Eric Schmidt

Apple, Google, Intel CEOs ordered to discuss no-poaching deal with judge

Apple, Google, Intel CEOs ordered to discuss no-poaching deal with judge

Emails that were sent between executives at Apple, Google, and Intel show that there was a real financial benefit to refrain from poaching employees from each others' companies, according to Judge Lucy Koh, who recently led the trial between Apple and Samsung. The CEOs from each company; Tim Cook, Eric Schmidt, and Paul Otellini, will be required to appear before the judge and give a deposition.

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Richardson holds briefing on North Korea trip, didn’t meet imprisoned tourist

Richardson holds briefing on North Korea trip, didn’t meet imprisoned tourist

Earlier this evening, we reported on some information that had surfaced regarding Bill Richardson and Eric Schmidt's trip to North Korea, where it was rumored they would seek the release of imprisoned American tourist Kenneth Bae. Richardson held a conference at the Beijing airport upon their exit from the country, which has just taken place. In the conference, Richardson said they were not allowed to see Bae.

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Google’s Eric Schmidt has arrived in North Korea

Google’s Eric Schmidt has arrived in North Korea

Rumors surfaced last week that Google's Eric Schmidt was heading to North Korea, and were quickly followed up with a confirmation from the office of former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson, who is leading the expedition. The trip is now underway, with Richardson and Schmidt taking a private tour of the notoriously restrictive nation. The trip is for humanitarian purposes, and does not include any press.

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Google boss Eric Schmidt reportedly headed to North Korea this year

Google boss Eric Schmidt reportedly headed to North Korea this year

Here's a pretty interesting report: according to the Associated Press, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt might be taking a trip to North Korea this year. Details are pretty slim, but according to the two sources the Associated Press spoke to, Schmidt won't be alone when he goes. He'll be accompanied by former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson, who has made the trek to North Korea more than a few times in the past.

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