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Topic: Larry Page

Marketers Pick Apart Google's Twitch Purchase

Reported $1 billion deal is huge for the search giant

The Internet-based video game ad space has had its shares of ups and downs—as the likes of Zynga have seen revenues plummet. But marketers are not going to give up…

A Look Back at Google's History of Social Media Failures

Orkut, Buzz, Latitude, and it's still in the game

In some alternate social media history, the term Crush List is a verb—meaning to elevate a friend to the most prominent position within one’s social network. And somewhere MySpace founder…

WhatsApp and 7 Other Startups That Hated Advertising, Like Facebook

Founder shows familiar disdain

The advertising world is used to tech startups that resist its charms, and WhatsApp’s founders are just the latest in a long line of techies who seem to have nothing…

Google Takes $7B Hit In Motorola Sale

Hardware dreams crash in ill-fated acquisition

Google’s Motorola adventure came to an abrupt end today, as the search giant unloaded the smartphone maker for a more than $7 billion loss. It’s the best money Google ever…

Google Welcomes Nest Home

Pays $3.2b for smart thermostat maker

Google is spending $3.2 billion to buy Nest, the hardware for the home technology startup. The acquisition is Google’s second-most expensive purchase after its 2012 deal to buy Motorola for $12.5…

Google's $1,000 Stock Means Billions to Founders' Bank Accounts

It's a good time to be Sergey Brin or Larry Page

$1,000. Google’s stock price hit its all-time high today, making the rich founders even wealthier. Co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin each saw their fortunes rise more than $250 million…

Did Google CEO Larry Page Just Handle His Last Wall Street Call?

No longer wants to talk every earnings period

Google CEO Larry Page signaled to Wall Street today that he no longer wants to handle routine quarterly calls. During today’s conference call with analysts announcing third quarter results, Page…

Android Head Andy Rubin Stepping Away

Chrome lead Pichai to take over Google’s mobile operating system

The head of Google’s Android mobile operating system Andy Rubin was supposed to speak during this past week’s South by Southwest Interactive conference. A few days before the scheduled appearance,…

'Vanity Fair' Releases Tech-Heavy 'New Establishment' List

Zuckerberg No. 1 for second year in row

Vanity Fair has just released its yearly “New Establishment” list and, this time around, it’s dominated not by media stalwarts, but Silicon Valley tech mavens. For the second year in a…

Mark Zuckerberg Closes Off His Google+ Account

Facebook founder keeps people from seeing his friend list on rival service

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, whose stance on social networking privacy has been widely criticized, seems to suddenly have felt the need for a bit more online privacy himself. When Zuckerberg first…

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