By Douglas Ehrman: In a recent New York Times article - which has all but gone viral - David Gelles explains the criteria by which Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO Larry Page makes acquisition decisions; he asks "whether theShow More Summary
Calico, the company Google launched in September to try to cure death by tackling aging and illness, now has an official website (hat-tip to SFGate, where we first saw the news). When Google CEO Larry Page first announced the new lab, he didn't give much of a roadmap for how Calico would work on extending human life. Show More Summary
Last week, Google announced that Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora would be leaving the company. CEO Larry Page said that Omid Kordestani would be taking over for Arora " for now". " Omid's back!!!" tweeted Megan Quinn, a former Google employee, and current VC at Kleiner Perkins when the news broke. Show More Summary
The strained relationship between Google and Samsung over Android customization has been apparent for a while, and it now looks like this discontent has spread to the wearable world. The Information claims that Google CEO Larry Page confronted...
Are Google and Samsung fighting over Tizen's role in wearables? According to a new report, the answer is yes. According to The Information, Google CEO Larry Page met with Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee at the Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley. Show More Summary
Google and Samsung are reportedly at odds once again. According to The Information, Google CEO Larry Page is unhappy that Samsung is pushing Tizen as its chosen smartwatch platform. Apparently joining LG in the retail launch of Android Wear wasn’t enough to satisfy Page. The report describes a “tense private meeting” between Google’s leader and... Read More
Google and Samsung execs got into a tense conversation about smartwatches at last week's mega-conference in Sun Valley, according to The Information's Jessica Lessin. Google CEO Larry Page vented to Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Lee that...Show More Summary
With the big news that Time Warner turned down a $80 million acquisition bid from Rupert Murdoch's 21 Century Fox, people are speculating that Google might be interested in buying the company. Re/Code's Peter Kafka writes that although...Show More Summary
The Allen & Company Sun Valley conference has almost the same handful of speakers every year: the Bloomberg, Buffett, Bezos types. This year, however, Google CEO Larry Page strayed from the usual topics of leadership and strategy and talked straight Google. Show More Summary
The other day, Sandwichman posted a passage from an interview with Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page in which he mentioned working less as a response to worries about technological unemployment. Page cited Peter Diamandis's book Abundance...Show More Summary
Google co-founder and CEO, Larry Page: I totally believe we should be living in a time of abundance, like Peter Diamandis' book. If you really think about the things that you need to make yourself happy - housing, security, opportunities for your kids - anthropologists have been identifying these things. Show More Summary
"The Monday after the July 4 holiday, many people are probably asking why we can't work only four days every week," writes our colleague Jena MacGregor. "Google CEO Larry Page thinks maybe we actually can." For the full post, read on here.
The Monday after the July 4 holiday, many people are probably asking why we can't work only four days every week. Google CEO Larry Page thinks maybe we actually can. Over the weekend, technology site Recode flagged a video from a "fireside chat" that Page and his Google co-founder, Sergey Brin, held with veteran technology investor Vinod Khosla. It was […]
Google CEO Larry Page recently participated in a fireside chat with Khosla Ventures, where among other things he offered his view on the state of the economy and labor. People are endlessly musing on the future of the labor market these...Show More Summary
Google CEO Larry Page was asked how society should deal with unemployment that may arise from technological advances. His answer is surprisingly French. He says companies should consider hiring two part time workers to do one full time job. Show More Summary
Google CEO Larry Page recently claimed that the fear of mining data could cost over 100,000 lives per year. But does that mean the public should trust Google to take care of its health care data?
Back in 2011, Google's incoming CEO Larry Page promised to put 'more wood behind fewer arrows.' Since then, Google has made good on the promise and proceeded to shut down a large number of products (Reader, iGoogle, Buzz), and integrated or combined many others. Show More Summary
Last year’s annual Google I/O conference opened with a painfully long keynote presentation capped off by a wonderfully moving speech from CEO Larry Page, and an open question and answer session with developers in the audience. It was fantastic. Show More Summary
The first quarter of 2011 at Google was, in the words of CEO Larry Page, "tremendous." Revenues rose 27% and income was up 17%. Google earned $7.04 per share for the quarter, up from $6.06 a year earlier. However, in after-hours trading...Show More Summary
Google handles more than 100 billion web search requests every month. But for Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page, that's not good enough.