SAN FRANCISCO, June 19- Shareholder activists on Wednesday urged Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces. Alphabet's top two executives, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, hold 51.3 percent of shareholder votes. The U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade...
Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19- Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces. The proposal has no realistic chance of success as Alphabet's top two executives, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, hold 51.3 percent of shareholder votes.
June 7- Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller told CNBC on Friday that the increasing corporate debt in the United States will be a problem in the event of a recession. He also weighed on the Democratic presidential candidates in the 2020 White House race, stating he does not have a problem with a higher capital gains tax supported by former Vice President...
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When Eric Gnock Fah dreamed up the idea for a new business, he headed straight to LinkedIn.
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Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt revealed the company's early hiring practices and lessons learned.
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