The post Google: The Information-First Conglomerate appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Last week Google CEO Larry Page got the Fortune magazine cover treatment, the latest of many such pieces attempting to quantify Google’ sprawling business. Show More Summary
Google CEO Larry Page is driven by a fierce, relentless ambition. He is notoriously unsatisfied by ideas that don't push technology forward by 10x. You can see his big dreams at work within Google X, the company's experimental lab where it's working on smart contact lenses, self-driving cars, internet-bearing balloons, humanoid robots, and more. Show More Summary
CEO Larry Page’s ambitions demand billions more than the search king has on hand.
There's a running joke about CEO Larry Page among Googlers in the company's "moonshot" division, according to Fortune's Miguel Helft. "A brainiac who works in the lab walks into Page’s office one day wielding his latest world-changing invention—a time machine," as Helft tells it. Show More Summary
Fortune has somehow named Google CEO Larry Page its 2014 Business person of the Year beating out rival Apple CEO Tim Cook who earns the number 2 spot (despite stock prices) on Fortune’s list of 50 executives. Nearly four years into his tenure, Page has shown himself to be the world’s most daring CEO. His fabled […]
Today Google is launching a “giving” campaign to help raise money for organizations fighting Ebola. For every dollar donated, Google will donate two. The fundraising campaign was announced in a blog post authored by CEO Larry Page. He...Show More Summary
Google's co-founder and CEO, Larry Page, has admitted that it's time to find a new mission statement. The company's mission, 'to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful,' along with its motto of...Show More Summary
Google CEO Larry Page thinks houses in Silicon Valley are needlessly expensive. He believes million dollar homes should be going for $50,000. Richard Waters at the Financial Times interviewed Page, and reported the following: " Even more than technology, he puts this down to policy changes needed to make land more readily available for construction. Show More Summary
In an wide-ranging interview published Friday, Google CEO Larry Page briefly touched on late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs to highlight the differences between the two companies, one being hyper-focused on a small set of products and another with fingers in seemingly everything.
Google CEO Larry Page doesn't think enough investors in Silicon Valley are investing in real breakthrough technologies that could change the world. In an interview with The Financial Times' Richard Waters, Page estimates that only about 50 investors are putting their money in big, important ideas. Show More Summary
In an interview with the Financial Times, Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page talked about an ongoing debate that he had with Apple’s Steve Jobs: whether they’re companies were doing too much or too little to affect the lives of their customers. Page, as is evident in Google’s seemingly unending push into new markets and […]
Google CEO Larry Page suggests he wants to be like Warren Buffett in his approach with managing the Internet search giant's foray into huge new businesses.
Google’s Sundar Pichai, who was previously tasked with overseeing the company’s Chrome and Android units, just got a major promotion last week. Now, he’s essentially in charge of all of Google’s major consumer products including Maps, Search, and Google+ as well as commerce and ads. Show More Summary
Sundar Pichai, formerly the SVP of Android, Chrome, and Google Apps, recently catapulted into a new position overseeing all of Google's branded products, while CEO Larry Page takes a step back to focus on the "bigger picture." In his...Show More Summary
Google just made a major management shift that has CEO Larry Page stepping back to focus more on the "bigger picture," while former Android and Chrome SVP Sundar Pichai gets way more responsibility. Pichai will now be overseeing almost all of the company's product areas, including search, maps, Google+, commerce and ads, and infrastructure teams. Show More Summary
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)‘s CEO, Larry Page is finally tired of letting time take its course as far as Google’s futuristic products are concerned. In an attempt to free more of his time, so that he can take a more direct role in the development of the more exciting gadgets that Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has to […]
Google founder and CEO Larry Page considers the company a teenager, but he want to make sure that it stays innovative even as it creeps into adulthood. To make sure this happens, he has decided to take a step back to focus on "the bigger...Show More Summary
Google CEO Larry Page announced organizational changes designed to streamline decision-making at the search giant.
Good morning! Here's what everyone will be talking about today: 1. Google CEO Larry Page is taking a step back from the company to focus on "the bigger picture." Sundar Pichai will now lead all of Google's core products. 2. CVS and Rite Aid stores have blocked Apple Pay. Show More Summary