When Google bought the advertising network DoubleClick in 2007, Google founder Sergey Brin said that privacy would be the company’s “number one priority when we contemplate new kinds of advertising products.” And, for nearly a decade, Google did in fact keep DoubleClick’s...
Julia Angwin, reporting for ProPublica: When Google bought the advertising network DoubleClick in 2007, Google founder Sergey Brin said that privacy would be the company’s “number one priority when we contemplate new kinds of advertising...Show More Summary
Google has officially joined the 18+ club as today the tech giant is celebrating 18 years since Larry Page and Sergey Brin initially founded the company back on September 27, 1998. Still, it seems the internet titan isn’t entirely sure about the exact date it was formed. Show More Summary
August 19, 2004: Google floats on the stock market, turning founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin into billionaires, and cementing the company’s status as a tech giant. Relations between Google and Apple were good at the time, with Steve...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know to finish off your week. 1. Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin hosted an exclusive conference in Sicily this week. Attendees included Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel, George Lucas, and Pharrell. 2. Show More Summary
This wasn't your average summer camp. Earlier this week, Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin hosted an exclusive gathering in Sicily, with a star-speckled guest list that included Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel, George Lucas, and...Show More Summary
Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin gained $3.2 billion in after-hours trading as shares popped following Alphabet's strong second quarter earnings report.
2016: This doodle, on July 5, 2016, celebrates NASA's achievement of having its Juno space probe reach Jupiter It all started with one simple drawing. In 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin were heading to the desert festival Burning Man and decided to put up a cheeky out-of-office drawing of stick figure [...]
'I know that sort of contradicts what everyone here has been saying,' the Google co-founder said.
Yahoo's cofounder had a big role in Google's success. Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who built their Google search engine prototype while at Stanford University, wanted to try to license out their technology to other companies, so theyShow More Summary
If you're itching to start a company out of a garage, you shouldn't pick up and move to Silicon Valley, according to Google cofounder Sergey Brin. It's easier to start a company outside the Valley than in it, he said on stage at theShow More Summary
Here’s what California has that France is missing: World-class entrepreneurs, like Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and Mark Zuckerberg. California is home to the world's most innovative companies, including Apple, Alphabet, and Facebook, which have helped that state grow to become the world's sixth largest economy. In doing so, California supplanted France, [...]
The first ride that Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin got in Tesla electric car wasn't too thrilling. That's because the car could only go ten miles per hour. As Tesla CEO Elon Musk recounted at the company's annual shareholder...Show More Summary
“Don’t be evil,” Google’s two founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, famously proclaimed in the manifesto they published just before their company went public, in 2004. Avoiding evil suggested a pretty low bar, but the vow itself—along...Show More Summary
Alphabet founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are so enamored with the guy they put in charge of Google, CEO Sundar Pichai, that they turned him into an honorary founder and let him write their annual Founder's Letter this year. The Founder's Letter is traditionally when the founders spell out their vision for the company. Show More Summary
Bucking tradition, Larry Page and Sergey Brin have let new Google CEO Sundar Pichai write the company's annual Founders' Letter. The post Larry and Sergey Have Passed the Crown to Google's New King appeared first on WIRED.
Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Back in April 2004, when Larry Page and Sergey Brin wrote their first, and now famous, Founders' Letter (it opened with the bold-but-still-true: "Google is not a conventional company. We do not intend to become one.") Sundar Pichai was a newemployeewho [...]
Reading that new Playboy interview with Ray Kurzweil sent me back to the infamous interview Playboy did with Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 2004. (The interview nearly torpedoed Google’s IPO, you’ll recall.) Page and Brin’s anticipation of a grand computer-human mind-meld neatly prefigures Kurzweil’s speculations: PAGE: The more information you have, the better. PLAYBOY: Yet […]
Ten years ago, Larry Page and Sergey Brin couldn’t stop talking about their excitement at the prospect of extending or replacing the human brain with computers. For the last several years, they’ve been much quieter about their mind-disruption project. I sense that a soldier in Google’s flak army warned them that in voicing their fantasies they risked weirding people […]
Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin lost a collective $3.8 billion dollars in after-hours trading on Thursday after Alphabet, Google's parent company, reported its first quarter earnings and missed analysts' forecasts.