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Eric Schmidt’s North Korea Trip Involves Negotiations for Detained American Eric Schmidt’s North Korea Trip Involves Negotiations for Detained American

Earlier today, Google’s Eric Schmidt and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson landed in North Korea on their unrelated-to-Google, definitely-not-state-sponsored trip. We’ve heard reports that Schmidt took the trip to the notoriously reclusive country on interest in economics, or maybe social …

Eric Schmidt Ignores U.S. State Department’s Wishes, Arrives In North Korea Eric Schmidt Ignores U.S. State Department’s Wishes, Arrives In North Korea

The Associated Press reported last week that Google Executive Chairman and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson were to head to North Korea. Following the report, which was picked up by numerous media outlets, the U.S. State Department expressed its views …

U.S. State Department Talks About Google And North Korea U.S. State Department Talks About Google And North Korea

Earlier this week, news came out that Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt was planning a trip to North Korea. He would reportedly be travelling with New Mexico governor Bill Richardson. The subject came up in a press briefing with the …

Stephen Colbert Talks To Eric Schmidt For An Hour Stephen Colbert Talks To Eric Schmidt For An Hour

Stephen Colbert recently participated in an @Google Talk, speaking one on one with Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt. The interview was initially broadcast live on YouTube, but now the company has posted the full recording for all to view. Colbert stopped …

Google Antitrust Situation Remains In Limbo, Pro-Google FTC Nominee Stays Out Of It Google Antitrust Situation Remains In Limbo, Pro-Google FTC Nominee Stays Out Of It

According to Reuters, EU competition chief Joaquin Almunia says EU antitrust regulators have not yet made a decision in their case against Google. Similarly, the company is still awaiting on a decision from the Federal Trade Commission in the U.S. …

Eric Schmidt Has A Book Coming Out In April, Google Is More Powerful Than Most People Realize Eric Schmidt Has A Book Coming Out In April, Google Is More Powerful Than Most People Realize

Knopf Doubleday Publishing announced today that it will release a book called The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business, co-authored by Google Executive Chairman and Google Ideas Director Jared Cohen, on April 23rd. “Schmidt and …

Here’s What Eric Schmidt Had To Say About Privacy And Free Speech This Week Here’s What Eric Schmidt Had To Say About Privacy And Free Speech This Week
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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt spoke with Reuters West Coast Bureau Chief Jonathan Weber at the RAND Corp.’s Politics Aside conference in California on Monday. The conversation is about a half hour long, and goes into YouTube and Google’s policies …

The Latest On Google’s Battle With Publishers Who Want To Be Paid For Links The Latest On Google’s Battle With Publishers Who Want To Be Paid For Links
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A week ago, we wrote about the battles Google is facing with publishers, specifically in France and Brazil. In France, lawmakers have poposed a law which would require search engines like Google to pay publishers to license content just so …

Eric Schmidt Will Soon Send Robots To Parties To Represent Him Eric Schmidt Will Soon Send Robots To Parties To Represent Him

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt spoke at the company’s Zeitgeist Americas 2012 conference this week. If you have sixteen minutes to spare, check it out below. He speaks about how technology will shape the next five to ten years, and …

Google’s Eric Schmidt Dances Gangnam Style in Korea Google’s Eric Schmidt Dances Gangnam Style in Korea
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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt recently took a trip to the Google offices in Korea and was greeted by none other than PSY, the man behind the viral sensation “Gangnam Style.” According to Google, Schmidt presented PSY with a framed …

Google Still Wants A Deal With Yahoo Google Still Wants A Deal With Yahoo
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Apparently, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has been talking about how the company would still love to be Yahoo’s search partner. As you may recall, Google and Yahoo were trying to get an advertising partnership done before Microsoft and Yahoo …

Google Has Not Submitted A Maps App To Apple Yet Google Has Not Submitted A Maps App To Apple Yet

There have been a lot of rumors and speculation about Google Maps on iOS over the past week or so, but Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has set the record straight in relation to one rumor. Apple is not currently …

Google Teases That New Hardware Is On The Way Google Teases That New Hardware Is On The Way
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Google is now officially in the hardware business. The Nexus family of products – Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 and Nexus Q – show that Google is serious about competing with Apple, Amazon and others. Add on top of that the …

Don’t Leave Microsoft For Google Or Else Steve Ballmer Will Throw A Chair Don’t Leave Microsoft For Google Or Else Steve Ballmer Will Throw A Chair
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Now, I know what you’re thinking: Microsoft has never been a fan of Google. To that I would say, “You are right, dear reader,” but did you know that Microsoft really doesn’t like Google. You could maybe even say that …

Google Works to Settle EU Antitrust Probe, and Schmidt Says Larry Page is Fine Google Works to Settle EU Antitrust Probe, and Schmidt Says Larry Page is Fine
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You might recall, Google was accused of discriminating against their competitors in search results by European regulators. The European Commission confirmed today, Google has in fact responded to the antitrust concerns. Google sent a proposal to European regulators addressing four …

Larry Page is Hurting Google’s Shareholders Larry Page is Hurting Google’s Shareholders
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Last week, during Google’s annual shareholders meeting, executive chairman Eric Schmidt announced that CEO Larry Page would be absent from the meeting because he had “lost his voice”. Seems perfectly normal to me, people get colds and lose their voices, …

The 2012 Election’s Experiment in Social Advertising The 2012 Election’s Experiment in Social Advertising

When White House staffer Jim Messina was tapped to manage President Barack Obama’s campaign for re-election in 2011, he approached the unbridled animal that is modern presidential politics not like prior election campaigns but, rather, much like he would have …

Eric Schmidt Gets The Evil Ice Cream Man Treatment Once Again Eric Schmidt Gets The Evil Ice Cream Man Treatment Once Again

Back when Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt was still CEO of the company, Consumer Watchdog put out a video portraying him as an evil ice cream man “collecting your personal information.” In case you haven’t seen it, here’s that: The …

Google At Mobile World Congress 2012 [Videos] Google At Mobile World Congress 2012 [Videos]

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt delivered a keynote address at Mobile World Congress this week, and Google has made the entire thing available for viewing via its YouTube channel. Here’s more on that specifically, and the video below. The Android …

Eric Schmidt Reduces His Stake In Google Eric Schmidt Reduces His Stake In Google
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Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, who now goes by the title Executive Chairman, is reportedly reducing his stake in the company from 2.8% to 2.1% by selling $1.45 billion in stock as part of a trading plan adopted in November. …

Twitter, Mobile Ads & Reaching Google Analytics Goals Twitter, Mobile Ads & Reaching Google Analytics Goals

Today’s video round-up features a webinar about reaching your goals in Google Analytics, the top Internet memes, and a conversation between Eric Schmidt and Loic Le Meur (among other things). Enjoy. Here’s today’s viral videos. View more daily video round-ups …