Eric Schmidt hasn't always been famous, or even a first choice as CEO. But here's what he taught me.
Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know this Thursday. 1. Eric Schmidt says that Google DeepMind is "one of the greatest British success stories of the modern age." The former Google CEO praised the company at the Startup Grind Europe conference in London. 2. Show More Summary
When Eric Schmidt took the stage today in New York City, he spent less time talking about business at Google (where he was previously CEO and now serves as executive chairman of parent company Alphabet), and more time focused on new technologies and the bigger picture. Show More Summary
Eric Schmidt has a problem with Europe's universities. And its regulators. And its tax policies. The former Google CEO, who now serves as the executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, appeared at the Startup Fest Europe conference...Show More Summary
Everyone from Google’s Eric Schmidt to venture capital heavyweight John Doerr praised the behind-the-scenes sage
Those who have worked for Google chairman Eric Schmidt when he was CEO at Novell or CEO at Google, say he's a fountain of wisdom for managing people. Take Jared Smith, the cofounder of up-and-coming survey startup Qualtrics, who worked for Schmidt both at Novell and Google. Show More Summary
Alphabet had to reimburse its executive chairman $396,000 for flying in his private planes, according to an updated 10-k filing on Tuesday. Eric Schmidt, Google's former CEO, "owns 100% of one aircraft and 33% of another aircraft, both...Show More Summary
Alphabet CEO Larry Page and president Sergey Brin again made $1 each last year, while executive chair Eric Schmidt earned $8 million, down from $108.7 million. read more
Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt has had a long, epic career in tech, from a top role at the legendary Sun Microsystems to the CEO and later chairman of Google. Today, at a Google cloud event in San Francisco, Schmidt sharedShow More Summary
Current Google chairman (and former CEO) Eric Schmidt was recently in South Korea to witness the historic battle between Google's most advanced AI system and the world's top-ranked Go player, a matchup which resulted in a win for Google's computer. Show More Summary
Former Google CEO and current Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt was in Korea for a press event this week, where he was spotted taking pictures of the event using an Apple iPhone instead of a Google Android handset.
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt to lead Pentagon’s Innovation Advisory Board.
Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Thursday. 1. Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is now on a military advisory board for the Pentagon. It's aimed at bringing Silicon Valley innovation and best practices to the U.S. Show More Summary
The Pentagon announced an unusual new program calling for hackers to test its digital security today, as well as a “Defence Innovation Advisory Board”. Google CEO and Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt will head the board — but, if you’ll believe Wall Street Journal sources, this is all for his own personal gratification, not a “company initiative”. More »
The former CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt, now executive chairman of its parent company Alphabet, is about to start helping the military improve what it does by borrowing concepts and ideas straight from Silicon Valley. Schmidt will chair...Show More Summary
Alphabet chairman and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has been tapped by the U.S. Department of Defense to head up a new "Innovation Advisory Board." According to the Defense Department, the board's purpose will be to help the Department adapt and adjust its culture and processes in innovative ways. Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Eric Schmidt, the former chief executive officer of Google, has agreed to head a new Pentagon advisory board aimed at bringing Silicon Valley innovation and best practices to the U.S. military, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday. Show More Summary
New Google CEO Sundar Pichai just joined Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Eric Schmidt in the "too-big-to-lose" club, according to a new filing from parent company Alphabet. For the first time, Pichai got a shout-out in the "Risks" section...Show More Summary
Former Google CEO Erich Schmidt has high hopes for artificial intelligence (AI), Bloomberg reports. The billionaire, who is now executive chairman of Google's parent company, Alphabet, delivered a talk in New York last week where heShow More Summary
Anything Google can do, Apple can do too, right? That’s right, not wanting to be outdone by Eric Schmidt’s reported meeting, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook will today meet with Pope Francis. What’s on the agenda? I’ve no idea, but Cook is lucky...Show More Summary