Google Restructuring As Part Of New Holding Company 'Alphabet'Google is changing its operating structure and will become part of a holding company called Alphabet.
Google 's Eric Schmidt Backs Uber-Style Helicopter Service For EliteGoogle Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has joined a group of executives backing an Uber-style mobile app for the luxury chopper crowd, called Blade. The startup was launched a year ago to get New Yorkers to the Hamptons in a matter of minutes.
Google Exec Says Google Glass Is Too Important To AbandonDespite the controversy and backlash over the Google Glass wearable computer, the company’s executive chairman said the project is too important to scrap and that the company is working on releasing an all-new version.
Google Exec Eric Schmidt Urges Congress For More H-1B Visas, Says It Would Help EconomyThe executive chairman at Google urged Congress on Wednesday to increase the number of high-skilled work visas made available to foreigners and to deal with other immigration issues later on.
Google’s Eric Schmidt Called Out For Repeatedly Interrupting Woman Tech Leader During Diversity Talk At SXSWGoogle executive chairman Eric Schmidt was called out for his behavior on a talk about diversity and tech at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, after repeatedly interrupting the only woman on the panel.
Judge Rejects $324.5M Settlement Of Silicon Valley Hiring LawsuitA federal judge rejected as too low a $324.5 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit alleging Google and Apple conspired with several other technology companies to block their top workers from getting better job offers.
60,000 Tech Workers To Average $4,000 In Settlement Of Silicon Valley Hiring LawsuitNearly 60,000 high-tech workers are likely to receive an average of $4,000 apiece in a settlement of a class-action lawsuit alleging Apple and Google conspired in an illegal cartel of Silicon Valley employers that secretly refused to recruit each other's engineers.
Google, Apple, Intel, Adobe Settle High-Tech Workers' LawsuitGoogle, Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and other highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another.
Another Year, Another $1 Salary For Google Co-FoundersGoogle paid co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin their customary $1 salaries last year while Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt's compensation more than doubled to $19.3 million.
Audit Finds Google Execs Got Improper Jet Fuel Discounts Worth MillionsA government report has determined a fleet of aircraft owned by Google's founders and former CEO received improper discounts on jet fuel that saved the three billionaires up to $5.3 million.
Google Chairman Calls NSA’s Alleged Spy Practices 'Outrageous'Google’s executive chairman has called the alleged spy tracking of communication data by the National Security Agency “outrageous” and potentially illegal, according to a published report.
Google Paying Bonuses Totaling $15 Million To 4 Top ExecsGoogle is paying nearly $15 million in bonuses to four of the Internet search company's top executives for their performances last year.