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Snapchat's Evan Spiegel goes from innovator to imitator

Hello, and welcome to this Wednesday's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech. Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Get Insider Tech straight in your inbox by subscribing here. Soundtrack: for maximum enjoyment of this newsletter, we recommend listening to the Steely Dan classic "Do It Again." This week: Evan Spiegel and the imitator's dilemma Snap CEO Evan Spiegel Samantha Lee / Business Insider If there's one constant in the consumer...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Star Wars, Enterprise, Yahoo, Disney, US, Trends, Intel, Earth, Snapchat, Larry Page, Sergey Brin


How a secret agreement with Google's cofounders is putting CEO Sundar Pichai's leadership to the test

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai Stephanie Keith/Getty Images When Larry Page and Sergey Brin stepped away from their day-to-day duties at Alphabet last year, an informal agreement with CEO Sundar Pichai was made: the two billionaire cofounders would make themselves available whenever Pichai called, but they would not initiate contact.It was an important acknowledgement that Pichai, the understated, 48-year-old engineer who rose through the ranks, was now the sole decision maker at the helm of an...
Tags: Google, Trends, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Teaser, Sundar Pichai, Alphabet, Pichai, Google YouTube, Sundar, Tech Insider, Larry Pages, Hugh Langley, Sundar Pichai Stephanie Keith Getty, Eric Schmidts


10 things in tech you need to know today

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks to the media after receiving a briefing from the transition COVID-19 advisory board on November 09, 2020 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden spoke about how his administration would respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Busi...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Godaddy, Joe Biden, Fbi, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Biden, Sundar Pichai, Nordic, Wilmington Delaware, Twitter Facebook, Amazon Alexa


Inside BuzzFeed and HuffPost's tie-up

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for November 23. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected]'s news: Inside BuzzFeed and HuffPost's tie-up, Bain & Co.'s bet on marketing, and Sports Illustrated-branded CBD cream. UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage takes part in a BuzzFeed News and Facebook live EU referendum debate o...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Nordstrom, Hbo, UK, Media, Buzzfeed, Advertising, Marketing, Trends, Eu, Larry Page, Digital Media, Nigel Farage, New York Times, Sergey Brin


SoulCycle's top instructors had sex with clients, 'fat-shamed' coworkers, and used homophobic and racist language, insiders say

Hello everyone! Welcome to this weekly roundup of Business Insider stories from co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.Read on for more on SoulCycle's top instructors mistreating staff, Moderna's research revolution, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai's leadership shift. Bryan R. Smith/Getty; BFA; Olivia Atherton; Skye Gould/Business Insider Hello!We now have two promising coronavirus vaccines, with Moderna's promising results this week...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Hollywood, California, France, China, Trends, Nike, Palo Alto, Larry Page, Atlantic, Sergey Brin, Retail, Silicon Valley, Graham, Pfizer


It's Google CEO Sundar Pichai's turn to roll the dice in a high-stakes game of monopoly

Hello, and welcome to this Wednesday's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech. Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Get Insider Tech straight in your inbox by subscribing here  This week: It's Google CEO Sundar Pichai's turn to roll the dice in a high-stakes game of monopoly Getty Four months before Google was officially founded as a company in September 1998, the US Department of Justice sued Microsoft for violating antitrust laws, ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Enterprise, Microsoft, Washington, Israel, US, Trends, Snapchat, Larry Page, Netflix, Bill Gates, Sergey Brin, Antitrust, Ibm, Department Of Justice


How Google evolved from 'cuddly' startup to antitrust target

In Google's infancy, co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin reviled Microsoft as a technological bully that ruthlessly abused its dominance of the personal computer software market to choke off competition that could spawn better... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Google, Business, Microsoft, Larry Page, Sergey Brin


Sebastian Thrun to speak at the Business Insider Global Trends Festival 2020

Sebastian Thrun, founder of Udacity Udacity Business Insider is proud to announce that Sebastian Thrun will speak at the inaugural BI Global Trends Festival, a virtual event taking place the week of October 19-23, 2020.Thrun, a true superstar of Silicon Valley, developed Google's self-driving cars project. Today he is working on flying taxis and runs a huge online university, Udacity, that during the coronavirus pandemic has reported record results.Thrun previously told Business Insider tha...
Tags: Google, California, Trends, Larry Page, Silicon Valley, Udacity, Mooc, Sebastian Thrun, Thrun, Udacity Thrun, Business Insider Global Trends Festival, Udacity Udacity Business Insider


