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Alphabet's Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman

Alphabet's Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman

Schmidt will continue to serve on the Alphabet`s board of directors and act as an adviser on focused on technical and science issues.

Dec 22, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
Google patents holograms for eye-wearable Glass

Google patents holograms for eye-wearable Glass

Google has filed a patent application to use holograms on its eye-wearable device Google Glass that will improve the augmented reality experiences that allows computer-generated imagery (CGI) to interact with the real world.

Oct 04, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

Google to pursue Glass project under new name

 Despite its failure to hit the bull's eye in its first run, Google is not ready to let its Glass project slide. The company is now pursuing the project under a new name.

Sep 17, 2015, 15:00 PM IST

Google new CEO Sundar Pichai: Here's what Tech honchos say

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and other technology executives on Tuesday congratulated India-born Sundar Pichai on his "well deserved" elevation as the new CEO of the search giant.

Aug 11, 2015, 11:14 AM IST

Audi CEO's privacy appeal takes aim at Google's car push

Volkswagen`s Audi will take a stringent line on guarding customers` data, the carmaker`s chief executive said on Tuesday, in a thinly veiled swipe at new rival Google Inc..

Jun 09, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Learn and groove with Google Glass soon

 Those who think the eye wearable device Google Glass is dead, be ready to shake a leg with the device. According to media reports, Google Glass will come with a new technology that will teach you some funky dance moves in real time.

Mar 30, 2015, 16:44 PM IST
Eric Schmidt says Google Glass isn't dying, just being 'made ready for users'

Eric Schmidt says Google Glass isn't dying, just being 'made ready for users'

 Dismissing rumours that the tech giant was killing Google Glass following its dismal reception in the tech market, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has said that the technology behind Glass was "too important to throw away" and that the program has been put under the control of Nest's Tony Fadell to "make it ready for users" in the future.

Mar 24, 2015, 16:38 PM IST

Tech firms `will win` encryption battle: Google chief

Technology firms will ultimately prevail in their efforts to use strong encryption on devices that cannot be accessed by the government, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday.

Mar 19, 2015, 03:39 AM IST

Google boss meets EU competition regulator

Eric Schmidt, head of US Internet giant Google, has had a first meeting with the EU`s new top competition regulator to discuss a long-running probe into the company which could lead to a massive fine, officials said Tuesday.

Mar 03, 2015, 23:02 PM IST

Apple, Google poaching settlement appears headed for approval

A U.S. judge on Monday seemed satisfied with a proposed $415 million settlement that would end a lawsuit in which tech workers accused Apple Inc , Google Inc and two other Silicon Valley companies of conspiring to hold down salaries.

Mar 03, 2015, 05:08 AM IST

Google's Schmidt to meet EU antitrust chief next week

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt will meet Europe`s antitrust chief next week, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday, a move likely to help regulators decide the next step in a four year-old investigation into the Internet company.

Feb 24, 2015, 22:50 PM IST
Internet will `disappear`, Google boss Eric Schmidt tells Davos

Internet will `disappear`, Google boss Eric Schmidt tells Davos

Google boss Eric Schmidt predicted on Thursday that the Internet will soon be so pervasive in every facet of our lives that it will effectively "disappear" into the background.

Jan 23, 2015, 09:15 AM IST

Tech leaders optimistic about digital economy

Nadella said there was no reason for not being optimistic about what technology can do.

Jan 23, 2015, 00:00 AM IST

Google says Amazon biggest search engine rival

Google boss Eric Schmidt said Monday his company`s biggest competition as a search engine came from e-commerce giant Amazon, not from its traditional rivals.

Oct 13, 2014, 22:56 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi meets top American CEOs

With an aim to attract US business honchos to invest in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on his maiden visit to the United States, has begun his breakfast meeting with the CEOs of top US

Sep 29, 2014, 18:26 PM IST

Google boss Schmidt slams 'paranoid' Assange over Govt ties accusations

Google's Eric Schmidt is infuriated with Julian Assange allegations that Google is tied to the US government when it comes to the openness of the Internet, which the WikiLeaks founder expressed in his new book 'When Google met WikiLeaks.'

Sep 24, 2014, 15:04 PM IST

Google chief urges Europe to free up hi-tech risk takers

Google chairman Eric Schmidt, whose own firm is embroiled in an EU anti-trust probe, urged the bloc Monday to give innovators free rein to deliver the huge economic gains promised by the digital era.

Sep 22, 2014, 20:52 PM IST

Obama meets Internet bosses on surveillance

US President Barack Obama met bosses from Facebook, Google and other Internet giants Friday to discuss plans to overhaul US spy agency surveillance practices which have infuriated the industry.

Mar 22, 2014, 03:32 AM IST

Google chairman shuts tech critics saying 'college not worth it'

During the SXSW conference, Schmidt said "there are people who make claims that higher education is not a good use of your time: they're just wrong."

Mar 17, 2014, 15:55 PM IST

Schmidt says Google data safe from governments' prying eyes

Schmidt made the statement on the first day of the annual South by Southwest Interactive conference.

Mar 09, 2014, 23:11 PM IST