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Chairman of Google parent company Alphabet stepping down

Dec 22, 2017 - 11:16 AM

Eric Schmidt, Alphabet's soon-to-be former executive chairman, is set to remain in the company as technical advisor

SCHMIDT. Executive Chairman Alphabet Inc. Eric Schmidt gestures as he speaks during a session at The Viva Technology Event in Paris on June 15, 2017. Photo by Bertrand Guay/AFP


Cuba signs deal with Google for faster access

Dec 13, 2016 - 4:25 PM

Eric Schmidt executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet signs the deal in Havana alongside the head of Cuban state telecommunications company Etecsa Mayra Arevich

CUBA'S GOOGLE DEAL. Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt poses beside a picture of late Cuban political leader Fidel Castro during the signing of a bilateral agreement with Cuban national telecom provider (ETECSA) in Havana, on Decemberr 12, 2016. Photo by Yamil Lage / AFP

EU charges Google with market abuse, to probe Android

Apr 15, 2015 - 5:12 PM

If found at fault under EU anti trust rules a company faces a fine of up to 10 – around 6 billion – of its annual sales amounting to 66 billion in 2014

GOOGLE AND THE EU. The Google Headquarters in Mountain View, California, USA 11 January 2013. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Binay case, Miriam health update, Internet to 'disappear' | The wRap

Jan 23, 2015 - 7:05 PM

The Boy Scouts of the Philippines denies Binay got kickbacks from a land deal Miriam Santiago plans to complete her term in spite of cancer Google boss predicts the Internet will disappear

Internet will 'disappear,' Google boss tells Davos

Jan 23, 2015 - 11:32 AM

Google boss Eric Schmidt: There will be so many sensors so many devices that you won t even sense it it will be all around you

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM. Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board, Facebook, Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google, Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation, Vittorio Colao, Chief Executive of Vodafone Group, speak during a panel session at the 45th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, 22 January 2015. Photo by Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

Obama meets Internet bosses on spying

Mar 22, 2014 - 8:44 AM

Officials say executives at the meeting include Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook Reed Hastings of Netflix Drew Houston of Dropbox Alexander Karp of Palantir and Aaron Levie of Box

Google boss sees 'mobile revolution' in autocratic nations

Apr 27, 2013 - 11:18 AM

A mobile revolution will become the defining story for the 57 of the world s population that lives in autocratic countries over the next 5 to 10 years

Google chairman to sell $2.5-B of shares

Feb 09, 2013 - 8:18 AM

The sale represents 42 of Eric Schmidt s shares in Google

DIVESTING? Google's Chairman Eric Schmidt is selling 42% of his shares in the company. Photo by AFP

Google boss expounds on North Korea trip

Jan 21, 2013 - 1:11 PM

Google chariman Eric Schmidt puts up more information regarding his North Korean trip on Google

NORTH KOREAN CONNECTION. Google's executive chairman notes the tech and connectivity issues in North Korea. Photo from Eric Schmidt on Google+.

TechRap: The Best of CES 2013

Jan 13, 2013 - 6:09 AM

All the hottest gadgets from the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show CES Nintendo teases Pokemon X and Pokemon Y and is Apple really going to release a lower priced version of the iPhone?

The challenge of Googling North Korea

Jan 09, 2013 - 12:39 PM

Google chairman Eric Schmidt s private visit to North Korea raises many questions not least because he embodies what regimes in Pyongyang have spent decades resisting with all the considerable power at their disposal

Bill Richardson, Eric Schmidt to North Korea next week

Jan 06, 2013 - 11:01 AM

Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson and Google chairman Eric Schmidt will head to North Korea next week on a private humanitarian mission

Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson in Washington on February 15, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad

Google's Schmidt hits out at mobile patent war

Sep 27, 2012 - 4:01 PM

Google s Eric Schmidt criticized raging patent disputes in the global mobile industry warning that they stifled innovation and reduced consumer choice