Larry Page

Google CEO Larry Page: Do as I say, not as I do

Google CEO Larry Page, who has been suffering from vocal cord issues, showed up at the end of the Google I/O keynote and spent some time talking about his vision of technology and took questions from the audience. And that’s when the fun started.

Google has $8 billion in mobile revenue: is that good or bad?

Google disclosed that it’s on pace to pull in an impressive $8 billion from the mobile environment — but its refusal to provide details about the nature of that revenue means it’s still not possible to tell whether the company can thrive without desktop computers.

So Google owns Motorola. What happens now?

After waiting months and finally gaining approval from China on the deal, Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola closed on Tuesday. While the deal is still about patents to protect Android partners, Google finally has a vehicle to gain control of Android over the long term.

CEO Larry Page & 7 amazing stats about Google

On the occasion of the first anniversary as the chief executive officer, Larry Page shared a letter with company’s investors. While reading the letter, some stats caught my eye that are simply staggering, regardless of how one feels about the company.

Google also used Android/iOS battle “for show”

Google CEO Larry Page is either experiencing amnesia or consciously rewriting the history of Apple and Google in the battle for mobile developers and consumers. In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, Page says that for Apple, the “Android differences were actually for show.”

Focusing on what works, Google shuts down Aardvark

Google’s doing a bit of house cleaning today, announcing on its blog that it’s shutting down a handful of properties and projects, including a big one they shelled out $50 million for. Social search company Aardvark is getting the axe just 18 months after being acquired.

Why I Like Google’s Reorg & Why It’s Only a Start

This week, Larry Page took back the reins of Google. In his first task as CEO, Page has shaken up the executive ranks in a reorg that’s about addressing two of Google’s big challenges: its overcomplicated bureaucratic structure and Facebook.

Dear Google: You Can’t Threaten People Into Being Social

In a memo to Google staff, new CEO and co-founder Larry Page says employee bonuses are effectively on the line if the company’s efforts to add more social features don’t succeed. But the Google co-founder may find that you can’t threaten people into being social.

Google Shakes Up Its Management Structure

New Google (NSDQ: GOOG) CEO Larry Page is shaking up the company’s executive structure during his first week on the job. In the wake of prod…

Why There Won't Be Broadband Competition Anytime Soon

When it comes to the fixed-line Internet, the FCC would like you to believe that wireless broadband is going to be the answer, perhaps through schemes such as the D Block auction, spectrum grabs by M2Z Networks and white space initiatives. If you believe that, then you also believe that that you can walk away a winner from a game of three-card monte on a Manhattan sidewalk.

G1 Live: Brin And Page Enter On Rollerblades

Need some more evidence that this is a big deal for Google? The “one more thing” at this event are surprise guests from Google (NSDQ: GOOG)…