12 Productivity Secrets of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

By Brad Hodgson Let’s face it, there’s no shortage of productivity hacks—you can find them everywhere. But the problem is, so many of them are just random pieces of advice from average people with no proof that their advice actually works. Wouldn’t it be better to follow the advice of already successful people and try to integrate their practices into your daily life? Here is some of the best real-world advice from successful entrepreneurs, which can help you make better decisions, increase your...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Motivation, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Sales, Tesla, Larry Page, Jay-z, Alibaba, Virgin Group, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Oprah Winfrey, Jack Ma


Want to hire and retain high-quality developers? Give them stimulating work

Phil Alves Contributor Share on Twitter Devsquad founder and CEO Phil Alves is an expert entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in the tech industry leading product development teams for multiple clients. Software developers are some of the most in-demand workers on the planet. Not only that, they’re complex creatures with unique demands in terms of how they define job fulfillment. With demand for developers on the...
Tags: Google, Startups, TC, Column, Developer, Entrepreneurship, Tech, Recruiting, Larry Page, Information Technology, Sergey Brin, Software Development, Computer Science, Hiring, Programmer, Phil Alves


20 quotes from self-made billionaires that will change your outlook on money

Oprah Winfrey has some advice for you. AP/Themba Hadebe Anyone can build wealth, but your beliefs about money can affect how much wealth you'll build. Just consider the world's self-made billionaires — they got where they are today because of their attitudes toward money and success. These quotes about money from self-made billionaires are sure to inspire you. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Building wealth is possible regardless of your financial situation or education...
Tags: Google, Quotes, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Money, Microsoft, Washington Post, Ebay, Life, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Wealth, Features, Larry Page, Sheldon Adelson


12 tricks Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and other famous execs used to run meetings

At Amazon, people aren't only expected to participate in meetings, they're obliged to speak up if they disagree with something that was said. Getty Images The overwhelming majority of business leaders find most meetings largely unproductive, per a 2017 survey conducted by the Harvard Business Review. Unproductive meetings are usually caused by having too many people in the room, not having an agenda, or simply meeting too often. Successful executives like Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Yahoo, Steve Jobs, Evernote, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Nike, Tesla, Hp, Larry Page, Gm


Dispelling Some of the Biggest Misconceptions of SEO in 2020

Search engine optimization (SEO) is a critical part of online marketing. Marketing experts estimate that roughly 64% of web traffic comes from organic search engine listings. Without a strong SEO strategy in place, marketers are going to struggle to drive sufficient quality traffic. Marketers need to appreciate the importance of SEO. They need a well-planned and properly executed strategy to drive search engine traffic. Unfortunately, many marketers struggle to develop a proper search engine str...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Business, Sales & Marketing, Cnn, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Right Now, Google Google, Business Intelligence Development, Michael Zhou, Denver SEO, Esprittoday SEO, Kevin Yeaman


Police use footage from Amazon's Ring doorbells for investigations, but leaked documents reveal the FBI is concerned that homeowners could spy on officers

Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images The FBI is worried that personal home-security cameras, like Amazon's Ring doorbell camera, could be used to tip off homeowners to police searches, according to a leaked report. Since Ring was bought by Amazon in 2018, the service has become ubiquitous for homeowners looking for an extra layer of security.It also has been used widely by law enforcement, with over 600 US police departments partnering with Ring to request footage from the home systems and thei...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Internet Of Things, Politics, Boston, US, Trends, Surveillance, Fbi, Law Enforcement, Larry Page, Brooklyn, New Orleans, Mike Brown, Waze, Doorbell


From Facebook to Tesla, here are the lesser-known cofounders of some of the biggest tech companies in the world

Apple cofounders Steve Wozniak, left, and Steve Jobs. Kimberly White / REUTERS Most of the world's most famous tech entrepreneurs had help building their companies.And while Mark Zuckerberg's and Steve Job's cofounders didn't all become household names, they're still credited with bringing Facebook and Apple to life.Tesla, for instance, had four cofounders, and none of them was Elon Musk. And Jack Dorsey is one of four people who helped create Twitter.Visit Business Insider's homepage for m...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Uber, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Elon Musk, Instagram, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, Ebay, Stanford, Singapore, US, San Francisco


The richest people in America, ranked

Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters The 16 richest Americans in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index and Forbes Billionaires List are collectively worth more than $1 trillion. While tech moguls continue to dominate the top ranks, inherited wealth, like in the Walton family, also makes a strong appearance in the list.The four richest people in America are also the richest people in the world.On August 31, Elon Musk became the third-richest person in the world after Tesla stock split, causing shares to sha...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Board of Directors, Money, Microsoft, Washington Post, Life, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella


