All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Eric Schmidt’

The Latest On Google’s Battle With Publishers Who Want To Be Paid For Links

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 they can link to it in Google News search results Google threatened to stop linking to publishers. In Brazil, the …

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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 what this might mean for your children. He notes that people will still be using voice to text rather than …

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Google’s Eric Schmidt Dances Gangnam Style in Korea

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 Doodle and then asked to be taught how to dance Gangnam Style. Of course, Schmidt didn’t travel all the …

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Google Still Wants A Deal With Yahoo

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 partnered up, but regulators were having none of it. A report from Forbes looks at some words allegedly spoken by …

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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 holding up the Google Maps app for iOS. Reuters reports that Schmidt confirmed that Google has “not done anything yet.” …

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Google Teases That New Hardware Is On The Way

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 acquisition of Motorola Mobility and you have a hardware powerhouse in the making. The next question, of course, is where …

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Don’t Leave Microsoft For Google Or Else Steve Ballmer Will Throw A Chair

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 it’s a hatred most foul. This month’s issue of Vanity Fair has a wonderful-sounding story called “How Microsoft Lost Its …

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Google Works to Settle EU Antitrust Probe, and Schmidt Says Larry Page is Fine

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 major areas of concern laid out by the EU following an eighteen month investigation. Apparently, Google favored its own search …

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Larry Page is Hurting Google’s Shareholders

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, and all kinds of other things. Then Schmidt further explained that Page would also be absent from this week’s developer …

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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 if he was leading an explosive start-up tech company. For that reason, instead of seeking the guidance of political stalwarts …

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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 video was created to be a 15-second Times Square ad. Now, Aaron Wall’s SEOBook has posted the products of a …

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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 Developers YouTube channel has posted the following montage from the event: Here are some other Google-related videos from the event …

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