Sergey Brin isn’t one to shy away from a challenge. When he and Larry Page created Google in 1998, they would forever change how we use the Internet. " When Larry and I started the company, we had to get some hard drives to, you know, store the entire Web," Brin told Wired of Google's early days. Show More Summary
"It hasn't changed anything." When Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page famously penned the "Don't Be Evil" manifesto prior to their 2004 IPO, they probably couldn't have anticipated how many times that same phrase would be trotted out and used to criticize Google's data-collection methods and outsized influence online. Show More Summary
By Mix Star: In 1996, Larry Page and Sergey Brin started Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) as a research project; they were collaborating on a search engine called "BackRub," which checked backlinks to estimate the importance of the site. Show More Summary
Larry Page and Sergey Brin met at Stanford in 1995. Both in their early 20s, they began collaborating on a search engine called BackRub. By September 1997, they registered the domain name Google.com, with the mission of organizing the world's information. Show More Summary
By Ugly Duckling: A Pioneer In Smart Glasses Around the same time as Larry Page and Sergey Brin were coming up with the first Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) search algorithm at Stanford, Vuzix (OTCQB:VUZI) was founded in Rockchester, New York. Show More Summary
Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin decided to take the "Ice Bucket Challenge," the fundraising effort that has now raised more than $13 million for ALS research, after being challenged last week by Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella. Show More Summary
Add another two to the list: Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have successfully completed the ice bucket challenge. Apparently Silicon Valley employees really like seeing their bosses get drenched with freezing cold water. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella started that clock for Page on Wednesday, and it just wouldn't have been right for Sergey to let him go it alone.
Google's co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are the latest to take the Ice Bucket Challenge — which as the name suggests involves filling a bucket full of ice and water, dumping it on yourself and challenging someone else to do the same. Show More Summary
By Boris Marjanovic: Company Overview Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) began in early 1996 as a research project by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin. They were collaborating on a search engine called "BackRub," which ranked pages based on how many backlinks they had (today this is better known as PageRank). Show More Summary
At Google, engineers run the show. Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin both have a technical background, and, early on, the duo put a huge emphasis on hiring people with engineering experience — even for positions where it wasn't necessarily required. Show More Summary
While some tech CEOs, including Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg and Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, have opted to receive a $1 annual salary, others are still bringing in the big bucks. The New York Times recently put together a list of the 200 highest-paid CEOs in America. Show More Summary
Doctor criticized on Science-Based Medicine blog proceeds to sue [Steve Novella, Orac] “Can you imagine Google becoming a health company?” Sergey Brin: doubt it, field’s “just so heavily regulated” [Michael Cannon/Cato, David Shaywitz]...Show More Summary
Mark Zuckerberg is now richer than Google Inc. co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page.
As Google continues to map and organize the world’s information to make it more “useful,” the company pretends that it does so without hidden bias or corporate intent. When Google first started, Sergey Brin and Larry Page believed the service should be a non-profit, fearing that corporate interests would come between information and individuals. Show More Summary
Sergey Brin helped build one of the most successful technology companies in the world: Google. Today, Google does a little bit of everything — from email, to wearable technology, and smartphone software. But that wasn't always the case. Show More Summary
Eric Schmidt is the former CEO of Google and currently serves as its chairman. He was originally brought in as the "adult supervision" for founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, but, as one of the most vocal senior executives at Google, he's also said some pretty controversial, provocative, or bizarre things over the years. Show More Summary
Two members on Google's board of directors wanted founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin to personally try to poach Facebook employees, according to newly released documents from Silicon Valley's high-profile wage collusion case, as noted by The Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary
Michael F. Cannon At a forum sponsored by Khosla Ventures, Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page discussed the burden of health care regulations in the United States. When asked, “Can you imagine Google becoming a health company?”, Brin responded: Health is just so heavily regulated, it’s just a painful business to be in. Show More Summary
In the absence of While You Were Sleeping, I’d like to open up the floor to discussion on this spectacular piece from Jalopnik‘s Damon Lavrinc, titled Google Co-Founder ?Sergey Brin Doesn’t Understand Us And Never Will. Lavrinc lays out the case that Brin and his ilk see not just cars, but car ownership is inefficient, wasteful, and dangerous. […]
Sergey Brin lives in another world. Like every other non-gearhead, he doesn't understand us. He doesn't get why we wrench in our garages, spend weekends at track days, or take off in the middle of the night for a ride. He's like your Aunt Martha, except Brin has the power to change the world. And he doesn't make those awesome cookies. Read more...