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2011-06-24 08:55:00

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is preparing to open a formal antitrust investigation into whether Internet search giant Google has abused its dominance on the Web, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Thursday. The FTC is slated to open the formal inquiry within the next several days. WSJ, citing a source familiar with the matter, said the five-member commission will send Google civil subpoenas and other companies were likely to receive requests for information about their dealings...

2011-06-22 13:34:00

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The refusal of Google's top executives, CEO Larry Page and Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt to testify at a hearing by the Senate's antitrust subcommittee demonstrates a contempt for Congress and the full Senate Judiciary Committee should subpoena the two executives, Consumer Watchdog said today. Consumer Watchdog has been calling for Google CEO's sworn testimony before Congress for over a year and has distributed two popular online...

2011-05-20 13:44:00

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Steve Milloy, publisher of JunkScience.com sent the following letter to Dr. Larry Page asking Google to officially denounce web search censorship. Begin forwarded message:May 20, 2011Dr. Larry PageCEOGoogle, Inc.1600 Amphitheatre ParkwayMountain View, CA 94043 Dear Dr. Page,I am writing to request that Google repudiate web search censorship based on point-of-view. An unidentified Google spokesman has indicated that Google may alter its...

2011-04-10 07:18:39

Google Inc. CEO Larry Page has made some changes in key product groups, including social networking and mobile. According to a Reuters report, Page placed executives leading the groups directly under his supervision, eliminating management layers thought to slow product development. Sources familiar with the situation told Reuters that social networking chief Vic Gundotra, Android Head Andy Rubin, Chrome senior vice president Sundar Pichai and YouTube head honcho Salar Kamangar have been...

2011-03-07 07:10:00

Larry Page, co-founder of Google Inc., is taking a more visible and stronger turn at the helm of the internet giant in a move to keep ahead of upstart players such as Facebook and Twitter. The Silicon Valley company isn't waiting for the chief executive chair to be vacated in April by Eric Schmidt. Page has hit the ground running by tapping into the energy of other quick-thinking and fast-acting entrepreneurs bought with Google's sizable war chest. "Any engagement that Google can have with...

2011-01-24 09:25:00

Outgoing Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt has received an equity award of $100 million, Bloomberg first reported over the weekend. A spokesperson told Reuters on Sunday that "the award, which will include stock units and options will vest over four years and is Schmidt's first such award since joining the company in 2001." According to CNET's Edward Moyer, the Wall Street Journal, "citing compensation specialists and data"¦ called the award 'highly unusual' for a sitting CEO, adding...

2011-01-24 00:00:02

What's really going on inside of Google? New York, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2011 According to Jeff Christian, founder of executive search firm CTPartners, Eric Schmidt's impending move to Executive Chairman of Google is unusual. It's usually reversed in that an outside CEO is initially brought into a start-up to provide adult supervision to the young technology-savvy founder(s) who move up to Chairman or Vice-Chairman positions on the board. Christian who did the search for the CEO of...

2011-01-21 09:03:18

In a surprising move, Google CEO Eric Schmidt has announced his intention to step down on April 4, with co-founder Larry Page replacing him as the tech company's chief executive. This will be the 37-year-old Page's second stint as the California-based company's top executive, as he and Google co-founder Sergey Brin shared the role from 1998 to 2001. The 55-year-old Schmidt will remain with the company in the role of Executive Chairman. According to Alexei Oreskovic of Reuters, "Page's...

2011-01-20 16:56:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today welcomed the announcement that Co-Founder Larry Page will become chief executive officer of the Internet giant and expressed optimism that the changes at the top mean Google will return to the values of its founders. Current CEO Eric Schmidt will become "executive chairman," Google said. "Eric Schmidt has put his foot in his mouth so far on key issues like privacy that he's kicked himself out of the...

2009-05-20 06:25:37

Google co-founder Larry Page said the European Commission's request to have the company delete user data after six months could hinder the Internet search giant's ability to predict pandemics. Additional debate is needed on the issue, Page said, since there are some benefits to users in having Google maintain such records for longer than six months. "More dialogue is needed [with regulators]," he told journalists at a Google event in Britain. Google's ability to track and predict potential...

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Larry Page
2013-09-17 12:57:55

Lawrence "Larry" Page, born March 26, 1973 is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Google, alongside Sergey Brin. As of 2013, Page's personal wealth is estimated to be $23 billion (US), ranking him #20 on the Forbes 400 list of the 400 richest Americans. Page is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google's search ranking algorithm, and he and Brin own approximately 16 percent of Google's stock. Page was born in East Lansing, Michigan....

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