Stories tagged with Larry Page

Alphabet Inc. - the new billionaires’ club

By Laurie Bennett   |   October 31, 2015 at 4:02am   |   0 Comments

When Google restructured this year to create Alphabet as its new parent company, it drew praise from investors and analysts.

Billionaire investors want to redefine ‘natural resources’

By Laurie Bennett   |   April 24, 2012 at 6:48am   |   0 Comments

An impressive group of prospectors plans to mine space.

Google’s top execs get $6 million in bonuses

By Carol Eisenberg   |   March 4, 2009 at 10:30am   |   0 Comments

Google engineers may have gotten smartphones rather than cash bonuses last year, but not so the company’s top executives.

The people behind the X Prize

By Gary Jacobson   |   September 15, 2007 at 8:00am   |   0 Comments

If a robotic rover soon cavorts on the surface of the moon, you can trace its genesis to a gala fundraiser held at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., last March.

Hosted by Google co-founder Larry Page, the event raised $2.7 million for the X Prize Foundation. Page is a trustee.

Attendees included Tipper Gore, Sir Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington and Robin Williams. The actor/comedian, whose roles have included a space alien as well as a short-term president-elect of the United States, brought down the house with an impromptu routine.

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