Larry Page: Can't we all just get along?

Larry Page wishes Google’s competitors could be more, well, collegial.

In an extensive interview with Fortune, the search engine giant’s CEO talked about Google’s relationship with Apple, Amazon and other companies. Page said that he wished Google’s competitors would just play nice, but instead — and through no fault of Google’s — they won’t.

“I think it would be nice if everybody would get along better and the users didn’t suffer as a result of other people’s activities,” he told Fortune. “I try to model that. We try pretty hard to make our products be available as widely as we can. That’s our philosophy. I think sometimes we’re allowed to do that. Sometimes we’re not.”

Somehow I think Apple and Google’s other rivals have a little bit different take on the search engine giant and its motives and methods.

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Troy writes the Tech Files column as the Personal Technology Columnist at the San Jose Mercury News. He also covers the digital media, mobile and video game industries and writes occasionally about Apple, chips, social networking and other aspects of technology. Previously, Troy covered Apple and the consumer electronics industry. Prior to joining the Mercury News, Troy reported on technology, business and financial issues for TheStreet.com and CNET News.com.