Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin is a Russian-born American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who together with Larry Page, co-founded Google, one of the most profitable Internet companies. As of 2012, his personal wealth is estimated to be $20.3 billion. Together, Brin and Page own about 16 percent of the company and are currently listed at number 20 Most Powerful People, according to Forbes.

Tech firms and their founders: Monarchs versus managers

THE epic struggle between two billionaires over the future of Dell has gone to another round. Michael Dell, the ailing computer-maker’s founder and biggest shareholder, has now been forced twice to postpone a vote on his proposal to buy out the firm and take it off the stockmarket, for fear that the deal’s critics, led by Carl Icahn, a veteran shareholder activist, may have enough support to scupper the plan.

Source: www.economist.com | Date: 12th August 2013 Read more

Could Apple buy Intel?

Such a bold move would get rid of Samsung as a supplier and solve Apple's cash problem – but it is not without difficultiesHalfway through the second quarter of the 2013 fiscal year, most of Apple's top execs meet at an undisclosed location (Eddy Cue's chair is empty – he's been called away to a Ferrari board meeting).

Source: www.guardian.co.uk | Date: 29th April 2013 Read more

Google 'Most Attractive Empoyer' According to Youngsters in Europe

Swedish consulting firm Universum has concluded that the most attractive place to work for future economists is tech giant Google, thanks to the lassiz-faire leadership principles the company has adopted. With swimming pools and gyms nearby, paid maternity for five months and even sleeping pods for napping, Google continues to attract our attention in more ways than one.

Source: english.pravda.ru | Date: 6th March 2013 Read more