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The incredible real estate portfolio of Google billionaire Eric Schmidt (GOOG)

With an estimated net worth of $10.2 billion, Google chairman Eric Schmidt can certainly afford a splurge or two. Schmidt is known for leading a pretty fabulous lifestyle, packed with models and parties on his $72-million yacht, "Oasis."...Show More Summary

How To Combine Gmail's New 'Undo' Feature With Eric Schmidt's Favorite Email Strategy

(Ferenstein Wire)?—?Gmail officially added the ability to ‘un-send’ an email for short time after it is sent, promoting an experimental feature long popular with power users. I use it daily to correct emails riddled with grammar errors or (worse) messages that I should never have sent at all. The ‘undo’ [...]

This the best, quickest way to get fired when you work at Google (GOOG)

Google chairman Eric Schmidt and former svp/product management Jonathan Rosenberg wrote a book about management called "How Google Works." In it, they talk about all the things they learned running the world's biggest and best search engine. Show More Summary

Ag-tech startup CropX lands $9M from Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors

Smart irrigation system CropX is just the latest agricultural tech company in a growing list to get investor funding. Today company is announcing $9 million in funding from former Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s venture capital firm Innovation Endeavors, as well as GreenSoil Investments and Finistere Ventures. CropX is a mobile app that uses sensors around […]

How Eric Schmidt Plans to Save the World

A new collective wants to nearly double food supply by 2050 by supporting agriculture technology companies. With Eric Schmidt's involvement, it just may work.

Brits are still watching more porn than YouTube or Netflix (GOOG, NFLX)

Google chairman Eric Schmidt famously said in a 2013 presentation to advertisers that internet video sites like YouTube had already surpassed television. More recently, Netflix's CEO Reed Hastings said traditional TV's "amazing 50-year" was going to be over soon thanks to the rise of streaming services. Show More Summary

Google supports 'digital single market' in Europe

"To succeed globally, Europe needs a single digital market," Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said.        

Google Says Crazy Moonshot Projects Will Ensure its Lasting Success

2 months agoTechnology : Time: Tech

Self-driving cars and smart contact lenses may seem like moonshots now, but they'll help the company remain successful, chairman Eric Schmidt told investors on Wednesday

Eric Schmidt: Here’s why most companies fail, and why Google won’t (GOOG)

Google may be synonymous with search, but the company is nearly as well known for its wild "moonshot" projects, like internet balloons, self-driving cars, or attempts to "cure death." Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt kicked off the company's 2015 shareholders meeting by defending those moonshots to investors. Show More Summary

We talked to the guy who made a painting of Google's Eric Schmidt out of poop to find out why

A portrait of Eric Schmidt smiled back at me. Except Schmidt was made of feces, and was one of three done in a series of "shitheads" by the artist Katsu. The other two? Mark Zuckerberg and Katsu's pet cocker spaniel, which qualified because it always barked, he said. Show More Summary

For the record

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

Kardashian wedding: In the May 23 California section, an article about legislative actions said that the estate in Montecito where Kim Kardashian held her 2011 wedding to Kris Humphries was owned by Google executive Eric Schmidt. In fact, the estate was owned by venture capitalist Frank Caufield.

Eric Shit is a portrait of Eric Schmidt painted in an unorthodox medium

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Google CEO Eric Schmidt, famous for weirdly off-kilter mockery of the privacy his company exploits for its billions, has been immortalized in shit. Read the rest

Blade, the Uber for helicopters, raises $6 million at a $25 million valuation from execs like Eric Schmidt to fly wealthy people extremely short distances

Getting a helicopter can be a pain. You call an operator, get the tail number, then have to email or call the operator back and forth until you get ushered on your flight. Often, you'd be better off driving. And chopper services certainly don't work like Uber, picking you up at convenient locations whenever you want. Show More Summary

The Best Commencement Advice For This Year's Class Of Connected Millennials

Tim Cook, Eric Schmidt, Evan Spiegel, and Katie Couric discuss how work is different in 2015, and how the next generation can thrive. It's mid-May and you know what that means: The American workforce is getting ready for its annual influx of new job applicants. Show More Summary

Judgment Day for the U.S. Surveillance State

When James A. Baker, the Federal Bureau of Investigation's newly appointed general counsel,  met for dinner with Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt a couple of months ago, the topic of national security and government surveillance came up. Show More Summary

Eric Schmidt on the Data Science Revolution

by Angela Guess Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen of Google recently wrote in The Huffington Post, “The benefits of digital tools are not limited to the few and privileged. Fishermen off the coast of Africa now use mobile phones to find the market with the best price to sell their catch. Show More Summary

How Google and other tech firms fight child exploitation

3 months agoTechnology : Post Tech

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt accepted a major award from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Tuesday night, at a benefit that highlighted how technology can help fight child abuse. Schmidt and Google were honored at NCEMEC's annual Hope Awards dinner for the company's partnership with the center to solve crimes and raise awareness. Google is […]

Paper: DNACloud: A Tool for Storing Big Data on DNA

"From the dawn of civilization until 2003, humankind generated five exabytes (1 exabytes = 1 billion gigabytes) of data. Now we produce five exabytes every two days and the pace is accelerating." -- Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman,Show More Summary

Breakingviews: Google’s Eric Schmidt Plays the Adult in D.E. Shaw Investment

The Google executive chairman makes a big bet that is far afield from the frivolity of, say, a sports team investment like Steve Ballmer’s.

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