It's how Larry Page came up with the idea for Google.
When Larry Page was a 22-year-old graduate student at Stanford in the 90s, he was struck in the middle of the night with a vision: He had somehow managed to download the entire Web and just keep the links. During a 2009 University of...Show More Summary
Google started out as a research project in 1996, and founder Sergei Brin and Larry Page nearly sold it for $1 million because it was interfering with their academics. Now, Google is everywhere. Unless you're actively trying to avoid...Show More Summary
Alphabet founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are so enamored with the guy they put in charge of Google, CEO Sundar Pichai, that they turned him into an honorary founder and let him write their annual Founder's Letter this year. The Founder's Letter is traditionally when the founders spell out their vision for the company. Show More Summary
Bucking tradition, Larry Page and Sergey Brin have let new Google CEO Sundar Pichai write the company's annual Founders' Letter. The post Larry and Sergey Have Passed the Crown to Google's New King appeared first on WIRED.
Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Back in April 2004, when Larry Page and Sergey Brin wrote their first, and now famous, Founders' Letter (it opened with the bold-but-still-true: "Google is not a conventional company. We do not intend to become one.") Sundar Pichai was a newemployeewho [...]
Reading that new Playboy interview with Ray Kurzweil sent me back to the infamous interview Playboy did with Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 2004. (The interview nearly torpedoed Google’s IPO, you’ll recall.) Page and Brin’s anticipation of a grand computer-human mind-meld neatly prefigures Kurzweil’s speculations: PAGE: The more information you have, the better. PLAYBOY: Yet […]
Ten years ago, Larry Page and Sergey Brin couldn’t stop talking about their excitement at the prospect of extending or replacing the human brain with computers. For the last several years, they’ve been much quieter about their mind-disruption project. I sense that a soldier in Google’s flak army warned them that in voicing their fantasies they risked weirding people […]
Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin lost a collective $3.8 billion dollars in after-hours trading on Thursday after Alphabet, Google's parent company, reported its first quarter earnings and missed analysts' forecasts.
Bill Campbell, a legendary mentor to some of Silicon Valley’s most important entrepreneurs and executives including Steve Jobs and Larry Page, died Monday morning at age 75. He had been suffering from cancer.
Ex-football coach served as exec at Apple, Intuit, Claris.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai earned $100 million last year. If you’re keeping count that’s 100 million times more than the company’s last CEO. That’s because Google co-founder Larry Page was serving for years as CEO and he was taking a salary of just $1 annually. Show More Summary
Google co-founder Larry Page has always had a thing for crazy and ambitious ideas that, at first blush, might strike many as completely impossible, if not downright insane. Page, who calls such ideas 'moonshots', firmly believes that...Show More Summary
Alphabet CEO Larry Page and president Sergey Brin again made $1 each last year, while executive chair Eric Schmidt earned $8 million, down from $108.7 million. read more
Egos, bean counters and being Larry Page's buddy have stalled Google's consumer IoT plans Remember Nest Labs? Google spunked $2bn (£1.41bn) on the home appliance outfit two years ago.…
A handful of recent reports highlight the importance— and in some cases, the weakness — of one of the big ideas behind Alphabet's operating structure. When Larry Page explained the reorganization of the-company-formerly-known-as-Google...Show More Summary
The CEO of one of Alphabet's subsidiary companies just proved how dead-serious Larry Page was when he said that blowing up the Google's corporate structure would make it more " more accountable" for how it spends its gobs of advertising...Show More Summary
Summary: "It’s kind of counterintuitive," Google cofounder Larry Page remarked a couple of years ago. "Normally in a business, you think about, ‘What’s the adjacent thing that I can do?’ But maybe you can actually do more projects that are less related to each other." Back then, Page was explaining why his company—whose mission...
When Google became Alphabet, the rationale seemed simple: that a company of companies can innovate faster than a single large beast. But that's only the start. "It's kind of counterintuitive," Google cofounder Larry Page remarked a couple of years ago. Show More Summary
Umesh joins a prestigious group of past honorees, including some of the world’s most brilliant tech minds like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Tesla Motors Inc.’s J.B. Straubel, and Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google.