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What Will Google’s New Structure Mean For Businesses?

What Will Google’s New Structure Mean For Businesses?

As I’m sure you’ve heard, Google is going through some major changes in in structure. Google itself now has a parent company. Even after sleeping on it, it’s still sinking in. Many, many businesses rely on Google for their well-being in part if not almost entirely in some cases. It’s worth considering how the new structural changes might impact everyone …

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Google’s Newest Venture Aims To Improve City Life

Google just started a new company called Sidewalk Labs with the mission of improving life in cities “for everyone through the application of technology to solve urban problems.” The project will be run by Dan Doctoroff, the former CEO of Bloomberg LP and Deputy Mayor of Economic Development and Rebuilding for the City of New York. He will serve as …

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Google Called Upon To Make Self-Driving Car Accident Reports Public

Google’s self-driving cars are coming under fire again as the Associated Press reported that four out of forty-eight of the cars Google has driving around California have gotten into accidents since September. As has been the case with previously reported accidents, however, none of these were actually the fault of Google’s cars, at least according to the company. According to …

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Has Google Lived Up To Its ‘Don’t Be Evil’ Mantra?

Google’s famous “Don’t be Evil” mantra has been questioned time and time again for many years, but it’s back in the spotlight thanks to comments made recently by co-founder and CEO Larry Page. Do you think Google has done a decent job of keeping in line with the “Don’t be evil” mantra? Share your thoughts in the comments. Page did …

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Google Makes Some Changes To Its Corporate Structure

Google is making changes to the way it functions internally from a corporate structure standpoint. At the end of the week last week, Re/code reported on an internal memo CEO Larry Page sent to staff detailing some of the changes. The biggest change is that Sundar Pichai, who has been heading Android and Chrome, is taking over leadership of the …

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Stephen Colbert Might Just Sue Larry Page’s Ass Over Knowledge Graph Screwup

Apparently, Stephen Colbert is 5’11” – a height that puts him on par with the likes of Brad Pitt, Richard Gere, and Orlando Bloom. Colbert’s proud of this. But there’s a problem. The jerk-offs over at Google are slandering his good height. According to Google and its knowledge graph, Colbert is only 5’10”. Might as well be a Oompa Loompa. …

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Google Reportedly Readies Ambitious ‘Google Y’ Branch

People have accused Google of a lot of things, but nobody can accuse the company of not being ambitious or forward-looking. Google already has a robot lab, a company that is trying to cure aging, and Google[x], which is behind high-tech initiatives like Google Glass, self-driving cars, Internet balloons, smart contact lenses, and delivery drones. Now, they’re reportedly trying to …

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Jason Hope And Google Founders Seek Cures For Heart Disease, Cancer

In 2010, Jason Hope joined Peter Thiel’s bold $3.5 million commitment to ending aging by making a $500,000 donation to the SENS foundation at an event Mr, Thiel held for SENS.  The SENS Foundation is the world’s foremost anti-aging lab, working on cutting edge technologies to cure the world’s worst diseases including heart disease, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, cancer, and many others. Peter …

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Google Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora Steps Down, As Company Releases Earnings Report

Google just released its Q2 earnings report, along with news that its Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora is leaving the company. Arora has been with Google for nearly ten years. He will be joining SoftBank, which happens to be one of Google’s partners. There, he will serve as Vice Chairman of SoftBank Corp. and CEO of SoftBank Internet and Media. …

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Here’s The Google Founders’ Recent Fireside Chat Video

It’s been a while since we’ve seen the original Google boys in a room together talking about the company, so here’s a fireside chat they did with VC Vinod Khosla. They spend some time talking about when Google almost got acquired. Here’s a snippet from Sergey Brin (via the transcript): Well, we had developed this technology we called PageRank – …

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Larry Page Gives Something Of A State Of The Google Address

Google has released its 2013 Founders’ Letter (yes, it is May, 2014) written by co-founder and CEO Larry Page, who hasn’t been present on the company’s last couple earnings calls. In it, Page says there are over 100 billion searches a month with 15% of them never seen before. Google updates its index within seconds to ensure it has the …

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David Besbris To Replace Vic Gundotra On Google+, Says Report

As previously reported, Vic Gundotra, the top dog at Google+, announced that he is leaving Google. But who will replace him? According to a report from Re/code, it will be VP of Engineering Dave Besbris. They cite unnamed sources. No official announcement has been made on Gundotra’s replacement. CEO Larry Page had this to say after Gundotra made his announcement: …

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Google Earnings Released: Revenue Up 19%, But Stock Falls

