Coffee drinking with celebrities for a huge amount continues…This time you’ve the opportunity to sit down for coffee with Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google who currently serves as its chairman. Read the rest of the story at: Google Chairman Auctions Coffee Date for charity
Former Google CEO and current executive chairman Eric Schmidt is auctioning off the opportunity to have a cup of coffee with him at the company's New York City offices. The current bidding is at $9,000, but it has an estimated value of $50,000. Show More Summary
Eric Schmidt is the former CEO of Google and currently serves as its chairman. He was originally brought in as the "adult supervision" for founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, but, as one of the most vocal senior executives at Google, he's also said some pretty controversial, provocative, or bizarre things over the years. Show More Summary
Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman and former CEO, has weighed in on a top European Union court's "right to be forgotten" ruling, which lets consumers ask Google to remove damaging links. And as you might expect, he's not a fan...Show More Summary
Just a reminder that Google CEO Eric Schmidt is a colossal hypocrite and an apologist for war crimes: Read the rest
Sometimes a career move is nothing short of brilliant. Like when Eric Schmidt left a struggling Novell in 2001 to become CEO of Google. It was a risk for him. The Internet bubble had just burst and three-year-old Google was flanked by "dot-com" corpses. Twitter CFO Mike Gupta also made a golden choice. Show More Summary
Bruce Schneier: "At SXSW earlier this month, CEO Eric Schmidt tried to reassure the audience by saying that he was 'pretty sure that information within Google is now safe from any government's prying eyes.' A more accurate statement might be, 'Your data is safe from governments, except for the ways we don't know about and the ways we cannot tell you about.
Google caps co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin's pay at $1. CEO's pay doubles to nearly $20 million. Google paid co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin their customary $1 salaries last year while Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt's compensation more than doubled to $19.3 million. Show More Summary
An ongoing investigation into an alleged conspiracy by Apple and Google to limit tech workers’ wages has unearthed some candid emails between former Apple CEO Steve Jobs and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt. According to a Department of Justice investigation, Google, Apple and several other tech companies entered into agreements in the mid-2000s to not…
Larry Page, a co-founder and the CEO of the planet's dominant Internet search engine, was paid his customary $1. read more
On Friday, President Barack Obama and his top advisers met with top "Internet CEOs"—including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Eric Schmidt, Netflix's Reed Hastings, and Dropbox's Drew Houston—to discuss privacy issues after Zuckerberg and other tech leaders blasted Obama's NSA for allegedly infecting computers with malware to steal user data. Show More Summary
You can't argue with a lede like this one: The co-founder of the Occupy Wall Street movement has called for the US government to be run by the country's technology industry. Justine Tunney, now a software engineer at Google, has posted...Show More Summary
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...