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Google Glass Video Demonstrates First-Person Trampolining Google Glass Video Demonstrates First-Person Trampolining

For something that’s just a prototype, Google sure is showing off its Project Glass headsets quite a bit. From public television to Google’s CEO, the company is using Glass to shore up its futurist credentials. Yesterday, Google co-founder Sergey Brin …

Google Glasses: Google Lets Photographers Try Them Out Google Glasses: Google Lets Photographers Try Them Out

Photos are clearly an important part of Google’s larger strategy, and Google+ has been an impressive offering into the photography world. Google is working on what could be an even more impressive offering, however, with Project Glass (aka: Google Glass), …

Larry Page Takes a Facebook Search Engine Seriously Larry Page Takes a Facebook Search Engine Seriously
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Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page appeared on Charlie Rose’s talk show Monday night to to talk about goings-on in the internet lands. Inevitably, Rose asked Page about the delicate co-existence that Google maintains with Facebook. Google and Facebook have …

Google’s Sergey Brin is Searching for a Cure to Parkinson’s Google’s Sergey Brin is Searching for a Cure to Parkinson’s

Aside from trying to get Google+ on track and dealing with Penguin updates, Google’s Sergey Brin is working on a project that’s a little more personal to him, as well as those who suffer from Parkinson’s disease, a a degenerative …

Is the Internet Becoming Less Open? Is the Internet Becoming Less Open?
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Although the issue of Web openness has been mostly quiet of late, it was revived after Google’s Sergey Brin made some powerful statements to the Guardian. According to him, the freedom of the Internet is under a greater threat than it has ever been before.

Are Facebook and Apple Really a Threat to the Open Net? Are Facebook and Apple Really a Threat to the Open Net?
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Google co-founder Sergey Brin recently made some mildly incendiary comments to The Guardian about how companies like Facebook and Apple are a threat to the openness of the internet. In the interview, Brin denounced the highly protected practices by the …

Sergey Brin Clarifies Comments from Guardian Article Sergey Brin Clarifies Comments from Guardian Article
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Whenever a person talks to the press, there is always a risk that sometimes words will get misconstrued or taken out of context. Mostly, this isn’t done maliciously – well, it isn’t unless you speak to one of the many …

The Backlash on Sergey Brin’s Comments Begins The Backlash on Sergey Brin’s Comments Begins
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You didn’t really think that Sergey Brin was going to get away scot-free for those Guardian comments about how Apple and Facebook were guilty of obstructing open development of technology while Google was the true bastion of creativity and liberty …

Sergey Brin: Hollywood Is Shooting Itself in the Foot Sergey Brin: Hollywood Is Shooting Itself in the Foot
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Google co-founder Sergey Brin spoke with The Guardian over the weekend and offered up his opinions on a series of topics related to the current state of affairs with the internet and the technology world as a whole. Unsurprisingly, Brin …

Project Glass: Sergey Brin Is Going Around Wearing The Google Glasses Project Glass: Sergey Brin Is Going Around Wearing The Google Glasses

Google co-founder Sergey Brin went out to a charity dinner aimed at raising money for the Foundation Fighting Blindness, and he was wearing the Project Glass glasses. This is, according to tech blogger Robert Scoble, who says he was at …

Vint Cerf Believes Google Could be Toppled Vint Cerf Believes Google Could be Toppled

No, this is not an alarmist reaction to Google+ or anything like that. Instead, it’s an incredibly innovative person who understands there are future generations who could very well create something that succeeds Google’s position in the Internet industry. What …

Sergey Brin, Other Notable Founders Speak Out Against SOPA Sergey Brin, Other Notable Founders Speak Out Against SOPA
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A whole bunch of founders and co-founders of high profile web properties have banded together to sign an open letter to Washington in opposition to SOPA and Protect IP. The letter has been signed by Google co-founder Sergey Brin, Andressen …

No Google+ For Google’s Management Team? No Google+ For Google’s Management Team?

Do they not like it, or do they simply not want to conform to a new social media platform? These are just a few of the questions I have after seeing the chart detailing how much members of Google management …

Rumors of Friction Between Schmidt and Google Founders Surface
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Ken Auletta, author of the book Googled: The End of the World As We Know It, has written an interesting piece for The New Yorker, claiming to know more about why Eric Schmidt has relinquished his CEO role to Google co-founder Larry Page (effective April 4). 

Auletta, who claims to have conducted 11 interviews with Schmidt for the book, writes:

Brin Looking Forward to “Many More Decades” with Page and Schmidt

Listening to Google’s earnings call, the conversation began with the big news – Eric Schmidt is stepping down as CEO of the company. Unfortunately, not a whole lot of previously unavailable information came out of that, but there was a quick introduction of the news from Schmidt, Larry Page (who will take his place) and Sergey Brin, followed by a Q&A with those three. They apparently didn’t have the time to stick around any longer, so it went by very fast. 

Brin, Page To Sell 10 Million Shares Of Google Stock
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Sergey Brin and Larry Page are going to become much closer to their financial advisors over the next five years.  Google disclosed in a regulatory filing late last week that the cofounders each intend to sell about 5 million shares of the company’s stock during that period of time.

Wojcicki, Brin Give $500,000 To Creative Commons
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People who don’t really believe that Google wants to make the world’s information "universally accessible and useful" will, going forward, have a more difficult time arguing their point.  Yesterday, Creative Commons announced that it’s received a $500,000 gift from Anne Wojcicki and Sergey Brin.

Google Readying Bing, Twitter Countermeasures
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It’s no secret that real-time search is one of Google’s weak points.  Since Bing launched, fewer people have been willing to acknowledge Google as the best search engine overall, too.  But the search giant seems to be fighting back, as new reports have it addressing issues on both fronts. 

Looking at the State of Google
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Google held its annual stockholders’ meeting yesterday evening and to accompany that Co-founder Sergey Brin decided to re-share the 2008 Founders’ Letter, which was originally published on Google’s Investor Relations site. Brin says they wanted to make this more widely available so they posted it on the Official Google Blog.

Google Reiterates Proposition 8 Opposition
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Sergey BrinGoogle is calling for Proposition 8 opposition support. A post on the Official Google Blog talks about the company’s opposition to legislation that eliminates the right of same-sex couples to marry. Back in September, Google Co-founder Sergey Brin posted this:

Google Co-Founder or Desperate Man?
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Some guy is claiming to be the third founder of Google. Hubert Chang has released a video in which he talks about helping Sergey Brin and Larry Page come up with PageRank, Google’s business model, and even the name "Google" back in 1997, but chose to pursue his Ph.D at NYU rather than attach his name to the Google project. Listen to what Chang has to say: