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SAN FRANCISCO— Google paid its billionaire Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt nearly $109 million last year while the company's stock slumped. It was the largest stock package that Schmidt has received since 2011 when Google Inc. awarded him a bundle valued at $94 million at the time he relinquished the CEO's job to company co-founder Larry Page.
Google's first-quarter earnings rose 4 percent from last year to $3.6 billion as the company's Internet-leading advertising network lifted revenue by 14 percent to $17.3 billion. After accounting adjustments, Google said it would have earned $6.57 per share, four cents below the estimates among analysts polled by FactSet. The market also had been bracing...
Kent Walker, Google's general counsel, wrote that a "statement of objections" to Google's business practices will be released Wednesday by Europe's top antitrust regulator, Margrethe Vestager. Besides outlining their belief that Google has been illegally rigging its search results to favor its own services, European regulators also may announce they are...
March 10- Google Inc's finance chief said on Tuesday that he plans to retire, the latest in a series of changes in the company's upper ranks but a move that some analysts said was unlikely to cause major disruptions. Patrick Pichette is leaving Google to go backpacking, the 52- year-old French Canadian announced in a lengthy post on his personal Google+ Web page on...
*Commercial space economy valued at $250 billion. HAIFA, Israel, March 4- Israel is embarking on a five-year mission to stake its claim on a crowded new frontier, the $250 billion a year commercial space market. China plans to build its own space station by 2022, and Google co-founder Larry Page is backing an asteroid mining company.
March 2- Bill Gates topped Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, released on Monday, with Mexican telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim Helu in second place. 6 Charles Koch $42.9 bln Up Diversified U.S. 6 David Koch $42.9 bln Up Diversified U.S. 8 Christy Walton $41.7 bln Up Wal-Mart Stores Inc U.S. 11 Alice Walton $39.4 bln Up Wal-Mart U.S. 12...
Google is a major investor in Uber, but as often happens in Silicon Valley, each company is working on products that could compete with the other’s.
America's 50 top givers in 2014 donated $9.8 billion to charity, up 27.5 percent from the top 50 gifts in 2013, according to a new report.
Google is a massive company loaded with smart people, but high-profile departures are adding up. The latest is Senior Vice President Alan Eustace.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 29- Google Inc plans to keep making ambitious and costly bets on futuristic products, even if it means shelving some of its most beloved projects. The comments by Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette during Thursday's quarterly results conference call struck a decidedly different tone from Google's talk earlier this month of Glass "...
The chief of police of Los Angeles believes Waze "poses a danger to the lives of police officers in the United States."
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos turns 51 Monday. We look at how fast he accumulated his wealth on a per-day basis, comparing that to other billionaires.
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki prepares for her fifth child, all while running the multi-billion dollar company, The Today Show reports.
Google announced on its blog on Monday that it will match every dollar of donation with two dollars in a new public giving campaign against Ebola.
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"You have to keep reorganizing to keep your teams going," says former Medtronic CEO Bill George, discussing innovation at Google after CEO Larry Page recently discussed corporate reorganization.
Plenty of Wall Street watchers were worried about the Fed. "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer sets the record straight.
Jim Cramer analyzes CEOs of Facebook, IBM, Google and Twitter. Will they make you money in the future? It all comes down to this.
NEW YORK/ SEATTLE, Oct 29- Billionaire investors in a small, Seattle- area company that aims to one day mine resources on asteroids have not been deterred by an unmanned rocket explosion that destroyed their test satellite, the company said on Wednesday. Privately held Planetary Resources counts Google Inc Chief Executive and co-founder Larry Page and Chairman...
YouTube is in the early stages of exploring new subscription services, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki told Re/code at Monday's Code/Mobile conference.