Amazon and Google voice app startup XappMedia is expanding its business in the federal space — propelled by two new investors and government contracting executives and an injection of fresh funding. The executives will join
Google's life sciences spinoff Verily will start to take on the opioid crisis.
Beginning this spring, Verily will be partnering with health networks in Dayton, Ohio to create a data-driven rehab facility for those experiencing opioid addiction.
The non-profit initiative will be called OneFifteen and will be headquartered in Montgomery County, Ohio — a region Verily described as "ground zero" for the opioid epidemic.
"We are focused on making health information useful so people can live...
At his inaugural appearance as Google Cloud's new CEO on Tuesday, Thomas Kurian said that unlike its competitors, Google Cloud partners with open source startups to run their software on its cloud.
Google Cloud's largest competitor, Amazon Web Services, is known for taking the open source software created by smaller companies and selling it on its cloud.
Startups like Redis Labs and Confluent both changed their licensing after AWS started selling their software.
Amazon has a habit of taking...