Many moons ago, before Google was a verb, the powerful search engine’s co-founder, Larry Page, spoke at Real Estate Connect in San Francisco. At the time, I overheard a wary, old-school real estate broker in a suit and tie in...
The search giant has stumbled a bit of late, but if it can hit on a few key points during its upcoming earnings call, it could spark a turnaround.
Google generates an astonishing $3 billion in free cash flow every quarter, and is growing at a rate around 20% per year. Google still dominates search — the way most of us find information online, and the most lucrative form of advertising ever invented. Show More Summary
A painter who worked on a remodel of "Senses," a 193-foot superyacht belonging to Larry Page, has filed suit against the Google CEO after suffering ongoing medical problems. According to documents filed in Alameda County Superior Court,...Show More Summary
A California yacht painter claims that while bleeding from the eyes, he was told to "stop being a baby" and to get back to work.
The injuries included collapsing, vomiting, and bleeding from the eyes and ears.
Courthouse News Service reports that a man hired to help repaint a yacht owned by Larry Page has sued the Google CEO. Why? Because despite vomiting and bleeding from the eyes, ears, and anus, James Grupinksi claims in court he was told by a supervisor to “stop being a baby” and to get back to work on Paige’s yacht. Show More Summary
Justin Bieber may be your favorite skater —next to Bucky Lasek—but he is not your favorite private jet owner. (The title reverts to Larry Page and Sergey Brin, so congrats to them.) Read more...
4 Smart Ways to Be Irresistible
In July, venture capitalist interviewed Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin about the company’s efforts in healthcare. There are, of course, health-tracking possibilities inherent in Google’s Android phones. Not to mention the glucose-measuring contact lens that the company is developing with Novartis. Show More Summary
"How Google Works," the book written by Google's chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of products Jonathan Rosenberg, is full of interesting nuggets about the company. Harvard Business Review picked out one particularly compelling anecdote that sums up the culture at Google. Show More Summary
Every year The Guardian compiles a list of the 100 most powerful people in the U.K. media. Topping the list are obvious choices like Google's Larry Page, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, and Apple's Tim Cook. [ Related: Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay!! ] But hitting number 10, far and away the highest spot for a woman [...]
Google's Larry Page tops annual MediaGuardian 100 power list while Elisabeth Murdoch drops off read more
Google currently employs about 55,000 people around the world, but there's one thing that CEO Larry Page started asking himself way back in the early days. "I'm always asking the question, as the company has grown from a hundred people, 'Would I want to work for Google?'" Page told Fortune's Miguel Helft. Show More Summary
S tartups themselves are nothing new. Even the creativity and innovation with which Gen Y approaches its startups is nothing new – just ask Steve Jobs, Reed Hastings, or Larry Page and Sergey Brin. What is new about the way Gen Y isShow More Summary
I think that it is safe to say that Larry Page, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)‘s CEO, couldn’t imagine in his wildest dreams the fate that European Parliament has bestowed on his company. The search driven business is called upon to break up. On Bloomberg, Trish Regan reported on this latest development from Europe. “[...] Google Inc […]
The design firm predicted Google Glass, Android TV, and Material Design. Nice one, Nostradamus. Back in 2003, six years after the Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google, and a year before it first became publicly traded, Wired Magazine asked four designers, including the likes of Shepherd Fairey, how they would redesign Google.com. Read Full Story
Posted by Bill.Sebald I truly believe in the power of partnerships. There have been some incredible partnerships that changed the fabric of our culture. Larry Page and Sergey Brin. William Procter and James Gamble. The Olson Twins. Good...Show More Summary
Its the weekend! Pour yourself a mug of Jamaican Blue Mountain, settle into your favorite chair (where are my reading glasses?) and enjoy our reads: • Welcome to the Failure Age! (NY Times) • Google’s Larry Page: The most ambitious CEO in the universe (Fortune) • Martin Wolf asks Why Weren’t Alarm Bells Ringing? (NYRoB) • The Smartest...Read More