It’s Larry Page’s Google Now

Posted on 04. Apr, 2011 by in Features

Warning: file_get_contents() [function.file-get-contents]: php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known in /home/thechro2/public_html/wp-content/plugins/digg-digg/include/dd-class.php on line 1202

Warning: file_get_contents( [function.file-get-contents]: failed to open stream: php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known in /home/thechro2/public_html/wp-content/plugins/digg-digg/include/dd-class.php on line 1202

flattr this!

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is leaving his post on top; he received very high marks for his performance as the company chief. Now that Larry Page is in charge, will we see any major difference? It remains to be seen whether or not Page with be the face of the company going forward since in the past he has been sparse in his public appearances. But sources say that Page now has brought on an executive assistant to help with his schedule, so perhaps he’ll be the one making those keynotes now.


If you want to have an idea as to how Page feels about the Chrome OS project, check out this video.

Page is an entrepreneur at heart, and he’s going to take some risks with projects going forward. He certainly believes that there is no reward without risk. But he also knows when to cut losses if something appears to be a failure. He learned that from one of his heroes, the famed electrical engineer and inventor Nikola Tesla. But he’d rather take the Thomas Edison approach.

“You also need some leadership skills. You don’t want to be Tesla. He was one of the greatest inventors, but it’s a sad, sad story. He couldn’t commercialize anything; he could barely fund his own research. You’d want to be more like Edison.”

Google has invested a lot of time and effort into the Chrome project, another “moat” that supports the company’s other ventures. It was recently revealed by members of the Chrome team that the browser project has really been in development since 2006, with a public launch in 2008. That would make Chrome a project that has been growing within Google for almost five years.


In that time, Google has subsequently gone on to innovate a number of things in the browser world. Most notably, the UI is much cleaner, and the overall speed of top browsers on the market has increased dramatically. New features coming down the developmental pipe include Native Client and WebGL that promotes the growing use of applications that are right inside the browser.

Google has also acquired a number of companies and intellectual property that aims to increase the value of Chrome in both the mobile and hardware spaces. The purchase of chipmaker Agnilux last year and the recent bid for $900 million of Nortel’s IP assets suggests that the company wants to be a bigger player in both of these areas.

I think now is a good time for Larry Page to be at the helm of Google. Rarely is there ever a company that is run by the founder, but when that is the case it is usually a recipe for success if the founder ends up being good at coming up with bold new ideas and delegating to other key thinkers in an organization.

If anything, Page is very ambitious and not going to hold onto the status quo. Remember, back in 1999 when Google was making no money Page envisioned Google becoming a $10 billion dollar company. Well, it’s now a $29 billion company, and has sights on someday becoming a $100 billion one.

What do you expect from Larry Page’s second tenure as Google’s CEO?

  • services sprite
  • services sprite
  • services sprite
  • services sprite
  • services sprite
  • services sprite
  • services sprite
  • services sprite
  • services sprite

Related posts:

  1. Video: Larry Page Talks Ambitious Projects, Chrome OS
  2. Video: Larry Page Talks Tech’s Future
  3. Eric Schmidt to Step Down as Google CEO in April

Tags: , , , , , , ,

13 Responses to “It’s Larry Page’s Google Now”

  1. Eldon

    13. Feb, 2014

    Wow, this paragraph is good, my sister is analyzing
    such things, therefore I am going to let know her.

  2. Hi great website! Does running a blog similar to this take a lot of work?

    I have very little understanding of computer programming however I
    was hoping to start my own blog soon. Anyways, if you have
    any suggestions or techniques for new blog owners please share.

    I know this is off subject but I simply wanted to ask. Thanks!

  3. Rolando

    09. May, 2014

    Helpful info. Lucky me I discovered your website accidentally, and
    I’m shocked why this coincidence didn’t happened in advance!
    I bookmarked it.

  4. Maryann

    19. May, 2014

    Thanks for finally talking about >It’s Larry Page’s Google Now | thechromesource – Google Chrome and Chrome OS News and Forum <Liked it!

  5. Dannielle

    06. Jun, 2014

    always i used to read smaller posts that as well clear their motive,
    and that is also happening with this paragraph which I am
    reading at this place.

  6. If some one desires to be updated with latest technologies
    therefore he must be pay a visit this web site
    and be up to date all the time.

  7. Doretha

    19. Sep, 2014

    great issues altogether, you simply gained
    a emblem new reader. What might you recommend about your
    publish that you made some days in the past? Any sure?


    28. Sep, 2014

    With havin so much written content do you ever run into any problems of plagorism or
    copyright infringement? My website has a lot of exclusive
    content I’ve either written myself or outsourced but
    it appears a lot of it is popping it up all over the web without
    my agreement. Do you know any techniques to help reduce content from being stolen? I’d definitely appreciate it.

  9. business electricty

    09. Oct, 2014

    I’m amazed, I have to admit. Seldom do I come across a blog that’s both educative and engaging, and let me tell you, you have hit
    the nail on the head. The problem is something that not enough people are
    speaking intelligently about. I am very happy that I found this during
    my hunt for something concerning this.

  10. Nice post. I used to be checking constantly this blog and
    I am impressed! Very useful info specifically the final section :) I handle such info much.

    I was looking for this particular information for a very
    lengthy time. Thanks and best of luck.

  11. Kerry

    25. Oct, 2014

    I think the admin of this site is really working hard
    for his site, since here every information is quality based information.

  12. radio

    02. Nov, 2014

    Hi there to all, the contents existing at this website are in fact amazing for people knowledge,
    well, keep up the nice work fellows.


    24. Nov, 2014

    Hello my loved one! I wish to say that this post is
    awesome, great written and include approximately all significant infos.
    I’d like to look extra posts like this .

Leave a Reply