Top founders can often come to represent their companies — Elon Musk, for instance, is synonymous with Tesla, and Amazon figurehead is very much Jeff Bezos. But as years go by, thanks to repeated fund raises, these founders don’t hold as much economic sway over their companies as they used to. Here’s how much these founders still own in the companies they started. 1.Jeff Bezos, Amazon: Current stock holding 16% Jeff Bezos is now the richest…
Glassdoor asks you if you love your job and use your feedback to decide the winners of their annual Employees’ Choice Awards. They have been doing this for nine years and this year was no different either. On Tuesday they published the result and announced their list of 50 best companies to work for. The list is based on 2.1 million anonymous company reviews.
Unsurprisingly 20 out of these 50 companies are tech based. Here’s the whole list of 20 companies where you can send out resumes for 2017.
U.S lawmakers can argue about the effect of immigration on their country’s economic change, but one cannot overlook the contribution of these foreign-born leadership in entrepreneurship and innovation.
A new study from the National Foundation for American Policy reveals that US immigrants started more than half of the current US-based startups valued at $1 billion and more. These 44 companies, the study says, are collectively valued at $168 billion and create an average of roughly 760 jobs per company in the U.S. The study also estimates that immigrants make up over 70% of key management or product development positions at these companies, WSJ reports.
Let’s have a look at the top 10 most renowned companies founded by immigrants.
Google doesn’t need to advertise its products too much. Much less front page double ads on a Times of India. But when it does, it has a factual mistake. Yesterday, leading dailies sported a minimal looking ad for Pixel, Google’s latest premium smartphone. The front page of the ad was a simple announcement introducing the phone, while on the second page it highlighted the built-in AI-enabled Google chatbot whose humorous responses have been creating buzz…
He might be one of the most powerful people in tech, but Google CEO Sundar Pichai likes to keep things simple when he gets up in the morning. Pichai opened up about his early morning schedule in an interview with Recode.
Google veteran Amit Singhal has announced that he’s leaving the company after a 15 year stint. Currently the Senior Vice President of Search, he’s among the most influential engineers in the company, having worked on rewriting the revolutionary algorithms that powered Google’s search engine. Singhal says he plans to retire and focus on philanthropic activities.
Someone has created a page for Sundar Pichai, the new CEO of Google, on Facebook, impostering to be him. While the real Sundar Pichai is busy changing the world, providing free wifi, or generally minding his 550billion valued company, the fake Sundar Pichai is dispensing world wisdom on this page with 66,000 fans. The page surprisingly includes hundreds of Googlers themselves..
There’s been a major shift in the world of technology. Apple, which has been been the most valuable company in the world since 2010, has been dethroned. Alphabet smashed Wall Street estimates in its earning calls today, following which its stock rose 9% and was trading at a high of $770. That translates into a market capitalization of $570 billion, eclipsing Apple’s current market cap of about $535 billion.
For the thousands that mill around Mumbai Central waiting for their trains every day, there’s now a new distraction. Google’s much-anticipated Wifi service for Indian stations launches tomorrow at the station. Waiting commuters will now be able to access high-speed Google powered Wifi at the station premises.
Google being Google, world’s biggest tech giant, and a cash-rich company whose employee-friendly culture is universally celebrated and lauded does Christmas in style. Not only does Google go out in decking up its campuses around the globe and dissing up Christmas special fare to its 30,000 employees, it plays the biggest Santa every Christmas.
Google employees around the world get a gift, called the Holiday gift every year during Christmas. These are no ordinary gifts, a box of chocolates or a little gadget! We have a roundup of all the gifts Google’s showered on its employees.