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Google's Mobile World Congress Keynote: Chrome for Android demo, and the worldwide digital divide

Google's Mobile World Congress Keynote: Chrome for Android demo, and the worldwide digital divide

Phil Nickinson 10

Google chairman Eric Schmidt today at Mobile World Congress took the stage for what traditionally has been one of the premiere keynote addresses of the event.  Schmidt started the keynote praising the Google Chrome browser and its recent leap to the mobile space as an Android application. He quickly turned things over to Android Product Director Hugo Barra, who gave the capacity...

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt selling 2.4 million shares, worth nearly $1.5 billion

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt selling 2.4 million shares, worth nearly $1.5 billion

Phil Nickinson 4

When I need cash, I go to the bank. (Or, more accurately, to a shoebox under the loose floorboard in my pantry. Shhhhh.) When the chairman of Google wants cash, he sells stock. According to an overnight SEC filing, Eric Schmidt -- as part of a prearranged trading plan -- is selling some 2.4 million shares of Class A Google stock.  That's somewhere around $1.44 billion dollars worth,...

Eric Schmidt: Google is 'absolutely committed' to Google TV, expect more partners soon

Eric Schmidt: Google is 'absolutely committed' to Google TV, expect more partners soon

Jerry Hildenbrand 10

In Edinburgh, Scotland today Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt told listeners at a television festival that Google is fully committed to continuing and expanding the Google TV project, both with new content providers as well as new hardware OEMs.  We're absolutely committed to staying, to improving Google TV. I believe that they're [Sony and Logitech] both going to be on board and...