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  • Five Reasons Wireless Providers Should Fear Google

    Posted February 17, 2010 - 2:56 pm

    The past year has seen a proliferation of Android phones and the debut of powerful mobile apps such as Google Voice and Maps Navigation. It's a good thing in that Google's driving sales, but it's also a cause for concern. Here are five reasons mobile telcos should be worried about Google.
  • Google CEO preaches 'mobile first'

    Posted February 17, 2010 - 1:00 pm

    Google CEO Eric Schmidt put mobile devices squarely at the center of the computing universe in his first keynote at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
  • Techies turned politicians

    Posted August 27, 2009 - 1:52 pm

    With former HP chief Carly Fiorina likely running for Senate, we ask: what other techies have launched political careers?
  • Apple tablets and Google and Windows Mobile, oh my!

    Posted August 4, 2009 - 2:07 am

    Tasty tidbits from around the world of Apple.
  • About Schmidt: Google CEO won't resign from Apple board

    Posted May 8, 2009 - 11:51 am

    Speaking to reporters before Google's annual shareholders meeting, CEO Eric Schmidt said he had no plans to step down from Apple's board and predicted that the government's probe wouldn't find anything wrong with the close relationship between Google and Apple.
  • Why the FTC Probe into Google and Apple Won't Matter

    Posted May 5, 2009 - 9:19 pm

    Let's say Google and Apple are busted. What's the worst that could happen? Eric Schmidt and Arthur Levinson will quietly resign from one of the conflicting boards, and then the problem goes away.
  • Google's CEO predicts strong year for Android

    Posted April 18, 2009 - 8:33 pm

    Google CEO Eric Schmidt on Thursday predicted good times ahead for Android, the company's cell phone OS and software.
  • Eric Schmidt Interview: Google Buys Microsoft AND General Motors

    Posted April 1, 2009 - 10:59 am

    As a followup to Google's announcement of their Venture Capital department last week, Google CEO Eric Schmidt announced today the acquisition by Google of Microsoft in a stock swap of 10 percent of Google stock for all of Microsoft. In a separate release, Google detailed their purchase of General Motors.
  • Google triumvirate sticks with $1 salaries, no extras

    Posted March 25, 2009 - 8:46 pm

    Eric Schmidt, chairman and CEO of Google, was paid a $1 salary and didn't receive a bonus or any new stock or option awards in Google's 2008 fiscal year, which ended Dec. 31. Nor did Larry Page or Sergey Brin, who each took a $1 salary and nothing more.
  • Google Q4 earnings plummet, revenue up 18%

    Posted January 22, 2009 - 6:28 pm

    Google's profit took a dive in the fourth quarter, which ended Dec. 31, while revenue grew almost 20 percent, the company announced Thursday.
  • Google's Schmidt: Innovation must come first

    Posted November 18, 2008 - 5:27 pm

    The U.S. government needs to pump billions of dollars into alternative energy efforts, broadband infrastructure and research in an effort to rebuild the nation's economy, Google's CEO said Tuesday.
  • Web site collects ideas for Obama's CTO

    Posted November 13, 2008 - 9:26 pm

    Seattle's Front Seat has launched a Web site where anyone can suggest and vote on ideas for Obama's future CTO.
  • What the election means for VARs

    Posted November 6, 2008 - 11:29 am

    Election results notwithstanding, we're still in for a hard time economically. It would have been the same had Sen. McCain won the election; the economic baggage of the Bush administration led us into a recession and it's too late for any new President to stop it.
  • Poll: CTO to the president?

    Posted October 23, 2008 - 2:53 pm

    In an act that was at least as presumptuous as it was premature, Google CEO Eric Schmidt this week threw his hat into the ring for the job of CTO to a president Obama. So what do you think? Is he the man for the job? Is someone else a better pick? Weigh in here.

  • What Google could gain from an Obama White House

    Posted October 20, 2008 - 8:34 pm

    Barack Obama is building some powerful Silicon Valley support for the home stretch of his presidential campaign. Google CEO Eric Schmidt says he's officially endorsing Obama and will join him at rallies and events over the coming days. Schmidt had previously served as an informal adviser to the Democratic campaign.

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