Sergey Brin

WhatsApp and 7 Other Startups That Hated Advertising, Like Facebook

The advertising world is used to tech startups that resist its charms, and WhatsApp’s founders are just the latest in a long line of techies who seem to have nothing but disdain for the world of marketing.

Google’s $1,000 Stock Means Billions to Founders’ Bank Accounts

$1,000. Google’s stock price hit its all-time high today, making the rich founders even wealthier. Co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin each saw their fortunes rise more than $250 million today as shares topped the four-figure threshold.

YouTube Co-founder Prepping Possible Rival

YouTube has had its share of competition over the years.

‘Vanity Fair’ Releases Tech-Heavy ‘New Establishment’ List

Vanity Fair has just released its yearly “New Establishment” list and, this time around, it’s dominated not by media stalwarts, but Silicon Valley tech mavens.

Mark Zuckerberg Closes Off His Google+ Account

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, whose stance on social networking privacy has been widely criticized, seems to suddenly have felt the need for a bit more online privacy himself.

Newsflash: Mark Zuckerberg Is Really, Really, Really Rich

Earlier this week, GSV Capital bought 225,000 shares of Facebook stock at an average price of $29.28 per share—giving the social networking site a valuation of about $70 billion and making its founder Mark Zuckerberg the