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Larry Page: Facebook Is ‘Doing a Really Bad Job on Their Products’

In one of the more direct challenges to Facebook that he’s ever made publicly, Google CEO Larry Page said that they’re “doing a really bad job on their products.” The statement came in an interview with Wired. Wired’s Steve Levy asked Page whether Google was motivated by competition in the world of social, which he claimed was a “field dominated …

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Congressman Requests FTC Briefing In Relation To Google Case

The Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), has sent a letter to the FTC requesting the commission outline how it views its authority to regulate Google’s business practices with regards to competition. Google, as you may know, is waiting for the FTC to reach a decision on whether or not to pursue an antitrust lawsuit. The …

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Larry Page Parody Twitter Account Had A Blast With Google’s Earnings Blunder

As you may have heard, Google had something of a blunder on Thursday, when its earnings report was released several hours early while the market was very open. The big problem was that Google missed estimates, and shares immediately began to sink. The release had been posted to the SEC site, “pending” a quote by CEO Larry Page. The company …

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Despite Disappointing Earnings, Larry Page Is “Delighted” And “Excited”

Google had a rather interesting day for an earnings release. The report was released prematurely, before it had been finalized, and revealed that Google had missed Wall Street estimates. Then, just before the conference call was held to discuss the earnings, YouTube, where it would be broadcast briefly experienced an outage, though they managed to get it back up just …

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Google Earnings Released (Officially This Time)

Google had an accident today. The company’s earnings report was accidentally released a few hours early, and due to lower than expected profits (with a big operating loss from Motorola), Google’s shares have been paying the price. The company said in a statement that its financial printer had filed the company’s draft 8K statement without authorization, and that it had …

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Larry Page Talks Social Signals In Search

Google CEO Larry Page spoke this week at Zeitgeist Americas 2012. You can watch the whole video here. Towards the end of the nearly 40-minute talk, an audience member from the Google Science Fair asked him about social signals in search. “I was wondering how you thought the role of emerging social media would impact the future search algorithms,” she …

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Watch Google CEO Larry Page Speak At Zeitgeist Americas 2012 [Video]

Google CEO Larry Page made his first public speaking appearance since dealing with some vocal cord issues that kept him from some company events this year. He spoke at Zeitgeist Americas on Tuesday, and talked about a number of things including potentially forthcoming antitrust regulation, Google’s privacy policy, which has come under fire in Europe, and Google Maps on iOS. …

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Apple, Google Are Talking Out Their Patent Dispute

Reuters is reporting that Apple and Google are having serious conversations aimed at coming to an agreement on “a range of intellectual property matters,” including, of course, their patent disputes. Evidently, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Larry Page had a phone conversation regarding their companies last week, and other executives at the companies are conversing as well. Reuters’ …

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Google Works to Settle EU Antitrust Probe, and Schmidt Says Larry Page is Fine

You might recall, Google was accused of discriminating against their competitors in search results by European regulators. The European Commission confirmed today, Google has in fact responded to the antitrust concerns. Google sent a proposal to European regulators addressing four major areas of concern laid out by the EU following an eighteen month investigation. Apparently, Google favored its own search …

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Larry Page is Hurting Google’s Shareholders

Last week, during Google’s annual shareholders meeting, executive chairman Eric Schmidt announced that CEO Larry Page would be absent from the meeting because he had “lost his voice”. Seems perfectly normal to me, people get colds and lose their voices, and all kinds of other things. Then Schmidt further explained that Page would also be absent from this week’s developer …

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Larry Page’s Health Addressed In Email, Page Posts To Google+

Google CEO Larry Page had some people worried last week. He did not appear at the company’s shareholders’ meeting, and it became apparent that he would not appear at this week’s Google I/O event, Google’s annual developers conference, or Google’s Q2 earnings call. The company had indicated that Page had lost his voice. According to the Wall Street Journal, Page …

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Larry Page Hasn’t Posted A Public Google+ Update Since Late May, So It Must Be A Ghost Town, Right?

Sound the “Google+ is dead” alarm. Larry Page hasn’t posted a public update since May 25. Just in case it isn’t crystal clear, I was being sarcastic. Paul McNamara at NetworkWorld posted today that Google CEO Larry Page “isn’t” using Google+. Later, he slips in that important “at least as pertains to public posts” part. Still, he says it’s adding …

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