In-store analytics provider RetailNext is plugging a hole in its product suite with the acquisition of Nearbuy Systems, a three-and-a-half year old in-store mobile analytics firm backed by $2.5 million from Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Metamorphic Ventures, and others. Show More Summary
Eric Schmidt isn’t the technology industry’s best fortune teller. He infamously declared in 2011 that developers would want to support Android before other platforms because of its size. It’s a logical prediction that had the misfortune of being made in an illogical market: Developers continue to release apps on iOS before they release them on other platforms, if they...
It’s probably one of the smartest PR stunts and it couldn’t have been well executed by none other than Google’s own execute chairman, Eric Schmidt. In the ever on going war between the iPhone and Android ecosystems, iPhone users have...Show More Summary
Grocery shopping is finally going online WHEN Google’s chairman Eric Schmidt visited London this week, he gushed that Britain led the world in many online trends. His audience at Chatham House, a fancy foreign policy club, seemed taken by surprise. Show More Summary
Plus: 'Being banned from Xbox Live for saying crp and plonker is just stupid' QuoTW This was the week when Eric Schmidt had a lot to say for himself, first posting an informative guide for all the many friends he has who've been trying to migrate from iPhones over to Android.…
The holiday shopping season is almost here, so market players are starting to use various methods to “help customers” make decisions. In the tech world, smartphone/tablet manufacturers regularly poke fun at the competition in ads, for example, to highlight features of the products they sell. This technique has been in use for ages, and is [...]
Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world. Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesGoogle’s executive chairman, Eric...Show More Summary
Eric Schmidt is one of the richest men in the world. So, one would think that he would the last person to bother about writing a guide on how to migrate from iPhone to Android. But then, he has written a 900-word guide on how to do exactly that. Show More Summary
Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt wrote a rare and lengthy Google+ post by Schmidt over the weekend, giving the Apple community a comprehensive guide on to how to flee to his company's products. Not that they're likely regular Google+ users...
Eric Schmidt: Many of my iPhone friends are converting to Android. The latest high-end phones from Samsung (Galaxy S4), Motorola (Verizon Droid Ultra) and the Nexus 5 (for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile) have better screens, are faster, and have a much more intuitive interface. Show More Summary
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt yesterday shared a rather cutesy little post on his Google Plus account which he claims is a guide to converting from iPhones to Android phones, but is really a subtle, kind of genius attack on five of Apple’s...Show More Summary
Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said Google has tightened encryption of traffic flowing between its data centers, as it looks to prevent interception by the U.S. National Security Agency.
LONDON (Reuters) - The rise of social media in China will lead to liberalization, and as more and more people go online China's government will be powerless to halt the changes, Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google Inc, said on Monday.
Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google, has a Christmas gift idea for iPhone users: an Android phone. The tech titan even offered a tutorial on how to make the switch from an Apple world to a Google one with four steps he detailed in a Google+ post over the weekend. More from Schmidt here: Many of my iPhone friends are converting to Android. Show More Summary
We've been hearing more and more reports that many folks within Google are incredibly angry over the NSA's activities, some of which has bubbled up already. There have been some questions, though, about whether those attitudes go all...Show More Summary
Tired of your iPhone? This debate has been endless with people like ZDNet's James Kendrick weighing the positive and the negative aspects of switching over to Android. Now Google chairman Eric Schmidt has written a personal post on his Google+ page, advising readers on how to switch from Apple and join the Android community. Show More Summary
By Emily Schneider Best Defense office of cyberpower affairs We're all familiar with the concepts of "soft power" and "hard power" in international relations, but there's a new kind of power afoot, at least according to Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google. Show More Summary
Thinking of giving your iPhone the old heave-ho and defecting to the Android Army this holiday season? Google chairman Eric Schmidt wants to help—and no, I'm not talking about the jaw-droppingly low $350 off-contract price of the high end Nexus 5. Show More Summary
Even though Apple’s customer loyalty is off the charts, Google chairman Eric Schmidt claims that “many” of his “iPhone friends are converting to Android” and he’s decided to post a handy guide to help these wayward Apple users make the transition to Android. Show More Summary
If you're on the fence, Google's chairman is more than willing to give you a nudge.