Editor’s Pick “Tim just doesn’t hit me as a guy who’s excited about the future.”
“I think what they did was absolutely evil,” Ellison said, putting the blame squarely on Page’s shoulders. “I don’t see how he thinks you can just copy someone else’s stuff.”
Of the 500 leaders of the biggest companies in America, just 28 are on Twitter. A few more, 38, are on Facebook. And five lonely CEOs frequent the circles on Google+. But 140 are on LinkedIn.
Google Reader dies this weekend, but it’s just the latest in a long list of Google products that have met their ignominious end on Google CEO Larry Page’s chopping block.
Congress sent Google a letter recently demanding to know just how the company plans to protect the privacy of Google Glass users — and non-users.
Editor’s Pick Google CEO Larry Page delivered a heartfelt speech at Google I/O today, saying the we’ve only accomplished 1 percent of what we can in technology.
Google CEO Larry Page shared today on his Google+ page that he has funded a research project for the Voice Health Institute, mostly due to the journey he’s undergone over the last 14 years in losing first one, and then a second vocal cord to paralysis.
Along with his bombshell news that Andy Rubin would be stepping down as head of Android, Google CEO Larry Page also used today to talk about Android’s progress.
Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple are not just engines of technological innovation in America … they’re also the path to Forbes’ World’s Billionaires list. But there is a little catch — you gotta be a man.
Google head honchos submitted a proposal to build a facility for private and corporate planes at Mineta San Jose International Airport.
Google’s Knowledge Graph has a long, long way to go. At least according to Google CEO Larry Page.
A rare interview with Larry Page offers some insight into his thinking and management style.
Google and Apple’s chief executives are reportedly having chats about each others’ intellectual property. The reported calls follow a lawsuit between and Apple and Samsung that resulted in $1 billion in damages awarded to the iPhone maker.
Apple has made it through the bruising hand-to-hand combat of its latest patent trial, and it’s defeated all the lawyers that Samsung could throw at it. Now it’s got to face the big boss at the end: Google.
Following a few days of excited build-up, Planetary Resources, a new space startup backed by heavy hitters including Larry Page and James Cameron, officially announced its plans to mine asteroids near Earth. At the Tuesday morning event, which took place at the packed Space Gallery in the Museum of Flight in Seattle, the company said it would launch phase one of its mission within two years and use the next decade just to identify resource-rich asteroids.
Just what the heck is Planetary Resources? Set to debut next Tuesday, the new company will “overlay two critical sectors — space exploration and natural resources,” according to a media alert from yesterday.
The tech press has been teeing off on Google recently, ridiculing the company’s core motto, “Don’t Be Evil”, as it compromises its foundational product, search, in the name of social media. But when it comes to the average American, Google is still the most loved tech company by a wide margin.
As VentureBeat’s Jolie O’Dell pointed out yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg managed to strike a deal with some key investors and friends that gives him 57 percent of the shareholder voting power. For a public company, it’s an almost unheard of concentration of authority, a troubling sign for those who focus on shareholder rights.
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Guest Post In Thursday’s Google earnings call, CEO Larry Page told the world that the company’s fledgling social network, Google+ has reached 90 million registered users. He went on to say that, “Over 60 percent of Google+ users use Google products on a daily basis. Over 80 percent of Google+ users use Google products every week.”
Confirming Android’s ridiculous growth, Google CEO Larry Page announced today on the company’s fourth quarter earnings call that there are 250 million Android devices activated.
Google just announced its fourth quarter earnings report for 2011, and while the numbers appear good on the surface, investors don’t seem to agree.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipkSRwgVtpA&w=560&h=345] Google’s introduction of Google+ links into its search results is a big departure from the company’s previous more neutral approach to search, and it exposes the company to a huge risk.
Fledgling social network Google+ had its best traffic month ever in December, with more than 49 million U.S. visits, a sign that the company’s bet on social is slowing paying off.
Google+ is getting Googled-out with new support for YouTube as well as integration into the company’s Chrome browser, according to an official blog post.
The total number of Android devices activated worldwide has now reached 190 million, Google CEO Larry Page said during the company’s third-quarter earnings call today.
Search giant Google brought in $9.72 billion in the third quarter this year — or $7.5 billion minus traffic acquisition costs. That amount crushed consensus Wall Street analyst estimates of $7.23 billion, and is a 33 percent increase from the same quarter one year ago.
[vimeo 29115577 w=640 h=360] Bill Maris, managing partner at Google Ventures, sat down with VentureBeat yesterday to discuss what Google looks for in investment opportunities.
Search giant Google announced today that it is shutting down a number of experimental projects as it cleans house under the direction of new-ish chief executive officer Larry Page.
Guest Post Google’s plan to buy Motorola Mobility will likely win approval from the Department of Justice, just as Oracle earlier received approval to buy Sun. The acquisition will double Google’s workforce and increase the size of its patent portfolio to more than 17,000 patents. What should it do with all those patents?