CEO Jeff Bezos, who owns 83,921,121 of Amazon shares, made a paper gain of more than $8 billion as shares spiked nearly 18 percent after hours.» Read More
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...
Google Ventures wants to save the world, one startup at a time
Woman mislabeled as mistress of Google co-founder sues People magazine for libel. New York judge determined case will move forward.
An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure Larry Page and Sergey Brin retain control of the company could cost Google more than $500 million.
TEL AVIV/ FRANKFURT, March 12- Two years after scientists cooked up the first test tube beef hamburger, researchers in Israel are working on an even trickier recipe: the world's first lab-grown chicken. Professor Amit Gefen, a bioengineer at Tel Aviv University, has begun a year-long feasibility study into manufacturing chicken in a lab, funded by a non-profit...
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...
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.
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.
Just in time for the holidays, Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon for people with tremors.
With the delayed roll out of Google Glass and departure of many developers, the highly-hyped gadget is losing its charm even among early adopters.
YouTube is in the early stages of exploring new subscription services, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki told Re/code at Monday's Code/Mobile conference.
The facts of Google's first 10 years are impressive.
Google's unorthodox auction-style IPO was intended to be the future of companies going public. Then it wasn't. Here's why.
Ten years after Google's IPO, CNBC's Bob Pisani says the auction was a disaster and many weren't sure what it did or how Google would fly as a listed company.
Facebook's record close on Thursday, fueled by earnings, added $1.6 billion to CEO Mark Zuckerberg's bottom line. USA Today reports.
Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora is leaving the company, which financial analysts said is a significant loss for the search giant.