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Google announced Tuesday that it is "pausing" its Fiber operations in ten cities. Google Fiber will remain in cities that Google has already laid the infrastructure for, but Alphabet is putting a halt on future development. Google will also be laying off nine per cent of its Fiber team, according to Ars Technica. The CEO of Google Access, Craig Barratt, is also stepping down.

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"Hey lil' mama, can I buy Twitter for a few million?" is a thing that Google co-founder Larry Page might have said to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. But Page reportedly whispered an offer to acquire Twitter into Dorsey's ear in a closed blinds meeting a few years ago.

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For years, Person of Interest has been right on the cutting edge between commenting on current events and speculating about the future. With its final season, the show is depicting a futuristic nightmare — and yet, it's also more topical than ever before. We talked to producers Jonathan Nolan and Greg Plageman, and they told us the real villain of Person of Interest is Facebook.

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One day in July 2001, Larry Page decided to fire Google’s project managers. All of them. It was just five years since Page, then a 22-year-old graduate student at Stanford, was struck in the middle of the night with a vision. In it, he somehow managed to download the entire Web and by examining the links between the pages he saw the world’s information in an entirely new way.

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Much has been said about the demise of Google Reader and whether a decline in users ultimately killed off the much-loved product. But according to a new report from Buzzfeed, Larry Page and other higher-ups at Google simply didn't care for the product, so it was taken behind the barn.

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Larry Page doesn't accept 10 per cent better, nor does he accept 50 per cent, 100 per cent or 500 per cent better. In an era of modest revision, the Google co-founder expects his company's products to outperform the status quo by no less than 10 times. Because how else are you going to change the world?

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A mysterious planetary project backed by a high-profile group of individuals — director James Cameron, Google executives Larry Page and Eric Schmidt, and politician Ross Perot's son, among others — will be revealed on April 24 in a conference-call unveiling of space exploration company Planetary Resources.