News tagged with larry page

A debate: Should you jump in on Facebook debut?

(AP) -- Facebook begins selling stock to the public Friday in the most talked-about market debut in years. Two Associated Press business writers are debating whether the stock is a smart buy.

May 18, 2012
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Tale of the tape: Google versus Facebook

Facebook is the hottest Internet company to hit the stock market since Google went public in 2004. The Silicon Valley companies, located seven miles apart, also happen to be locked in a bitter battle for Web surfers' allegiance ...

May 17, 2012
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Google sells 3D modeling application SketchUp

Google on Thursday confirmed that it has sold 3D computer modeling program SketchUp as the Internet titan continues streamlining its product line with co-founder Larry Page at the helm.

Apr 26, 2012
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Google dumps publisher payment platform

The One Pass payment platform for Internet news websites was shut down as Google continued house cleaning launched when co-founder Larry Page took charge last year.

Apr 21, 2012
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What's up with Google's plan to split its stock

(AP) -- Google Inc. has announced plans to issue a new class of stock to existing shareholders, effectively splitting shares 2 to 1. It's an unusual approach that reflects a desire by Google's founders t ...

Apr 13, 2012
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Facebook focus guides Google CEO's 1st year on job

Google co-founder Larry Page has a Facebook fixation. When he replaced his mentor Eric Schmidt as Google's CEO last April, Page insisted that the company had to be more aggressive about countering the threat ...

Apr 04, 2012
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Departed Google exec rues Larry Page regime

A former Google executive went public on Tuesday with a lament that the Internet star has become obsessed with advertising and seizing the online social networking crown from Facebook.

Mar 14, 2012
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Google rolls out new privacy policy amid howls

Google rolled out a new privacy policy Thursday allowing the firm to track users across various services to develop targeted advertising, despite sharp criticism from US and European consumer advocacy groups.

Mar 01, 2012
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