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

7 hours 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

2 weeks 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.

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.

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