All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Sergey Brin’

Jason Hope And Google Founders Seek Cures For Heart Disease, Cancer

In 2010, Jason Hope joined Peter Thiel’s bold $3.5 million commitment to ending aging by making a $500,000 donation to the SENS foundation at an event Mr, Thiel held for SENS.  The SENS Foundation is the world’s foremost anti-aging lab, working on cutting edge technologies to cure the world’s worst diseases including heart disease, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, cancer, and many others. Peter …

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Here’s The Google Founders’ Recent Fireside Chat Video

It’s been a while since we’ve seen the original Google boys in a room together talking about the company, so here’s a fireside chat they did with VC Vinod Khosla. They spend some time talking about when Google almost got acquired. Here’s a snippet from Sergey Brin (via the transcript): Well, we had developed this technology we called PageRank – …

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Sergey Brin’s Love Life Gets The NMA Treatment

Rumors and reports of affairs at Google are nothing new. Last year, it was reported that Eric Schmidt had numerous mistresses despite being married to Wendy Boyl. Now a new report is out on an even bigger affair involving Google co-founder Sergey Brin, his ex-wife, his girlfriend and his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend. It’s no secret that Sergey Brin and his wife …

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Anne Wojcicki And Sergey Brin Have Reportedly Gotten Separated

According to numerous reports, Google co-founder Sergey Brin and his wife Anne Wojcicki have split up after six years of marriage. All Things D shares a statement from a spokesperson for the couple: “They have been living apart for several months. They remain good friends and partners.” Interestingly, while there may not be a direct connection, the Silicon Valley gossip …

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Hugo Barra Leaves Google For Xiaomi

Earlier this year, Android boss Andy Rubin left his team to go join another department at Google. Now the Android team has lost another executive member, but he’s leaving Google for another company. All Things D reports that Hugo Barra, Android’s vice president of product management, is leaving Google after five years with the company. He confirmed the news in …

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Googlers Turn Sergey Brin’s Tesla into a Pink Batmobile for April Fools

Now this is an April Fool’s Day prank on the boss. Apparently, some Google execs decided to mess with co-founder Sergey Brin’s car earlier this week. They proceeded to transform his Tesla Model S into a pink batmobile, complete with headlight eyelashes, batwings, and a giant batman logo. Awesome. Google search quality analyst Nathan Johns posted a photo of the …

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Sergey Brin’s Wife Uses Google Glass To Record Video Of TMZ Reporter Who Doesn’t Know Who She Is

Anne Wojcicki, biologist and wife of Google co-founder Sergey Brin, attended an Oscar pre-party on Sunday, wearing Google Glass (a popular look within the family). TMZ has put out video from the event, in which the reporter asks her to demonstrate the device, not realizing who she is. She demonstrates by taking her own video of the reporter, and sharing …

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Facebook Ready For Google Glass, Zuck Talks To Brin [Report]

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Google co-founder Sergey Brin (along with Priscilla Chan, Anne Wojcicki and Yuri Milner) announced a $3 million prize for medical reasearch on Wednesday. That was the big story. Behind the scenes, another story was transpiring. Forbes has a very interesting piece about a discussion Brin and Zuckerberg reportedly had about Google Glass – a conversation, …

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Zuckerberg, Brin Announce Annual $3 Million Prize for Medical Research

Today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, his wife Priscilla Chan, Google co-founder Sergey Brin, Biologist and businesswoman Anne Wojcicki (Brin’s wife), and investor Yuri Milner have announced a brand new yearly prize that rewards “excellence in research aimed at curing intractable diseases and extending human life.” It’s called the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. Apple Chairman Art Levinson with chair the …

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Sergey Brin Talks ‘Moonshots’ And Pizza

I’m starting to think he really doesn’t take that Google Glass off. Google co-founder recently spoke at Google’s Solve For X event, and the company has made the speech available online. The event is about “moonshot” ideas, and he shares his moonshot idea for an online pizza delivery system, which eventually led to the birth of Google. “Even when you …

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Zuckerberg, Brin Among ‘Most Generous Donors’ of 2012

In a recent list of America’s “Most Generous Donors,” tech comes out very well. The list comes to us from The Chronicle of Philanthropy, a magazine devoted to tracking to world of nonprofits. Mark Zuckerberg and his new wife Priscilla Chan rank #2 on the list after donating nearly $500 million to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Zuckerberg made the …

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Sergey Brin Refuses to Go Anywhere Without Google Glass

If you just quickly glanced at this, you may wonder why we are highlighting a photo of a middle-aged hipster on the subway. But if you look a bit closer you’ll realize that this dude is wearing some pretty slick glasses. Glasses worth about $1,500, actually. Yes, the image above shows Google’s Sergey Brin smiling for the camera, wearing a …

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