July 12, 2013 |
When you're the chairman of a giant tech company, you get to try things first. That's what Google Chairman Eric Schmidt was seen doing at the Allen & Co. annual media and technology conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, where on Thursday he was spotted with Motorola's Moto X smartphone next to his ears. The Moto X is Motorola's next flagship smartphone, and the company began promoting it earlier this month with an ad just before the Fourth of July. PHOTOS: Auctioned Apple items The device will be highly customizable and it will be manufactured in the U.S. For its marketing campaign, Motorola chose the tagline "Designed by You. Assembled in the USA. " But until Thursday, no images of the Moto X had been revealed.
April 27, 2013 |
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 28 - May 4, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES Fix This Yard The season premiere of this landscaping series features pink house with a weed-filled front yard and a giant tree. 9:30 a.m. A&E Smash Ivy (Megan Hilty), Eileen (Anjelica Huston), and the "Bombshell" team go overboard to outshine the competition.
April 16, 2013 |
SAN FRANCISCO -- Eric Schmidt was not sporting a pair of Google glasses on Tuesday. And he definitely didn't wear them on his recent trip to North Korea either. "I didn't want to freak them out," Schmidt said. "They have a lot of guns. " But Google's executive chairman predicted that people wearing Google Glass will become a common sight after the pricey digital eyewear is introduced to the public. The wearable technology has already become an everyday part of life on Google's Mountain View, Calif., campus, Schmidt said during an onstage interview at D: Dive into Mobile in New York.
January 2, 2013 |
SAN FRANCISCO -- Eric Schmidt, Google's ambassador in chief, is going where few Internet executives have gone: North Korea. Google's executive chairman will take part in a private trip led by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, sources told The Associated Press on Wednesday. North Korea does not have diplomatic relations with the United States, and it has some of the tightest restrictions of any country on citizens' access to the Internet. But Richardson, an expert in negotiating with North Korea, has long sought to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula.
October 11, 2012 |
Google's tensions with Apple will only escalate as the search giant predicts that more than a billion mobile devices will run its Android software within a year, the company's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, said. He called it the "defining fight" in the industry that has not seen anything on this scale before. Schmidt told Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg in an onstage interview in New York on Wednesday that there were already four times as many Android mobile devices as Apple devices.
September 27, 2012 |
Will the "Gangnam Style" craze ever end? Not if Google's Eric Schmidt has anything to do with it. The Google chairman and former chief executive was in Seoul Thursday, reportedly to meet with Android manufacturers, and while in town, he asked to be taught the famous dance from K-pop star Psy's YouTube sensation "Gangnam Style. " And lo and behold, Psy himself showed up at Google's Seoul headquarters to teach the man. And honestly, it was the least Psy could do, considering Schmidt's company owns YouTube, which is largely responsible for Psy's explosion.