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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...

Google's UK Tax Bill For 2011 Defended By Executive Eric Schmidt
2013-04-22 10:09:21

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There are two things in life you can´t avoid — death and taxes. As many Americans filed their yearly income tax last Monday it is just proof that it is all but unavoidable. Just as many individual filers look for loopholes in the tax code as do large multinational corporations. But the question that comes up is just how “legal” some of those loopholes might be, given what a large company ends up paying in...

Wikileaks Publishes Secret Meeting Between Assange and Google CEO
2013-04-19 10:18:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google´s executive chairman Eric Schmidt is about to release a new book entitled “The New Digital Age” with geopolitical advisor and former Secretary of State staffer Jared Cohen. The book is said to offer an in-depth examination of the role technology will play in the coming decades. Of course one can´t write a book about the coming era without engaging a few leaders and forward thinkers in the ongoing...

Google Chief Speaks Out Against Drones
2013-04-15 08:24:30

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Drones, or unmanned flying vehicles, have many uses and are being deployed in many different areas around the world. In a recent interview with the Guardian, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said he´s uncomfortable with how widespread their use has become and urged for stricter regulations. In his subscription-only interview with UK´s The Guardian, Schmidt also said he was worried about terrorists getting their...

Schmidt To Sell Off 42-Percent Of Google Stock
2013-02-10 06:22:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google Chairman Eric Schmidt is reportedly planning to sell off a sizable portion of his stake in the company, according to various media reports published over the weekend. Schmidt, who ran the Mountain View, California-based technology giant for a decade before stepping down in 2011, is looking to sell off 42-percent of his shares in the popular search engine, Dominic Rushe of The Guardian said Friday. That would equate to as...

Eric Schmidt
2013-02-03 06:39:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A forthcoming new book penned by Google´s Eric Schmidt has called China “the most sophisticated and prolific” hacker of foreign companies, according to a variety of media reports published late last week. Furthermore, in the forthcoming book, the Mountain View, California-based company´s executive chairman calls the Asian nation “the world´s most active and enthusiastic filterer of...

Google CEO Message To North Korea: Accept Internet Or Face Economic Decline
2013-01-10 13:02:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google Chairman Eric Schmidt returned from a four-day visit to North Korea on Thursday with a challenge for the East Asian country and its leader, Kim Jong-un: accept the Internet, or risk further economic decline. “As the world becomes increasingly connected, their decision to be virtually isolated is very much going to affect their physical world, their economic growth and so forth and it will make it harder for them to...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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