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Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has a custom-made comic strip in his office showing himself alongside Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg apologizing

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has a custom-made comic strip hanging in his office of Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and himself apologizing. The detail was reported in The Wall Street Journal's recent piece about the lessons Schmidt learned from the late Silicon Valley business coach Bill Campbell. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google that sits on parent company Alphabet's board of directors, has an unusual piece of art...


The One-Hour Guide to SEO: Link Building - Whiteboard Friday

Posted by randfishThe final episode in our six-part One-Hour Guide to SEO series deals with a topic that's a perennial favorite among SEOs: link building. Today, learn why links are important to both SEO and to Google, how Google likely measures the value of links, and a few key ways to begin earning your own. Click on the whiteboard image above to open a high resolution version in a new tab! Video Transcription Howdy, Moz fans, and welcome to another edition of Whiteboard F...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Washington Post, Seo, Larry Page, New York Times, Sergey Brin, Domain Authority, Randfish, Tyler, Cyrus Shepard, Speechpad, Britney Muller, Gillian Muessig, Sparktoro, Seattle Great


The leader of one of Google's most important cloud businesses explains why it took her 14 years of convincing to join the company (GOOGL, GOOG)

Aparna Sinha is group product manager of Kubernetes and Cloud Services Platform at Google — and one of Business Insider's 100 people transforming business. Kubernetes, originally created by Google engineers based on an internal project, has exploded in popularity and become one of the most widely-used cloud software projects today. Sinha discusses how she became involved in working with Kubernetes by riding a bus with one of the early Kubernetes engineers at Google and learning everything she ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Stanford, San Francisco, Trends, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Brian, Kubernetes, Tim, Niantic, McKinsey Company, Sinha, Borg, CSP


Journalist Carole Cadwalladr says ‘the gods of Silicon Valley’ have broken democracy

On the same day that she became a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her work bringing the Cambridge Analytica scandal to light, journalist Carole Cadwalladr took the stage at TED to “address you directly, the gods of Silicon Valley.” Cadwalladr began her talk by recounting a trip she took after the Brexit referendum, back to her hometown in South Wales. She recalled feeling “a weird sense of unreality” walking around a town filled with new infrastructure funded by the European Union, while being told ...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Tech, Eu, European Union, Turkey, Ted, Larry Page, Policy, Sergey Brin, Silicon Valley, South Wales, Jack Dorsey, Brexit, Carole Cadwalladr


Larry Page and Sergey Brin have reportedly failed to attend a single Google all-hands meeting in 2019

Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have stopped turning up to Google's weekly town hall meetings, BuzzFeed reports. According to BuzzFeed, the pair haven't made an appearance at any of the 2019 meetings. The meetings — known as TGIF — have historically been a space where employees can question the cofounders about anything. Google has recently been contending with a series of internal backlashes. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Although Google's cofounders Larry Page and...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, China, Trends, Larry Page, New York Times, Sergey Brin, Silicon Valley, Sundar Pichai, Rubin, Brin, Watch Google, Andy Rubin, Larry Page Sergey Brin, Kay Coles James


Why Social Media Users Have Trouble Reclaiming Hijacked Accounts

After their Instagram accounts were hijacked, two different users say they contacted Instagram ten times -- and even proved their identity by submitting selfies -- but received no response. And one Silicon Valley newspaper points out that If your account is hijacked at Instagram, Google, Facebook, or Twitter, "there's nobody to call... your options are limited to submitting an automated online form and hoping an actual human being gets back to you." In his book "Zucked: Waking Up to the Faceboo...
Tags: Google, Instagram, California, Tech, Sergey Brin, Silicon Valley, Facebook Twitter, Douglas Edwards, Roger McNamee, Facebook Catastrophe, Instagram Google Facebook, James Plouffe


From humping turtles to Larry Page's pancakes: 31 of the most bizarre Google+ posts by Google execs that we'll miss the most (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google began deleting user accounts from its Google+ social network this week.  Among the accounts that got deleted were those of Google's own executives.  In addition to providing important records about company history, the lost Google+ accounts were a rich trove of information about the people running Google; sometimes silly and whimsical, other times eerily foreboding. Business Insider took screenshots of some of the best posts by Google execs to ensure that they wouldn't be lost to time. ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, San Francisco, Trends, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Google Glass, Eric Schmidt, Sundar Pichai, Moscone Center, Brin


Google has deleted the Google+ profiles of Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Sundar Pichai amid the Google+ shutdown — wiping away years of important company history (GOOG, GOOGL)

