Sergey Brin

  • What if Google sold itself back in 1997? Larry Page and Sergey Brin share the story July 8, 2014

    Back in 1997, Google was almost acquired by Excite, one of the early Internet portals and search engines. The world would have been a very different place if the acquisition that was initially pegged at $1 million that was later brought down to $350,000. In an interview with venture capitalist Vinod...
  • Google's driverless cars can now comfortably navigate expressways April 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: Google says that cars it is programming to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challenges they bring, from jaywalkers to weaving bicyclists a critical milestone for any commercially available selfdriving car technology. Despite the progress over the past year, the cars...
  • Top 10: The world's richest tech billionaires in 2014 March 4, 2014

    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has regained the title of the world's richest man in the Forbes magazine's annual billionaire list that includes 56 India-based billionaires. Apart from the richest people on the planet, the list also details the world's richest billionaires in the world of tech. Google's Larry Page has...
  • A googling confusion: When exactly is Google's real birthday? September 27, 2013

    New Delhi: With an interactive game of a doodle to celebrate its '15th birthday', Google will keep many of us occupied with beating the best scores. When you have collected enough toffees in your game of pinata, pause and think if September 27 is indeed the day Google was born....
  • Google celebrates its 15th birthday with a playable pinata game doodle September 27, 2013

    New Delhi: It has been 15 years since 1998 when two Stanford university students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, got together to form a company that would change the face of the Internet, for ever. Interestingly, the selection of September 27 as Google's birthday seems to be a one of convenience...
  • Google co-founder Sergey Brin and wife living apart: Spokesperson August 29, 2013

    San Francisco: Google Inc co-founder Sergey Brin is living apart from his wife, who is the chief executive of a biotech firm that Google has invested millions of dollars in and whose sister is one of the Internet search company's top executives. Brin and Anne Wojcicki, who married in 2007, have...
  • Google CEO Larry Page paid $1 salary, 4 other executives get $124 mn March 30, 2014

    San Francisco: Google CEO Larry Page and his longtime partner Sergey Brin limited their salaries to $1 apiece last year, while four other top executives received combined compensation packages totaling more than $124 million. The breakdown disclosed in a regulatory filing Wednesday consisted mostly of stock awards that could ultimately be...
  • Google Glass hits the ramp September 10, 2012

    A model displays Google Glass at the Diane von Furstenberg Spring/Summer 2013 collection show during New York Fashion Week.
A model wearing Google Glass participates in a run through before the Diane Von Furstenberg Spring 2013 collection is modelled during Fashion Week in New York.
Google founder Brin adjusts a pair of Project Glass glasses on designer von Furstenberg before the rehearsal for von Furstenberg's Spring/Summer 2013 collection show during New York Fashion Week.
  • With Page voiceless, Brin appears at Google show June 28, 2012

    San Francisco: Google cofounder Sergey Brin made a splashy entrance during a San Francisco conference while CEO Larry Page recovered from an ailment that has left him unable to speak. Page's absence from one of Google's marquee events wasn't a surprise because the Internet search leader had announced at its annual...
  • Web freedom facing threat: Google's Sergey Brin April 16, 2012

    London: The principles of openness and universal access that underpinned the Internet's creation are facing their greatestever threat, the cofounder of Google Sergey Brin said in an interview published by Britain's Guardian newspaper on Monday. Brin said the threat to freedom of the Internet came from a combination of factors, including...
  • Google cofounder 'pretty happy' in stealth role October 20, 2011

    San Francisco: Google cofounder Sergey Brin took a break from his work on the Internet search leader's secret projects to make a surprise appearance at a technology conference on Wednesday. Although he shared few specifics, Brin said remains as busy as he was during a decadelong stint as the company's...
  • Google turns 13, doodles a celebration photo September 27, 2011

    New Delhi: It's been 13 years since 1998 when two Stanford university students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, got together to form a company that would change the face of the Internet, for ever. As Google enters its teenage years the company is well entrenched as the leader in the...
  • Making sense of Google's seemingly whacky concepts October 13, 2010

    San Francisco: In its selfproclaimed drive to make the world a better place, Google has immersed itself in far more than Internet search and online ads. But driverless cars and a wind energy farm in the Atlantic Ocean? It may not always be immediately apparent to frustrated investors they wish...
  • Stocks to die for: Google founders to sell shares January 23, 2010

    New York: Google Inc founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin plan to sell about 10 million of the company's shares over the next five years, the company said in a regulatory filing on Friday. Page and Brin currently own about 57.7 million shares of Google's Class B common stockroughly 18 percent...
  • Google cofounder recalls Rajeev Motwani's contribution June 8, 2009

    Washington: "Today, whenever you use a piece of technology, there is a good chance a little bit of Rajeev Motwani is behind it," wrote Google cofounder Sergey Brin on his mentor's death. "Officially, Rajeev was not my advisor, and yet he played just as big a role in my research, education,...
  • Net profit: 3 Indians on Forbes 'Web Billionaires' list September 12, 2008

    New York: Three Indians have been named among 34 innovators in Forbes magazine's Web Billionaires list. The trio comprise Kavitark Ram Shriram, an early investor in Google who now owns the jobsite naukri.com; Party Gaming founder Anurag Dikshit and Indiabulls' Sameer Gehlaut. "The Internet boom has put 34 innovators on our list...