Sergey Brin

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The stock market value of Google parent Alphabet is on the brink of hitting $1 trillion for the first time, making it the fourth of the Big Tech to reach the milestone

The stock market value of Google parent Alphabet is on the brink of hitting $1 trillion for the first time, making it the fourth of the Big Tech to re(...)

Sundar  Pichai was appointed as Alphabet’s new chief executive this month after Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepped down as leaders of the group. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Alphabet’s new chief executive Sundar Pichai will receive $240 million in stock awards over the next three years if he hits all of his performance tar(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: set out targets to run budget surpluses and reduce the State’s debt in the coming years. Photograph: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

Don’t spend it all at once, the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council (Ifac) warned the Government as the Department of Finance regaled us with tales of a rec(...)

With the acquisition of the Treasury Building, Google, alongside other Silicon Docks companies, needs to do more than passively benefit from nearby city centre luxury apartment developments that few other workers can afford. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

As Google closes in on buying the former Treasury Building in Dublin – a piquant metaphor come to life for all of us – it is facing some serious but e(...)

Google employees in Dublin take part in an organised walkout   in November 2018: some 20,000 employees in 50 cities across the globe were involved in the walkout. Photograph:   Nick Bradshaw

The big news in tech this week is the announcement that Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down as executives of parent compan(...)

The Google old days: Google founders Sergey Brin (R) and Larry Page pictured in 2004. Photograph: AFP via Getty

The most remarkable thing about the abrupt exit of Google’s co-founders from the top of the tech giant they spent 21 years building was how low-key it(...)

Google co-founders Sergey Brin (left) and Larry Page talk about the then-new Google Browser, Chrome, back in 2008. File photograph: Paul Sakuma/AP Photo

The co-founders of Google are stepping down as executives of its parent company, Alphabet. The move ends a remarkable two decades during which Larr(...)

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley. Corporate governance concerns have long been an issue at the company. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Unhappy shareholders can voice their disapproval by pressing for change at badly-run companies. But what happens if chief executives don’t care? Corpo(...)

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(...)

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