August 28, 2013 |
SAN FRANCISCO -- One of Silicon Valley's power couples has separated. Google co-founder Sergey Brin is living apart from wife and 23andMe co-founder Anne Wojcicki, according to a report in technology blog All Things D. Brin and Wojcicki, both 40, have been married for six years and have two children. The couple have been living apart for several months, a spokesman for the couple said. "They remain good friends and partners,” the person said. They are not legally separated.
November 29, 2009 |
Googled The End of the World as We Know It Ken Auletta Penguin Press: 400 pp., $27.95 " Google" has become as common a word as any in the modern vocabulary. We google phone numbers instead of picking up a phone book; we google for dirt on potential dates and celebrities; we google ourselves, to see what trace we've left in the digital ether. Google has become synonymous with user-friendly efficiency, via its search engine and its many free and easy-to-use offshoots.
April 12, 2006
* Power-plant owner Calpine Corp. will have until the end of the year to present a bankruptcy reorganization plan to creditors before they can offer a competing proposal, a judge ruled. * Kinder Morgan Energy Partners agreed to spend as much as $90 million over the next five years to improve safety on pipelines that carry fuel through California and five other states. * Google Inc. will open a research and development office in Moscow, the birthplace of co-founder Sergey Brin.
February 9, 2008 |
Tesla Motors Inc., aiming to be the first high-volume electric car maker, raised $40 million more from Silicon Valley investors to ensure that it could begin production next month after delays and a management shake-up. Tesla is closing the "funding round right now," Chairman Elon Musk said. San Carlos, Calif.-based Tesla collected $100 million earlier from backers including Google Inc. founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin and venture capital firms such as Palo Alto-based Technology Partners.
January 17, 2012 |
SAN JOSE — As millions of Americans desperately search for jobs, Tesla Motors' Arnnon Geshuri is racing to fill some. He's the point man for a company on a hiring spree, looking for top-flight engineers, vehicle technicians, sales experts and even an executive chef. Tesla is ramping up to manufacture its all-electric Model S sedan at the former NUMMI auto plant, now renamed the Tesla Factory, in Fremont, Calif. It has 1,400 employees worldwide, a figure expected to roughly double by the end of 2012 and double again by the end of 2013.
May 23, 2007 |
Fresh off her marriage to Google Inc. co-founder Sergey Brin, biotechnology entrepreneur Anne Wojcicki is now wedded to the company too. In Securities and Exchange Commission documents filed Tuesday, Google disclosed that it invested $3.9 million to obtain a minority stake in Wojcicki's biotech start-up, 23andMe Inc. Some of the money that Mountain View, Calif.-based Google anted up this month was used to repay $2.6 million in financing provided to 23andMe by Brin.