Google AI Tool Identifies a Tumor’s Mutations From an Image

The algorithm can distinguish between different kinds of lung cancer, and could speed up a patient’s diagnosis by weeks. The image shows the process by which an AI tool analyzes a slice of cancerous tissue to create a map that tells apart two lung cancer types which require different treatments, with squamous cell carcinoma in […]

Google sued for ‘clandestine tracking’ of UK iPhone users’ browsing data

Google is being sued in the high court for as much as £3.2bn for the alleged “clandestine tracking and collation” of personal information from 4.4 million iPhone users in the UK. The collective action is being led by former director Richard Lloyd over claims Google bypassed the privacy settings of Apple’s Safari browser on iPhones […]

Open-sourcing gVisor, a sandboxed container runtime

Containers have revolutionized how we develop, package, and deploy applications. However, the system surface exposed to containers is broad enough that many security experts don’t recommend them for running untrusted or potentially malicious applications. A growing desire to run more heterogenous and less trusted workloads has created a new interest in sandboxed containers—containers that help […]

Google Removes ‘Don’t Be Evil’ Clause from Its Code of Conduct

Google’s unofficial motto has long been the simple phrase “don’t be evil.” But that’s over, according to the code of conduct that Google distributes to its employees. The phrase was removed sometime in late April or early May, archives hosted by the Wayback Machine show. Source: gizmodo