Latest Eric E. Schmidt Stories

2012-07-13 12:31:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google´s CEO Larry Page has been notably absent at the ℠plex in recent weeks, and even missed this year´s developer conference in San Francisco, Google I/O. Page has been recovering from an “unspecified ailment,” according to Reuters, though he was able to make it back to the office on Monday. Page´s ailment had caused him to lose his voice, missing this year´s annual shareholders meeting. Though...

Two-Thirds Of World Still Not Connected To Internet
2012-06-20 12:10:25

Eric Schmidt, Google´s Executive Chairman, this week spoke about the haves and the have-nots during a speech at an annual Israeli conference sponsored by President Shimon Peres, writes Dara Kerr for CNET. Schmidt focused on the fact that most people on Earth aren´t benefiting from technology´s enormous advances over the past few years. “The world wide web has yet to live up to its name,” he said. “Technology does not produce miracles, but connectivity, even...

2012-05-24 19:07:38

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Last August, Google CEO Chairman Eric Schmidt gave a lecture at the Edinburgh International Television Festival where he announced a partnership with UK´s National Film and TV School to train young film-makers. Then, he started criticizing the countries education system. "Your IT curriculum focuses on teaching how to use software, but gives no insight into how it's made. That is just throwing away your great computing heritage," he said, according to...

Google's Eric Schmidt Earned More Than $100M in 2011
2012-04-23 04:32:22

A regulatory filing has revealed that, when former Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt assumed his new role as Executive Chairman, he received a sizable pay raise in the process. According to Wall Street Journal reports published Friday, Schmidt left behind the "symbolic" $1 annual salary he received in his old position and earned $1.25 million in his new position, according to documents filed by the Menlo Park, California-based company. Furthermore, a Saturday article by Ari Levy and...

Jobs Claimed He Would Destroy Android
2011-10-21 10:52:03

The Associated Press (AP) reports that Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography claims that Jobs said he would "destroy Android." According to the report, Jobs said he would destroy the Google smartphone operating system because "it's a stolen product." He said he would "spend every penny of Apple's $40 billion in the bank" to right this wrong. The news agency obtained an early copy of the Isaacson book, which is derived from many interviews Isaacson had with Jobs before he died on...

Senate Subcommittee Questioning Google's Dominance Wednesday
2011-09-21 09:24:56

   A Senate Judiciary subcommittee will be examining Google Chairman Eric Schmidt on Wednesday after whether the company abused its Internet search dominance. The former CEO of the Internet powerhouse will answer questions from senators about whether the company used its dominance to help position itself over rival products. Google controls about 60 percent of the search market in the U.S., and some businesses have complained that Google is giving its own products...

2011-07-08 17:04:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee in September the committee said today. The announcement comes after an intensive campaign by Consumer Watchdog to require Schmidt's sworn testimony before Congress that included two widely viewed satirical videos. Watch the satirical video "Mr. Schmidt goes to Washington," which debuted last January in Washington...

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