Google: "PENDING LARRY QUOTE"

Business quote of the day.

Google, on mahogany. Photograph: Getty Images

I'm sorry for the scramble earlier today.                                                                                                              

Google chief executive Larry Page, after the web giant published its third-quarter to the market results early by mistake. The results were published with the words "PENDING LARRY QUOTE" at the beginning.  Shares in Google fell 9 per cent after the error, which led to trading being suspended for two-and-half hours while Google worked to rectify the error.

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