Tuesday marked the long-promised day when Google began the process of deleting Google+ accounts, ahead of the social network's total shutdown.  And not immune to the purge were the accounts of high-powered Google executives, which are vanishing from public view. The accounts belonging to executives past and present like Sergey Brin, Sundar Pichai, and Eric Schmidt were deleted shortly after Business Insider reached out to Google for comment. However, we were able to take screenshots of Larry P...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Jeff Bezos, National Security Agency, British Museum, Eric Schmidt, Sundar Pichai, Signal, Nikesh Arora, Omid Kordestani, Zuckerberg, Page


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Facebook is reportedly under criminal investigation over deals that gave Apple, Amazon, and other companies access to user data. The partnerships, first reported in June, gave those outside companies to data including friend lists, contact information, and even private messages — and not always with the user's consent. Uber is talking to SoftBank and Toyota about a $1 billion investment in its self-driving car business. The de...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, China, Softbank, US, Trends, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Toyota, Jack Dorsey, Daniel Ek, Eric Schmidt


From basketball courts to floating helipads, here are the luxury yachts owned by some of the wealthiest people in tech

Billionaires can afford toys that most people can only dream of: private planes, penthouse apartments, and even entire islands. Some billionaires have taken to purchasing multi-million-dollar yachts, complete with movie theaters and dance floors, that they can use to host family and their other wealthy friends. Here are some of the tech elites who own private yachts. Some billionaires, like Elon Musk and Bill Gates, buy private planes to take control of the open skies — others purchase yachts...
Tags: Google, Elon Musk, Trends, Larry Page, Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Sergey Brin, Sears, Ellison, Oracle, David Geffen, 288, Musashi, Page Six, Eddie Lampert, Forbes Ellison


From basketball courts to floating helipads, here are the megayachts owned by some of the wealthiest people in tech

Billionaires can afford toys that most people can only dream of: private planes, penthouse apartments, and even entire islands. Some billionaires have taken to purchasing multi-million-dollar yachts, complete with movie theaters and dance floors, that they can use to host family and their other wealthy friends. Here are some of the tech elites who own private yachts. Some billionaires, like Elon Musk and Bill Gates, buy private planes to take control of the open skies — others purchase yachts...
Tags: Google, Elon Musk, Trends, Larry Page, Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Sergey Brin, Sears, Ellison, Oracle, David Geffen, 288, Musashi, Page Six, Eddie Lampert, Forbes Ellison


Google cofounder Larry Page threatened to leave if the company didn't find a way to keep him in control, newly unsealed court docs reveal (GOOGL)

Larry Page, Google's cofounder, threatened to leave the company in 2011, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Together with fellow cofounder Sergey Brin and top executive Eric Schmidt, Page held shares with super-voting powers that gave the threesome control over Google. Page was worried he'd lose that control if Brin or Schmidt sold their shares, according to recently unsealed court records viewed by Bloomberg. At the time he made the threat, Page was pressing Google's board of directors to create a...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, New York City, Trends, Bloomberg, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Silicon Valley, Evan Spiegel, Eric Schmidt, Alphabet, Page, SCHMIDT


Google’s Larry Page Leveled ‘Veiled Threat’ Over Control of Company

Page was particularly concerned that co-founder Sergey Brin and top executive Eric Schmidt would sell special voting stock, diluting their lock on decisions at the online search giant, the documents show. The documents were unsealed last year as part of a lawsuit by shareholders over the creation of Google’s C class shares. The filings, which include previously unreported board emails and depositions, reveal a potential strain in the bond between the Google founders.
Tags: Google, Science, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Eric Schmidt, Control Of Company


Alphabet top brass OK'd $100m-plus payouts to execs accused of sexual misconduct – court docs

Lawsuit accuses Page, Brin et al of harassment cover-up Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin allegedly signed off multimillion-dollar payouts to senior execs accused of sexual misconduct, according to freshly unsealed court submissions.…
Tags: Google, Larry Page, Software, Sergey Brin, Page Brin


Larry Page approved $150M stock grant to Andy Rubin despite sex abuse allegations & without board's OK, lawsuit claims

Alphabet and Google co-founder Larry Page did not ask his company's board of directors for approval before personally approving a $150 million dollar stock grant to disgraced Android executive Andy Rubin, despite the sexual harassment allegations that led to Rubin's ouster. These are the claims in an investor lawsuit, which says the company covered up the sexual misconduct of Rubin and others. From Joel Rosenblatt and Gerrit De Vynck at Bloomberg: Alphabet Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Pa...
Tags: Google, Android, Post, News, California, Bloomberg, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Harassment, Googlers, Sundar Pichai, John Doerr, Ram Shriram, Page, Alphabet Inc


Kylie Jenner is officially the youngest self-made billionaire. Here are 9 other self-made billionaires who crossed the $1 billion milestone before 30.

