Google, the world's largest Internet search engine, has conceded a mistake was made in bowing to China's demand for censorship. Sergey Brin made the admission as he was in Washington to ask U.S. senators to approve a plan that would safegua

Google to open R&D center in Israel

BINYAMINA, Israel, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Internet search giant Google will open a research-and-development center in the northern Israeli city of Haifa -- its first R&D center in the Middle East, the c
LEAH KRAUSS, UPI Correspondent

Google Israel CEO optimistic about future

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Google Israel will not wither away after initial excitement like Yahoo! did upon arriving here, Google Israel CEO Meir Brand said in an interview.

Google in Israel: It's official

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Search engine giant Google formally announced the opening of an Israel branch at a news conference Monday.

FT names Google founders Men of the Year

LONDON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- The founders of Google were named Men of the Year by the Financial Times Friday.

Google's $3M backs World Digital Library

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The Library of Congress, aided by a $3 million grant from Google, plans to create an online collection of rare books and more in the World Digital Library.
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