Tech Billionaires Throw an Oscar Night for Science Nerds

Silicon Valley meets Hollywood glamour.


NASA Audit: Google Founders Received Jet-Fuel Discount

A company owned by top Google Inc. executives received an unwarranted discount worth $3.3 million to $5.3 million on jet fuel purchased over a six-year period from the federal government for their fleet of private jets, according to a new inspector general audit released Wednesday.

One Thing Twitter Won’t Have When It Goes Public: Two Classes of Shares

Why Ev Williams is different from Larry Page, Mark Zuckerberg, Arthur Sulzberger Jr. and just about every other tech and media mogul.


Google Jet Fleet Loses a Pentagon Fuel Perk

Google Inc. founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin may have to dig deeper to operate their fleet of private jets, after the U.S. Department of Defense ended a little-known arrangement that for years allowed the tech billionaires to travel on sharply discounted jet fuel bought from the Pentagon.

ATD Week in Review: The Brin-Wojcicki Split and Apple’s iPhone Trade-In

The week in AllThingsD, in one convenient post. You’re welcome!

Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin and 23andMe Co-Founder Anne Wojcicki Have Split

One of Silicon Valley’s most high-profile couples are living apart.

How to Make Your Own Google Glass

Courtesy of Stephen Colbert.


Google Breaks Up Mapping and Commerce Unit

Google Inc. executive Jeff Huber stepped aside as head of the Internet giant’s mapping and commerce unit on Wednesday, in a two-part management shift that also saw the chief of the Android unit, Andy Rubin, leave his position, said people familiar with the matter.

Moon Shot: Earthbound Investor Milner Talks About Origins of the Universe at SXSW

Well-known Russian digital dude thinks the big thoughts.

The Disappearing Interface

What do vibrating insoles that help blind people navigate, Google Glass, live brain simulcasts and talking to dolphins have in common?

Sergey Un-Emasculated (Comic)