Nukes and AI: Eric Schmidt Believes Both Should Be Regulated by Treaties

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes AI should be in the same category as nuclear weapons and regulated by similar treaties.

China Plans to Add 600,000 5G Base Stations In 2022

China is on pace to add some 600,000 5G base stations in 2022, helping the country solidify its position as the leading 5G nation.

Telecom Companies Win Injunction Against NY Affordable Broadband Act

Telecom companies have won a last-minute injunction against New York’s Affordable Broadband Act, putting the law’s future in jeopardy.

Governor Cuomo Makes Low-Cost Broadband Mandatory

Governor Cuomo has signed a bill that would force companies to make broadband access available to low-income families for $15 a month.

Ex-Google CEO: AI Will Create a Bunch Of New Platform Winners

The reason it’ll be different in 20 years is because artificial intelligence will create a whole bunch of new platform winners says former Google CEO Eric Schmidt.

Banning TikTok Can Affect American Dominance, Says Former Google CEO

Essentially, every American tech firm has data that’s stored in the US that’s subject to US law that’s used by Europeans, for example, and they bristle at that. It sets in motion a whole bunch of things that can affect American dominance.

Google Called Upon To Make Self-Driving Car Accident Reports Public

Google’s self-driving cars are coming under fire again as the Associated Press reported that four out of forty-eight of the cars Google has driving around California have gotten into accidents since September. As has been the case with previously reported…

Google Glass Is Far from Dead, Says Eric Schmidt

If you think Google Glass is dead, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt would like to tell you you’re wrong. “It is a big and very fundamental platform for Google,” Schmidt recently told the Wall Street Journal. “We ended the Explorer…

Google Expands Its Offerings In Cuba

As you’re probably aware, there’s a trade embargo that prevents U.S. exports to Cuba. That’s not stopping Google from launching some of its free services there. Google launched Chrome in Cuba in August, and just announced that it’s now offering…

Here’s Eric Schmidt Talking About ‘How Google Works’

Google posted a video of Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt talking to Laszlo Bock, the company’s Senior Vice President of People Operations, at the re:Work conference to its Google Ventures site. The event was held at the Google Partner just over…

Is Amazon Google’s Biggest Search Competitor?

There was a time when Google considered Bing its biggest competitor in search, which probably makes sense to most people, as it’s more of a direct competitor in terms of being a web search engine. It’s actually Amazon, however, that…

Here’s 30 Minutes Of Eric Schmidt Talking With Jimmy Carter

Google’s annual Zeitgeist conference is underway in Paradise Valley, Arizona, and the company has been uploading numerous discussions from the event to YouTube. Following is Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt in a half-hour discussion with Jimmy Carter. Bill Clinton is reportedly…

Google’s Schmidt: We Built Google For Users, Not Websites

Google has said it before, but now it has said it again: “We built Google for users, not websites.” Think you got a raw deal from a recent algorithm change? Sorry, they built Google for users, not websites. Think Google…

Eric Schmidt’s New Book Is More Loyal Than A Puppy

Google Executive Chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt has a new book coming out called How Google Works. He co-wrote it with former Google SVP and current advisor to Larry Page, Jonathan Rosenberg and Google Director of Executive Communications Alan…

Kanye Talks ‘His Boy and Sh*t’ Eric Schmidt, ‘Rich As F*ck’ Tim Cook at Concert

If you’re unfamiliar with Kanye West’s Yeezus tour–here’s a quick rundown. It’s an incredible spectacle–really. If I hadn’t seen it with my own eyes, the various reports about it being an incredible spectacle wouldn’t have held water for me. But…

Eric Schmidt Reportedly Just Spent $22M on a House Near the Playboy Mansion

As a man worth an estimated $8.3 billion, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt could buy pretty much any house he wants. If a report from the NY Post’s Page Six is accurate, what he wants is to live within a…

Google To Expand Efforts To Block Child Exploitation

Google has been battling child exploitation on the Internet since at least 2006. This past summer, the company announced some additional measures it was taking. For one, Google set up a new $2 million fund to encourage the development of…

Eric Schmidt’s Alleged Affairs Get The NMA Treatment

Eric Schmidt is the executive chairman of Google. He’s also married, but it’s hard to tell sometimes as he and his wife, Wendy Boyl, live separate lives in different parts of the country. That may be the reason why allegations…

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…

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…