The majority of Page's fortune is held in Google, the publicly traded search engine company he co-founded with Sergey Brin in 1998. Page is the company's CEO, a title he claimed from billionaire Eric Schmidt in 2011. Together, Brin and Page own about 16 percent of the company. Page has sold more than $3.5 billion of Google stock since 2004.
Following Google’s marathon news conference yesterday, the convention center in San Francisco was buzzing over the new streaming-music service and the Galaxy S4 phone without the modified Android software from Samsung Electronics, which is unpopular among some geeks.
Google Inc. shares rose to a record after the company unveiled a subscription music-streaming service and overhauled its online maps, part of several product updates aimed at attracting more users and advertisers.
Google Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Page disclosed a health condition that can result in hoarse speech and labored breathing, though according to doctors won’t impede him from running the Web-search provider.
Lawyers who want to interview Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg as part of lawsuit alleging that seven technology companies broke antitrust laws should seek a court order compelling her to cooperate, a federal judge said.
Elon Musk, the California billionaire who leads Tesla Motors Inc., said the electric-car maker is considering adding driverless technology to its vehicles and discussing the prospects for such systems with Google Inc.