Fortune

A MOONSHOT FOR MODEST TIMES

Chronicle, the latest graduate of Alphabet’s experimental X unit, scours data to detect cyberattacks.

ASTRO TELLER, LEADER OF ALPHABET’S SECRETIVE moonshot factory, X, focuses on solving the planet’s biggest problems. And there’s a big one that every 21st-century business grapples with every day: hackers who relentlessly try to infiltrate computer networks and steal sensitive information.

In an effort to help corporations gain the upper

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Fortune

Fortune13 min read
“How Much Is a Little Girl Worth?”
FOR THE ATHLETES AND PATIENTS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED BY LARRY NASSAR, THE DIFFICULT MATH OF NEGOTIATING A SETTLEMENT BRINGS PAIN OF ANOTHER KIND.
Fortune5 min read
The Biggest Burners
Today’s hot tech stocks may seem to have a lot in common with their now-huge forerunners. But those titans never burned cash like this.
Fortune4 min read
Equal To The Task
Leah Busque made outsourcing small jobs and errands easy by creating TaskRabbit. Here’s how she built the web platform that helped spawn the gig economy.