Eric Schmidt

Google’s Schmidt slates Europe vanity search ruling

Google’s Schmidt slates Europe vanity search ruling

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt has lashed out at the European Union ruling that individuals have the right to remove themselves from search results, arguing EU "was wrong" in its decision, which has already seen politicians and pedophiles request to be deleted from the search giant's index. "You have a collision between a right to be forgotten and a right to know," Schmidt said during Google's annual stockholder meeting, when asked whether he felt the decision would have an impact on the company's bottom line.

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Google’s Eric Schmidt talks NSA spying, security

Google’s Eric Schmidt talks NSA spying, security

At South by Southwest Interactive today, Google's Eric Schmidt spoke on the topic of NSA spying and security, touching on things like user privacy and how the Internet giant responded to the information contained in Snowden's leaks. Among it, Schmidt said the company's data is likely safe now.

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Eric Schmidt: “the trend has been that mobile was winning, it’s now won”

Eric Schmidt: “the trend has been that mobile was winning, it’s now won”

This week Google’s Chairman has suggested that we’re officially over the hump. Speaking with Bloomberg TV about his predictions for 2014, Google’s voice has suggested that while we’ve been moving toward a mobile computing environment for the past several years, we’re now at a point where mobile “has won”, with “more tablets and phones being sold than personal computers, people are moving toward this new architecture very fast.”

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Eric Schmidt’s guide for moving from iPhone to Android debuts

Eric Schmidt’s guide for moving from iPhone to Android debuts

If you have been an iPhone user for a while and you are ready to give something in the Android ecosystem a try, the migration can be a daunting task. Google's Eric Schmidt has published a guide to help iPhone user's transfer to the world of Android. The guide walks user's through all the steps needed to make the transition as easy as possible.

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Android more secure than iPhone, says Google’s Eric Schmidt

Android more secure than iPhone, says Google’s Eric Schmidt

Google's Eric Schmidt was involved in a Q&A at the Gartner Symposium, a time during which he didn't mince words when asked about Android's security. Said Schmidt in response to the question, "Not secure? It's more secure than the iPhone," not surprisingly kicking off a series of both agreements and hasty dissension. Not deterred, Schmidt went on to explain his reasoning.

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Moto X publicly dogfooded by Google’s Schmidt as leaks increase

Moto X publicly dogfooded by Google’s Schmidt as leaks increase

Rumors of Motorola's upcoming smartphone are heating up. Currently known as the Moto X, the device has been the victim of numerous leaks and speculation over the last several weeks, and today we're seeing yet another addition. Google Chairman Eric Schmidt was spotted using a mysterious device that we can only suspect to be the Google-owned Moto X device.

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Google’s Eric Schmidt: “Don’t be evil” slogan was “the stupidest rule ever”

Google’s Eric Schmidt: “Don’t be evil” slogan was “the stupidest rule ever”

Former Google CEO and current executive chairman Eric Schmidt made an appearance on NPR's weekly comedy trivia show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! to discuss general ramblings about the company and to promote his new book. While on the show, Schmidt admitted to some interesting things about Google, including the fact that he could read our email if he wanted to.

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Eric Schmidt: “the future is now” for YouTube

Eric Schmidt: “the future is now” for YouTube

Google says that the fight between television and YouTube is over, and they say that the internet video streaming service has won indefinitely. During a recent presentation to advertisers, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said that the outcome of whether or not YouTube will overtake television has "already happened."

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Eric Schmidt speaks of extremist infiltration of digital marketing in new book

Eric Schmidt speaks of extremist infiltration of digital marketing in new book

The book titled "The New Digital Age" for short, written by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen of Google fame, has begun to spill is many angles on the future of our increasingly connected world into the public. In one section of the book titled "The Future of Terrorism", Schmidt and Cohen speak both of the possibilities of an extremist (and/or terrorist) group infiltrating groups of mobile device users and of an actual happening which involved a global extremist group using Motorola mobile-phone businesses in Pakistan to "bombard" the country's national newspaper editors with propaganda.

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Eric Schmidt and WikiLeaks founder talk “radicalization of internet educated youth”

Eric Schmidt and WikiLeaks founder talk “radicalization of internet educated youth”

As the book "The New Digital World" is published this week by Google's Eric Schmidt and co-author Jared Cohen, a transcript of a "secret" meeting held between the two men and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has come to light. The transcript of this meeting - as well as the audio (uploaded this week) has been being mined by the public, revealing notes such as the one appearing today involving "internet educated youth" as spoken about by both Assange and Cohen.

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Google Glass consumer units arriving as soon as next year

Google Glass consumer units arriving as soon as next year

Google has only just recently shipped its developer units of Google Glass, and it seems regular consumers will have to wait a while longer. According to Google chairman Eric Schmidt, consumers will be able to snatch a pair of Google Glasses in about a year, and while the company has never given a solid release date for the glasses, 2014 is a bit later than originally expected.

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Eric Schmidt WikiLeaks meeting turns up details on internet shut-down

Eric Schmidt WikiLeaks meeting turns up details on internet shut-down

This week a chat between Google's own Eric Schmidt and the head of the organization known as WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, has been revealed in full. This conversation has been typed out in transcript form and revealed to the public by none other than WikiLeaks itself, releasing this document just ahead of the publication of the book The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future. This is significant due to the book's co-author, Jared Cohen, also apparently being present at the meeting with Assange.

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