Google opens Malaysia office

Search engine Google said Wednesday it will open a Malaysian office, its second in Southeast Asia, following significant growth in Internet usage in the country.

First Google hire leaving for online academy

The first person hired by Google's founders is leaving the Internet giant to devote himself to an innovative online education website called Khan Academy.

Italian professor launches challenge to Google

An Italian computer science professor whose research helped inspire Google launched a new search engine and social media network on Monday that he hopes will challenge the US technology giant.

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.

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.

Google invests $280 million to spur home solar

(AP) -- Google is investing $280 million to help private homeowners put solar panels on their rooftops. It's Google's latest - and largest - investment in clean energy.

Google 'anti-aging' group has a website

Google's new company aimed at addressing problems of health and aging has taken a step forward—with its own website and mission statement.

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Larry Page

Lawrence "Larry" Page, (born March 26, 1973 in Lansing, Michigan, USA) is an American computer scientist best known as co-founder of Google, Inc., the world’s largest internet company, based on its search engine and online advertising technology. He is ranked 26th on the 2009 Forbes list of the world’s billionaires and is the 6th richest person in America. In 2007 he and co-founder Sergey Brin were both ranked #1 of the “50 Most Important People on the Web” by PC World Magazine.

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