Google co-founder Sergey Brin may be in charge of the company’s X moonshot researchdivision, but that hasn’t stopped CEO Larry Page from also pursuing some high-flying ideas of his own. According to a report from The Information, Page has expressed interest in building a more efficient airport and a model city. Show More Summary
Before Larry Page snaps up an acquisition target, he asks this one simple question.
By Douglas Ehrman: In a recent New York Times article - which has all but gone viral - David Gelles explains the criteria by which Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), (NASDAQ:GOOG) CEO Larry Page makes acquisition decisions; he asks "whether theShow More Summary
Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin decided to take the "Ice Bucket Challenge," the fundraising effort that has now raised more than $13 million for ALS research, after being challenged last week by Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella. Show More Summary
Calico, the company Google launched in September to try to cure death by tackling aging and illness, now has an official website (hat-tip to SFGate, where we first saw the news). When Google CEO Larry Page first announced the new lab, he didn't give much of a roadmap for how Calico would work on extending human life. Show More Summary
At Google, engineers run the show. Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin both have a technical background, and, early on, the duo put a huge emphasis on hiring people with engineering experience — even for positions where it wasn't necessarily required. Show More Summary
While some tech CEOs, including Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg and Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, have opted to receive a $1 annual salary, others are still bringing in the big bucks. The New York Times recently put together a list of the 200 highest-paid CEOs in America. Show More Summary
As CEO of Google, Larry Page currently leads one of the most powerful companies in the world. So it's not surprising to hear that he was the star of his college class at the University of Michigan. Page received his bachelor of science degree in engineering at the University of Michigan in the early 1990s. Show More Summary
Eric Schmidt is the former CEO of Google and currently serves as its chairman. He was originally brought in as the "adult supervision" for founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, but, as one of the most vocal senior executives at Google, he's also said some pretty controversial, provocative, or bizarre things over the years. Show More Summary
Last week, Google announced that Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora would be leaving the company. CEO Larry Page said that Omid Kordestani would be taking over for Arora " for now". " Omid's back!!!" tweeted Megan Quinn, a former Google employee, and current VC at Kleiner Perkins when the news broke. Show More Summary
The strained relationship between Google and Samsung over Android customization has been apparent for a while, and it now looks like this discontent has spread to the wearable world. The Information claims that Google CEO Larry Page confronted...
Are Google and Samsung fighting over Tizen's role in wearables? According to a new report, the answer is yes. According to The Information, Google CEO Larry Page met with Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee at the Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley. Show More Summary
Google and Samsung are reportedly at odds once again. According to The Information, Google CEO Larry Page is unhappy that Samsung is pushing Tizen as its chosen smartwatch platform. Apparently joining LG in the retail launch of Android Wear wasn’t enough to satisfy Page. The report describes a “tense private meeting” between Google’s leader and... Read More
Google and Samsung execs got into a tense conversation about smartwatches at last week's mega-conference in Sun Valley, according to The Information's Jessica Lessin. Google CEO Larry Page vented to Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Lee that...Show More Summary
If you think of all the things that Google works on concurrently — self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, robotics, making phones and computers, curing death, and, ya know, search and advertising, to name a few — it can be a bit overwhelming. Show More Summary
With the big news that Time Warner turned down a $80 million acquisition bid from Rupert Murdoch's 21 Century Fox, people are speculating that Google might be interested in buying the company. Re/Code's Peter Kafka writes that although...Show More Summary
The Allen & Company Sun Valley conference has almost the same handful of speakers every year: the Bloomberg, Buffett, Bezos types. This year, however, Google CEO Larry Page strayed from the usual topics of leadership and strategy and talked straight Google. Show More Summary
The other day, Sandwichman posted a passage from an interview with Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page in which he mentioned working less as a response to worries about technological unemployment. Page cited Peter Diamandis's book Abundance...Show More Summary
Google co-founder and CEO, Larry Page: I totally believe we should be living in a time of abundance, like Peter Diamandis' book. If you really think about the things that you need to make yourself happy - housing, security, opportunities for your kids - anthropologists have been identifying these things. Show More Summary
The idea that everyone needs to work frantically to meet peoples' needs is not true, says Larry Page.