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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.

Google paid Eric Schmidt nearly $109 million last year while stock slumped

The hefty raise came in a year that saw Google's stock drop by 5 percent amid investor concerns about the company's big spending on far-flung projects.

Google paid Eric Schmidt $672,400 to fly guests to one conference last year

It’s for a conference that Schmidt organizes every year in the US, this person said. But this year lots of people traveled to the event and there were many planes chartered to ferry the guests.

Google paid Eric Schmidt $672,400 to fly guests to one conference last year (GOOG)

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt had a pretty expensive airplane bill last year. According to the Internet company’s latest proxy filing, part of Schmidt’s $108.7 million annual compensation included $672,400 for personal use of aircraft chartered by Google for an annual conference. Show More Summary

Google's Eric Schmidt takes an interest in Wall Street, buys 20% stake in powerful hedge fund

Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google, is trading in some Silicon Valley money for Wall Street riches instead Eric Schmidt, Google's former CEO and current executive chairman, has purchased a 20% equity stake in D.E. Shaw, one of the...Show More Summary

Eric Schmidt’s Family Office Buys Stake in D.E. Shaw

The 20 percent stake is one of the last vestiges of the bankrupt Lehman Brothers

Google chair Eric Schmidt buys 20% stake in hedge fund previously held by Lehman

Eric Schmidt, the billionaire chairman of Google Inc., bought a 20% stake in $36 billion hedge fund manager D.E. Shaw that was previously held by Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. No price was... To view the full story, click the title link.

Eric Schmidt Buys 20% Stake In Quant Hedge Fund DE Shaw

Eric Schmidt, Google’s billionaire chairman, has purchased a 20% stake in DE Shaw, the big quantitative hedge fund firm founded by billionaire David Shaw. Schmidt’s family office, Hillspire LLC, scooped up the stake from the estate of Lehman Brothers, which purchased the stake for some $750 million before the investment bank [...]

Eric Schmidt just bought 20% of hedge fund DE Shaw for $500 million or so. It controls $32 billion. (GOOG)

Google chairman Eric Schmidt just bought a 20% stake in hedge fund manager DE Shaw. The stake was previously owned by the estate of Lehman Brothers Holdings. DE Shaw manages about $32 billion in assets. Schmidt bought the stake through...Show More Summary

No more enterprise software? Google’s Schmidt goes a tad too far

Is there still a difference between business and consumer software? Google Inc.’s Eric Schmidt said “no” this week during a conference presentation in San Francisco. “What I hope will happen is that this artificial distinction of consumers and businesses will … Continue reading ?

Box grows up (BOX)

"It never occurred to me that somebody like yourself would take over the enterprise business," Google Chairman Eric Schmidt told Box CEO Aaron Levie today. Schmidt's on to something. Levie, a sprightly thirty years old and dressed like...Show More Summary

Today's Most Promising Business Opportunity, According to Eric Schmidt

It's not sexy, but it can be lucrative. Google's executive chairman invites you to share his 40-year-old passion.

Google’s Encryption Efforts Are Paying Off In Wake Of Snowden Leaks

Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said the company has evidence that its efforts to improve encryption in the wake of Edward Snowden leaks have worked. His remarks at BoxDev, Box’s yearly developer conference, come as law enforcement officials are criticizing encryption efforts for slowing down investigations. Show More Summary

Google plucks an old hand off the bench to run its robotics group (GOOG)

Google's robotics division is going through another leadership shuffle. Jonathan Rosenberg, former SVP of product during Eric Schmidt's reign, is now leading the unit, The Information's Jessica Lessin and Amir Efrati report. He replaces...Show More Summary

Eric Schmidt: Here are the three most important things Google is working on

Google's self-driving cars and robots get a lot of press, but the company's real future is in machine learning, the technology that enables computers to get smarter and more personal, says Google Chairman Eric Schmidt. Schmidt's remarks...Show More Summary

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt describes what the Internet is like in North Korea

No, it's not worth the risk to sell business software to North Korea, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said today. Schmidt's remarks came as part of an on-stage interview he gave with Box CEO Aaron Levie at today's BoxDev conference, where the newly-public cloud storage company is making its case to 2,400 developers. Show More Summary

NASA Gavin Schmidt’s whacky sea level rise advice

Guest essay by Eric Worrall NASA’s Gavin Schmidt has provided some bizarre advice, for people building homes on the sea front, which might not be “sea level rise smart”. According to the Vancouver Sun interview with Gavin; Q: What is the future for waterfront cities like Vancouver? A: You are going to have to put…

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