Topic: Sergey Brin

WhatsApp and 7 Other Startups That Hated Advertising, Like Facebook

Founder shows familiar disdain

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…

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

It's a good time to be Sergey Brin or Larry Page

$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…

YouTube Co-founder Prepping Possible Rival

Chad Hurley talking about new video platform designed for collaboration

YouTube has had its share of competition over the years. Companies like Vimeo and DailyMotion (plus copyright lawsuits and crushing overhead costs) led Chad Hurley and the video-sharing site’s co-founders…

'Vanity Fair' Releases Tech-Heavy 'New Establishment' List

Zuckerberg No. 1 for second year in row

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. For the second year in a…

Mark Zuckerberg Closes Off His Google+ Account

Facebook founder keeps people from seeing his friend list on rival service

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. When Zuckerberg first…

Newsflash: Mark Zuckerberg Is Really, Really, Really Rich

He's now the world's third richest tech mogul

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…