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# larry-page - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Google co-founders step down from parent firm Alphabet

Larry Page and Sergey Brin are handing the reins to current Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

# larry-page - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Emails between Google and Uber show how the tech giants became enemies

Uber was suspicious that Google was going to launch a competing lift-sharing service.

# larry-page - Monday 19 October, 2015

This Playboy issue is the reason Google's founders almost never do interviews

You could say they were caught with their pants down.

# larry-page - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Space exploration has a new major player in town...Google

The giant web company is spending nearly €1 billion on a San Francisco air base.

# larry-page - Friday 18 July, 2014

Why people work hard, even when they already have everything they need

These scientists carried out a study to understand why people sacrifice leisure to work and earn more than they need.

# larry-page - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Google's revenue hits $50 billion for the first time

It’s good news for Google: the internet titan has reported rising profits and its highest revenue ever for 2012.

# larry-page - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Google shares plunge as bad results are released prematurely

Shares fell more than 9 per cent in Google after it mistakenly filed its latest earnings too early.

# larry-page - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Explainer: why is Google planning to split its stock?

Shareholders expected to approve the company’s plan today to issue a new class of stock.

# larry-page - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Google CEO grilled in court over anti-trust allegations

Larry Page takes the stand in a case taken by Oracle, who claim Google stole some Java technology for the Android OS.

# larry-page - Thursday 6 October, 2011

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Obama leads tributes to "visionary" Steve Jobs

Tributes flood in from around the world as Apple announces the death of its co-founder and former Chief Executive.

# larry-page - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

From The Daily Edge Google Talk? Former chief executive Schmidt considers TV GChat

Google Talk? Former chief executive Schmidt considers TV

Eric Schmidt – who only stepped down as Google’s CEO five days ago – is eyeing up a CNN talk show, say reports.

# larry-page - Thursday 20 January, 2011

Google news: Eric Schmidt out, Larry Page in

Schmidt is stepping down as CEO of Google, and company has announced Larry Page will take over the position.

# larry-page - Sunday 22 August, 2010

LARRY PAGE AND SERGEY BRIN seem set to follow Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on the silver screen.

The so-called ‘Facebook film’, The Social Network, hits cinemas on October 15 – and is understood to have already ruffled the feathers of Zuckerberg would would rather a film wasn’t made about him while he was still alive.

Now, however, it appears that the founders of Google – who famously didn’t get along when they first met – may also be subjected to the cinematic treatment, with the rights to a Ken Auletta book about their meeting and the early days of the business being acquired by a production company.

Googled: The End of the World As We Know It‘, published late last year, professes to chronicle the birth of the business at Stamford University, when the two students wrote a PhD paper on improving search engine technologies by ranking pages based on the number of ‘backward links’ they had. reports now that the rights to the book by Auletta – the media columnist for The New Yorker magazine – have been bought by Groundswell Productions with the intention of having John Morris, a regular investor in the high-tech industry, produce.

“It’s about these two young guys who created a company that changed the world, and how the world in turn changed them,” said Groundswell’s Michael London. “The heart of the movie is their wonderful edict, don’t be evil.

“At a certain point in the evolution of a company so big and powerful, there are a million challenges to that mandate. Can you stay true to principles like that as you become as rich and powerful as that company has become?

“The intention is to be sympathetic to Sergey and Larry, and hopefully the film will be as interesting as the company they created.”

The first reviews of the Facebook movie, meanwhile, written by Aaron Sorkin of The West Wing, are glowing.