It seems the company's best days are behind it, or that Facebook is eating its lunch. But maybe Google is so far ahead of the game that we're the ones who need to catch up.
By Kevin Kelleher, contributor
What is going on with Google? Sure, today President Obama will be meeting with Eric Schmidt at a tech executive meet-up in Silicon Valley, but he almost seems an also-ran compared to the attention MOREFeb 17, 2011 1:20 PM ET
Two investors think that Google is the most undervalued of the large cap tech companies.
Daily Finance quotes Philip D. Tasho, CEO and chief investment officer at Tamaro Capital Partners, and Timothy A. Holland, a principal and co-portfolio manager at that institutional management firm as saying, "We view Google (GOOG) as the best balance of value and growth in the large-cap MORESeth Weintraub - Feb 9, 2011 11:48 AM ET
The soon to be Ex-CEO also announced Google would add 1,000 more jobs in Europe
You'll want to skip ahead to 6 minutes unless...just skip ahead.
Current Google (GOOG) CEO Eric Schmidt says that his "next decade at Google will be better than his previous decade," suggesting that he'll be sticking around for a while. He also discusses crowd-sourcing, smartphones and Google knowing what you want before you search, or MORESeth Weintraub - Jan 25, 2011 10:39 AM ET
It seems that the move may not have only ended Google's presence in China, but also Schmidt's tenure.
In a piece in the New Yorker, Googled Author Ken Auletta argues that the decision to pull Google (GOOG) out of China was the turning point for outgoing CEO Eric Schmidt in his decision to step down from the company's Chief Executive role.
According to close advisors, the Google C.E.O. was upset a year ago when MORESeth Weintraub - Jan 23, 2011 2:37 PM ET
It is safe to say that no one saw this coming, which may mean that there is some truth to Google's statements.
Every time there is change at the top of a company, customers, vendors, shareholders...just about everyone wants to know what happened. Often it isn't good news. But, buried in yesterday's management shakeup news, Google's (GOOG) earnings beat the street. Year over year growth was up almost 30%. Outside of Facebook MORESeth Weintraub - Jan 21, 2011 10:23 AM ET
A curated selection of the day's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.
During Google's earnings call yesterday, the Internet giant announced that CEO Eric Schmidt is resigning his role to focus on being Chairman, making room for co-founder Larry Page to take over as CEO. Meanwhile, Sergey Brin's title will change to co-founder. "I am enormously proud of my last decade as CEO, and I am certain that the MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 21, 2011 8:10 AM ET
Larry Page, the original Google CEO, gets his job back.
No one saw it coming. Sure the Google board, Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt knew about the executive change-up bomb they were about to drop Thursday, but for most everyone else within Google (GOOG) and without, the news of Schmidt's departure as CEO came as a complete surprise. So was it a pleasant surprise?
The short answer is, not exactly. MOREMichael V. Copeland, Senior Writer - Jan 20, 2011 9:00 PM ET
Of all of the bargains in the history of tech, this might have been the best. And it was passsed on.
The story goes: In 1999, Vinod Khosla, the founder of Khosla Ventures (and eventual partner at Kleiner Perkins) got Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin to agree to sell the company to Excite for $1 million. Excite's George Bell wasn't interested.
After Excite CEO George Bell rejected Page and Brin's $1 million price MORESeth Weintraub - Sep 29, 2010 6:17 PM ET
According to the Google founder, Steve Jobs' assessment of Google's Android entering into the iPhone's market is revisionist history.
In a briefing Thursday at the Allen & Co's Sun Valley conference, Google (GOOG) co-founder Larry Page told reporters that Steve Jobs had changed Android's history to suit Apple's (AAPL) interests. He contended that Google had been working on Android long before the iPhone was introduced.
"We had been working on Android a very long MORESeth Weintraub - Jul 9, 2010 11:31 AM ET
Fortune contributing editor David A. Kaplan and senior editor Roger Parloff got into a spirited email debate Wednesday: When it came to pulling out of China, was Google doing no evil or simply doing what was best for business? David suspected long-term profit: "By taking the action it did ... Google enhances its standing in the American imagination." Roger didn't much care about motive: "It would be like asking if MOREMar 25, 2010 11:05 AM ET
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