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Coffee date with Google's Eric Schmidt will cost a pretty penny, but it's all going to a good cause

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is offering to give 30 minutes of his time in New York City to the highest bidder via an online auction where the proceeds will go to charity.

The 15 Wildest Things Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Has Ever Said

Eric Schmidt is the former CEO of Google and currently serves as its chairman. He was originally brought in as the "adult supervision" for founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, but, as one of the most vocal senior executives at Google, he's also said some pretty controversial, provocative, or bizarre things over the years. Show More Summary

Google engineer demands that “generous, powerful” Eric Schmidt be made king of America

3 weeks agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Pando has written before about Occupy Wall Street co-founder, turned Google employee, Justine Tunney. Previously Tunney, who describes herself as “a developer working on Google’s gTLD infrastructure,” has called for the crowdfunding of a private militia to train future anti-capitalist protesters. Show More Summary

Like Pando, the NYTimes draws Google as a sprawling octopus. Unlike Pando, they think it’s adorable

3 weeks agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Earlier this year, Pando’s Mark Ames spent several weeks exposing The Techtopus, a secret Silicon Valley wage-fixing cartel, controlled in large part by Google’s Eric Schmidt and Apple’s Steve Jobs, which conspired to drive down wages for hundreds of thousands of workers. Show More Summary

Google's Eric Schmidt Makes a Surprise Visit to Cuba to Promote Internet Freedom

If the US wants change, it should empower Cubans with smartphones, encourage freedom of expression and give them information tools, Schmidt said.

Google’s Eric Schmidt makes a secret visit to Cuba

Continuing his tour of countries with authoritarian governments and less-than-favorable Internet access, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt made a secret visit to Cuba yesterday. The U.S. government has forbidden its citizens from traveling to Cuba or spending any money within the …

Google chief Eric Schmidt is personally bankrolling this data-science think tank

Obama’s chief Data scientist Rayid Ghani has just summoned 48 socially minded aspiring data scientists to Chicago this summer for a fellowship called Data Science for Social Good (DSSG). Funded by Google chairman Eric Schmidt, this fellowship started last year …

Eric Schmidt: Europe’s The Factory ‘is perfect for the renaissance to come’

After two years of construction, the eagerly anticipated Factory held its grand opening yesterday. The startup campus will welcome 22 companies, including SoundCloud, Twitter, and 6Wunderkinder, to its 16.000 m2 space. The full-day event was kicked-off by Mayor of Berlin …

Eric Schmidt Personally Ruined Google Employee's Review, Court Says

2 months agoTechnology : Valleywag

Google, like other enlightened corporations, makes its workers to routinely rank each other and forces the scores to match a bell curve. The employees who are placed at the wrong end of the bell curve risk termination. That's stressful enough—now imagine your CEO personally meddling. Read more...

Google's Eric Schmidt: The Problem With Snowden

Eric Schmidt responds to a question about the ethics of data leaks and why Snowden could be a dangerous precedent.

Google's Eric Schmidt: Your Metadata Is Extremely Valuable

Thanks to highly advanced algorithms, your metadata may be more interesting than you realize.

Google's Eric Schmidt: 'It's Important to Allow Anonymous Speech'

Eric Schmidt believes it's important to allow unidentified speech, but that identified speech should be given more weight.

When It Comes to Data, Businesses Depend on Trust

Eric Schmidt answers a question about the difference between governments and corporations owning your data.

Google's Mega-Hypocrite Says His Privacy Is More Important than Yours

2 months agoTechnology : Valleywag

Unlike its disruptive, transatlantic neighbor, Europe still cares about privacy. That's why a European high court just affirmed the right to erase oneself from Google, if they so choose. Google's privacy-adoring Eric Schmidt thinks this is a mistake. That is about as hypocritical as it gets. Read more...

Google's Eric Schmidt: How the 'New Digital Age' Is Reshaping the World

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and Google Ideas director Jared Cohen sit down with Condoleezza Rice at Stanford Business School to discuss ideas, technology, politics, and the future.

How Technology Is Disrupting Geopolitics

Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen explain how they decided to write about the intersection of technology and the developing world.

A politician, a pedophile, and a doctor disagree with Eric Schmidt about ‘right to be forgotten’

G oogle and other search engines can now be compelled to remove damaging links from search results in Europe, thanks to a ruling from the European Union's highest court Tuesday. And while Google chairman Eric Schmidt has since said he...Show More Summary

Does Android crush iOS when it comes to usability? The answer may lie in a single screenshot

Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs famously vowed to destroy Android because it is a stolen product. “I don’t want your money,” Jobs is said to have told Google’s Eric Schmidt during a meeting. “If you offer me $5 billion, I won’t want it. Show More Summary

Backed By Google Ventures And Eric Schmidt, Urban Engines Wants To Solve Urban Congestion Using Data Intelligence

3 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

It's no secret that as our population grows, buses, trains and other transportation infrastructure in cities are becoming more congested. Public transportation departments use qualitative date from surveys, and video cameras to understand...Show More Summary

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