Kylie Jenner is officially the world's youngest self-made billionaire, according to Forbes and Bloomberg's calculations.  Jenner follows in the footsteps of some of the most famous billionaires in the world, including Mark Zuckerberg and Evan Spiegel, who passed the $1 billion benchmark before age 30.  Here are the 10 youngest self-made billionaires of all time.  Kylie Jenner is officially the world's youngest self-made billionaire.  On Tuesday, Forbes and Bloomberg reported that the makeup e...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Bloomberg, Larry Page, Bill Gates, Sergey Brin, Evan Spiegel, Kylie Jenner, Jenner, Elizabeth Holmes, Forbes, Holmes, Brin, Theranos Eduardo Saverin


Alphabet's Security Start-Up Wants To Offer History Lessons

Chronicle, a security start-up owned by Google's parent company, Alphabet, plans on sharing what it learned from a cyberattack against Google nearly ten years ago. The hack was conducted by the Chinese military and was "one of the most starting cyberattacks on an American company by government-affiliated agents," reports The New York Times. The lessons it learned from that incident will be brought to other companies through a widely anticipated new product called Backstory. From the report: The ...
Tags: Google, Tech, New York Times, Sergey Brin, Silicon Valley, Starbucks, National Security Agency, Alphabet, Stephen Gillett, Don, Aurora, Google Project Zero, Chronicle, Operation Aurora, Google Chronicle, Mike Wiacek


3 unanswered questions from Lyft's long-awaited IPO filing

Lyft on Friday publicly filed its paperwork for an initial public offering. The documents provided the first look at important details about Lyft's business. But Lyft didn't offer answers to some of the most important questions that could affect its IPO and future.  The paperwork Lyft filed Friday for its initial public offering gave us important new details about the company. But it also left unanswered some crucial questions. The ride-hailing company beat arch-rival Uber to this initial sta...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Lyft, Uber, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Larry Page, Green, Ford, Sergey Brin, Gm, Zimmer, Alphabet


How B2B Marketers Can Win at Search with Best Answer Content

Marketers are engaged in a continuous battle to gain an edge when it comes to SEO, seeking those crucial advantages provided by top visibility where customers are looking. Multiple disciplines from technical SEO to creative content can be leveraged to win the search marketing game. At TopRank Marketing, we believe the best answer to this quandary is… well, to be the Best Answer . To simplify and clarify, it might be helpful to take a step back. In October of 2000, Larry Page laid out h...
Tags: Google, Wikipedia, Seo, B2b Marketing, Ppc, Larry Page, Search Marketing, Sergey Brin, Comscore, Whitespace, Toprank Marketing, Page, Google Search Console, Lee Odden, Ricky Bobby, Arnold Glasow


Google has quietly dropped ban on personally identifiable web tracking

When Google bought the advertising network DoubleClick in 2007, Google founder Sergey Brin said that privacy would be the company’s “number one priority when we contemplate new kinds of advertising products.” And, for nearly a decade, Google did in fact keep DoubleClick’s massive database of web-browsing records separate by default from the names and other personally identifiable information Google has collected from Gmail and its other login accounts. But this summer, Google quietly erased that...
Tags: Google, Startups, Sergey Brin, DoubleClick, Syndication


Google board sued for $90 million payout to Andy Rubin amid sexual abuse probe

“While at Google, Rubin is also alleged to have engaged in human sex trafficking -- paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to women to be, in Rubin’s own words, ‘owned’ by him.” The Board of Directors of Alphabet Inc., parent company of Google, has been sued by shareholders for okaying that $90 million exit payment to Andy Rubin, the Android mobile software superstar developer, while actively covering up abuse committed by him and other executives. Rubin was credibly accused of violently se...
Tags: Google, Post, Business, Technology, News, California, Tech, Bloomberg, Larry Page, New York Times, Sergey Brin, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Harassment, John Doerr, Ram Shriram, Alphabet


Shareholder suit alleges Google covered up its sexual harassment problems with big payouts

Months after an earth-shattering New York Times investigation exposed Google parent company Alphabet’s $90 million payout to Android co-founder Andy Rubin, despite the accusations of sexual misconduct made against him, a Google shareholder is suing the company. James Martin filed suit in the  San Mateo Superior Court Thursday morning, alleging the company’s leaders deployed massive allowances to poor-behaving executives to cover up harassment scandals. Both Rubin and Google’s former head of s...
Tags: Google, Android, TC, Lawsuit, Tech, Larry Page, New York Times, Sergey Brin, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Sexual Harassment, James Martin, Eric Schmidt, Sundar Pichai, John Doerr, Ram Shriram


Alphabet's board of directors is being sued for allegations that it covered up claims of sexual harassment by top executives (GOOG, GOOGL)

