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Mobile

Alphabet exec Eric Schmidt uses an iPhone, but thinks the Galaxy S7 is better

Given his deep involvement with Google, it's somewhat of a surprise to hear that Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt actually uses an iPhone -- and he's proud of it. Still, the former Google CEO says Samsung's Galaxy S7 is the superior…
Computing

Eric Schmidt is helping the Pentagon get better at using and understanding technology

The Pentagon is recruiting Eric Schmidt, former Google CEO and current Alphabet executive chairman, to bring more Silicon Valley into the U.S. military. The new board will focus on how the Pentagon can better use new technology to solve…
Social Media

Pope Francis arranges unique Vatican meeting with Google’s Eric Schmidt

Pope Francis is set to welcome the head of Google's parent company to the Vatican in Rome. Details of the rare meeting between the pope and billionaire philanthropist Eric Schmidt are being kept under wraps.
Computing

Google’s Eric Schmidt is optimistic that advanced AI won’t kill us all

AI, or artificial intelligence might seem scary, but according to Google's Erich Schmidt, it's actually the kind of technology that is going to make our lives much easier; and it isn't even going to take over the world to do it.
DT Daily

DT Daily: Google Glass isn’t dead after all 2:20

Reports in January of the end of Google’s Glass Explorer program apparently didn’t signal the demise of Glass. Executive chairman Eric Schmidt told the Wall street journal that Glass is alive and well. Nest CEO Tony…
Wearables

Google Glass isn’t dead, says Eric Schmidt, it’s just getting started

Google executive Eric Schmidt says that Google Glass isn't dead. The smartglasses are still in development and in need of improvements, Schmidt insisted, while also discounting rumors that Glass failed.
Computing

Google chief fears surveillance scandal could ‘break the Internet’

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said at a gathering of tech firms in California on Wednesday that the government spying scandal is so serious there's a danger it could "break the Internet."
Mobile

Google’s Eric Schmidt writes his own guide for switching to Android

Google chairman Eric Schmidt may not be unbiased when it comes to Apple versus Android, but his guide to switching to his company's own mobile operating system is attracting some major attention on - where else? - Google Plus.
Web

Google’s Eric Schmidt blasts alleged NSA data center spying

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt calls allegations about the NSA tapping Google and Yahoo data center networks "outrageous," and blasts the agency's phone metadata collection as "perhaps illegal."
Mobile

The Digital Self: Enamored with Glass? Don’t get too comfortable

For the moment, Google Glass may be too dorky to cause many privacy problems. But as soon as we all get used to the conspicuous design, that's when the real trouble begins.
Opinion

The ‘Star Wars’ filibuster, flying through Rio, and more in this week’s Staff Picks

You want to know all the best from around the Web in the past week, but you don’t want to have to look for it, right? Never fear. We’ve trolled the matrix to find the coolest, weirdest, and most interesting tidbits of the past seven…
Web

Google chairman urges North Korea to end Internet censorship

Google chairman Eric Schmidt has urged North Korea to allow more open Internet access or face the prospect of staying behind economically. His words came at the end of a four-day private visit to the country.