Eric Schmidt

9 Rules For Emailing From Google Exec Eric Schmidt

Communication in the Internet Century usually means using email, and email, despite being remarkably useful and powerful, often inspires momentous …

Google

Infosys: founders’ folly

Founders of well run companies tend not to believe in luck. Commercial success to them comes from hard work and smart thinking, usually from the …

Sergey Brin

Larry Page and Sergey Brin decided on Eric Schmidt as Google's CEO in 2001 for reasons including his attendance of what event?

After searching through Silicon Valley's top executives for more than a year to find a suitable CEO, Larry Page and Sergey Brin favored …

Google

20 Truths About Billionaires That Nobody Understands

Billionaires<p>The world has billions of people but only a few billionaires.<p>John Rampton - Entrepreneur VIP<p>Successful individuals are known for sharing similar habits such as waking-up early, saving, providing value to others, and taking calculated risks. But, sometimes the person or the habits aren't …

Self-improvement

Here's why tech execs can't quit Trump's technology council

President Donald Trump has aggressively courted corporate leaders to serve on various White House councils about business issues.<p>But after controversial remarks from Trump about the deadly protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which Trump equated white supremacists with those protesting against …

Business

Sorry, Google, But There’s No Such Thing As ‘Scientific’ Values

Google’s recent firing of employee James Damore, who criticized the company’s understanding of “diversity,” triggered predictable reactions across …

Conservative View

Atheists in the Pantheon

Atheists, infidels, unbelievers. Humanists, materialists, naturalists. There are a lot of terms for the nonreligious, and many only tell us what …

Atheism

Poll: Which jobs will be hardest hit by automation?

Elon Musk has sounded the alarm over the risks of machine learning and artificial intelligence for some time now. The billionaire said in July that …

Automation

Google-Shocked

Posted: Aug 14, 2017 12:01 AM<p>You’re in second grade, enjoying summer vacation, when a neighbor boy comes out of nowhere and thrusts his …

Google

Nerdy guy writes memo; world has nervous breakdown

A few months ago, a nerdy young Google engineer went to one of the company’s diversity workshops, where he was skeptical about what he heard. So he gave himself a crash course in the science of sex differences, and wrote a 10-page memo that set out his thoughts. Last week, someone sent it to the …

Sundar Pichai

How the Top Tech CEOs Really Feel About Trump

After eight cozy years with the Obama administration, executives from Silicon Valley are learning to work with a new Washington. Or not.<p>7 articles<p>The Robot Presidents Who Rule Disney World<p>Why Mount Rushmore Is Still an Engineering Marvel<p>The President's New Helicopter Fleet Nearly Ready<p>We talked to …

Silicon Valley

Eric Schmidt’s VC firm Innovation Endeavors merges with Marker LLC

Innovation Endeavors, the venture capital (VC) firm co-created by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, has revealed that it has merged with Marker LLC, a VC firm with hubs in New York and Israel.<p>Schmidt served as CEO of Google from 2001 until 2011, and founded Innovation Endeavors alongside Dror Berman …

Technology (India)

Google Higher-Ups Love Donating To Democrats, Not Republicans

Does this explain the firing?

Google

Google Firing Employee Over Diversity Discussion Is Frighteningly Authoritarian

The firing of the Google employee for writing a memo will inevitably bring about different excuses. It shouldn’t. It should chill your bones. Nothing …

Conservative View

Eric Schmidt's Innovations Endeavors has merged with Israeli venture firm Marker LLC

Google

See How: AI Needs You, Not Your Job

<i>Co-authored by Sherman Lee and Rahul Vishwakarma</i><p>If we were to ask you to gather a group of three people to carry large stones block by block to build an Egyptian Pyramid, would you think we’re crazy? What if we gave you an infinite amount of time? And if you and the rest of your group are …

Machine Learning

Google: We're not a big healthcare company... yet

<b>Published earlier this year, Connected World explores the consequences of the digital age, moving with ease from the death of privacy to the rise of</b> …

Pharma

The Mountain View Inquisition

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, probably broke state and federal laws in its firing of engineer James Damore, who questioned the value and …

Google News

Google Engineer Writes Common-Sense Memo About Workplace Diversity, PC Mob Erupts

Gizmodo calls a Google engineer’s leaked internal memo about the company’s diversity initiatives an “anti-diversity screed.” Recode calls it …

Diversity

Google Fires Employee Who Dared Challenge its Ideological Echo Chamber

Of course Google did this. Of course an increasingly radical progressive enclave can’t handle thoughtful critiques of its ideological monoculture. …

Conservative View

Doctors say this start-up could revolutionize how we fight infectious diseases

A three-year-old child in the Bay Area was recently admitted to the hospital with a rash. The child was sent home with a diagnosis of …

Medicine

Our day with Larry Page: Embedded with one of the world's richest men

Larry: I don't know about thatEarlier this week, <i>El Reg</i> received an unexpected phone call from Google HQ inquiring as to whether we'd be interested in …

Technology

Today in Apple history: Google CEO resigns from Apple’s board

<b>August 3, 2009:</b> Google CEO Eric Schmidt resigns from Apple’s board of directors amidst increasing competition between the two companies. The root of the problem? The growing feud over Android’s encroachment on iOS.<p>“Eric has been an excellent board member for Apple, investing his valuable time, …

Apple

Google Offered $30 Billion to Acquire Snapchat

Google offered at least $30 billion to acquire Snap Inc. early last year in another bid to establish a large presence in social media after Google+ …

Snap Inc.

Google reportedly offered $30 billion to acquire Snapchat

Nerdy Google has failed at social time and time again, so it considered buying teen sensation Snapchat. The search giant held informal talks with Snap and floated an offer of $30 billion in 2016 before Snap’s last funding round, and just before its IPO this year, according to Business Insider’s …

Technology (India)

Snap pops following report that Google offered to buy it for at least $30 billion (SNAP)

Snap's stock is rising after Business Insider's Alex Heath reported that Google offered to buy the company for at least $30 billion last year.<p>Shares of Snap are up 1.74% after the report, bring the company back from Thursday's record low near $12. Snap is trading at about $12.87 after the …

Business

Did Snapchat Turn Down A $30 Billion Offer From Google?

Did Snapchat turn down a $30 billion offer from Google? While neither company will publicly confirm whether the offer was discussed, this rumor has been circulating in the tech world and, according to <i>Business Insider</i>, has resurfaced in the last several days.<p>A representative for Snapchat told the …

Evan Spiegel

Want to get rich? Here’s what 7 millionaires were doing in their 20s

At what point do you know whether you’ll be financially successful? If these seven millionaires (and billionaires) are any indication, the answer …

Personal Finance

President Trump's Chief Strategist Wants To DeFANG Facebook And Google

We've discussed the political risk of Facebook and Google in the past, and have ultimately argued it's unlikely to materialize into a major …

Mark Zuckerberg

Sundar Pichai joins Alphabet’s board of directors, making two Google exec seats

Ahead of Q2 2017 earnings this afternoon, Alphabet has announced that Sundar Pichai is joining its board of directors. This move gives Google — the key revenue maker — a second seat on the now 13 member committee responsible for overseeing the sprawling Alphabet conglomerate.<p>Nintendo Switch<p>The CEO …

Google