LARRY PAGE

  • Meet Sundar Pichai, the man behind Android One phones September 16, 2014

    He is the most important man in the mobile industry, the man behind the launch of Android One phones. Sundar Pichai is a Chennai boy who made it big and is already being spoken of as a possible successor to Larry Page. ...
  • What if Google sold itself back in 1997? Larry Page and Sergey Brin share the story July 8, 2014

    Back in 1997, Google was almost acquired by Excite, one of the early Internet portals and search engines. The world would have been a very different place if the acquisition that was initially pegged at $1 million that was later brought down to $350,000. In an interview with venture capitalist Vinod...
  • 5 things to know about Google's mystery barge March 9, 2014

    San Francisco: A Google barge built with recycled shipping containers proved its seaworthiness as it cruised from the San Francisco Bay to Stockton. But many other details about the odd-looking vessel remain a mystery. Here are five things that we do know so far: Google is an unconventional company that can...
  • Top 10: The world's richest tech billionaires in 2014 March 4, 2014

    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has regained the title of the world's richest man in the Forbes magazine's annual billionaire list that includes 56 India-based billionaires. Apart from the richest people on the planet, the list also details the world's richest billionaires in the world of tech. Google's Larry Page has...
  • Interesting facts about Google you probably didn't know December 26, 2013

    It is said that the biggest leap in search usage came when Google introduced its muchimproved spell checker, giving birth to the "Did you mean" feature. This instantly doubled Google's traffic. There are many other interesting facts about Google you probably didn't know. ...
  • A googling confusion: When exactly is Google's real birthday? September 27, 2013

    New Delhi: With an interactive game of a doodle to celebrate its '15th birthday', Google will keep many of us occupied with beating the best scores. When you have collected enough toffees in your game of pinata, pause and think if September 27 is indeed the day Google was born....
  • Google celebrates its 15th birthday with a playable pinata game doodle September 26, 2013

    New Delhi: It has been 15 years since 1998 when two Stanford university students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, got together to form a company that would change the face of the Internet, for ever. Interestingly, the selection of September 27 as Google's birthday seems to be a one of convenience...
  • Google CEO Larry Page discloses 'rare' vocal cord problem May 15, 2013

    San Francisco: Google CEO Larry Page has disclosed a problem with his vocal cords that makes it difficult for him to speak and breathe occasionally, but he says he remains fit enough to keep running the Internet's most influential company. The explanation that Page posted Tuesday on his Google Plus profile...
  • Google CEO Larry Page paid $1 salary, 4 other executives get $124 mn April 25, 2013

    San Francisco: Google CEO Larry Page and his longtime partner Sergey Brin limited their salaries to $1 apiece last year, while four other top executives received combined compensation packages totaling more than $124 million. The breakdown disclosed in a regulatory filing Wednesday consisted mostly of stock awards that could ultimately be...
  • US judge refuses to order antiIslam film off YouTube December 1, 2012

    Los Angeles: An actress who said she was duped into appearing in an antiIslam film that stoked violent protests against the United States across the Muslim world on Friday lost her second legal bid to force the video off of YouTube. Denying a request by actress Cindy Lee Garcia for...
  • Bombay HC to hear plea against 'antiIslam' film September 24, 2012

    Bombay: The Bombay High Court will on Monday hear a writ petition seeking a ban on the 'antiIslam' film that is at the centre of a huge controversy currently. The film, 'Innocence of Muslims' by US director Sam Bacile purportedly shows Islam in bad light. The movie, that went viral on...
  • Google, Apple CEOs in secret patent talks August 31, 2012

    San Francisco: Google Inc Chief Executive Larry Page and Apple CEO Tim Cook have been conducting behindthescenes talks about a range of intellectual property matters, including the mobile patent disputes between the companies, people familiar with the matter said. The two executives had a phone conversation last week, the sources said....
  • Google CEO's absence again causes concern July 22, 2012

    London: Google CEO Larry Page was again absent from a company meeting that raised concerns about his health and how it will affect the internet giant, a media report said. Page missed the company's quarterly earnings conference call Thursday. He has also not been at any of Google's public events in...
  • Google CEO Larry Page recovering, attends office July 13, 2012

    Sun Valley: Google Inc CEO Larry Page, absent from the Internet company's biggest public events for weeks, is recovering from an unspecified ailment that caused him to lose his voice and was in the office on Monday, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said. Page has stayed out of the public eye since...
  • With Page voiceless, Brin appears at Google show June 28, 2012

