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.
Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg, seeking to boost advertising sales from mobile devices, discussed potential partnerships with Samsung Electronics Co., according to the head of the South Korean company’s handset division.
Google Inc., operator of the world’s largest Internet search engine, settled a lawsuit on the brink of trial over a plan for a stock split that shareholders claimed would unfairly allow founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin to strengthen their corporate control.
Thousands of technology, finance and manufacturing companies are working closely with U.S. national security agencies, providing sensitive information and in return receiving benefits that include access to classified intelligence, four people familiar with the process said.
Many Americans are outraged at the government for mining user data from Apple, Google, Facebook and other Silicon Valley giants. What about the actions of the companies themselves -- have they met their ethical obligations to their customers and society as a whole? Do they even have any?
U.S. technology providers from Apple Inc. to Yahoo! Inc. said they don’t give the U.S. government direct access to their systems, responding to newspaper reports of a top-secret electronic surveillance program.
News Corp.’s new comedy “The Internship” features Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, a cameo by Google Inc.’s Sergey Brin and access to the search leader’s Silicon Valley campus. It won’t be enough to turn a profit.
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.
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.