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Geneformics, which grew out of Israel's Weizmann Institute, promises to boost the speed of moving data by tenfold and cut costs by 90 percent.

The SolarGenomics platform, built on the public Alibaba cloud and Annoroad's private hardware, offers analysis pipelines, storage, and laboratory management software.

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CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.

The newly announced tie-up wants to alleviate the shortage of bioinformaticists by taking over data management and storage for genomics researchers.

The new partnership between Cloudian, OnRamp Bioinformatics, and ScaleMatrix seeks to cut the costs and processing time of sequencing analysis.

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The head of the data center for the Precision Medicine Initiative's All of Us program discusses plans to manage records on 1 million people from dozens of sites.

The Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine has allied with the tech giant as it begins to integrate genomic and clinical data.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: efforts to recode the Salmonella typhimurium LT2 genome, Human Genome Variation Archive database, and more.

MediSapiens has integrated its Explorer data curation, management, and analytics system with Bluebee's cloud-based NGS data analysis platform.

A CIO panel discussed why genomics IT is prepared for new security challenges and why organizations need to step up staff training and retention strategies.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.