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Eric Schmidt Discusses ‘Pandora’s Promise’ With Director Robert Stone

In a recent “At Google” talk, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt sat down with Robert Stone, Director of the documentary Pandora’s Promise, along with some of the cast. Google has now made the video public for all to watch. Here’s the film’s description (via YouTube): The recent reactor meltdowns in Japan have ignited passionate worldwide debate about energy and the …

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Google Thinks That In 100 Years, People Will Marvel That We Ever Allowed Humans To Drive

Google held its annual shareholders meeting on Thursday, discussing numerous topics. As usual in shareholder-related meetings, Google felt the need to reassure investors that despite its investments in “moon shot” ideas like Google Glass and self-driving cars, the company continues to invest in its core business. But this time, Schmidt also took the time to talk up the cars. He …

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Here’s Google’s Entire June 6th Stockholders Meeting

Google has made its annual stockholders meeting available for the public to view via YouTube. The meeting took place on Thursday, and is about an hour and a half long. As you can imagine, a lot of ground is covered. Interestingly, Google Glass was banned from the meeting, prompting regular Google critic Consumer Watchdog to accuse Google of hypocrisy, though …

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Google Glass For Consumers Is About A Year Away

Google Glass is finally shipping out to developers who signed up for the Explorers program at last year’s Google I/O. While they have fun with what could potentially become the next big thing, consumers just have to sit patiently and wait. How long will that wait be though? In an interview with BBC Radio 4, Google’s Eric Schmidt said that …

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Julian Assange, Eric Schmidt Discuss Censorship, Bitcoin And The Internet In Recently Published Conversation

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder that’s still hiding out in the Ecuadorian embassy in London after the UK approved his extradition to Sweden. During that time, he has entertained a number of guests, including Google CEO Eric Schmidt. WikiLeaks shared a verbatim transcript of a five-hour conversation between Google CEO Eric …

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What’s Going on with Google Now for iOS?

So, what the hell is happening with Google Now for iOS? According to conflicting reports from people on each end, it’s stuck in some sort of non-existent approval limbo. Speaking at the Big Tent Summit in India earlier, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt made a sort of off-handed remark about Google Now and whether we’ll be seeing it pop up …

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Schmidt: Chrome And Android To Remain Separate (But With More Overlap)

Some of us have expected that Google’s Android and Chrome operating systems would eventually converge into one operaring system. That’s mostly because Google co-founder Sergey Brin once implied that this would be the case. Since then, Google has given off other signals that this could potentially happen. For example, we’ve recently seen indications of Android’s Google Now functionality coming to …

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Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer, and Other Tech Leaders Push for Immigration Reform

Tech leaders have crafted a joint letter to President Obama and the nation’s top lawmakers, asking that Washington work together to craft some sort of comprehensive immigration reform by the end of this year. The letter was signed by over 100 Presidents, CEOs, partners, and chairmen of both major and minor tech companies. Some of the notable names include Facebook …

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Here’s Eric Schmidt’s Solve For X Speech

Google has released the video for Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt’s recent speech from the company’s Solve For X event. “A lot of life is about luck, and our goal is to make more luck for ourselves, so that the little gem of an idea that could change the world becomes an idea that could really change the world,” he says. …

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Eric Schmidt In 2010: I’m Not Sure You Want To Walk Around With These ‘Odd Glasses’ On

Since Google first unveiled Google Glass, many have wondered if people will buy into the device, simply from the fashion perspective. In other words, will people be worried about looking ridiculous in order to use these hi-tech smart devices that could potentially enrich the physical world around them? Well, that’s probably why Google Glass has already been featured in a …

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Microsoft Uses “Scroogled” Ads To Attack Decade-Old Gmail Feature

Microsoft is at it again with a new “Scroogled” campaign (you know, the ads where Microsoft attacks Google for things). The whole thing is a promotion for Microsoft’s Outlook.com. The basic premise is that Google serves you ads in Gmail based on the content of your messages. Google has been doing this since Gmail launched in 2004. It’s been well …

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Eric Schmidt Ties Search Rankings To Verified Profiles In Upcoming Book

It’s become pretty obvious that Google is looking to put user identity at the forefront of a number of its products, and that includes search. Nothing new there. Eric Schmidt apparently talks about this in his upcoming book, and notes flat out that profile verification will be directly tied to search engine rankings. The Wall Street Journal has a few …

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