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Google"s cofounders are stepping down from their leadership roles, but they"ll remain in control of the company (GOOGL, GOOG)

REUTERS/Kimberly White Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their day-to-day management roles, they announced on Tuesday. Sundar Pichai will take over as Alphabet CEO, while maintaining his current ro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 3rd, 2019

Google"s cofounders are stepping down from their company. Here are 43 photos showing Google"s rise from a Stanford dorm room to global internet superpower (GOOG, GOOGL)

Randi Lynn Beach/AP Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin announced on December 3 that they're stepping down from their leadership roles at the search engine's parent company, Alphabet. Google is.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 4th, 2019

Read the goodbye letter Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin wrote to announce they"re stepping down from their leadership roles at Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL)

Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their respective roles as CEO and President of Alphabet, the company announced on Tuesday. Google CEO S.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 3rd, 2019

Larry Page and Sergey Brin"s decision to step down is a "milestone" moment for Google. But some experts say it might not be as big of a deal as it sounds. (GOOG, GOOGL)

AP Analysts say Alphabet CEO Larry Page and company president Sergey Brin's decision to step down from their leadership roles.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 4th, 2019

Google cofounder Sergey Brin is stepping down as Alphabet"s president. Take a look inside his crazy, eccentric, and wildly successful life (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google cofounders Sergey Brin and Larry Page announced Tuesday they are stepping down from Alphabet, Google's parent company. Brin hel.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 3rd, 2019

Sundar Pichai is now the CEO of both Google and Alphabet. Here"s his meteoric rise, in photos. (GOOG, GOOGL)

Associated Press Sundar Pichai is now the CEO of Alphabet, Google's parent company. Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin both announced.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 3rd, 2019

Google Pay might soon become a one-stop-shop in the US, as the company reportedly plans to add merchant buttons inside the app (GOOG, GOOGL)

Vladimka production/Shutterstock Google is working on a major update to Google Pay that would allow merchants to sell goods and services within.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 12th, 2020

Google fires back at Sonos with its own lawsuit after the smart speaker company sued it over alleged patent infringement (GOOG, GOOGL, SONO)

Reuters/Yves Herman; Andrej Sokolow/Getty Images Google has countersued Sonos over alleged patent infringement, escalating a legal battle between the two companies, as first reported by The Verge and confirmed to Business Insider. "We are.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 11th, 2020

Only 2 of YouTube"s earliest employees are still at the company — here"s what YouTube"s first 10 employees are up to now (GOOG, GOOGL)

Tony Avelar/AP YouTube has come a long way since 2005. Back then, YouTube had only 10 employees, plus cofounders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen.  Most of YouTube.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 29th, 2020

Sundar Pichai doesn"t plan to move Google"s workforce entirely remote: "I expect us to need physical spaces to get people together" (GOOG, GOOGL)

REUTERS/Albert Gea Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company doesn't plan to mo.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 22nd, 2020

Analysts Applaud Alphabet Earnings: "An Incredible Advertising Business"

Shares of Google parent company Alphabet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) jumped 9% on Wednesday after the company reported a better-than-feared slowdown in revenue growth in the fi.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 29th, 2020

Analysts Applaud Alphabet Earnings: "An Incredible Advertising Business"

Shares of Google parent company Alphabet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) jumped 9% on Wednesday after the company reported a better-than-feared slowdown in revenue growth in the first quarter. Alphabet repo.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaApr 29th, 2020

Google is slashing its marketing budget by about 50% for the second half of 2020, with hiring freezes already underway in some departments (GOOG, GOOGL)

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Google is slashing its marketing budget by as much as half for the second half of 2020, it has been reported. It also has implemented a hiring freeze in certain areas of the company.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 23rd, 2020

Google says all advertisers will soon have to verify their identities in an effort to curb spam, scams, and price gouging across the web (GOOG, GOOGL)

JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images Google says all advertisers will have to verify their identity going forward, as the company tries to curb spam and other problematic ads on its platforms. The change will only apply to US advertisers at first, but Go.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 23rd, 2020

Google blocked an average of 18 million daily malicious coronavirus messages to Gmail users in the last week as hackers try to capitalize on fear and less secure remote-work setups (GOOG, GOOGL)

S3studio/Getty Images Google blocked 18 million malicious coronavirus-themed emails sent to Gmail users in the past week alone, the company said in a blog post Thursday.  In addition to malware and phishing .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2020

Google Parent Company To "Significantly" Limit New Hiring In 2020, CEO Pichai Says

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) will "significantly slow down the pace of hiring" for the rest of 2020 in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the company's chief executive officer Sundar Picha read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 15th, 2020

1,000 Google Employees Volunteer To Help Expand Sister Company"s Coronavirus Testing Program

A thousand Google LLC employees have volunteered to help with the novel coronavirus triage testing program developed by fellow Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) s read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 27th, 2020

Google tweeted a description of its coronavirus screening site hours after Trump touted it – and it sounds very different than the nationwide test Trump promised (GOOGL, GOOG)

Getty Verily, an Alphabet company, is building a website to help tri.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 13th, 2020

Google"s parent company is shutting down power-generating kite subsidiary Makani: "The road to commercialization is longer and riskier than hoped" (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google Plus/ Makani Alphabet is shutting down Makani, its power-generating kite subsidiary, a blog post from Makani CEO Fort Felker announced Tuesday.  "This.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 18th, 2020

The FTC is looking into past acquisitions by Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Google-parent Alphabet as it ramps up antitrust inquiries (AMZN, GOOG, GOOGL, FB, AAPL, MSFT)

REUTERS/File Photos The Federal Trade Commission asked Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and Google's parent company for information on past acquisitions, it said in a press release Tuesday. The .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 11th, 2020

Google "People Operations" Head Steps Down As Company Faces Mounting Employee Protests

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOG) subsidiary Google's vice president for "people operations" is departing from the role, Fortune reported Monday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 11th, 2020