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Alphabet unit halts glucose-detecting contact lens project

Alphabet unit halts glucose-detecting contact lens project

(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s life sciences division Verily said on Friday that it was putting on hold one of its oldest and highest-profile projects, a smart contact lens designed to help monitor sugar levels. The project, started in 2014, aimed to help diabetics better manage their blood sugar levels by embedding sensors on a contact [...]

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Digital media company Technicolor explores options including sale: sources

Digital media company Technicolor explores options including sale: sources

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Technicolor SA has been exploring options that include a full or partial sale of the French digital media company, as its set-top box business struggles because of higher prices for memory chips, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. A deal would represent the biggest shakeup for the company, based [...]

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Google Cloud names Thomas Kurian to replace CEO Diane Greene

Google Cloud names Thomas Kurian to replace CEO Diane Greene

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Former Oracle Corp product chief Thomas Kurian will replace Diane Greene as head of the cloud division at Alphabet Inc’s Google in the coming weeks, Greene announced in a blog post on Friday, after a tumultuous year for the business. Greene said she had joined Google three years ago with plans [...]

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