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# Eric Schmidt

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Some of the biggest names in tech are investing in a $400 shower head
It’s just the thing for *ahem* rising water charges.
Global censorship could end in a decade says Google boss
Eric Schmidt believes that better encryption methods will help prevent governments from restricting freedom of expression.
Google boss defends Ireland's corporate tax rate
Eric Schmidt said governments see their own tax breaks as incentives while calling other countries “tax havens”.
YouTube has won its battle with TV... according to YouTube
No doubt aided by cat videos, YouTube is displacing television watching according to its parent company.
North Korea gives US citizen 15 years' hard labour for 'hostile acts'
Pae Jun-Ho, also known as Kenneth Bae, has been sentenced to 15 years of prison labour for “hostile acts” against the communist regime.
Google and French news websites reach agreement over the news
Google will set up a €60 million fund to help French newspapers develop online projects – but won’t stop indexing content from French news sites.
North Korea loosens mobile phone restrictions for visitors
Security regulations which prohibit mobile phone calls between foreigners and locals remain in force, however.
Google boss Eric Schmidt arrives in North Korea
The Google chairman and the former governor of New Mexico say they are on a private humanitarian mission which is not connected to the US government.
Google Talk? Former chief executive Schmidt considers TV
Eric Schmidt – who only stepped down as Google’s CEO five days ago – is eyeing up a CNN talk show, say reports.
Google news: Eric Schmidt out, Larry Page in
Schmidt is stepping down as CEO of Google, and company has announced Larry Page will take over the position.
Google’s 1,700 Dublin employees get 10% raise and cash bonuses
Google CEO Eric Schmidt tells all 23,000 global employees they’re getting a raise – and $1,000 in holiday bonuses.
Google TV to hit virtual airwaves later this Autumn
The search company will start a new service integrating content from the web with traditional broadcasts.
Google Waves goodbye to ill-fated social project
That hour-long explanation video proves to be too much.