Google’s Eric Schmidt accused of ties with ‘shadiest of US power structures’ in WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange’s new book

By on October 27, 2014 at 12:03 PM.

Google’s Eric Schmidt accused of ties with ‘shadiest of US power structures’ in WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange’s new book

Founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange is known for publishing  many secret documents and other potentially incriminating information that has led him to be in asylum for the past two years. Now, he is back with a book titled 'When Google Met Wikieaks' and has published an extract from the book on his website giving us a fair idea of what the book entails.  Assange's write-up dismantles Google and former CEO Eric Schmidt accusing that the tech giant is more 'evil' than it wants the world to believe, despite its 'Don’t be Evil' mantra. More →
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Amazon is Google’s biggest search competitor: Eric Schmidt

By on October 14, 2014 at 6:17 PM.

Amazon is Google’s biggest search competitor: Eric Schmidt

This may come as a surprise to many, but Google finds Amazon to be its biggest competitor in online search. Of all the competing services, including its traditional rival Yahoo, and Microsoft’s Bing, the search giant finds the e-commerce juggernaut Amazon to be its biggest competitor, Google chairman Eric Schmidt told an audience in Berlin on Monday. More →
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Eric Schmidt: Competition between Apple and Google is more brutal than ever, but it is good for consumers

By on September 29, 2014 at 11:32 AM.

Eric Schmidt: Competition between Apple and Google is more brutal than ever, but it is good for consumers

Google CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of products Jonathan Rosenberg recently sat down for an interview with Bloomberg reporters to talk about their new book “How Google Works” as well as company’s relationship with competitors Apple and Amazon, and how it affects the consumer. More →
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Here’s how much Google pays to make sure Eric Schmidt sticks around

By on February 6, 2014 at 11:54 AM.

Here’s how much Google pays to make sure Eric Schmidt sticks around

Google’s former CEO and current chairman is a precious asset for the company and it shows, with Eric Schmidt now getting paid “a lot more than he did when he was running the Internet company,” Associated Press writes. According to a new document filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Google is rewarding the exec with $100 million in restricted stock, on top of a $6 million cash bonus received last year. More →
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Video: Google chairman Eric Schmidt shares his predictions for 2014

By on December 31, 2013 at 10:36 AM.

Video: Google chairman Eric Schmidt shares his predictions for 2014

Mobile, mobile and more mobile. Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt might not have a buzzy catchphrase for it like “post PC era,” but he is certainly on board with late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’s line of thinking: the future is mobile, and the future is now. ”Everyone is going to have a smartphone,” Schmidt said during a segment for Bloomberg TV in which he shared some predictions for the technology space in 2014. “The fact that so many people are connected to what is essentially a super-computer means a whole new generation of applications around entertainment, education, social life… those kinds of things.” More →
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Eric Schmidt’s guide to switching from an iPhone to an Android smartphone

By on November 25, 2013 at 12:05 PM.

Eric Schmidt’s guide to switching from an iPhone to an Android smartphone

With the holiday season almost here, Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt is doing his bit to help people decide between an Android and an iPhone. In a 1000-odd word post on Google Plus, Schmidt writes how today’s Android phones are better than iPhones and also gives a step-by-step guide to transferring one’s data from an iPhone to an Android device. More →
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Video: Schmidt claims Android is more secure than iOS, laughter ensues

By on October 9, 2013 at 2:07 PM.

Video: Schmidt claims Android is more secure than iOS, laughter ensues

Google chairman Eric Schmidt drew big laughs at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo this week but it most likely wasn’t on purpose. ZDNet reports that Schmidt told attendees are Gartner’s big IT conference that Android is “more secure than the iPhone,” which prompted laughter from the crowd. ZDNet also reports that Schmidt speculated that “in the distant future there would be an assumption that nothing is secure and that security will be devised on a per app basis for each user,” which probably wasn’t much comfort to the IT professionals in the audience. More →
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Google’s Eric Schmidt seen using the Motorola Moto X

By on July 13, 2013 at 11:10 AM.

Google’s Eric Schmidt seen using the Motorola Moto X

Motorola’s Moto X is perhaps one of the most anticipated phones of 2013, and Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside revealed a couple of months back that it would arrive in October. Over the past few months we also have seen multiple leaks, but now Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt has been pictured using the phone. More →
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Google’s Eric Schmidt predicts 1 billion active Android phones by the end of 2013

By on April 17, 2013 at 3:57 PM.

Google’s Eric Schmidt predicts 1 billion active Android phones by the end of 2013

Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt took the stage on the second day of D: Dive into Mobile conference speaking about Android while dishing out numbers and also delving into the future of the mobile platform. Schmidt predicted that the number of smartphones running on Android is expected to cross the 1 billion mark by the end of this year. More →
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“Google is my home, I loved Google Reader and use a BlackBerry”: Eric Schmidt

By on March 21, 2013 at 4:25 PM.

“Google is my home, I loved Google Reader and use a BlackBerry”: Eric Schmidt

Google is hosting its Big Tent Activate Summit in India today where Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt took questions from Alan Rusbridger, editor of The Guardian. Schmidt was candid and charming at the same time, with once even joking about the purpose of his trip to Korea. Read on to find out Schmidt's thoughts about Apple, Twitter vs Facebook, his choice of phone and much more. More →
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