Friday Aug 29
Samsung Researcher Named Among Young Innovators
Lee Jin-ha, a researcher at Samsung Electronics, has been selected as one of the "Innovators Under 35" in the September/October issue of MIT Technology Review.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Sergey Brin is best known as the co-founder of Google. Born in 1973 in Moscow, Russia, he and his family moved to the United States when he was six because of Jewish persecution.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Burning Man festival draws Silicon Valley's elite
Art cars are lined up to be registered at the Black Rock DMV during the annual Burning Man event on the Black Rock Desert of Gerlach, Nev., Aug. 23, 2014.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
From modest beginnings
The photograph, below, of seemingly random scribbles on a whiteboard is the thought bubble for what today is known as Google Maps.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Identifying Entity Types and the Transfiguraton of Search @Google
A particular type of data such as restaurant lists may be scattered across thousands of independent information sources in many different formats.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Sergey Brin, founder of Google, turns 40
Sergey Brin turns 40 today. You might say you don't know who he is. Brin is an American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur who, with Larry Page, co-founded Google , one of the most profitable internet companies that is used by millions on a daily basis.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Albany Times Union
Check Out How Much Google Has Changed Since It First Launched
Larry Page and Sergey Brin met at Stanford in 1995. Both in their early 20s, they began collaborating on a search engine called BackRub.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Code/red: Google's New Music Service Has Predictably Awful Name
For all its skill in developing new products and services, Google sure is awful at naming them.
Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: The mysterious case of Hewlett-Packard's Autonomy deal
In November 2012, Hewlett-Packard Co. stunned investors with news that it was writing down almost $9 billion of its $11.1 billion acquisition of the British software company, Autonomy Corp. attributed the hefty write-down to "serious accounting improprieties, disclosure failures and outright misrepresentations at Autonomy" that occurred prior to ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Google's pivotal IPO launched a decade of big bets
In this Aug. 19, 2004 file photo, a photographer makes pictures of the board at the Nasdaq Marketsite in New York's Times Square shortly after shares of Google started trading.
Christian Science Monitor
Google's IPO launched a decade of big bets
Google co-founders Larry Page, left, and Sergey Brin pose for photos at their company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
Silicon Alley Insider
Here's The 'Toothbrush Test' Google's CEO Uses To Make Acquisition Decisions
Google isn't afraid to shell out a boatload of cash for the right acquisition. Just ask the smart thermostat company Nest, which it bought earlier this year for $3.2 billion .
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Nadella Spreads Awareness, Takes up Ice Bucket Challenge
Microsoft's India-born CEO Satya Nadella was doused with a bucket of ice water on his head as part of a challenge he took to raise awareness about a neurodegenerative disease and in turn challenged Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Google co-founder Larry Page to do the same.
People's Daily Online
World's top 10 youngest billionaires in 2014
According to the Forbes Billionaires list in 2014, 31 of the 1,645 members are under the age of 40. That elite group no longer includes Google's Sergey Brin and Larry Page as both of whom have crossed into their 40's.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Microsoft's CEO Dares Google, Amazon Execs In Ice Bucket Challenge
Today, Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella allowed the winning team from his company's internal hackathon to pour a large amount of chilly dihydrogen monoxide onto his expecting pate.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Google opens 'anti-ageing' website
"We're tackling aging, one of life's greatest mysteries," says the website of Calico LLC, a project announced last September by Google chief executive Larry Page.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
The Daily Beast
Are Robber Nerds the New Robber Barons?By P. J. O'Rourke
Rockefeller, Carnegie, J.P. Morgan: This country used to produce impressive if immoral captains of industry.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
Google Could Owe Its Name To A Simple Typo
The ubiquitous search giant, however, could owe its success to a typo, according to David Koller at Stanford University, where Google was born.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Richard Conway: What I learned in the company of Richard Branson
Richard Conway, founder and CEO of Pure SEO has recently returned from a working holiday on Richard Branson's Necker Island.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
This Twenty-Something Ditched His Dream Job At Google And Now He Has...
He had just finished Google's associate product manager program when he bailed. Google uses the elite APM program to groom potential long-term leaders.