How much do you really know about Google's founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin? The Google Guys skips past the general Google story and focuses on what really drives the company's founders. Richard L. Brandt shows the company as the brainchild of two brilliant individuals and looks at Google's business decisions in light of its founders' ambition and beliefs. Larry is the main strategist, with business acumen and practical drive, while Sergey is the primary technologist and idealist, with brilliant ideas and strong moral positions. But they work closely together, almost like complementary halves of a single brain. Through interviews with current and former employees, competitors, partners, and senior Google management, plus conversations with the founders themselves, Brandt demystifies the company while clarifying a number of misconceptions.It took on the phone companies and won concessions that forced Verizon Wireless to allow Googlea#39;s Android- based cell phones ... The first phone based on that system, the Google G1 phone, was announced in 2008 from handset manufacturer HTC, running on T-Mobilea#39;s cellular service. ... with Verizon Wireless to get the cellular company to adopt Googlea#39;s mobile search application on its cell phones. ... So far, Taiwan-based HTC, Sony Ericsson, Motorola, LG, ASUS, Samsung, andanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Google Guys|
|Author||:||Richard L. Brandt|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2011-06-28|