News tagged with larry page

Stock split could cost Google over $500 million

An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure Google CEO Larry Page and fellow co-founder Sergey Brin retain control of the Internet's most profitable company could cost Google more than half a billion dollars.

dateApr 02, 2015 in Business
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Former Google CEO shares vision in tech treatise

Some illuminating books already have been written about Google's catalytic role in a technological upheaval that is redefining the way people work, play, learn, shop and communicate. Until now, though, there ...

dateApr 21, 2013 in Business
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Google opens window into secretive data centers

Google is opening a virtual window into the secretive data centers where an intricate maze of computers process Internet search requests, show YouTube video clips and distribute email for millions of people.

dateOct 17, 2012 in Internet
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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.

dateMar 01, 2012 in Internet
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Will Facebook deliver an IPO surprise?

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg turns up at business conventions in a hoodie. "Cocky" is the word used to describe him most often, after "billionaire." He was Time's person of the year at 26.

dateFeb 01, 2012 in Business
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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 ...

dateApr 04, 2012 in Business
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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.

dateMar 14, 2012 in Business
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