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Why one of Google's first execs left — and then came back

When Omid Kordestani joined Google in 1999, founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page had a powerful algorithm but no idea how to become a real company. So, Kordestani became its "business founder," essentially building the fledgling company's business operations from scratch. Show More Summary

Google played it safe today, and the tech industry is a little worse for it (GOOG)

Remember when Google was cutting-edge and cool and a little bit weird? Like in 2013, when CEO Larry Page came out on stage at the company's Google I/O conference and imagined a fantasy world where Google could test out new ideas free...Show More Summary

Google looks to correct its past mistakes at I/O conference

When Larry Page took to the stage at Google's I/O developer conference in May, 2013, his company ruled the world. The stock was well on its way to $1,000, "moonshot" projects like Google Glass were just making their way to users and,...Show More Summary

A long-time Google exec explains how Larry Page has changed over the years (GOOG)

Omid Kordestani, Google's chief business officer, has seen many phases of CEO Larry Page. Kordestani joined Google as its "business founder" in 1999, a year after Page and Sergey Brin founded the company in their early 20s. He left in 2009, but came back last summer after the departure of Nikesh Arora to take up the head of business role. Show More Summary

What Qualities Define a Great Leader in 2015? Weigh in at Today's #AdweekChat

Relentless. Intense. Driven. These are some of the words used to describe Google CEO Larry Page, who tops Adweek's inaugural Power 100 list. During Page's second stint at Google's top job, the company's market cap nearly doubled. With...Show More Summary

Elon Musk and Larry Page Have the World's Weirdest Friendship

Friendship is not a black-and-white thing. You might not like how your friend sometimes kinda sorta cheats on his girlfriend. Or you might not like how he or she acts when plastered. Rarely do you or I worry that one of our best friends...Show More Summary

Elon Musk is terrified that Google CEO Larry Page will accidentally create 'evil' robots that take over the world

One of the biggest things that keeps Elon Musk up at night doesn't have anything to do with Tesla or SpaceX — in fact, it's a fear that sounds like something from a science fiction film. In his new book, "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future," Bloomberg reporter Ashlee Vance writes about what Musk is truly afraid of. Show More Summary

Larry Page is wrong — curing death will be a big mistake

Google cofounder Larry Page is trying to cure death but this pursuit could have massive repercussions. If people don't die and could continue having children, the Earth's population would dramatically swell, leading to a disastrous strain on natural resources. Show More Summary

Elon Musk is terrified of what Larry Page is doing

Despite being close friends, Elon Musk and Larry Page differ greatly on their opinions of artificial intelligence, according to Ashlee Vance, author of "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future." Produced by Matthew Stuart Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Why Elon Musk didn't sell Tesla to Google

Two years ago, Tesla was running out of cash. Elon Musk went to Google's  Larry Page for help, and they began structuring a deal for Google to buy Tesla. The story is detailed in Ashlee Vance's new book,  "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future."  Produced by Matthew Stuart Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Elon Musk Concerned That Google's Robots Will Destroy Us All

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is really really worried that his friend, Google cofounder Larry Page, has adopted some destructive interests - destructive for humanity, that is.

Innovations: Elon Musk’s nightmare: A Google robot army annihilating mankind

Perhaps it’s not surprising that entrepreneur/futurist Elon Musk and Google CEO Larry Page are fast friends.The two men, as Mashable notes, are similar in age, demeanor and otherworldly ambition.The nerd bros have tons of overlapping...Show More Summary

Elon Musk meets with Google CEO Larry Page in a secret apartment to talk about crazy futuristic ideas

Fascinating excerpts from an upcoming book about Tesla CEO Elon Musk are slowly but surely starting to trickle in.  Earlier in the week we highlighted a few choice quotes allegedly delivered by Musk, including one instance where, it is claimed, he tore into an employee for missing a company event so that he could witness the birth of his child. Show More Summary

Google has a secret apartment where Larry Page and Elon Musk meet to discuss crazy ideas about the future (GOOG)

Google CEO and cofounder Larry Page is quite friendly with Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Musk is even close enough to Page to feel comfortable asking him for a place to stay when he visits Silicon Valley. And, Musk is among the few...Show More Summary

Elon Musk is worried that Google's Larry Page could accidentally create a robot army to destroy humanity

Elon Musk's relationship with Google cofounder Larry Page is complicated, to say the least On the one hand, the two influential tech CEOs are close friends and business associates; on the other hand, Musk is genuinely worried that Page...Show More Summary

Google CEO Larry Page says Elon Musk is 'kind of homeless' in Silicon Valley and sometimes asks if he can sleep over

Elon Musk may have a net worth upwards of $13 billion, but he's not above hitting up his friends to crash in their spare bedrooms. Musk owns a $17 million home in LA with gorgeous ocean views, but doesn't have any property in Silicon Valley, where his company Tesla is based. Show More Summary

How managing at Google is different from almost anywhere else, according to HR head Laszlo Bock

Google has had a long and odd relationship with the whole idea of management. In 2002, Larry Page and Sergey Brin turned the company into a "flat" organization, free of engineering managers. That plan lasted a few months — Page couldn't handle all the requests for help in making decisions and charting career paths. Show More Summary

Google's HR boss says the best managers practice these 9 habits

In July 2001, t hree years into the company he founded with Sergey Brin, Google CEO Larry Page decided to fire all of his managers. It was his statement against corporate bureaucracy, but it was soon reversed. And eventually Page determined that managers were a necessary evil at Google. Show More Summary

Google almost bought Tesla when it had just two weeks of cash left

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Elon Musk sought saviour in Google co-founder Larry Page when cars were full of bugs, sales dived and the factory had to be shut down Elon Musk almost sold his Tesla electric car company to Google after it hit rock bottom with bug-filled cars, stalled sales and falling shares in 2013, a new book...

Google almost bought struggling Tesla in 2013

As Tesla struggled in 2013, the company was so close to being gobbled up by Google that Elon Musk and Larry Page shook on a preliminary deal. Continue reading Google almost bought struggling Tesla in 2013 Google almost bought struggling Tesla in 2013 originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:30:00 EST. Show More Summary

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