Sergey Brin

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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 (...)

Waymo has accused Uber of stealing eight trade secrets that relate to the design of a type of sensor called Lidar that is used in self-driving cars, and the jury trial will begin on February  5th.

The high-profile lawsuit between Uber and autonomous driving rival Waymo will go to trial this week following a nearly year-long battle of theft alleg(...)

Eric Schmidt at the SALT conference in Las Vegas, US, in May. Photograph: Richard Brian/Reuters

Alphabet said on Thursday its executive chairman Eric Schmidt will step down in January, ending a 17-year-run in which he played a central role in bui(...)

We all see the internet through Google-tinted glasses. Photograph: Getty

Rumours of SEO’s death are greatly exaggerated. Assessing the relevance (or very existence) of search engine optimisation is a question that comes up (...)

This year Google is expected to generate about $73.75bn   in net digital ad revenue worldwide, a 17.8%  jump from a year earlier. Photograph: Reuters/Christian Hartmann

Alphabet Inc reported a 27.7 per cent drop in quarterly profit as the company recorded a previously announced charge related to a record €2.4 billion (...)

Alphabet has drawn protests from shareholder governance experts. Photograph: Reuters

Google’s parent company Alphabet is set to face smouldering shareholder unhappiness over corporate governance at its annual meeting on Wednesday. Thr(...)

Jeff Bezos: his fortune has surpassed $80 billion for the first time, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Photograph:  Alex Wong/Getty Images

A surge in afterhours trading for Amazon. com added $3.3 billion to the fortune of Jeff Bezos, putting him less than $5 billion away from becoming the(...)

A spokesperson for Area 120 told The Irish Times: “We aren’t conducting interviews at the moment, but can reach out again when the time is right.” Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Author Mark Twain once said that reports of his death had been greatly exaggerated and this seems to be the case with Google’s famous “20 per cent tim(...)

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