Apple and Google Are Racing to Analyze Your DNA




Technology is filled with all kinds of rumors, real and fabricated. It gives us a look at might be and will be. BitStream gathers the whispers all in one place to divine what the future has in store.Smartphones allow us to do just about anything, and soon, analyzing our DNA could be up there with booking hotels and Facebook stalking our exes. Apple’s reportedly teaming up with researchers to make iPhone apps that could test your genes and store the findings on a scientist-maintained cloud database. And it’s not the only tech company that wants to get its hands on our genetic data. Google and the government are also working to create huge collections of DNA test results, in order to fight diseases. Welcome to the next frontier of big data-the race is on