In a recent New York Times profile of Alphabet CEO Larry Page, Conor Dougherty reports that Page is known for asking employees seemingly simple questions about how they do their jobs. Page, who cofounded Google with Sergey Brin, reorganized its corporate structure last year and became CEO of Google's parent company, Alphabet. Show More Summary
"You need to be a bit uncomfortable to stay relevant," Google CEO Larry Page declared in August. With that philosophy in mind, Page and his Google cofounder Sergey Brin completely upended their $500 billion company this year They set...Show More Summary
Not every new idea is destined to be great. Sometimes even the most promising concepts end up in the scrap pile. You probably never heard about Google Here, but the project was so big that Alphabet CEO Larry Page himself made the final decision to abandon it. Show More Summary
In his first public interview since the creation of Alphabet, CEO Larry Page talks about choosing moonshots, differences with Berkshire Hathaway and his demanding managing style.
Speaking in his first major interview since the formation of Alphabet, Google co-founder and now Alphabet CEO Larry Page said that both he and Steve Jobs had been right in their different approaches to running their respective companies. Steve Jobs had argued that Google was doing too many things, and should adopt Apple’s focused approach of doing a few things […]
Larry Page makes a rare public appearance to explain why he created a whole new structure for Google. ||| San Francisco - In a rare public appearance, Google co-founder and Alphabet CEO Larry Page explained why he was spurred to create a whole new structure for the company he created with Sergey Brin almost two decades ago. Show More Summary
The Google co-founder talks about connecting remote populations to the Internet and picking the name "Alphabet" for Google's new parent company.
Google stunned the tech world earlier this week when it announced the launch of Alphabet, a parent corporation designed to allow the continuation of what CEO Larry Page calls "smaller bets" for better innovation.
Google, the Internet giant, is turning into Alphabet. On Monday, August 10, co-founder and CEO Larry Page announced that Google will be split from its many other ventures, like the awesome self-driving car. All of these ventures, as well as Google itself, will become subsidiaries of a new company called Alphabet. Show More Summary
Yesterday, former Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) Chief Executive Officer and new Alphabet CEO Larry Page announced in a press release that Google is restructuring itself by creating a new parent holding company, which he will lead. Show More Summary
In a move that has surprised, well, pretty much everyone, internet search giant Google has announced they’re starting a new company. Sort of. Former Google CEO Larry Page announced in a blog post on Monday that Google is creating a new parent company to be called ‘Alphabet’.
Investors have been after Google CEO Larry Page for years to cut back on the pie-in-the-sky bets that many see as a costly distraction to the company's highly profitable core search and Internet advertising businesses.
Google's founders just hit a massive reset button on their business. In a press release sent out Monday afternoon, cofounder and CEO Larry Page renamed and reorganized the company. Google has been turned into a subsidiary of a bigger company called Alphabet. Show More Summary
Today Google, the company, is smaller while the Google universe seems to be expanding with the announcement by CEO Larry Page of a new umbrella company, called Alphabet, which will include a stripped down Google focused on search and...Show More Summary
On August 10, CEO Larry Page announced a restructuring of Google's stock -- its core business (Search, Advertising, Maps, YouTube, and Android) will be called Google and the rest of it -- Google Ventures, Google Capital, Google X, Life Sciences (that works on the glucose-sensing contact lens), and Calico (focused on longevity), Google [...]
Google just announced a big restructuring of its business, and now the stock is rallying. Shares of Google were up nearly 7% in after-hours trade on Monday after the company announced that CEO Larry Page will take the reins of a new publicly traded company called Alphabet, which counts Google — among other companies — as a subsidiary. Show More Summary
Here's the full text of the letter from Google CEO Larry Page announcing his company's restructuring.
Google’s senior vice president Sundar Pichai is becoming CEO of the search giant as the company restructures. Current CEO Larry Page announced the following in a statement: A key part of this is Sundar Pichai. Sundar has been saying the things I would have said (and sometimes better!) for quite some time now, and I’ve been tremendously […]
So Google is now part of Alphabet, a new holding company that will manage Google and all of its other products. Why is the new company called Alphabet? Google/Alphabet CEO Larry Page says it’s because Alphabet means a “collection of letters that represent language, one of humanity’s most important innovations, and is the core of how we index with Google search!” But… Read More
Here's the full text of Google CEO Larry Page's letter about Alphabet and the new corporate structure.