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2014-01-09 16:27:37

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google has cleaned up its social network shutting down some accounts of apparent online predators and eliminating explicit sexual content in apparent response to a complaint from Consumer Watchdog, but the Internet giant's Google+ still has a privacy design flaw that must be fixed, the public interest group said today. In a letter to CEO Larry Page and Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, Consumer Watchdog's Privacy Director...

Google CEO Schmidt Admits Social Media Mistake
2013-12-31 14:34:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Like many people, Google CEO Eric Schmidt took time at the end of the calendar year to self-reflect, and in an interview with Bloomberg TV the internet billionaire said he regretted how his company failed to seize on the social media phenomenon, ceding much of that ground to Facebook. “The biggest mistake that I made was not anticipating the rise of the social networking phenomenon — not a mistake we’re going to make again,”...

Google Execs Received Fuel Discount Meant For NASA Flights
2013-12-12 13:29:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google executives saved millions of dollars due to an improper fuel discount on private aircraft they have had sitting in a leased NASA hanger. NASA said its Ames Research Center began leasing about 70,000 square feet of space in an aircraft hangar on its property to H211 -- a private company that manages aircraft owned or leased by Google executives Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt. When property goes unused at NASA...

2013-12-12 08:33:38

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Peek.com, the innovative one-stop shop for travelers and locals to easily book amazing activities, today announces the debut of its new app, Peek: Tours & Activities, available now for iPhone and iPod touch. Launched in 2012, Peek.com is backed by prominent names in technology, including Jack Dorsey and Eric Schmidt, and features thousands of incredible activities handpicked by experts and tastemakers in 17 US cities, London and Paris. The...

Eric Schmidt
2013-11-26 06:34:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google Chairman Eric Schmidt took to Google+ on Monday to teach iPhone and iOS users how to make the switch to an Android phone, saying the Google operating system is much better and has hardware packages that far outpace Apple’s products. “Like the people who moved from PCs to Macs and never switched back, you will switch from iPhone to Android and never switch back as everything will be in the cloud, backed up, and there are...

Google's Eric Schmidt Blasts NSA Over MUSCULAR Spy Program
2013-11-04 08:02:44

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last week it was revealed that Google and Yahoo! Data centers were being infiltrated by the NSA and data transmitted between the companies and their worldwide users were being intercepted without anyone's knowledge. The evidence, first reported by the Washington Post, was leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Soon after the news broke, engineers close to Google reportedly launched a verbal offensive at the NSA. Google’s...

2013-06-20 16:28:33

LONDON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wendy and Eric Schmidt joined Ellen MacArthur to launch the Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship programme at an inaugural Schmidt-MacArthur lecture at the Royal Institution of Great Britain to a 450 strong audience of business leaders, academics, post-graduate students, and entrepreneurs. The Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship programme brings together post-graduate students and academics from leading universities across Europe, India and the US...

2013-06-06 23:04:03

With such busy lives these days most of us use social media sites - Facebook especially - as a means of keeping up with friends and former work colleagues. But as Casey Gollan goes on to explain, social media is also crucial for boosting SEO. (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 It was suspected from as far back as 2010 that social media was becoming a factor in search engine rankings. But it wasn´t until LeWeb in December 2011 that Google´s chairman Eric Schmidt finally admitted this was indeed...

CEO Larry Page Discusses Illness On His Google+ Blog
2013-05-15 13:35:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google CEO Larry Page was notably absent during last year´s I/O Developers Conference in San Francisco. Several weeks after the conference, executive chairman Eric Schmidt said Page had been recovering from an “unspecified ailment” which caused him to speak softly. One day before this year´s I/O conference got underway, Page took to his Google+ profile to openly discuss his condition for the first time....

2013-04-29 23:02:40

A 13-minute book trailer produced by the Draw Shop for Google Executives Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen provides a compelling overview of the theories these global technology leaders share in their new book, The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations, and Business. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 How are advances in technology going to shape the near future? This is the question Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen, the Director of Google Ideas, seek...