Eric Schmidt finally accepts he uses an iPhone, but says Samsung’s smartphones are better

By on May 25, 2016 at 2:37 PM.

Eric Schmidt finally accepts he uses an iPhone, but says Samsung’s smartphones are better

Tech industry titans Tim Cook and Eric Schmidt took their battle for corporate domination to the heart of Europe seeking to win over new startups and IT enthusiasts. In a rare move, Apple chief executive Cook and his bitter rival, Alphabet boss Schmidt appeared at the opening day of a seminar organised in Amsterdam for the week-long Startup Europe Fest -- although they did not take the stage together. More →
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Eric Schmidt of Alphabet to head Pentagon’s innovation board

By on March 3, 2016 at 11:47 AM.

Eric Schmidt of Alphabet to head Pentagon’s innovation board

Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet -- the parent company of Google -- has been picked by Pentagon to head a new advisory board on defence innovation. Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook announced on Wednesday in Washington DC that Defence Secretary Ash Carter met Schmidt during the annual RSA Security Conference in San Francisco, Xinhua reported. Schmidt will be the chairman of the first Department of Defense Innovation Advisory Board and will work with Carter to select up to 12 members of the board. More →
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PM Narendra Modi visits Google headquaters for an interaction with Sundar Pichai, Larry Page and Eric Schmidt

By on September 28, 2015 at 10:31 AM.

PM Narendra Modi visits Google headquaters for an interaction with Sundar Pichai, Larry Page and Eric Schmidt

After his townhall style question-answer session at Facebook, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited the Google headquarters for an interaction with CEO Sundar Pichai, and Google co-founders Larry Page and Eric Schmidt. More →
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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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