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Google’s Schmidt predicts end of censorship within a decade

Thursday, November 21, 2013 | More »

Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has a bold prediction: Censorship around the world could end in a decade, and better use of encryption will help people overcome government surveillance. In a lecture at Johns Hopkins University on Wednesday, the executive of the world’s biggest web s...

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Indian entrepreneurs have the potential to build the next Google: Eric Schmidt

Entrepreneurs in India have the potential to build the next Google even though the country is a laggard when it comes to internet and online connectivity today is like what it was in the US in the early 90s, according to Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google. In an essay written for the book ...

20 November, 2013 | More »


Google’s Schmidt on why he would bet on India over China, privacy of internet users and more

On the second day of his India trip, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt addressed delegates at the Google’s Big Tent event held in New Delhi. In an on-stage interview with Alan Rusbridger, Editor of The Guardian, Schmidt spoke about various topics ranging from cyber privacy and security to fut...

21 March, 2013 | More »


Live Blog: Google’s Eric Schmidt in India day 2

600 million mobile users, 130 million net users, 20 million broadband users, by any definition India is under penetrated. We have to lower the cost of devices to maximise impact of internet in India. You want entrepreneurs to take risk, but you don’t want them to go to jail. Its very important...

21 March, 2013 | More »


Google’s Eric Schmidt on Indian startups, technology trends and entrepreneurial skills

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt kicked off his short India visit by sharing his perspective on Indian startups and the emerging areas to focus on in terms of technology. Here’s some nuggets from what Schmidt said at a NASSCOM event in Delhi on Wednesday (watch out for our coverage from Goog...

20 March, 2013 | More »

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Eric Schmidt, Gujarat CM Modi to speak at Google Big Tent Activate Summit in Delhi next week

Google is hosting its Big Tent Activate Summit 2013 in New Delhi next week (March 21, 2013), and the list of speakers for the event include the likes of Eric Schmidt, executive chairman, Google and Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat. Other prominent speakers include Sam Pitroda, advisor t...

12 March, 2013 | More »


Google’s Eric Schmidt sets plan to sell 42% of shares that may fetch $2.3B

Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt plans to sell roughly 42 per cent of his stake in the Internet search company over the coming year. Schmidt will sell 3.2 million shares of Class A common stock through a pre-decided stock trading plan, Google said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and E...

9 February, 2013 | More »

Google’s Schmidt Sees Room For Several Social Networks

Google Inc is leaving open the door to more co-operation with social-media giants Facebook and Twitter, and believes there is room for multiple social networks as it rolls out its own, executive chairman Eric Schmidt said. He also said the company will cooperate fully with U.S. antitrust regulators ...

8 July, 2011 | More »

Google Sees Growing Struggle Over Web Censorship

Internet giant Google’s tussles with some governments over Internet censorship could get worse, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said on Monday, adding he feared his own colleagues faced mounting danger of occasional arrest and torture. After the “Arab spring” saw revolutionary crow...

28 June, 2011 | More »


Google: From Company To Cult. What Now?

Wedding planning. Maps. Ultra-high speed fiber networks. Clean energy. 3D modelling. Telecommunications and calling. Mobile phones. Mobile phone software. Browsers. Geolocation. Robotics and driver-less cars. Venture capital. TV. Bookseller. Blogs. Moon travel. Personalized shopping. Cataloging art....

23 February, 2011 | More »