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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Eric Schmidt’

Google Agrees To “Support” Publishers In France

It looks like Google is paying to link to French publishers’ content. Google and publishers in France have not been seeing eye to eye for quite some time. In October, the company spoke out about a proposal by French lawmakers, backed by publishers, which would seek for search engines to license content in order to have the privilege of linking …

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Here’s Eric Schmidt’s Entire Cambridge Speech [Video]

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt continues to make headlines. In fact, though he handed the CEO reins to Larry Page in 2011, he may still grab more headlines than page thanks to things like his imaginative speeches (like the one where he talked about replacing himself with a robot at parties) and a recent trip to North Korea. His latest …

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Google’s Schmidt Talks North Korea Trip On Google+

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt took to Google+ over the weekend to discuss his recent, controversial trip to North Korea. He shared an edited version of his comments from when his group (former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson’s delegation) returned from Pyongyang. “This was a private visit to North Korea to talk about the free and open Internet. The North …

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Eric Schmidt Talks About North Korea Trip [Video]

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt’s trip to North Korea has ended, and he took the time to address the press about it. It remains unclear just how productive the trip was, but he and his companions, which included former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson, were unable to secure the release of a Korean-American that is being detained in the country, …

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AP Posts Video Of Eric Schmidt In North Korea Computer Lab

The Associated Press has posted a video of Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt visiting a computer lab in North Korea: Schmidt’s and former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson’s trip has been a controversial one, with the U.S. State Department indicating that it was not thrilled with the timing of the visit, in light of a recent missile launch by North …

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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 media. In reality, nobody is 100% certain why Schmidt and Richardson are in North Korea. Richardson said in a statement …

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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 about the trip in a press briefing. Spokesperson Victoria Nuland said, “With regard to the trip, we are obviously aware …

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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 U.S. State Department on Thursday. Spokesperson Victoria Nuland said, “With regard to the trip, we are obviously aware of the …

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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 by Google’s New York office to promote his book, which Schmidt points out is available on Google Play. Schmidt also …

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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. Reuters shares this quote from Almunia: “We are in the process of conversation with Google to try to reach a …

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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 Cohen have written a clear-eyed, seminal book about our future,” said Knopf Chairman and Editor in Chief Sonny Mehta. “It …

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Here’s What Eric Schmidt Had To Say About Privacy And Free Speech This Week

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 on free speech, privacy and user-generated content, among other things.

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