I'm a 20-year-old entrepreneur who's launched companies that reach millions of users — here's why being young worked to my advantage

Being a young entrepreneur has unexpected advantages. DragonImages/Getty Adam Guild, a 20-year-old founder and CEO of restaurant ordering system Placepull, is a lifelong entrepreneur. He launched his first successful project when he was 13, and has since built companies that reached millions of users. Guild believes being a young entrepreneur gives you unique strengths that can work to your advantage when attracting brands and business leaders. There's more time to take risks and learn from...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Sean Rad, Steve Jobs, Trends, Larry Page, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Gates, Don, Guild, Apple Microsoft, Steve Jobs Bill Gates, Yum Brands


Boom Supersonic Hopes To Test-Fly Its Supersonic Plane In 2021

Colorado startup Boom Supersonic is planning to show off its XB-1 supersonic plane on October 7th, with flights planned for next year. Engadget reports: [Boom Supersonic founder Blake Scholl] describes himself as an Objectivist (a follower of the teachings of Ayn Rand) and previously worked for both Groupon and Amazon. He freely admits that, beyond his private pilots license, he does not have an aerospace background. During our talk, Scholl referenced SpaceX a number of times, and it's clear tha...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Colorado, US, Tech, Larry Page, Tokyo, Seattle, Boeing, US Navy, Engadget, Seattle Times, Scholl, Zee Aero


Amazon just announced a shake-up to its senior ranks, with a new second-in-command starting early next year. Here are the other high-powered executives behind some of the biggest CEOs in tech.

Many CEOs at the world's most valuable tech companies rely on No. 2 executives to help them get the job done.  Some of these execs may go on to run the company one day, while others may leave for big opportunities somewhere else.  For example, top executives like Sheryl Sandberg and Ted Sarandos are second-in-command at Facebook and Netflix, respectively.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Life at the top of the world's most valuable tech companies isn't easy. For CEOs at co...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Shonda Rhimes, Trends, Tesla, Larry Page, Netflix, Williams, Larry Ellison, Tim Cook, Sergey Brin


Elon Musk has tripled his wealth during the pandemic, joining a list of 12 Americans collectively worth more than $1 trillion (TSLA, AMZN, FB, GOOG, GOOGL, BRK.A, WMT, ORCL, MSFT)

The 12 richest Americans are now worth more than $1 trillion, according to an analysis from the Institute for Policy Studies. During the pandemic, their combined wealth has increased by $283 billion, a jump of nearly 40%, according to the report. Elon Musk saw the biggest gains, tripling his personal fortune as Tesla's stock has surged this year. The list is dominated by other titans of the tech industry including Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Google's cofounders.  Visit Busines...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, Microsoft, US, America, Trends, Tesla, Walmart, Bloomberg, Larry Page, Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Sergey Brin


How old 14 of the world's richest people were when they first became billionaires

Not all billionaires join the three comma club at the same age. Bill Gates may be richer than Mark Zuckerberg, but the Facebook CEO became a billionaire when he was nearly a decade younger. Oprah Winfrey became a billionaire at age 49. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Bill Gates became a billionaire in 1987 at 31, he was the youngest person to ever join the three comma club. In 2008, Mark Zuckerberg took that title when he reached billionaire status at 23.  But not all...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Microsoft, Ebay, Disney, Dallas Mavericks, America, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Paypal, Snapchat, Larry Page


The simple productivity hack Steve Jobs used to hone Apple's focus and set the company on the path toward its $1.9 trillion valuation

Steve Jobs launched two of the most valuable companies — Apple and Pixar. Successful leaders like Google cofounder Larry Page and former Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang both went to Jobs for leadership advice.  Jobs believed that smart leaders will focus on only one goal each year, instead of making a list of what they want to achieve.  Concentrating on one goal at a time can allow leaders to obtain greater focus, Jobs said.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In the fall of 2007, newly...
Tags: Apple, Google, Jobs, Yahoo, Steve Jobs, Trends, Larry Page, Ben Franklin, Marissa Mayer, Jerry Yang, Harvard Business Review, Joe, Tim Ferriss, Yang, Isaacson, Walter Isaacson


Google wants to be only destination for Search and digital advertising: 14 key takeaways from Pichai’s deposition before the antitrust subcommittee

