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Larry Page, co-founder of Google  and chief executive of Alphabet.   Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Alphabet chief executive Larry Page didn’t get board approval when he awarded a $150 million stock grant to Andy Rubin, the creator of the Android mob(...)

New Airbnb global head of transportation, Fred Reid, who most recently worked at the flying car company Kitty Hawk

Airbnb, the online accommodation portal, has signalled its intention to move into the transport market by appointing a top executive to lead the move.(...)

Google  reportedly gave a $90m severance package to  the creator of the Android mobile software, but concealed details of a sexual misconduct allegation that triggered his departure. File photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

Google gave a $90 million (about €79 million) severance package to Andy Rubin, the creator of the Android mobile software, but concealed details of a (...)

The first Google Doodle.

From Burning Man and Bastille Day to Pac Man and Grimm’s Fairy Tales, the Google Doodle has spent 20 years drawing our attention to events and histori(...)

A Google sign in Shanghai, China, September 17th, 2018. Reuters/Aly Song

When you google Google’s birthday the results are confusing. On September 15th 1997 the oracle that has made us all-knowing all of the time (and simul(...)

“Gifted, adventurous people are attracted to discovery and they seek the training that comes with fundamental research.” Photograph: Rafe Swan/Cultura/Getty

‘Innovate or die,” said Peter Drucker, adapting Darwin’s maxim “Adapt or die”. It has become the rallying cry of the 21st century. When every country (...)

Kitty Hawk’s Cora  autonomous personal aircraft, backed by Google co-founder Larry Page

Drones and driverless cars look set to have a profound impact on buildings, our cities and the way we get around. Amazon, for example, floated the id(...)

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey speaks as chief operating officer of Facebook  Sheryl Sandberg listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington, DC. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

US technology stocks fell on Wednesday as senior executives from Facebook and Twitter were grilled by senators on Capitol Hill over Russian interferen(...)

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg testifies before the US Senate Intelligence Committee. Photograph: Getty

Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, has admitted to US senators that the company has been “too slow” to spot Russia’s attempts t(...)

Kitty Hawk’s autonomous personal aircraft, Cora,   is designed to fly at speeds of up to 180km/h for about 100km before it needs to land and recharge. Photograph: Richard Lord/AFP/Getty Images

There has been much talk of so-called flying cars in recent months, with companies as big as Airbus claiming that they’re working on prototypes of adv(...)

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