Google Chairman Eric Schmidt strongly argued in favor of a college education while speaking at SXSW, TechCrunch reports, telling potential students, "Go to college. I can't be any clearer." Schmidt — who has a bachelors degree from Princeton University and a Ph.D. Show More Summary
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt took a not-so-subtle swipe at tech critics who say that college is overrated. “There are various people who run around and make claims that higher education is not a good use of your time: they’re just wrong,” he told the audience at the SXSW conference, where he was on stage promoting his book The New Digital Age. Show More Summary
Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ANAC) Q4 2013 Earnings Conference Call March 13, 2014 5:00 PM ET Executives DeDe Sheel – Director, IR David Perry – CEO Geoffrey Parker – CFO Analysts Eric Schmidt – Cowen and Company Ritu Baral – Canaccord...Show More Summary
Google executive chair Eric Schmidt caught 10 nonprofits by surprise when he unveiled they would split his 1 million dollar New Digital Age grant yesterday. “There was no application process for the grant, the organizations that were picked had no …
Eric Schmidt’s New Digital Age grant today selected C4ADS, a startup that fights Somali pirate networks, Russian arms-smuggling rings and other illicit actors, to take home part of a $1 million prize. “Five billion people will encounter the Internet for the first time in the next decade,” the Google chairman said in a statement. Show More Summary
Some of the folks who wrote letters to the FTC demanding an investigation of Herbalife don't remember the writing letters, according to an investigation by t he New York Times' Michael Schmidt, Eric Lipton and Alexandra Stevenson. The...Show More Summary
The New York Times' Michael Schmidt, Eric Lipton and Alexandra Stevenson have a big front page story on Bill Ackman and his $1 billion bet against Herbalife. In late 2012, Ackman publicly revealed that Pershing Square had put on a $1...Show More Summary
Google chairman Eric Schmidt and Director of Google Ideas Jared Cohen led a discussion at today’s SXSW event in Austin, Texas, which described the ways technology is impacting privacy, security and policy on a global scale. The two Google...Show More Summary
Hey folks, hope your week finished up well International Politics Overall - Eric Schmidt of Google remarked at the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas how dictators aren’t blocking social media, they’re “infiltrating it” - Russia: These sanctions certainly will backfire and be a “boomerang” for the U.S. and EU; Meanwhile, suspected Russian spyware has been infecting U.S. [...]
Back in 2013, the NSA’s Project PRISM was one of the bigger tech scandals as it implicated several big tech companies such as Google, Yahoo, and Apple as working together with the NSA to allow spying and gathering of information on their users. Show More Summary
To say that technology will be a defining force in shaping the future of the world is so obvious, it hardly bears mentioning. Trying to predict how that future will unfold and what technology’s impact will be, however, is an exercise that allows much less certainty. That’s exactly the challenge undertaken by “The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future...
Google’s Eric Schmidt told a SXSW audience in Austin today that Google is “very, very worried about” the growing financial inequality and subsequent protests in San Francisco. “The average person there has benefited from the automation, the globalization, the technology,” he said, and predicted that inequality will become “the No. 1 issue of democracies.”… Read More
In a wide-ranging session at SXSW today, Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt and Director of Google Ideas Jared Cohen discussed everything from Syrian dissidents to robots taking our jobs. Following reports that Britain’s GCHQ had...Show More Summary
On stage at SXSW, Wired's Steven Levy asked Eric Schmidt whether companies like WhatsApp lead to more inequality. Here's Schmidt's response: "Let us celebrate capitalism," he said, opening his arms. "$19 billion for 50 people? Good for them." Read more...
Google chairman Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen, director of Google Ideas, just began their South by Southwest panel addressing "issues of technology and privacy, war and intervention, diplomacy and revolution around the world." Read more...
What will Google’s robots have in common with Google+? Apparently they’ll be everywhere and you won’t be able to escape them. Bloomberg reports that Google chairman Eric Schmidt said this week that his company is experimenting with using robots to automate a lot of the more mundane tasks we do every day. Show More Summary
Robots will be everywhere in our lives, “in a good way” says Google’s Chairman Eric Schmidt. “We’re experimenting with what automation will lead to,” Schmidt said yesterday at a conference in Santa Monica, California. “Robots will become omnipresent in our lives in a good way.” Google is pushing ahead with products beyond its core search […]
Besides air, nothing good can come from having something present in all places at all times. Not even Wi-fi. But that didn't stop Eric Schmidt from trying to make a case for Google's artificially intelligent offspring. Read more...
Celgene Corporation (CELG) Cowen & Company 34th Annual Health Care Conference Call March 4, 2014 11:20 AM ET Executives Patrick Flanigan - VP, IR Perry Karsen - EVP, COO and CEO, Celgene Cellular Therapeutics Analysts Eric Schmidt - Cowen & Company Presentation Eric Schmidt - Cowen & Company Okay. Show More Summary
Biogen Idec Inc. (BIIB) Cowen & Company 34th Annual Health Care Conference Call March 3, 2014 1:30 p.m. ET Executives George Scangos - Chief Executive Officer Analysts Eric Schmidt - Cowen and Company Presentation Eric Schmidt - Cowen and Company Thanks, everyone, for joining us and coming out to our 34th Annual Healthcare Conference. Show More Summary