"Larry Page returned to the helm of Google to find it bloated, unwieldy and hard to move quickly. He’s working to change all that." source: NYT
Page seems to be on a cursade to streamline Google before it becomes nessacary and thus avoid future crisis. He's canceling projects and encourging more talk and less email as a way to get more done. It will be interesting to see how Google does not that only one person is running things and not the three person team that was in charge for all these years.