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March 3- Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 5- Google Inc executive Susan Wojcicki has been appointed new head of the company's YouTube video business, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 4- Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt will be awarded $100 million in restricted stock units, the company said on Tuesday, marking the second time in less than three years that the Internet company's former chief executive officer has received an equity award of that size.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 13- Google Inc took its biggest step to go deeper into consumers' homes, announcing a $3.2 billion deal to buy smart thermostat and smoke alarm-maker Nest Labs Inc, scooping up a promising line of products and a prized design team led by the "godfather" of the iPod.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 13- Google Inc announced plans to acquire smart thermostat maker Nest Labs Inc for $3.2 billion, signaling the Internet company's intention to expand into a broader array of devices and bringing valuable hardware design expertise in-house.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 13- Google Inc on Monday announced plans to acquire Nest Labs Inc, a maker of smart thermostats and smoke alarms, for $3.2 billion, signaling the Internet company's intention to expand into a broader array of devices and bringing valuable hardware design expertise in-house.
Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, breaks down Google's internet properties, discusses the tech giant's robotics move and where co-founder Larry Page is focused next.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 11- The company that manages a fleet of airplanes owned and leased by Google Inc executives Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt improperly bought fuel from the government at below-market rates, for a savings of up to $5.3 million according to a report released by the NASA Inspector General on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, Dec 4- A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday closely questioned Google's claim that Oracle does not enjoy copyright protection over certain parts of the Java programming language.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 4- Google Inc has quietly acquired more than a half-dozen companies for a new robotics groups led by Andy Rubin, formerly in charge of Google's popular mobile software, according to a report in the New York Times on Wednesday. A Google spokeswoman declined to comment.
Two firms have announced plans to send missions to asteroids within the next three years in order to mine the ore and metals on the space rocks.
LONDON, Nov 21- Mining in space is moving from science fiction to commercial reality but metals magnates on this planet need not fear a mountain of extraterrestrial supply- the aim is to fuel human voyages deeper into the galaxy.
Facebook's IPO went down in history as a mess, but its not the only tech company that has had somewhat of an embarrassing IPO moment.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 17- Google Inc's quarterly results beat Wall Street's expectations as the Internet search giant expanded its mobile and overseas businesses while keeping ad-rate declines in check, sending its shares to a record high.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 17- Google Inc's quarterly results beat Wall Street's expectations as the Internet search giant expanded its mobile business while keeping ad-rate slides in check, offsetting deepening losses from Motorola.
Google reported earnings and revenue that blew past expectations. Shares rose more than 5% after-hours.
The previously unknown extent of Rizvi's involvement in Twitter comes as the eight-year-old company prepares for Silicon Valley's biggest coming-out-party since Facebook Inc in 2012..
MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept 26- Google Inc has overhauled its search algorithm, the foundation of the Internet's dominant search engine, to better cope with the longer, more complex queries it has been getting from Web users.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18- Google Inc said it plans to set up a new company called Calico, headed by Apple Inc and Genentech Chairman Art Levinson, to develop technologies to tackle health issues related to aging.
The richest 400 Americans are richer than they were last year, and the young are accumulating wealth at a faster clip than their boomer counterparts.