Recent study shows correlation between rise of ASD-related Internet searches and Autism

Philadelphia – A recent university study indicates that there is a sizeable and consistent increase of Internet searches pertaining to ASD during Autism Awareness Month. By utilizing Google application software, researchers at Drexel University were able to detect a correlation between the amount of Web searches containing the terms “autism” and “Asperger’s” throughout the month […]

Google Ventures explores the life sciences with Autism blood test

We all know Google as a technology company which has pushed barriers in topical news, internet searches and developing interactive networks. But a new subsidy of the Google company, Google Ventures is exploring into the Life sciences by funding research into Autism detection blood tests. Diagnosis of Autism in younger children has increased an effectiveness […]

Google Nexus 7 by Asus: Is this a Good Choice for your Autistic Child?

A study done at the University of Canterbury has revealed that tablets are able to help autistic children in communicating better. There were several children that were observed during this study and one of them, Angus, was able to write his name for the first time. Angus, a seven year old from Omihi in Northern […]

Google Gets it Right with the Nexus 4

Google has a great reputation for good reason. They are often at the cutting edge of technology, with innovative designs and creativity. They obviously put a lot of effort into maintaining their popularity with the Nexus 4, as the phone is outstanding in many ways. PROS The phone design is sturdy, with no removable cover, […]

Press Release – Autism Speaks launches MSSNG portal for open-access genomics research

New York, N.Y. (September 1, 2015) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today launched the web-based portal for its MSSNG database, making the resource available to researchers worldwide. The MSSNG portal enables qualified scientists to access, study and share findings on detailed genomic information from people with autism spectrum disorder […]

Google finally remove slanderous offensive comments labeling workers as ‘racist and autistic’ on company website- w/video

Nanaimo, B.C. Canada – Securco Services Inc, run by owner Steve Kelly, had to take Google to task when the search giant failed to remove hurtful comments on their webpage. Securco has been operating happily in Nanaimo for nearly 40 years. Then about a month ago three nasty reviews popped up on their page. Go […]

Infiniteach wins $10,000 at Google-Autism Speaks Pitch – w/video

Chicago — A learning platform created by a Chicago-based start-up company won $10,000 at the Google-Autism Speaks Pitch contest. The competition was made through a collaboration by Google and Autism Speaks, and was launched to give recognition to applications developed by autism app companies. Autism Speaks Vice President for Innovative Technologies Dan Smith said: “Our […]

Researchers to use Google’s cloud platform to crack autism genetic code

Autism advocacy group Autism Speaks said Tuesday that it will be partnering with tech giant Google in a large-scale research that would attempt to crack the genetic codes for autism. In June 2014, Autism Speaks announced its collaboration with Google to store sequenced data from MSSNG on the Google Cloud Platform. Researchers for the study will […]

Autism Speaks Partners with Google to Make World’s Largest Autism Database

New York – Autism Speaks has announced a collaboration with Google to develop the world’s largest database of genomic sequence information on individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their family members. The collaboration represents a significant milestone in advancing genomic research of the disorder, and could lead to breakthroughs into the causes, subtypes and […]

Are there big investment opportunities in Autism?

San Francisco, 2014 Autism Investment Conference – is an event organized by Autism Speaks in partnership with Google and is offering a separate workshop for entrepreneurs doing autism-related work. Brian Jacobs, co-founder of venture capital firm Emergence Capital Partners said: “While autism has always been part of our population, as our economy has shifted from […]