Given that Google earns more than $100 billion, there is “a fundamental conflict of interest between serving users who want to access the best and most relevant information and Google’s business model, which incentivises Google to sell ads and keep users on Google’s own sites,” David Cicilline (D-RI), the chair of the subcommittee, said at the Big Tech CEOs’ hearing before the House subcommittee on antitrust on July 29 (available to watch here). But Google CEO Sundar Pichai clarified that ads ar...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Cook, News, Microsoft, Congress, Navy, Youtube, Senate, China, US, Joe Biden


Google’s top search result? Surprise! It’s Google

In Google’s early years, users would type in a query and get back a page of 10 “blue links” that led to different websites. “We want to get you out of Google and to the right place as fast as possible,” co-founder Larry Page said in 2004. Today, Google often considers that “right place” to be Google, an investigation by The Markup has found. We examined more than 15,000 recent popular queries and found that Google devoted 41 percent of the first page of search results on mobile devices to its ow...
Tags: Google, Startups, Tech, Larry Page, Syndication


Newly-released emails reveal how Google hoped to pay $50 million for YouTube in 2006, and why it ended up paying $1.65 billion (GOOG)

New emails released as part of Wednsesday's Congressional tech antitrust hearing reveal a fascinating exchange between Google executives who were considering buying YouTube back in 2005. The emails reveal that Google thought it could buy YouTube for just $50 million. "They want something in the $500M range, something like 'the MySpace deal'" one exchange reads. Months later, Google acquired the company for $1.65 billion in a historic deal. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. I...
Tags: Google, Yahoo, Youtube, Trends, Larry Page, Bill, Susan Wojcicki, Eric Schmidt, Sequoia, Mike, Dempsey, Eric, Congressional, SCHMIDT, Mike Moritz, Wojcicki


The 31 top power players helping CEO Evan Spiegel run Snap

Snap has come back after a string of troubles in 2018. The credit goes to cofounder and CEO Evan Spiegel and the top executives who are helping him chart out the next phase of the company's growth. From chief business officer Jeremi Gorman to chief strategy officer Jared Grusd, here's a who's who of Snap's new leadership team. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Snap has charted a successful comeback. The company's botched redesign, increased competition, a plateauing user bas...
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Google's Top Search Result? It's Google

In Google's early years, users would type in a query and get back a page of 10 "blue links" that led to different websites. "We want to get you out of Google and to the right place as fast as possible," co-founder Larry Page said in 2004. Today, Google often considers that "right place" to be Google, an investigation by The Markup has found. From the report: We examined more than 15,000 recent popular queries and found that Google devoted 41 percent of the first page of search results on mobile ...
Tags: Google, Tech, Larry Page, Medscape, WebMD Harvard University


ALPHABET'S A-TEAM: These are the 23 product leaders and execs driving Google's future and spearheading its most ambitious 'moonshots' (GOOG)

Business Insider has identified 23 power players inside Google. From product leaders to C-suite executives, these are the people driving the most important parts of Google's business. They're also leading Google through one of its greatest challenges to date: a global pandemic. Think we've missed someone important? Got a tip to share? Contact this reporter at [email protected] or on +1 628-228-1836. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Alphabet may be the name of the...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Europe, UK, New York, London, Microsoft, Youtube, Ebay, Africa, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Google Analytics, Larry Page, Ireland


"She was wearing a head piece made of Vantablack, the blackest black that anything could be."

"There was only one person who noticed and that was Stephen Colbert. On the back of my tuxedo jacket — which was sort of like an inverted priest jacket with the jacket being white and the collar being black — I had in big, black, gothic script, 'Novus ordo seclorum.'"Said Elon Musk, describing how he met Grimes, the mother of his newest baby. He's quoted in "Elon Musk, Blasting Off in Domestic Bliss/The billionaire space oddity on life with Grimes and Baby X, Trump, Tesla, tunnels, short shorts,...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Fashion, Elon Musk, Law, Stephen Colbert, Larry Page, Conversation, Silicon Valley, Grimes, Monsters, Musk, Blackness, Marie Antoinette, Maureen Dowd, Roko


POWER PLAYERS: 23 top executives and product leaders inside Google who are shaping the future of the company (GOOG)

Business Insider has identified 23 power players inside Google. From product leaders to C-suite executives, these are the people driving the most important parts of Google's business. They're also leading Google through one of its greatest challenges to date: a global pandemic. Think we've missed someone important? Got a tip to share? Contact this reporter at [email protected] or on +1 628-228-1836. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Alphabet may be the name of the...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Europe, UK, New York, London, Microsoft, Youtube, Ebay, Africa, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Google Analytics, Larry Page, Ireland