(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’ [...]
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
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 […]
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.
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
"To succeed globally, Europe needs a single digital market," Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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 […]
"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
Eric Schmidt laid it out a decade ago.
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.
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.