Former Google CEO and current executive chairman Eric Schmidt leads a fabulous life filled with luxurious yachts, homes in Silicon Valley and New York City, and even his own private jet. Now the New York Post is reporting that the tech...Show More Summary
Eric Schmidt used to be the CEO of Google, and now he's not. But the company just decided to reward him with $106 million dollars—100 in stock, six in cash—as an annual bonus. That's about $80 million more than the CEO of Goldman Sachs. It's also fucked up and insane. Read more...
Google’s former CEO and current chairman is a precious asset for the company and it shows, with Eric Schmidt now getting paid “a lot more than he did when he was running the Internet company,” Associated Press writes. According to a new document filed with the U.S. Show More Summary
Lenovo CEO Yuanqing Yang, in an interview with Fortune’s Miguel Helft: Right after Google bought Motorola [in 2012], I invited [Google executive chairman] Eric Schmidt to have a dinner at my house. I old him, “If you think you want run...Show More Summary
Emails unveiled in federal court suggest Apple founder Steve Jobs and Google CEO Eric Schmidt made a secret and perhaps illegal pact not to hire each other’s workers and to keep salaries low. RT reports: According to Pando Daily journalist Mark Ames, the scheme began in early 2005, when the need for Silicon Valley engineers was at an all-time high. Show More Summary
Apple founder Steve Jobs and Google CEO Eric Schmidt appear to have secretly cooperated to drive down the salaries of tech workers by agreeing not to recruit each other's staff, according to emails uncovered by a class action lawsuit filed in federal court in California. Show More Summary
Mark Ames, reporting for Pando Daily: In early 2005, as demand for Silicon Valley engineers began booming, Apple’s Steve Jobs sealed a secret and illegal pact with Google’s Eric Schmidt to artificially push their workers wages lower by agreeing not to recruit each other’s employees, sharing wage scale information, and punishing violators. Show More Summary
In early 2005, as demand for Silicon Valley engineers began booming, Apple’s Steve Jobs sealed a secret and illegal pact with Google’s Eric Schmidt to artificially push their workers wages lower by agreeing not to recruit each other’s employees, sharing wage scale information, and punishing violators. On February 27, 2005, Bill Campbell, a member of Apple’s board of directors...
I recently had a conversation with Thomas Friel who is the former CEO of Heidrick & Struggles, a global executive search firm, they are the ones who got Eric Schmidt his job as the CEO of Google in 2004 and were at one point ranked by the WSJ as the top executive search firm in the […]
President Barack Obama is meeting today with industry leaders from across the mobile tech and digital landscape. Apple CEO Time Cook, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer are among those slated to meet with the President in the White House to “discuss how the tech sector can help […]
Google daddy's iPhone-to-Android migration guide has a backhander for many mobe-makers Google daddy Eric Schmidt has shown that as a marketer, diplomat and technical writer he makes a pretty good figurehead/chairman/CEO/roving-technology-talker-upper, by releasing Eric’s Guide: Converting to Android from iPhone.…
Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt is marshaling the company’s resources to help eliminate the presence of child pornography on the Internet. According to an an article he wrote for the U.K.’s Daily Mail on Monday, Schmidt says the company has more than 200 people working to develop “new, state-of-the-art technology” to combat the problem. Show More Summary
Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman and former CEO of Google, has been added to the The Economist Group’s board as a non-executive director. Schmidt will serve a three-year term after a shareholder vote. He is expected to begin this...Show More Summary
Chairman and former CEO of Google Eric Schmidt says the company’s executives are shocked by allegations that the National Security Agency has been collecting data from the search engine’s servers. “I was shocked that the NSA would do...Show More Summary
Otoy, a company building rendering technology for running games and other applications in the browser, is announcing a new board of advisors, including Google executive chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt. "Six years ago, in an interview...Show More Summary
Morning Money Memo… Google and the US government may be on a collision course over spying allegations. “Outrageous,” is how Google’s Executive Chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt described allegations about NSA spying on its data centers. He told The Wall Street Journal that if...
Google's Executive Chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt isn't a huge fan of the NSA or its surveillance methods, it seems. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal, Schmidt declared: "It's really outrageous that the National Security Agency was looking between the Google data centers, if true." His...
(Reuters) - Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said widespread U.S. government spying on its data centers would be outrageous and potentially illegal if true, the Wall Street Journal reported. "It's really outrageous that the NSA was looking between the Google data centers, if that's true," Schmidt said in an interview. Show More Summary
Eric Schmidt is the former CEO of Google and currently serves as its chairman. Over the years, though, he has become known for saying some pretty controversial, provocative, or bizarre things. And yet, despite the fact that he says lots of strange things, he's one of the most vocal senior executives at Google. Show More Summary
In a book released earlier this year, Google CEO Eric Schmidt and former State Department official Jared Cohen predicted that the Internet could gradually fracture into several regional- or country-level mini-Internets. We may be seeing some surprisingly early hints of that process -- but not in the part of the world where Schmidt predicted it […]