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Elizabeth Warren congratulates Google's outgoing Larry Page with fun reminder that he can't hide from Congress

6 monthes ago   |   By Fast Company

Retirement “will not exempt you from accountability,” Warren said.
Larry Page may be halfway out the door with Oakleys on now that he's no longer CEO of Alphabet, but make no mistake: Page and his cofounder, Sergey Brin, still call the shots when it comes to the pair's voting control over Google.
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The last major public speech from Google cofounder Larry Page offers a fascinating hint at what he could do next

The last major public speech from Google cofounder Larry Page offers a fascinating hint at what he could do next

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

On Tuesday, Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin announced that they're exiting leadership roles at Google's parent company, Alphabet.
Though both will remain on the board and, together, retain a majority vote in the company , they are no longer actively managing Google's parent company, Alphabet.
After over 20 years at Google, it's unclear what the two billionaires will do with their time and they're not saying just yet.
But in 2013, Google cofounder Larry Page made a rare appearance on stage at the company's annual developer's conference. In a freewheeling Q&A afterward, he...
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Culture-not products or moonshots-is Sundar Pichai's biggest challenge

6 monthes ago   |   By Fast Company

Giving Google's CEO control of Alphabet makes eminent sense. But dealing with the company's current cultural breakdown will require everything he's got.
The last time that Larry Page tweaked his job responsibilities at Google-by creating a new holding company called Alphabet and focusing his energy on “moonshot” projects while Sundar Pichai ran Google-it was one of the most genuinely shocking moments I can remember in big-tech history. Four years later, Page is stepping down as Alphabet CEO , with Pichai succeeding him in that role as well as keeping his post at Google. Along with...
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Alphabet, ConocoPhillips rise while Instructure, G-III fall

6 monthes ago   |   By Chron

NEW YORK - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday:
Alphabet Inc., up $24.20 to $1,318.94
Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are relinquishing their executive positions in Google's parent company.
Expedia Group Inc., up $6.17 to $105.56
CEO Mark Okerstrom and CFO Alan Pickerill resigned at the request of the company's board.
HP Inc., up 41 cents to $20.04
Activist investor Carl Icahn wrote an open letter to HP's board urging it to consider a takeover proposal from Xerox.
G-III Apparel Group Inc., down 62 cents to $27.89
The women's clothing company, whose...
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Warren calls for Larry Page testimony, despite change of guard at Alphabet

6 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

United States Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Wednesday that she still expects Larry Page to testify in Congress, a day after he stepped down as chief executive of Alphabet Inc , Google's parent company.
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Elizabeth Warren just tweeted at Larry Page that Congress will still hold him accountable for Google, regardless of his job title

Elizabeth Warren just tweeted at Larry Page that Congress will still hold him accountable for Google, regardless of his job title

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin announced Tuesday they would step down from their executive roles at the tech giant's parent company Alphabet.
US presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, who has made regulating big tech a cornerstone of her campaign, tweeted that lawmakers would continue to hold Page accountable for the company's business practices because of his majority control of the voting power, regardless of his title.
Warren also said she still expected Page to testify about the company before Congress.
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