Archive for ‘Eric Schmidt’

October 9, 2011

Charlie Ross talks to Eric Schmidt, Marc Andreessen and Walt Mossberg on Steve Jobs’ legacy

 BY THE APPLE GIRL

Eric Schmidt, Marc Andreessen, Walt Mossberg talk about Steve Jobs about value of his life, his pursuit for perfection and the future of Apple. The talk is quite moving and is worth a watch.

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 Source: Bloomberg, 9to5mac

February 20, 2011

Just for kicks – Who is Obama’s favorite techie?

BY THE APPLE GIRL  

Check out this picture from Obama’s dinner with the tech titans! He is flanked by the techie darling Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs! 🙂

Do you see Eric Shmidt at the far end of the table? Just saying 😉

BY THE GOOGLE CHIC 

President Obama this week announced, in his weekly address that education is the key in the creation of the “next Intel, next Google or next Microsoft”.

“That’s how we’ll ensure that the next Intel, the next Google, or the next Microsoft is created in America, and hires American workers.”

There’s no mention of Apple, hey I’m just saying 😉


September 23, 2010

Colbert report – featuring Google’s head honcho

BY THE GOOGLE CHIC

AppleGirl would love this video! She’s always griping about Google’s highway robbery of your personal info so that it can use it to predict your likes and dislikes. Now you can hear it directly from Google’s CEO himself, Eric Schmidt. Last night on Colbert report, Eric stated that Google “collects” data from the web and uses “algorithms” to return your search results. Oh, and it also “forgets” the searches after awhile and no Google is not “evil” :)!

Check out the video, it’s just too funny and  Eric Schmidt was a good sport!

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BY THE APPLE GIRL

That’s one funny video! You know I love jokes at Google’s expense! 🙂

When Eric Schmidt said  “Forgetting user searches is a law in many countries”, he might have been referring to European Union’s recommendation to delete data after six months after it was collected.  While Microsoft actually hits the delete button on the browser history after 6 months, Google keeps the data and makes only your IP address anonymous after 9 months (So when Schmidt said “forget” he did not mean “delete”)

Amongst all this data mining conundrum, I would sure as hell like to make sure that I have not opted in for Google Web History (which means Google keeps all your web history forever or atleast until you turn it off)!

As funny as the video is, Eric Schmidt has been a joke for making stupid comments! Check out Colbert himself taking some good shots at Schmidt and Google.

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