Ruth Porat has at least 70 million reasons to leave her job on Wall Street.
Google has agreed to pay Porat, its new CFO, about $70 million in total compensation as of next year, according to an SEC filing on Thursday. That includes a $5 million signing bonus, a $25 million new hire grant that begins vesting at the end of this year and a $40 million biennial grant beginning in 2016.
Porat will also get a modest $7,500 to relocate to Google’s Mountain View headquarters.
For this week’s photo mission, shoot through glass to capture what you see outside your windowMashable is partnering with Windex to bring you this challenge.
The scenery can be just about anything — the beautiful suburbs seen from your living room window, the hustle and bustle outside your office building, or a breathtaking cityscape from a high-up observation deck.
At a time when images of the world are proliferating faster than any one of us can view them, there are few things left undocumented.
But some views of the world remain off limits — except to those willing to take some risks. A video by All Points Project, a new show on the Seeker Stories YouTube channel, highlights some of the photographers who are risking arrest and even their own safety to get the perfect shot.
The Academy Awards red carpet once again took place under the big, clear plastic tent, which they set up whenever there’s even a chance of rain. And, as last year, it was more than a chance — it was a big, wet reality:
NEW YORK — The iconic View-Master toy from the early 1900s is getting a massive overhaul with the help of Google and virtual reality technology.
Mattel’s new View-Master looks more like an Oculus Rift headset than the original, which launched 75 years ago. The device, which will debut this fall for $30, works with various smartphones; users must slide in their mobile device, and pair it with a corresponding app. The View-Master uses Google’s virtual reality cardboard technology, and enables…