The majority of Brin's fortune is held in Google, the publicly traded search engine company he co-founded with Larry Page in 1998. Brin, who stepped down as president of technology in 2011 to direct the company's special projects, also oversees a large investment portfolio. He has sold more than $3.6 billion worth of Google stock since 2004.
Google Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Page disclosed a health condition that can result in hoarse speech and labored breathing, though according to doctors won’t impede him from running the Web-search provider.
Elon Musk, the California billionaire who leads Tesla Motors Inc., said the electric-car maker is considering adding driverless technology to its vehicles and discussing the prospects for such systems with Google Inc.
Sergey Brin, the 38-year-old co- founder of Google Inc., is making strides in his quest to find a cure for Parkinson’s, a progressive disease his DNA and family history suggest may afflict him as early as 10 years from now.
There are few parts of the world where Google's search engine doesn't stand a chance. China, where Baidu is dominant, is one. And Russia, where Yandex rules, is another, as my colleague Halia Pavliva reports.
Google Inc. Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora received $46.7 million in total compensation last year, more than double from a year earlier, becoming the company’s highest-paid executive, a regulatory filing shows.
Bloomberg Markets’ inaugural list of the world’s richest people showcases the billionaires who pull the levers on the global economy. Their net worth totals $2.7 trillion, about the size of the gross domestic product of France, the fifth-biggest economy on the planet.