Veteran plant scientist Joanne Chory wants to engineer a new root that will suck excess carbon dioxide out of the air. She hopes the drought- and flood-resistant crop could also feed the world. On Sunday, Chory was awarded $3 million...Show More Summary
At a televised event hosted by actor Morgan Freeman, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Google cofounder Sergey Brin and billionaire tech investor Yuri Milner honor the brightest minds in life sciences, physics and math – with cash gifts and a big dose of Hollywood-style glitz. Here are the winners.
23andMe founder Anne Wojcicki says ex-husband Sergey Brin wears strange shoes because he is creative. The story, written by Times columnist Maureen Dowd, is featured in the Times' style section and details Wojcicki's past high-profile...Show More Summary
L ET'S GO INVENT TOMORROW is a collection of 365 quotes on business and life from Richard Branson, Sergey Brin, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Jack Ma, Elon Musk, Larry Page, Carlos Slim, Oprah Winfrey, and Mark Zuckerberg. Some are inspiring, and most are thought-provoking. Show More Summary
IT WAS two decades ago that Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin met on the Stanford campus and soon, from a humble Bay Area garage, began what would become one of the world’s towering tech titans. Among its many early milestones, Google was incorporated in September 1998, and so chooses to mark its birthday from that […]
Spoiler: It’s not the money. Of course, it can be pretty amazing if you get as lucky as someone like Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg or Google co-founder Sergey Brin, but the money (after reaching a minimum threshold where your basic human needs are suitably met) will not deliver happiness to you in and of itself. The truth is more complex […]
There's no U.S. tech industry without immigrants—Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Google cofounder Sergey Brin, Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. They, among other leaders in Silicon Valley, are reminding President Trump just how important...Show More Summary
Larry Page is one of the most powerful people in the world. The quirky, soft-spoken computer scientist cofounded Google with Sergey Brin in 1998 and now, almost 20 years later, still runs its parent company, Alphabet. So who's the man...Show More Summary
Steven Kotler is a performance expert and the coauthor of "Stealing Fire." In this video, Kotler explains why Google relies on creating group-flow states, and how Larry Page and Sergey Brin used Burning Man to find the right CEO. Following...Show More Summary
The San Francisco district judge addressed Uber's complaint that Brin is trying to avoid deposition.
Google cofounder Sergey Brin secretly attended a technology conference in Berlin last week. The search engine billionaire visited the Tech Open Air conference — held at FunkHaus Berlin, once the broadcast headquarters for the GermanShow More Summary
Self-driving cars might make your future commute a lot more pleasant, but they won't eliminate traffic. Execs like Google cofounder Sergey Brin have touted traffic reduction as one of the many benefits of having self-driving cars on the road. Show More Summary
Sergey Brin is secretly building an airship inside a NASA hangar. Here's what he's planning to do with it.
The air vessel could be the world's largest airship to ferry humanitarian aid (and billionaire's inner circle) across the globe.
Google has a famously difficult interviewing process. Over the years, it has ditched the brainteaser questions it once asked many candidates, but it's still no walk in the park. So if interviewing for a position with an ordinary Google...Show More Summary
The SFPD is investigating a homicide in the Mission, a multi-vehicle accident claimed a life in Livermore, and Sergey Brin is building a really big plane. [ more › ]
More details are leaking about Google co-founder Sergey Brin's secret quest to build a giant airship. Bloomberg broke the news last month that Brin was working on a secret blimp project at Moffett Field. Business Insider subsequently...Show More Summary
In a development that’s emblematic of the massive wealth inequality in Silicon Valley, the Guardian on Friday revealed new details about the "secret" airship that Google co-founder Sergey Brin is building at an old Nasa airbase in Santa...Show More Summary
The Google co-founder wants the airship to be half delivery charter for humanitarian aid, and half luxury liner.
ANALYSIS: Sergey Brin is not given to half measures. The company he cofounded set out a 300-year plan and aimed for nothing less than organizing all the world’s information. So now that details about the airship he’s building are coming out, it should surprise no one that it will not just be big, but the biggest. […]