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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 …

Eric Schmidt, James Cameron & Flying Robots Eric Schmidt, James Cameron & Flying Robots

OK, Eric Schmidt and James Cameron are in the same video, talking to each other for quite a while. The flying robots are in a different (and much shorter) video. Pretty interesting stuff. View more daily video round-ups here. Xbox …

Google Has Other Ideas Concerning Internet Censorship Google Has Other Ideas Concerning Internet Censorship
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As the buzz around the government’s attempt to govern the content of the Internet increased in volume, a number of tech companies increased their volume concerning their disapproval of how SOPA/PIPA goes about its business. The most notable of the …

Eric Schmidt on Google+ Eric Schmidt on Google+
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Former Google CEO and current Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has finally appeared on Google+ after being mysteriously absent from the company’s new baby. He’s only got one photo on it so far, but it is awesome. And just in …

iPhone 4S Siri Demo, Wolfram, Schmidt & A Scary Phone Ad iPhone 4S Siri Demo, Wolfram, Schmidt & A Scary Phone Ad

People are still waiting to get their hands on the new iPhone, but you can still see some hands-on demos. Also, check out the ad that’s apparently scaring children in the UK, and may get banned for violating ad standards. …

No Google+ For Google’s Management Team? No Google+ For Google’s Management Team?

Do they not like it, or do they simply not want to conform to a new social media platform? These are just a few of the questions I have after seeing the chart detailing how much members of Google management …

Superman’s Adventures With Google+ Superman’s Adventures With Google+

Google+ is all about members using their real identity–no pseudonyms here, please–something that was made clear by ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s interview with NPR. To date, there have been a few fake Google+ accounts that have been suspended due to …

Google+ is About Your Identity Google+ is About Your Identity
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Google+, while still young, can be a lot of different things to a lot of different people. As time goes on, it will no doubt serve many more purposes. We still have brand pages to look forward to after all, …

Senate Antitrust Subcommittee Wants to Question Larry Page or Eric Schmidt Senate Antitrust Subcommittee Wants to Question Larry Page or Eric Schmidt
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As earlier reported, the FTC is said to be planning a broad antitrust investigation into Google’s business practices, and according to the Wall Street Journal, they’re getting ready to serve Google with subpoenas, as well as requests for information from …

Eric Schmidt Backs Display Ad Company Spongecell Eric Schmidt Backs Display Ad Company Spongecell

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt (along with others) has invested in Spongecell, an online display advertising company. Spongecell announced this morning that it has completed a new round of financing led by Schmidt and Jim Pallotta, Chairman and Managing Director …

Google To Use Phone Contacts in Social Efforts? Google To Use Phone Contacts in Social Efforts?

Would you like to see your phone contacts become part of your Google social circle? It’s possible that this may be on the horizion. Google’s former CEO and current Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt talked about using phone contacts as part …

Eric Schmidt Still Google’s Best Guess for “Google CEO” Eric Schmidt Still Google’s Best Guess for “Google CEO”
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As you may know, Larry Page officially took over the role of Google CEO today, as Eric Schmidt became Executive Chairman. Google has already changed the executive bios to reflect this, as previously reported. Google’s search results still have some …

Watchdog Argues Against Schmidt For Commerce Secretary
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Last week, rumors indicated that Google CEO Eric Schmidt might be in the running for the position of U.S. Commerce Secretary.  Now, the organization called Consumer Watchdog – which is perhaps Google’s most outspoken critic – has come out strongly …

Schmidt Says Mobile Growing “Faster Than All Of Our Predictions”

The use of the mobile Web will at some point become universal, and that point may arrive sooner than anybody expects, according to Google’s CEO.  Eric Schmidt indicated yesterday at the 2011 IAB Annual Leadership Meeting that even Google’s supercomputers and brilliant employees haven’t been able to make accurate forecasts so far.

Eric Schmidt Speaks at Humboldt University: Full Video

Google CEO Eric Schmidt spoke at Humboldt University in Berlin last week. Google has now made video of the entire speech available.

He talks about Google increasing its presence in Europe and Germany, and the funding of a center for discussing/debating the evolution of the web. He also announces a small business initiative.

He then talks about OnePass, the new subscription service the company announced recently.  

There are some microphone issues at the beginning that are somewhat comical. 

Eric Schmidt’s Mobile World Congress Speech: Full Video

Google has made video available of CEO Eric Schmidt’s speech at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week. 

At the event, he discussed the company’s current operating system focuses: Android Gingerbread and Honeycomb, and Chrome OS. "We’ve got an OS for phones called ‘Gingerbread’ and one for tablets called ‘Honeycomb’. G and H. You can imagine that the next will begin with I and will be named after a dessert, and it will unite them," he said.