Sergey Brin Articles

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:

Google Co-Founder Gets Personal
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Sergey BrinGoogle Co-founder Sergey Brin has started a new personal blog called simply – Too. "While Google is a play on googol, too is a play on the much smaller number – two," writes Brin. "It also means ‘in addition’, as this blog reflects my life outside of work."

Google Guys Top Vanity Fair’s Most Powerful
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Vanity Fair released its annual ranking of the world’s most powerful people this week and our favorite executive trio was tied for third, just under Vladimir Putin and Rupert Murdoch.

Guardian Gives Page, Brin U.K. Media Crown

Larry Page and Sergey Brin are about as powerful as people get in the U.S. tech industry, and it seems they enjoy a similar standing among U.K. media figures.  Google’s cofounders have come out on top of the new MediaGuardian 100 list.

Schmidt Says Google Founders Are Adults
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Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt says the Google founders have grown up.

"The boys have grown up," Schmidt said at a news conference before the company’s annual meeting referring to founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

Brin Feels The Fear Over Microsoft & Yahoo
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Google co-founder and multi-billionaire Sergey Brin has concerns about Microsoft’s unsolicited bid and proxy fight preparations to takeover Yahoo.

A Chat with the Designer of the Google Logo

Ruth Kedar of KedarDesigns.com designed the Google logo in the version that became famous around the world (the original tries at designing the logo were by Google co-founder Sergey Brin, reportedly, using the Gimp software). I asked Ruth how the Google logo design came about originally, and here’s her reply.

Google Logo

Brin: TV Ads Are Most Like Online Ones

Video advertising online shares close ties with its more well-known sibling, the television ad, and that’s what will make it a success.

Google Guys Get Another Jet
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There’s probably no truth to the following theories: Google’s starting its own airline; Google has a clandestine arrangement with NASA to set up data centers on the moon; the founders plan to hire their own Tattoo to shout "The plane! The plane!" for their own bored billionaire amusement.

Google Not Likely To Buy Facebook

That $625 million Google paid for Postini recently isn’t a signal that Google has its hands on its wallet, ready to make the really big social networking buy out there.

Mrs. Brin Gets Google Investment

Google has dropped some cash in Anne Wojcicki’s 23andMe biotech firm, to the tune of $3.9 million for a minority holding in the company co-founded by Sergey Brin’s new missus.

Brin Portrayed in The Google Story
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Mark Malseed, co-author of The Google Story, takes an in-depth look at Google co-founder Sergey Brin and his family, mother Eugenia (NASA research scientist), father Michael (mathematics professor), and brother Sam. Here’s what Mark saw when he entered Sergey’s spacious Googleplex office 211, shared with Larry Page:

Sergey Brin Goes To Washington

The challenge of finding Senators willing to hear Google’s point of view on network neutrality will look like a walk in the park compared to the prospect of changing course with its business in China.