You know, we always have these debates: We have all this money, we have all these people, why aren’t we doing more stuff? You may say that Apple only does a very, very small number of things, and that’s working pretty well for them. But I find that unsatisfying. I feel like there are all these opportunities in the world to use technology to make people’s lives better. At Google we’re attacking maybe 0.1 percent of that space. And all the tech companies combined are only at like 1 percent. That means there’s 99 percent virgin territory. Investors always worry, “Oh, you guys are going to spend too much money on these crazy things.” But those are now the things they’re most excited about—YouTube, Chrome, Android. If you’re not doing some things that are crazy, then you’re doing the wrong things.
Larry Page (Google CEO) – Wired “Google’s Larry Page on Why Moon Shots Matter”
Woah! That is a statement. Google is an awesome company. If they manage just to make one moon shot, they will become much bigger then Apple. I’m pondering with the idea to buy some Google shares since a couple of months. Google is doing a lot of things right and has some pretty big shots in it’s portfolio with Android, Chrome, Apps, Youtube, Maps, Play,…The interview with Larry is just confirming my bullish view on Google.