Items tagged with Larry-Page

Here’s an unsurprising factoid: Billionaires don’t understand what it’s like to not have enough money, especially when they’ve been rich virtually their entire adult lives. Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page sat down for a “fireside chat” at the Khosla Ventures CEO Summit, and they shared their thoughts on, among other thing, the present and future of the human workforce. The conversation flowed that way naturally, and host Vinod Khosla asked an interesting question about the “machine-learning revolution” and how human jobs are being replaced.... Read more...
Charlie Rose sat down with Google’s Larry Page to talk turkey about the present and future of Google and technology at a TED talk, and the main takeaway is that the most exciting innovations are yet to come. If there was any doubt about Google’s intentions in the AI space, making computers smarter, Page made it clear how Google sees things shaping up in the years to come. “Computing’s kind of a mess,” he said. “Your computer doesn’t know where you are, what you know, what you’re doing. We’re trying to make devices work, to understand your context... Read more...
Apple recently hit the 50 billion app download mark with its App Store; Google just did the same. Apple did it in five years; Google did it (between the Android Market and Google Play store) in four. Further, Mashable says that Google CEO Larry Page noted that the company has paid out more money to Android app developers in the first half of 2013 than it did in all of 2012. This of course follow news that Google pulled in a cool $14 billion in Q2, not to mention the fact that 1.5 million Android devices are currently being activated every day (with 1 billion total activated Android devices within... Read more...
Google CEO Larry Page is a rare man, having co-created Google with pal Sergey Brin and kept the company constantly evolving into one of the most important tech companies in history, but he also has a rare affliction: His vocal chords are partially paralyzed. In a Google+ post, Page described how after a bad cold some 14 years ago, his voice became permanently hoarse, which was due to left vocal cord paralysis that may have been damaged by the virus he had. Although he was told that experiencing paralysis of the other vocal cord is extremely rare, last summer his right vocal cord became somewhat... Read more...
To hear Google CEO Larry Page tell it, the man responsible for the birth of Android as we know it is Andy Rubin, who brought the idea of a standards-based mobile operating system to Google in 2004. Since then, Android has of course become the world’s most-used mobile OS, and it can be found running on all manner of devices great and small. Before Rubin’s innovation, said Page in a blog post, “It was extremely painful developing services for mobile devices. We had a closet full of more than 100 phones and were building our software pretty much device by device. It was nearly impossible... Read more...