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Alphabet’s chairman talks Schmidt about Apple Music curation

Surprise, surprise! Former Google CEO and current Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt has a bone to pick with Apple Music. In an article published over the weekend, Schmidt takes what appears to be a shot at Apple over its choice to embrace human curation for its streaming service. Schmidt writes: “A decade ago, to launch […]

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Google’s Eric Schmidt says Steve Jobs is his personal hero (LOL)

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt is the anti-Apple. He’s square where Apple is cool, he’s a sputtering doofus where Apple is collected, and he’s prone to hyperbole where as Apple tends to undersell its products: for example, in 2013, Schmidt said…Read more ›

Eric Schmidt insists your data is much safer with Google than with Apple

Eric Schmidt has hit back at Tim Cook’s recent jibes at Google, claiming that “someone didn’t brief him correctly on Google’s policies.” Schmidt was speaking as part of a CNN Money interview to promote his new book How Google Works.…Read more ›

Eric Schmidt: Changing From iPhone To Android Is Like Going From PC To Mac

Thinking of making the jump between platforms? Well, Google chairman Eric Schmidt is happy to ease the transition — publishing a 900-word guide on “Converting to Android from iPhone”.   “Many of my iPhone friends are converting to Android,” Schmidt…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Says Android Is More Secure Than The iPhone

Google chairman Eric Schmidt has dismissed claims that Android is insecure by claiming “it’s more secure than the iPhone.” The platform, which has more than a billion users worldwide, goes through rigorous real-world testing, Schmidt said, before promising consumers would be happier with Android “more than you can possibly imagine.” Schmidt was taking questions at the […]

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Google’s Eric Schmidt: Apple Is A Little Less Thermonuclear Towards Us These Days

ericschmidtAt the same Sun Valley conference where Apple CEO Tim Cook and Senior Vice President Eddy Cue are prowling around looking for iTunes deals, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says that the war between Google and Apple isn’t quite so thermonuclear anymore. In fact, he says Cupertino is thawing in many respects towards the search […]

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Consumer Version Of Google Glass Is ‘Probably A Year-ish Away,’ Says Eric Schmidt


The future of computing might be in wearable computers like Google Glass and the rumored Apple iWatch, but you’re still going to have to wait before getting to try them out.

Google has never commented on a launch date for Google Glass, but Eric Schmidt says it’s not that far away. In an interview for BBC Radio 4′s “World at One” today, Schmidt says that he thinks the consumer version of  [Read More…]

Google CEO Eric Schmidt Says “Apple Should Have Kept Our Maps”

Mapgate continues.

Apple’s new Maps app in iOS 6 has been the subject of intense criticism in the press for weeks. Tim Cook had to issue a public apology for the widespread inaccuracy of Maps, and Apple is now recommending other third-party mapping solutions in the App Store. Not exactly a great product launch.

Google’s Eric Schmidt commented on Apple ditching Google Maps in an interview tonight. “Apple should have kept our  [Read More…]

Eric Schmidt Says Apple Is Patent Bully While Google Stands For Innovation

Schmidt insists Apple and Google are very good friends.

Google chairman Eric Schmidt is currently on a tour of Asia, where he announced the company’s $ 199 Nexus 7 tablet in Tokyo on Monday. During his announcement, Schmidt found some time to talk about Apple and its patent wars against other companies. Schmidt revealed that while Apple is a “very good partner,” he doesn’t agree with patent wars, and feels they “prevent  [Read More…]

Schmidt Claims Android Efforts Started Before The iPhone

It was previously stated in Jobs biography written by Walter Isaacson that Jobs believed Android was blatantly copying Apples innovations. The following quote can be found in the biography regarding Jobs opinion on the matter: Our lawsuit is saying, Google, you ******* ripped off the iPhone, wholesale ripped us off. Grand theft. I will spend my last dying breath if I need to, and I will spend every penny of Apples $40 billion in the  [Read More…]