Alphabet's board of directors are being sued over allegations of covering up company executives accused of sexual harassment or discrimination.  The lawsuit, on behalf of an Alphabet shareholder, cites Android creator Andy Rubin's alleged $90 million exit package following an internal investigation into his behavior. “Rubin was allowed to quietly resign by defendants Larry Page and Sergey Brin after an internal investigation found the allegations of sexual harassment by Rubin to be cred...
Tags: Google, Facebook, California, Trends, Bloomberg, Larry Page, New York Times, Sergey Brin, Jeff Bezos, Times, Alphabet, San Francisco City, Rubin, Brin, Andy Rubin, Google s Board


Google Board Sued for Hushing Claims of Executive Misconduct

The complaint targeted the company’s top executives and committee members, including co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, venture capitalist John Doerr, investor Ram Shriram and Alphabet Chief Legal Officer David Drummond, among others. “Rubin was allowed to quietly resign by defendants Larry Page and Sergey Brin after an internal investigation found the allegations of sexual harassment by Rubin to be credible,” according to one complaint filed Thursday in California state court.
Tags: Science, California, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, John Doerr, Ram Shriram, Rubin, David Drummond


Google Board Sued for Hushing Misconduct Claims About Rubin

The investor claims the Google parent’s board failed in its duties by allowing the harassment to occur and covering up Rubin’s behavior, as did the company’s top executives and committee members, including co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, venture capitalist John Doerr, investor Ram Shriram and Alphabet Chief Legal Officer David Drummond, among others. “Rubin was allowed to quietly resign by defendants Larry Page and Sergey Brin after an internal investigation found the allegations of sex...
Tags: Google, Science, California, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, John Doerr, Ram Shriram, Rubin, David Drummond, Google Board


3 Ways to Increase Your Website Authority

By Albin Sandberg Are you scratching you head, wondering why your website doesn’t receive the organic traffic you think it deserves? This could be because it’s lacking authority – one of the key factors that affects your rankings in search engines like Google. Let me show you three ways to turn the ship around. But first, let’s start with the basics. What is an authoritative website? Well, to put it short, I would describe an authoritative website as a trusted site. A site that is trusted by b...
Tags: Google, Business, Sales & Marketing, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Domain Authority, Right Now, Rawpixel, Albin Sandberg, Ways to Increase Your Website Authority, Acast Spotify


The career rise of Susan Wojcicki, who rented her garage to Google's founders in 1998 and is now the CEO of YouTube (GOOG, GOOGL)

In 1998, Susan Wojcicki rented her Menlo Park, California, garage to Sergey Brin and Larry Page for $1,700 per month.  The next year, she would join Google as its 16th employee. Below is a glimpse at the life of Susan Wojcicki and her rise at Google, from an early employee to YouTube's chief exec.  Most landlords only hope their renters pay on time, keep a tidy space, and don't disturb the neighbors.  But for Susan Wojcicki, her renters ended up offering up a bit more: the chance to become em...
Tags: Google, Elon Musk, Usa, Steve Jobs, Youtube, Satya Nadella, Trends, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, James Franco, Silicon Valley, Susan Wojcicki, Stanford University, Palo Alto California, Palo Alto High School, Menlo Park California


40 photos of Google's rise from a Stanford dorm room to becoming a global internet superpower (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google is a global superpower worth some $685 billion.  But it wasn't always that way. Below are 40 photos of Google's rise from a Stanford dorm room to world domination.  Google is a global superpower.  Not only is Google the most-visited website in the world — it also makes Android, the most popular operating system in the world, an Google Chrome, the most popular web browser. It operates at least 15 massive data centers worldwide. And on the back of its incredibly profitable advertising bu...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Stanford, Trends, Larry Page, Harvard, Sergey Brin, Brin


Google’s Earth: how the tech giant is helping the state spy on us

We knew that being connected had a price – our data. But we didn’t care. Then it turned out that Google’s main clients included the military and intelligence agencies. By Yasha LevineThe internet surrounds us. It mediates modern life, like a giant, unseen blob that engulfs the modern world. There is no escape, and, as Larry Page and Sergey Brin so astutely understood when they launched Google in 1998, everything that people do online leaves a trail of data. If saved and used correctly, these tra...
Tags: Google, Technology, Internet, World news, US news, Surveillance, Larry Page, US military, Sergey Brin, Silicon Valley, Cia, Alphabet, Yasha LevineThe


Apply These 4 Techniques to Improve Work Life Balance in your Business

A study by Gallup found that a quarter of Americans dream of becoming entrepreneurs but are holding themselves back. The study attributed this trend to many reasons like fear and financial limitations. Among these reasons, the fear of losing their work-life balance caused 47% of these people to give up their entrepreneurial dream. Another research from NodeSource augments the urgency of this fact, saying that work-life balance is the biggest challenge entrepreneurs face, ranking it even higher ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Steve Jobs, Sales, Management, Mit, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Gallup, Steve Wozniak, NodeSource, Somn