Google just released its earnings report for the first quarter. Revenue was up 19% from the same period last year, but it missed Wall Street estimates, and the stock is on the way down at the moment. Revenues from Google’s sites were $10.47 billion – 68% of total revenues – up 21% year-over-year. Revenues from partner sites were $3.40 billion …

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Here’s Larry Page’s TED Talk

Google CEO and co-founder Larry Page participated in a TED talk by way of interview by Charlie Rose last week at TED2014. He discusses his vision for the company, which includes things like Internet balloons (which it already has) and aerial bikeways. He talks about the company’s acquisition of artificial intelligence company DeepMind, and why he’d consider giving his money …

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Google Earnings Released, Revenue Up 22%

Google has released its Q4 and full year 2013 earnings a day after the company announced that it is selling Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for close to $3 billion. The company beat Wall Street estimates on quarterly revenue. Motorola revenues continued to decrease. CEO Larry Page said, “We ended 2013 with another great quarter of momentum and growth. Google’s standalone …

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Google Earnings Are Out, Revenue Up 12% To $14.98 Billion

Google has released its earnings report for the third quarter with revenues of $14.98 billion, an increase of 12% year over year. GAAP operating income was $3.44 billion. The company has once again managed to beat Wall Street expectations. CEO Larry Page said, “Google had another strong quarter with $14.9 billion in revenue and great product progress. We are closing …

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Apparently, Larry Page Didn’t Give a Damn About Google Reader, So It Died

When we talk about the story of Google Reader’s tragic demise, there’s the corporate excuse, the speculation, and the additional speculation. But here’s another possible reason: Google Reader died because Larry Page and the higher ups simply didn’t care enough about it. And because of that, nobody stepped up to lead the product. At least that’s one version of the …

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Google Earnings Released: Revenue And Paid Clicks Up, CPCs And Stock Down

Google just released its earnings report for the second quarter. The company missed Wall Street estimates, and it’s stock is headed downward. Revenue was up 19% year-over-year at $14.11 billion for the quarter. GAAP operating income for the quarter was $3.12 billion down from $3.24 billion in the second quarter last year. GAAP net income was $3.23 billion for the …

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Google’s Larry Page Denies Involvement With PRISM

Every tech company named in the leaked PRISM documents from last night are now doing a bit of damage control today. They don’t want to be seen as a company that just hands over user information to the government without a court order. To that end, all the PR channels have sent out statements denying any involvement, but now the …

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Larry Page Opens Up On Voice Condition, Funds Voice Health Research

Last year, there began to be concerns about Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page’s health, after he did not appear at a company shareholders’ meeting, and then would not appear at Google I/O the following week or on an upcoming earnings call. Google had indicated that Page had lost his voice, and eventually, news came out that Page had sent …

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Here’s Google’s Full Earnings Call

Google released its Q1 earnings on Thursday, beating Wall Street estimates. The company reported $14 billion in revenue, up 31% year-over-year. Google has made available its entire earnings call for all to listen to after it was broadcast live . If you want to revisit it, here you go: You can see the full earnings release here.

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Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Calls Up Larry Page To Talk CISPA

Pro-privacy proponents and Internet activists are obviously concerned about CISPA. The bill would allow corporations to share private user data with the government while enjoying complete legal immunity. What’s more concerning, however, is that major Internet companies that deal in private data aren’t saying anything about CISPA. To find out what these companies think, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian attempted to …

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Lawmaker Wants Larry Page To Address Google Play Privacy Concerns

Google Play, and subsequently Google Wallet, were subjected to scrutiny last week for its privacy policy. A developer found that the service sends him a customer’s personal information at the time of purchase. Some see it as a massive invasion of privacy, and one lawmaker wants answers. The Hill reports that Rep. Hank Jonhson sent a letter to Google CEO …

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Larry Page Suggests That Google Is Looking Into Expanding Google Fiber

Ever since Google Fiber launched late last year, everybody’s been wondering when and if Google would bring it anywhere else. The company has been somewhat mum on the topic by only offering vague statements that seem to imply it is looking into it. That all changed yesterday when Google CEO Larry Page offered the first real concrete statement on the …

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Google Earnings: Google Posts 36% Revenue Increase YoY

Google just released its earnings for the quarter and year ended December 31, beating analysts’ expectations. The company posted consolidated revenues of $14.42 billion for the quarter. Consolidated revenues would have been $15.24 billion had Motorola Home been included, the company says. Revenues were $12.91 billion, or 89% of consolidated revenues, in the fourth quarter, up 22% year-over-year. Google-owned sites …

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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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