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How one startup founder got former Google CEO Eric Schmidt to join his advisory board by proving him wrong (GOOG)

OTOY CEO Jules Urbach is a master at impressing tech and Hollywood bigshots enough to convince them to sit on his company’s advisory board. For those unfamiliar with the company, OTOY is a cloud graphics startup that is heavily involved in virtual reality and 3D, and was recently tapped for a secret project with Jon Stewart and HBO. Show More Summary

Google's Eric Schmidt interviewed Uber's Travis Kalanick on a cruise – here are 5 highlights

In a rare and far-ranging interview, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt sat down with each other to discuss their vision for the future of transportation. At the Summit At Sea gathering in Miami last Friday, Schmidt...Show More Summary

In Rare Interview, Google and Uber Chiefs Talk About The Future And Bizarre Stories (In 5 quotes)

(Ferenstein Wire) - In a rare and far-ranging interview, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Alphabet's Eric Schmidt sat down with each other to discuss their vision for the future of transportation. At the Summit At Sea gathering in Miami last Friday, Schmidt interviewed Kalanick about the endgame for Uber, taxi regulations, transitioning workers [...]

8 years ago today, Android (and Phandroid) was born

3 weeks agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

On this day, in 2007, Google formally announced its long-rumored Android operating system for mobile devices. Eric Schmidt, the CEO at the time, made the announcement with members of the Open Handset Alliance, which was also announced that day.

#NPRreads: Two Stories About Mental Health And A Profile Of Pitcher Bronson Arroyo

last monthNews : The Two-Way

Also this week: An interview with Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Alphabet and formerly the chairman and CEO of Google.

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt: Alphabet is about to get 'a lot' bigger (GOOG)

Google surprised the tech industry in August when it announced that the company would become a subsidiary of a new parent company called Alphabet. This means Google is just one company under the Alphabet umbrella, and the new structure allows all of the company's various arms to operate more quickly and independently. Show More Summary

Alphabet’s chairman talks Schmidt about Apple Music curation

2 months agoTechnology / Apple : Cult Of Mac

Surprise, surprise! Former Google CEO and current Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt has a bone to pick with Apple Music. In an article published over the weekend, Schmidt takes what appears to be a shot at Apple over its choice to embrace human curation for its streaming service. Show More Summary

Google exec dings celeb-driven services like Apple Music in op-ed

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt may not be running the ship any more in Mountain View, but he remains one of the most opinionated tech luminaries when it comes to the future of technology On Saturday, the executive chairman of Alphabet published an opinion piece on the topic of artificial intelligence on the BBC's website. Show More Summary

An Open Letter to Larry Page and Eric Schmidt

By PHIL LEDERER, MD Guys: You don’t know me, but I’m a physician and loyal gmail user writing for your help improving Google Scholar. As Google’s mission is to “organize the world’s information” and you are Google’s CEO and Executive Chairman, respectively, I’ll bet you can make this happen. As you probably know, academic medicine is focused on writing grants and

Tech Giants Are Investing in This Water-Saving Shower Head

3 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

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

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

‘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

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 […]

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

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

6 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

Google's Eric Schmidt takes an interest in Wall Street, buys 20% stake in powerful hedge fund

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

Box grows up (BOX)

"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

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt describes what the Internet is like in North Korea

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

Now You Can Buy a Chromebook For Just $150 (And They're Getting Better)

8 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

Eric Schmidt wants everyone to stop saying Google Glass is dead (GOOG)

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

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