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2009-06-26 15:10:22

On Friday, Google's chief executive, Eric Schmidt, said he expects the U.S. economy to recover this autumn. He added that the worst of the economic meltdown is over and it is "reasonable to be optimistic about 2010." He was speaking at the Cannes Lions advertising festival in southern France when he said that U.S. jobless claims indicate "the beginning of the bottom." "The rate of jobless claims is decreasing although the absolute number is increasing," he explained. Reuters reported that...

2009-06-23 08:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading provider of marketing, merchandising and statistical information to the beverage alcohol industry, The Beverage Information Group announces the addition of beer suppliers to its recently released 2009 Spirits, Wine and Beer Marketers Handbook, formerly known as the Wine & Spirits Industry Marketing Handbook. The updated, expanded and online handbook lists spirits, wine and now beer suppliers by name, title, company name, address, phone,...

2009-05-21 21:26:51

Google Chief Executive Officer Eric Schmidt, in an interview with Financial Times, said the company considered buying a newspaper and decided against it. In the interview published Wednesday, Schmidt said his company, as a platform to reach other Web sites, wants to avoid crossing the line between technology and content. Other news stories have suggested Google is considering partnerships with news organizations or possible investments in them. There have also been suggestions that some...

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2009-05-19 12:59:52

Google Inc CEO and chairman Eric Schmidt addressed some 6,000 graduates on Monday with unexpected advice: "turn off your computer." You're actually going to have to turn off your phone and discover all that is human around us," Schmidt said while speaking at the commencement ceremony of the University of Pennsylvania. "Nothing beats holding the hand of your grandchild as he walks his first steps," he added. Schmidt received an honorary doctor of science degree during the ceremony, as the...

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2009-05-08 11:05:00

Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt is showing no concern over government regulatory scrutiny of his role on the board of Apple Inc., confidently asserting that the inquiry will not find any evidence of violation of antitrust laws. He says he expects more criticism from around the world and that the recent attention has caused the company to pay closer attention to their approach to particular business issues. Schmidt told reporters that he has not considered withdrawing from the board of...

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2009-04-08 10:23:33

Google Inc's Chief Executive Eric Schmidt shared some advice to newspaper owners at an annual industry conference in San Diego on Tuesday. The dwindling numbers of newspaper sales are primarily the result of the proliferation of fast-paced news available on the Web, and the struggling economy doesn't help either. While acknowledging the importance of the press in a democratic society, Schmidt told newspaper owners they need to think of innovative ways to connect with their audience. "If I...

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2009-03-25 10:22:07

Chief Executive, Eric Schmidt, along with the other Co-founders at the California-based Internet giant, Google, each took home a meager one dollar paycheck last year, according to a filing with US regulators, the Associated Free Press accounted.  The executive trio, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Schmidt maintained their standard one-dollar annual paychecks even though the tight economy has depleted billions of dollars from their Google stock holdings.  Google commented in a proxy...

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2009-03-05 13:15:00

Google's Chief Executive Eric Schmidt said on Wednesday that the company plans to let its cash "pile up" as it weathers an economic recession, but doesn't expect to see a fall in revenue, Reuters reported. Schmidt said Google would only use its $8.6 billion cash cushion for "very very conservative investments" and is unlikely to start a dividend during the recession. He told the New York Times at the ECO:nomics conference in Santa Barbara, California, the company had discussed a dividend...

2008-12-19 14:45:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google should offer users of its search engine the ability to leave no personal data on the Internet giant's servers, the nonpartisan, nonprofit Consumer Watchdog said today and asked for a meeting with Google's chairman to discuss the group's privacy concerns.   In a letter to Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Consumer Watchdog President Jamie Court and Policy Advocate John M. Simpson noted that the search engine Ask.Com offers the...

2008-10-17 12:00:06

Google has defied the skeptics. The Web search leader reported third-quarter earnings that far exceeded the expectations of analysts, especially those who thought the company might finally fall victim to the slumping economy. Thanks largely to having contained costs better than in previous quarters, Google reported on Oct. 16 that profit rose 26%, to $1.35 billion, significantly higher than analysts had predicted. Sales jumped 31%, to $5.54 billion. Relieved investors propelled the stock...