"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 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
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 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 […]
Fortune has named Larry Page 2014?s Business Person of The Year. In a profile, Page — the co-founder and CEO of Google — won’t shut up about how great Google Buzz was. Kidding! He talks about swimming in pools of expensive red wine and...Show More Summary
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’s chief executive Larry Page has admitted that the company has outgrown its “don’t be evil” and “make the world a better place” mission statement, but that what comes next is unknown. Page insists that the company is still focused on the altruistic principles that it was founded on in 1998,...
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.
When Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin formed the company in 1998, they sought to package all the information on the internet into an index that's simple to use. Today, Google is much more than a search engine. The company...Show More Summary