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Tech Giants Are Investing in This Water-Saving Shower Head

16 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google Chairman Eric Schmidt are among those interested in the product.

What Ashley Madison hackers released (how Eric Schmidt was vindicated)

When hackers unveiled email addresses and transaction data on millions of Ashley Madison users last night, they vindicated Eric Schmidt's callous statements made six years ago. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at The American Genius

Tim Cook and Eric Schmidt have invested in a startup that makes shower heads (AAPL, GOOG)

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, has joined forces with Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google, to invest in a Silicon Valley startup which makes fancy shower heads. The New York Times reports that Nebia has designed a new kind of shower head that it says can reduce the amount of water used by up to 70%. Show More Summary

Tim Cook, Eric Schmidt, Y Combinator invest in Nebia, the Kickstarter project to reimagine your shower

REVIEW: “Should I bring a towel?” I asked, elbowing my way into an invite to Nebia‘s shower lab. Hours later, I stripped down for the most awkward gadget review ever conceived. It was wonderful. I went full-Scoble. The startup, backed by a rare lineup — Tim Cook, Schmidt’s Family Foundation, Y Combinator — launched preorders for its […]

‘We love Google, but we fear Google’ – the full story of Google’s $6B EU nightmare

“We love Google, but we fear Google,” Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao said during a high-profile debate that Eric Schmidt lost badly to one of the most important Google opponents in Europe. The debate took place at an exclusive Google event last August, attended mainly by Googlers. Show More Summary

The incredible real estate portfolio of Google billionaire Eric Schmidt (GOOG)

With an estimated net worth of $10.2 billion, Google chairman Eric Schmidt can certainly afford a splurge or two. Schmidt is known for leading a pretty fabulous lifestyle, packed with models and parties on his $72-million yacht, "Oasis."...Show More Summary

How To Combine Gmail's New 'Undo' Feature With Eric Schmidt's Favorite Email Strategy

(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’ [...]

This the best, quickest way to get fired when you work at Google (GOOG)

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

Ag-tech startup CropX lands $9M from Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors

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 […]

How Eric Schmidt Plans to Save the World

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.

Brits are still watching more porn than YouTube or Netflix (GOOG, NFLX)

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

Google supports 'digital single market' in Europe

"To succeed globally, Europe needs a single digital market," Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said.        

Google Says Crazy Moonshot Projects Will Ensure its Lasting Success

3 months agoTechnology : Time: Tech

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

Eric Schmidt: Here’s why most companies fail, and why Google won’t (GOOG)

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

We talked to the guy who made a painting of Google's Eric Schmidt out of poop to find out why

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

For the record

3 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

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.

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

3 months 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

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