Eric Schmidt

  • Want to switch from iPhone to Android? Google's Eric Schmidt guides how to 26-11-2013 01:12 PM

    Taking the OS war a step ahead, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt has written a detailed guide describing how and why to switch from iPhone to Android. In his step-by-step guide, Schmidt has not only mentioned how a user can import all his data from iPhone to Android, but has also...
  • Censorship around the world will end in a decade: Google's Eric Schmidt 22-11-2013 06:25 AM

    Washington: Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has a bold prediction: Censorship around the world could end in a decade, and better use of encryption will help people overcome government surveillance. In a lecture at Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday, the executive of the world's biggest web search company made a...
  • Google's Eric Schmidt says NSA spying outrageous, illegal if true: Report 04-11-2013 05:42 PM

    Bangalore: Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said widespread US government spying on its data centres would be outrageous and potentially illegal if true, the Wall Street Journal reported. "It's really outrageous that the NSA was looking between the Google data centers, if that's true," Schmidt said in an interview....
  • Google+ users attempt to beat Google at its own game with Eric Schmidt profile pics 15-10-2013 02:24 PM

    New Delhi: After Google announced its plans to launch new product-endorsement ads incorporating photos, comments and names of its users, Google+ users adopted a unique approach to protest the move. A few users changed their Google+ profile pictures to images of Google's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, reports Huffington Post. It...
  • Google chairman 'respects' but disagrees on privacy 11-10-2013 01:44 PM

    Athens: Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, said Thursday that he respects but disagrees with complaints about his company's privacy policies made by data protection authorities in six European countries. Schmidt said the Internet search and ad giant has "very broadly communicated" its policies to authorities in the countries where the...
  • Google-Apple relationship has improved over the past year: Eric Schmidt 12-07-2013 12:07 PM

    Sun Valley: The relationship between Google and Apple has improved over the past year with the rival technology companies and sometimes partners conducting "lots and lots" of meetings, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said. Schmidt did not provide details about the nature of the meetings during comments to reporters at...
  • 'The New Digital Age' is a fascinating read 29-05-2013 12:55 PM

    It's hard not to think about Google when you read 'The New Digital Age'. The cover highlights the association of the authors with the company: Eric Schmidt is its executive chairman and Jared Cohen, the director of its think tank Google Ideas. And, with a subtitle that reads 'Reshaping the...
  • YouTube says the battle with TV is already over 02-05-2013 11:57 AM

    New York: YouTube vs TV? YouTube says the battle - if there ever was one - is over. In a flashy presentation to advertisers Wednesday night, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt declined to forecast that Internet video will displace television watching. Instead he declared: "That's already happened." Schmidt said "the...
  • Eric Schmidt says Google Glass experience can be weird, inappropriate 26-04-2013 02:13 PM

    Cambridge: Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has been playing with his company's new combination glasses and mobile computer and said he finds the experience a little weird. Talking out loud to control the Google Glasses via voice recognition is "the weirdest thing," Schmidt said in a talk on Thursday at...
  • A billion Android phones in use in nine months: Google's Eric Schmidt 17-04-2013 08:17 AM

    San Francisco: Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt predicted on Tuesday that there will be more than a billion smartphones in use featuring its Android software within the next six to nine months. Schmidt also noted that Google had no intention of blocking access to a new app from Facebook Inc,...
  • Low cost smartphones will be the next step: Google chairman Eric Schmidt 21-03-2013 08:42 AM

    Visiting Google Chairman Eric Schmidt claims that low cost smartphones will be the next step. "The big future is still smartphones. And the vast majority of Indians will encounter the internet on a smartphone, it will be a low cost smartphone of great power. They will deal with health and...
  • Steve Jobs has a different operating system 25-08-2011 03:14 PM

    San Francisco: Hard to understand, difficult to work with and deemed irreplaceable by many Apple fans and investors, Steve Jobs has made a life defying conventions and expectations. And despite years of signs of poor health, his resignation as chief executive of Apple Inc caused a global gasp as the...
  • Google blocks competition: Microsoft to EU 01-04-2011 09:08 AM

    Brussels: Microsoft Corp escalated its attack on Google Inc. by complaining to European regulators on Thursday that its fiercest rival is an Internet bully that abuses its dominance of online search and advertising. The allegations against Google crystallize the piecemeal gripes that Microsoft has been making about Google's business practices...
  • Steve Jobs attends tech CEO meeting with Obama 18-02-2011 01:38 PM

    Woodside: Apple Inc. chief executive Steve Jobs, on medical leave from the company he co-founded, attended a meeting of technology industry leaders with US President Barack Obama in northern California on Thursday. Jobs, a pancreatic cancer survivor, was joined by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Google Inc Chief Executive Eric Schmidt,...
  • Google tried hard to woo Nokia for Android 16-02-2011 10:18 AM

    Barcelona: Google tried hard to win Nokia over to its Android mobile platform before Nokia decided to throw its lot in with Microsoft, Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt said. "We would have loved if they had chosen Android. They chose the other guys," Schmidt said during a keynote speech at...
  • Schmidt no longer Google CEO, Page takes over 21-01-2011 07:49 AM

    San Francisco: Google Inc co-founder Larry Page will take over as CEO from Eric Schmidt, a surprise that signaled Silicon Valley's most powerful Internet company was taking the offensive against fast-moving rivals like Facebook. Schmidt will step aside on April 4 and make way for Page - who created the...
  • Making sense of Google's seemingly whacky concepts 13-10-2010 11:40 AM

    San Francisco: In its self-proclaimed drive to make the world a better place, Google has immersed itself in far more than Internet search and online ads. But driverless cars and a wind energy farm in the Atlantic Ocean? It may not always be immediately apparent to frustrated investors - they...