Google boss to meet Cameron amid tax row

2013-05-17 14:16

Google executive chairperson Eric Schmidt is set to meet British Prime Minister David Cameron after UK lawmakers lambasted the Internet giant's tax affairs.

Google's Schmidt to visit Myanmar

2013-03-15 20:02

Google executive chair Eric Schmidt plans to go to Myanmar next week, the first high-profile tech company executive to visit after reforms that prompted Western nations to ease sanctions.

Google reaches deal with French websites

2013-02-01 22:01

Google and France has signed an agreement resolving a dispute with French news websites that sees the US internet search giant setting up a $82m fund to help old media adapt to the digital age.

Google's exec plans N Korea trip

2013-01-03 14:35

Google's executive chairperson, Eric Schmidt, will travel this year to reclusive North Korea, where internet use is subject to some of the world's tightest controls.

Google boss sees sci-fi future

2012-03-05 22:49

Google's Eric Schmidt has cast a science-fiction vision of the future as the world's top tech fair opened with the German IT sector predicting record sales in 2012.

Schmidt defends Google, mourns Jobs

2011-11-08 09:30

Google chair Eric Schmidt has mourned Steve Jobs' death but defended Google as a great innovator despite the Apple co-founder's allegations of theft.

Siri a 'Google killer'

2011-11-06 22:46

The voice-activated Siri assistant on Apple's iPhone 4S is a direct challenge to Google's search engine, chair Eric Schmidt says.


Zuckerberg launches political group

2013-04-12 09:00

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other Silicon Valley leaders have launched a political group aimed at changing immigration policy, boosting education and promoting science.

Google's Schmidt to sell $2.51bn stake

2013-02-09 19:15

Google Chairperson Eric Schmidt is selling roughly 42% of his stake in the internet search company.

Apple, Google no-poaching pact revealed

2013-01-19 09:00

Apple chief Tim Cook and Google chairperson Eric Schmidt are expected to face questioning in a lawsuit accusing Silicon Valley giants of secretly agreeing not to "poach" one another's workers.

Google boss hits out over patent wars

2012-09-27 10:31

Google chairperson Eric Schmidt has criticised raging patent disputes in the mobile industry, warning that they stifle innovation and reduce consumer choice.

Internet keeps government honest

2011-11-13 20:34

Broader adoption of the internet will keep governments on their toes as wired-up citizens exercise their new found power to check rights abuses, Google chief Eric Schmidt says.

Google to set up YouTube for South Korea

2011-11-07 16:21

Google executive chairperson Eric Schmidt has agreed to set up a YouTube channel exclusively for South Korean pop music.

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