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
"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
No, it's not worth the risk to sell business software to North Korea, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said today. Schmidt's remarks came as part of an on-stage interview he gave with Box CEO Aaron Levie at today's BoxDev conference, where the newly-public cloud storage company is making its case to 2,400 developers. Show More Summary
Five years ago, Google CEO Eric Schmidt proclaimed that laptops would become disposable. We’re nearly there. Starting today, you can buy a new Chromebook for just $150—the cheapest price ever. And this spring, there’s a $250 Chromebook coming that looks pretty incredible. Read more...
Google's executive chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt wants everyone to stop saying that Google Glass is dead. In January, the company halted sales of the device and moved Glass out of its research lab, Google X, and into a standalone unit. Show More Summary
Guest Post by Noel Troy Do we create too much content? Does the world need a filter? “Every 2 days, the world creates as much content as we did from the beginning of time up until 2003.” ~ Eric Schmidt, Google CEO. When it comes to content, music is king. Show More Summary
Google CEO Eric Schmidt has predicted that the Internet as we know it today will disappear in the future, thanks to the Internet of Things.
He also discusses online dominance on a World Economic Forum panel with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, while Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is asked about privacy issues. read more
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)‘s ex CEO, Steve Jobs, and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)‘s Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt were apparently in cahoots to keep the wages of their employees as low as possible. In an article on CNET, Steven Musil reveals an email exchange between the two executives, which provides an appalling evidence to this end. According to […]
"How Google Works," the book written by Google's chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of products Jonathan Rosenberg, is full of interesting nuggets about the company. Harvard Business Review picked out one particularly compelling anecdote that sums up the culture at Google. Show More Summary
American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault is known for his leadership, with Google chairman Eric Schmidt once saying Chenault "exemplifies the best leadership that I've ever worked with." Chenault shares his key to managing a team and keeping people inspired.
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt teamed up with former SVP of product Jonathan Rosenberg earlier this year to write a management book about building Google into a $300 billion company called "How Google Works." The duo put their key advice...Show More Summary
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden says: "Climate change is real and it's a threat that we want to act on. We're not aligning with skeptics." Then why is Shell funding ALEC? When Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt recently called out theShow More Summary
To be successful in the technology-driven internet age, a company has to attract "smart creative" employees and then create an environment where they can thrive. At least that's the argument that Google's Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg...Show More Summary
Former Google CEO and current executive chairman Eric Schmidt can put a pretty high price on arrogance: about $500,000,000.
Former Google CEO and current executive chairman Eric Schmidt can put a pretty high price on arrogance: about $500,000,000. In an interesting interview with Steven Levy, Schmidt talks about what Google looks for when it's hiring. The test, he explains, is to ask whether you believe a candidate can work with other people to effect change. Show More Summary
Google Chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt says that the ways that governments spy on other countries is going to "end up breaking the internet." Schmidt, speaking at an event hosted by Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden, says that the digital surveillance...Show More Summary
Exactly 54 days after Lisa B. Nelson, the new CEO of the American Legislative Council (ALEC), started her job, Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google, dropped the bomb: Google wanted out of its relationship with ALEC. "That was some sort of mistake," Schmidt said on The Diane Rehm Show when a caller asked why Google was supporting the organization. Show More Summary
Google Executive Chairman Eric Shmidt on Thursday responded to comments made by Apple CEO Tim Cook referring to the Internet search giant's privacy policies, saying Cook is misinformed and that Google's systems are "far more secure" than anything Apple has.
The seemingly ongoing battle between Google and Apple has been well-documented, but it’s always at its best when the CEOs start trading blows. In an interview with Charlie Rose last month, Tim Cook took Google to task for its data collection practices. Show More Summary