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Google's Toothbrush Test Has Left Cavities

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

Larry Page And Sergey Brin Had New Google Employees Dump Water On Them For The Ice Bucket Challenge (GOOG)

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

Google's Company That Wants To Cure Death Now Has Its Own Website (GOOG)

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

This 'Compliment' From Google's CEO Shows What It Feels Like To Be On Its Sales Team (GOOG)

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

The 17 Highest-Paid CEOs In Tech

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

This Story About What Larry Page Was Like In College Perfectly Explains Why He’s The Right Person To Lead Google

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

The 15 Wildest Things Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Has Ever Said

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

Meet The Well-Loved Google Exec Who's Back In Charge Of The Business After Five Years (GOOG)

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

Google reportedly confronted Samsung over its approach to smartwatches

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...

Report: Samsung and Google Butt Heads Over Smartwatches

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

Samsung and Google Are Fighting About Tizen OS Again

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 Had A Tense Conversation About Smartwatches (GOOG)

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

Here's How Google Changed When Larry Page Became CEO Again (GOOG)

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

Google CEO Larry Page Doesn't Understand How Football Works (GOOG)

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

Here's Why Google Goes After So Many Projects At Once

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

View Page Source: "Are Jobs Obsolete?"

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

"A Very Complicating Influence on the Theory of Distribution"

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

Google’s founder and CEO thinks you work too damn much

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The idea that everyone needs to work frantically to meet peoples' needs is not true, says Larry Page.

Larry Page explains why it would be ‘stupid’ to run Google like Apple

Google’s co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin sat down for a lengthy interview with former Sun CEO and current venture capitalist Vinod Khosla Fortune reports. Apple was, unsurprisingly, one of the topics that came up during the discussion and Page discussed the major differences between how Google and Apple run their businesses. Show More Summary

Google CEO Larry Page knows what you think about work

"The Monday after the July 4 holiday, many people are probably asking why we can't work only four days every week," writes our colleague Jena MacGregor. "Google CEO Larry Page thinks maybe we actually can." For the full post, read on here. 

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