Those automated cars that Google is building aren't anything new – in fact, Google Co-founder Larry Page almost chose to forgo web search and ranking to work on a Ph.D. project in automated cars.
Here's a little tidbit of information from a talk Page gave at a Faculty Summit in 2009. He told the audience that he had to choose from three different academic areas to focus his study at Stanford: Telepresence (Google MORESeth Weintraub - Mar 22, 2011 12:28 AM ET
Starting with the fact that he's $176 million poorer on paper than he was a month ago
According to the current issue of Forbes, Steve Jobs is the 34th richest person in the U.S. and tied for 110th in the world, having climbed 40 spots in the magazine's annual list of the world's billionaires.
But where does that wealth come from, and how does it compare with other tech luminaries? Let's take MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 11, 2011 7:54 AM ET
Google has an enterprise division? Yes, and here's how they're using every asset the company has, from Apps to Android, to beat the big players.
Dave Girouard first joined Google seven years ago, back when the search company wasn't even on the radar of corporate customers. Girouard now serves as president of Google's (GOOG) enterprise division, a fast-growing (though still tiny) part of the company's business. Over three million corporate customers MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Mar 10, 2011 10:32 AM ET
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
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