If you work at Google or parent company Alphabet, you won't be hard-pressed to spot top executives like founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin or Google CEO Sundar Pichai around the Mountain View campus. But good luck actually talking to them. Show More Summary
Tech pundit Tim O’Reilly had just tried the new Google Photos app, and he was amazed by the depth of its artificial intelligence. O’Reilly was standing a few feet from Google CEO and co-founder Larry Page this past May, at a small cocktail reception for the press at the annual Google I/O conference—the centerpiece of the company’s year. Show More Summary
This week's Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco has brought together some of high-tech's most glittery stars -- Google's (excuse us, "Alphabet's") Larry Page, Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, even Theranos' beleaguered Elizabeth Holmes--to give their views on the future of their industries and their...
In 2001, less than five years after it was founded, Google had already opened its first international office, offered search in 15 different languages and built a team of 400 employees. Larry Page, one of its founders and now CEO, was determined to continue growing while keeping the company nimble and bureaucracy-free. Show More Summary
Bottom line: Larry Page's latest remarks are the newest signal that Google is working to return to China with a local version of its Play store and Nexus phones, as it tries to open a new chapter in its tense relationship with Beijing. Observers are putting the latest China comments from [...]
Google founder Larry Page took the stage at a Fortune Magazine dinner in San Francisco to tell us a bit about what they want to see coming from Alphabet, and the key focus was innovation.
Alphabet is a name Larry Page wanted employees — not consumers —to be proud of, said the Alphabet CEO in a rare public appearance Monday at the Fortune Global Forum event. In his first remarks since the creation of Google's parent company earlier this year, Page spoke to the company's ambitions, both for employees and its impact on the world. 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.
There's a running joke in Silicon Valley that involves a time machine and Larry Page, the cofounder of Google. It generally goes like this: A braniac invents a time machine and brings it to Page's office, excited for his approval. The engineer goes to plug it in, but Page has already dismissively asked why it would even need a plug to begin with. Show More Summary
In a Monday night appearance, Page described Alphabet as a way to give engineers and scientists the independence they need to develop breakthrough products that have little or nothing to do with Google's Internet search and advertising business.
Even as tech chiefs including Alphabet's Larry Page and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg strive to spread Internet connectivity across the world, web access problems persist in our own backyard.
Larry Page: Alphabet could become like a Berkshire Hathaway, with a "technology, science and engineering bent"
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 […]
Hint: it has to do with making the biggest impact
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
Google co-founder says the new corporate structure gives moonshots from driverless cars to glucose-sensing contact lenses the room they need to experiment and grow.
Larry Page, the CEO of Google parent company Alphabet, says Google's future in China is no longer his decision and that suits him just fine. Page said that he handed off the responsibility to Sundar Pichai, the newly-appointed CEO of Google. 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.
Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt gave a talk at a Stanford computer-science class recently and told a story about why Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have hardly ever talked to the press in the last 11 years. TheyShow More Summary
Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt gave a talk at a Stanford computer science class recently and told a story that reveals why Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin haven't talked to the press in more than 11 years. They had...Show More Summary