    San Francisco: Google cofounder Sergey Brin made a splashy entrance during a San Francisco conference while CEO Larry Page recovered from an ailment that has left him unable to speak. Page's absence from one of Google's marquee events wasn't a surprise because the Internet search leader had announced at its annual...
  • Nothing seriously wrong with me: Google CEO June 23, 2012

    San Francisco: Google Chief Executive Larry Page has reassured employees about his health, but the company on Friday shed little additional light on an unspecified condition affecting his voice that will sideline him from two highprofile events in the coming weeks. Page told employees in an email on Thursday that there...
  • Google CEO Larry Page loses his voice June 22, 2012

    San Francisco: Google shareholders gave CEO Larry Page what he wanted Thursday by approving an unconventional stock split meant to cement his authority, but he wasn't around to hail the victory. Page missed the Internet search leader's annual shareholders meeting because he has lost his voice, a previously undisclosed problem. Google...
  • Google closes Motorola Mobility acquisition May 22, 2012

    San Francisco: Google has completed its $12.5 billion acquisition of cell phone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings, Google said in a press statement. Google acquired Motorola Mobility for $40 per share in cash. This is the biggest deal in Google's 14year history. The two companies announced the deal nine months ago. Google...
  • Google executives, James Cameron in space venture April 21, 2012

    San Francisco: Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and billionaire cofounder Larry Page have teamed up with Avatar director James Cameron and other investors to back an ambitious space exploration and natural resources venture, details of which will be unveiled next week. The fledgling company, called Planetary Resources, will be unveiled at...
  • Larry Page reflects on past year as Google CEO April 6, 2012

    San Francisco: Now that he has been Google's CEO for a year, Larry Page may be ready to tackle some of the publicrelations duties that typically accompany the job. Page opened up in a way that he hasn't previously with a Thursday dispatch that shared some of his thoughts about Google's...
  • Google CEO's inner circle: Meet the L Team December 17, 2011

    San Francisco: The most powerful group at Google Inc used to be known simply as "The OC," short for operating committee. Now, it goes by a more telling name: "L Team," short for Larry's Team. The change is more than a mere rebranding after Google cofounder Larry Page became chief executive...
  • Google turns 13, doodles a celebration photo September 27, 2011

    New Delhi: It's been 13 years since 1998 when two Stanford university students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, got together to form a company that would change the face of the Internet, for ever. As Google enters its teenage years the company is well entrenched as the leader in the...
  • Google to 'wind down' Google Labs July 21, 2011

    San Francisco: Google Inc will shut down a website that offered public access to experimental products, the latest step by the company to refocus resources under Chief Executive Larry Page. Google said it will "wind down" Google Labs, ending many of the projects offered on the site, in a move to...
  • Larry Page presages a bolder era at Google April 5, 2011

    San Francisco: Google Inc's Larry Page is back in charge of the company he founded a decade ago and, while some investors are uneasy about his credentials, they hope he will breathe new life into the Internet search giant. Page takes over on Monday after a decade of "adult supervision" for...
  • Google hiring: to add over 6000 employees January 26, 2011

    Boston: Google Inc is all set to go on a hiring spree this year with the company planning to add more than 6000 people around the globe in one of the "biggest" workforce expansions in company history. In a blog post on Wednesday, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Research...
  • Schmidt no longer Google CEO, Page takes over January 21, 2011

    San Francisco: Google Inc cofounder Larry Page will take over as CEO from Eric Schmidt, a surprise that signaled Silicon Valley's most powerful Internet company was taking the offensive against fastmoving rivals like Facebook. Schmidt will step aside on April 4 and make way for Page who created the company...
  • Making sense of Google's seemingly whacky concepts October 13, 2010

    San Francisco: In its selfproclaimed drive to make the world a better place, Google has immersed itself in far more than Internet search and online ads. But driverless cars and a wind energy farm in the Atlantic Ocean? It may not always be immediately apparent to frustrated investors they wish...
  • Stocks to die for: Google founders to sell shares January 23, 2010

    New York: Google Inc founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin plan to sell about 10 million of the company's shares over the next five years, the company said in a regulatory filing on Friday. Page and Brin currently own about 57.7 million shares of Google's Class B common stockroughly 18 percent...
  • The man who calls himself the third cofounder of Google September 27, 2008

    Melbourne: A man, who calls himself Hubert Chang, has released a web video published on Vimeo, in which he has claimed that he is one of the cofounders of Google. However, his authenticity is being questioned as to why he waited 11 years to make his declaration. In the...
  • In Pics: Unveiled! Googlepowered mobile phone@$179 September 24, 2008

    The TMobile G1 Androidpowered phone, the first cell phone with the operating system is designed by Google Inc. ...