Sergey Brin archive

  • Google boss Sergey Brin snapped on New York subway going about his Google Glass business
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    Google boss Sergey Brin snapped on New York subway going about his Google Glass business

    By 21 January 2013

    Tech fan Noah Zerkin got a surprise when he rode the New York City subway last night: a brief chat with Google co-founder Sergey Brin, who was wearing what looks to be a new model of the Google Glass augmented reality headset. Posting a picture of Brin...

  • Developers invited to Google Glass event for 'two-days of full-on hacking'
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    Developers invited to Google Glass event for 'two-days of full-on hacking'

    By 16 January 2013

    Google has announced two Google Glass developer events in New York and San Francisco for developers who bought the company's $1,500 developer edition. The events will be focused on giving them a chance to "have a device to use while on-site". Dubbed...

  • Google turns 14 and celebrates birthday with a chocolate cake doodle
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    Google turns 14 and celebrates birthday with a chocolate cake doodle

    By 27 September 2012

    Fourteen years ago two chaps who met at Stanford University created a search engine that would revolutionise the way in which we talk about, let alone use, the internet. Those chaps were Larry Page and Sergey Brin and their creation was of course Google....

  • Google's Project Glass Augmented Reality specs in first video sample
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    Google's Project Glass Augmented Reality specs in first video sample

    By 25 May 2012

    Google’s Project Glass eyewear has taken yet another step in becoming a reality after a video shot through the glasses was posted on the company’s Google+ account. Before you get too excited, the video clip is only 15 seconds long and the type of...

  • Google founder snapped wearing augmented reality glasses
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    Google founder snapped wearing augmented reality glasses

    By 6 April 2012

    Google co-founder Sergey Brin has been photographed wearing the company’s much talked about Project Glass Augmented Reality specs. Confirming they are very much the real deal, Brin posed for pictures with blogger Robert Scoble, at a charity dinner for,...

  • Google might not be top dog forever says father of the internet
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    Google might not be top dog forever says father of the internet

    By 22 March 2012

    The man known as one of the fathers of the internet says Google might not be the defacto standard for search forever. Vint Cerf, a vice-president at the Mountain View-based company, says there is no particular threat to the balance of the internet with...

  • Google co-founder: I'm not very social
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    Google co-founder: I'm not very social

    By 19 October 2011

    Google’s co-founder Sergey Brin has admitted that he isn’t very social. "I’m not a social person myself" Sergey Brin said on using social networks. "But Google+ I’ve found instantly compelling." The comments were made on stage at the Web 2.0 Summit...

  • Google CEO: Schmidt out, Page in
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    Google CEO: Schmidt out, Page in

    By 20 January 2011

    Google has shocked its shareholders by announcing that Eric Schmidt, its current CEO, is to step down in April and co-founder Larry Page will replace him in the chief executive officer role. “When I joined Google in 2001 I never imagined, even in my...

  • Games developer returns from Space
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    Games developer returns from Space

    By 24 October 2008

    Ten days after being seen off by fellow space tourist, Google's Sergey Brin, American games developer Richard Garriott had landed on terra firma. Garriott paid £17m for the 10-day trip aboard the Soyuz space capsule, which was carrying himself and two...