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June 3- Three Google Inc compensation committee members were re-elected on Wednesday, the technology company said at its annual meeting, despite a challenge from a high-profile proxy adviser that raised concerns over executive pay. Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services had recommended that Google shareholders withhold votes for the three...
June 3- Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services recommended that Google Inc's shareholders withhold votes for all three directors on the company's compensation committee, saying "mega grants" provided to Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and Chief Business Officer Omid Kordestani were "problematic." Kordestani, who was re-hired in October to...
June 3- Proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended that Google Inc's shareholders withhold votes for all three directors on the company's compensation committee, saying "mega grants" provided to the executive chairman and chief business officer were "problematic." Google, which holds its annual meeting later on Wednesday, awarded...
Google Ventures wants to save the world, one startup at a time
The World Economic Forum has named its "Young Global Leaders"--including many financial types--and expect them to be forces for global good.
An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure Larry Page and Sergey Brin retain control of the company could cost Google more than $500 million.
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.
Australia has never been known as a tech hub. But Aussie software companies are making waves in the U.S. and raising piles of cash.
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...
Some big tech names were missing from President Obama's cybersecurity event on Friday.
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.
Built for longevity, these stocks have one or more of the following: a deep moat, an energetic leader, steady and growing cash flows, and multiple revenue streams.
"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.