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2009-10-23 13:34:34

Sergey Brin, one of the co-founders of Google, said he was amazed at the resistance met by the company's efforts to digitize the world's books and lamented a deal to have Microsoft handle online search at Yahoo, AFP reported. Brin spoke about several issues during a surprise appearance at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. He said it was "a shame" that Yahoo had a number of innovations and he wished the company had continued to innovate in search. However, he declined to say whether he...

2009-10-12 14:15:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arthur D. Levinson, a member of both Google and Apple's boards, acted correctly in resigning from Google's board, Consumer Watchdog said today. "We're pleased that Arthur Levinson finally realized that serving on both Google's and Apple's boards was untenable," said John M. Simpson, consumer advocate with Consumer Watchdog. "It took too long, but he finally did the right thing."' The nonpartisan, nonprofit advocacy group had...

2009-08-03 14:36:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Genentech Board Chairman Arthur D. Levinson should quit as a director of either Internet giant Google or Apple to avoid antitrust violations, Consumer Watchdog said today, following the resignation of Eric Schmidt from the Apple board. The call from the nonprofit, nonpartisan consumer group came after the announcement that Google Chairman and Chief Executive Eric Schmidt, who held the same dual role, was stepping down from Apple's...

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2009-06-14 16:35:00

The New York Post recently reported that after the launch of Microsoft's new search engine, Bing, Google co-founder Sergey Brin began working with a team of engineers to make urgent upgrades to Google. According to sources inside the powerful tech giant, Brin is leading the effort along with a team of search-engine specialists to determine how Bing's essential search algorithm is different than that of Google. Bing, formerly known as Windows Live Search and MSN search, is a web search...

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2009-03-25 10:22:07

Chief Executive, Eric Schmidt, along with the other Co-founders at the California-based Internet giant, Google, each took home a meager one dollar paycheck last year, according to a filing with US regulators, the Associated Free Press accounted.  The executive trio, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Schmidt maintained their standard one-dollar annual paychecks even though the tight economy has depleted billions of dollars from their Google stock holdings.  Google commented in a proxy...

2009-03-15 14:28:48

The forces behind Google say they're joining with two U.S. charities to find 10,000 participants for Parkinson's research. Google co-founder Sergey Brin and 23andMe, co-founded by his wife Ann Wojcocki, have teamed with the Parkinson's Institute of California, and the Michael J. Fox Foundation of New York to try to find a cure for the ailment that affects 4 million people worldwide, Health News reported Sunday. The two charities are letting 23andMe, a genome company, invite their members to...

2009-03-12 06:58:00

Personal Genetics Company to Assemble Online Community of 10,000 Individuals with PD To Drive New Online Research Platform MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- 23andMe, Inc., an industry leader in personal genetics, announced today that it has launched a Parkinson's disease initiative in collaboration with The Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center ("PI") and The Michael J. Fox Foundation ("MJFF"). The first-of-its-kind program will focus on enrolling 10,000 individuals with...

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2009-03-03 16:40:00

Google announced on Tuesday that four of its top executives each received bonuses of more than $1.2 million in 2008 for helping the Internet search leader secure modest earnings growth during recession, the Associated Press reported. However, the bonuses were less than those awarded in 2007 when Google's profit rose 37 percent, compared to 2008's gain of 1 percent. The weakening economy caused Google's market value to drop by 56 percent last year, $120 billion plunge. In the coming weeks,...

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2009-01-08 15:10:00

It appears even Internet search giant Google is not immune to the effects of an economic recession, as the company has been forced to cut an unspecified number of contractors, according to a mid-December Securities and Exchange Commission filing.A substantial portion of information from the filing has been kept confidential because Google claims it contains trade secrets. The filing was obtained by the Associated Press this week.Google has 24,000 employees, according to the report. This...

2008-10-31 18:00:18

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced today that Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, President, Asia Pacific and Latin America Operations, will participate in a question-and-answer session at the Fourth Annual Piper Jaffray Global Internet Summit in Laguna Beach, CA. The session is scheduled for 10:15 p.m. Eastern Time / 7:15 p.m. Pacific Time on Wednesday, November 12, 2008. To access the live audio webcast of the presentation, please visit investor.google.com/webcast.html. About Google Inc....


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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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