Google Execs Pay $150,000 for Obama Bash [Inaugural Cash] (Gawker)

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

It’s Google’s presidency. We’re just watching it. Six Google executives, including CEO Eric Schmidt and cofounder Larry Page, have donated $25,000 apiece to fund President Barack Obama’s swearing-in…

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A New (Fighter) Jet for Google?s Founders? (New York Times)

Monday, October 27th, 2008

A company controlled by Google?s top executives, including its billionaire founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, appears to have added a new plane to its well-equipped fleet: a fighter jet, or more precisely a Dornier Alpha Jet. According to Wikipedia, the Alpha Jet is a a light attack jet and advanced trainer aircraft manufactured by Dornier of Germany and Dassault-Breguet of France.

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Google turns 10, raises monopoly concerns (

Monday, September 8th, 2008

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (AP) — When Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google Inc. on September 7, 1998, they had little more than their ingenuity, four computers and an investor’s $100,000 bet on their belief that an Internet search engine could change the world.

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