Schmidt: Google CEO Larry Page back in the office, recovering from mystery throat ailment

Schmidt: Google CEO Larry Page back in the office, recovering from mystery throat ailment
According to Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, the mystery throat ailment that silenced Google CEO Larry Page and kept him out of Google I/O has just about run its course. According to the Wall Street Journal, Schmidt spoke with reporters at a fireside chat with media in Sun Valley, Idaho last Thursday. Schmidt told the reporters that Page seems fine. Schmidt said that during the worse of his illness, Page was still running the company via emails and other forms of written communications.

Last month, Schmidt had warned shareholders that an ailment would prevent the 39 year old Page from attending the Google I/O developer conference and the third quarter conference call on July 19th. Now that Page has apparently regained his strength if not his speaking ability, it is unclear if the CEO will attend this Thursday's call with analysts. He was able to speak softly during a meeting last Monday at Google HQ noted Schmidt.

source: WSJ via PCMag

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15 Comments

1. ojdidit84

Posts: 462; Member since: Jul 16, 2011

Giggity!

15. jmoita2

Posts: 930; Member since: Dec 23, 2011

Damn, Apple Ninjas again!!!

2. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Did apple hire an assasin?

8. zhypher_23

Posts: 195; Member since: Jun 04, 2012

Hahaha! That was a good one :DD

3. ilia1986 unregistered

He was probably poisoned by Apple. They have a tendency to silence things.

4. DocOaK17

Posts: 16; Member since: Jul 12, 2012

i think he was sued by apple cause steve jobs patented the ability to speak when he was 9 months old.

5. abhifusion

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 15, 2012

He ate a bad apple, maybe !

9. MeoCao unregistered

Hahahahahahah.....

6. OptimusOne

Posts: 694; Member since: May 22, 2012

why does anyone care this? so what if he is sick

7. akita256

Posts: 98; Member since: Jan 26, 2012

He can buy an iPhone 4S and let Siri talk for him!

12. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Or, he can let Google Now channel his thoughts. My bet is on Google Now.

10. MeoCao unregistered

This site is the best, people are so creative, especially at Apple bashing. LOL

13. DocOaK17

Posts: 16; Member since: Jul 12, 2012

Well then, Welcome to the #1 tech site. Its fun, and quite entertaining. From Jericho(formerly).

11. lubba

Posts: 1313; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

I for one will not blame on an Apple. What he shouldn't have done was swallow it too deep. It was too big for him. Damb that big Apple. What are we gonna do!

14. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

too long sitting under the desk between someone's legs...

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