CEOs express concern that wide-ranging activities have undermined the trust of their users
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Friday 10 July 2009
Eric Schmidt spent his first six years as Google's CEO resisting a push by the company's co-founders to develop their own operating system for personal computers.
Monday 29 June 2009
Google has vowed to heal the rift with newspaper publishers facing up to the digital age, rejecting claims that it is an "internet vampire". The internet search portal's comments came after Les Hinton, the chief executive of The Wall Street Journal, last week criticised Google for "sucking the blood" out of the newspaper business.
Monday 25 May 2009
“It’s very difficult to make money from a story about a tragedy or murder or so forth,” Google’s Eric Schmidt on the great dilemma for news businesses
Tuesday 19 May 2009
Twitter is working on various ways to make money from its fast-growing microblogging service, but advertising is an option that is not currently being considered.
Friday 08 May 2009
Google CEO Eric Schmidt says he doesn't plan to resign from Apple's board despite a government inquiry into whether the ties between the two companies violate antitrust law.
Thursday 26 February 2009
Apple CEO Steve Jobs still expects to return from his medical leave at the end of June, according to an Apple director who responded to an investor at the company's annual shareholder meeting.
Monday 09 February 2009
Conservative leader David Cameron today announced the establishment of an economic recovery committee to devise policies to help Britain out of recession.
Friday 23 January 2009
Google Inc's quarterly earnings beat Wall Street forecasts as strong advertising sales on its self-branded websites helped the Internet leader defy the gloom pervading the tech sector.
Wednesday 03 December 2008
Times are hard indeed when even Google, the undisputed leader in company perks, is cutting back.
Friday 17 October 2008
Google profits surpassed Wall Street quarterly forecasts, sending its shares up more than 10 percent as the Internet search and advertising leader held deepening economic gloom at bay.
Tuesday 09 September 2008
When Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google on September 7, 1998, they had little more than their ingenuity, four computers and an investor's $100,000 bet on their belief that an internet search engine could change the world.
Friday 18 July 2008
Google raised fears for the first time that the weakening economy could affect the heretofore soaring growth rate of online advertising spending. Eric Schmidt, the search engine giant's chief executive, warned last night that the company was facing "a more challenging economic environment", compound-ing investors' negative reaction to disappointing profit figures for the last three months.
Friday 18 April 2008
Google Inc. tweaked its online advertising formula and accelerated its growth outside the United States to produce a first-quarter profit that surpassed analysts' predictions, alleviating some of the economic worries battering its stock this year.
Saturday 12 April 2008
Frank Quattrone, the dotcom investment banker who fought off corruption allegations, has been hired by Google to advise it on its future strategy, confirming his re-emergence as a power player in Silicon Valley.
Wednesday 11 August 1999
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