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    The big stick behind Google’s soft power approach to Europe

    Google has not had an easy recent run in Brussels. In early September, the competition commission threw back the search...

  2. September 16, 2014

    Tying up the internet

    In January some users of Bookmate, a Moscow internet start-up, had an unpleasant surprise. When they tried to access the...

  1. September 9, 2014

    Google launches public meetings on ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling

    Google on Tuesday held the first in a series of public meetings across Europe to debate how the technology company should...

  2. September 5, 2014

    Regulators have not objected to Google’s answers

    From Mr Eric Schmidt. Sir, This weekend some of Europe’s news publishers will run an advertisement arguing that Google is...

  3. July 28, 2014

    LinkedIn boss is wrong about poaching rivals’ employees

    In the 1970s you could buy a hippy-ish poster of a bird flying towards a lurid sunset, with the maxim: “If you love...

  4. June 20, 2014

    The Diary: Caroline Daniel

    My introduction to Kinnernet Europe comes in an email inviting me to participate in a “wild, out-of-the-box, irreverent,...

  5. April 22, 2014

    Activist investor Jeff Ubben urges ‘fix’ for Silicon Valley

    One of the West Coast’s leading activist investors has added to the growing criticism of corporate governance in Silicon...

  6. April 16, 2014

    Axel Springer accuses Google of seeking digital ‘superstate’

    The head of Europe’s biggest newspaper publisher by circulation has accused Google of seeking to establish a digital...

  7. January 26, 2014

    Automation and the threat to jobs

    The mood was optimistic at this year’s World Economic Forum. Despite the economic wobbles in Argentina and emerging markets,...

  8. The World

    January 24, 2014

    Davos question: Technology and productivity statistics

    Eric Schmidt (c) Getty Images On Thursday Eric Schmidt gave a fascinating talk on technological innovation, in which he...

  9. The World

    January 24, 2014

    Davos press: What to read this morning

    By Lindsay Whipp Some solid newsworthy talk at the world’s most-expensive talkfest hit our screens yesterday. Not even a...

  10. January 23, 2014

    Google chief warns of IT threat

    A broad range of jobs that once seemed beyond the reach of automation are in danger of being wiped out by technological...

  11. January 21, 2014

    Google-backed venture uses shape-shifting code to defeat hackers

    A new company backed by Eric Schmidt and Google Ventures is promising to use constantly morphing computer code to transform...

  12. January 17, 2014

    Reviews of ‘The Telling Room’; ‘Sonic Wonderland’; ‘The New Digital Age’

    The Telling Room: A Tale of Passion, Revenge and the World’s Finest Cheese, by Michael Paterniti, Canongate RRP£12.99/The...

  13. FT Tech Hub

    December 17, 2013

    When Barack meets Eric, Sheryl, Tim, Dick and Marissa

    President Barack Obama will meet technology leaders on Tuesday morning for a two-hour discussion about everything from the...

  14. November 18, 2013

    Microsoft and Google tighten block on child abuse images

    Google and Microsoft have overhauled the way their search engines respond to queries for child sex abuse images, in response...

  15. FT Tech Hub

    November 13, 2013

    Google’s Eric Schmidt joins The Economist

    Some newspapers hate Google, so trust the Economist to be contrary and hire its executive chairman. The Economist Group...

  16. beyondbrics

    November 4, 2013

    Further reading: Xi's great test

    Monday’s reads from the beyondbrics team: Xi’s pivotal plenum; the trouble with Brazilian oil; Asia Inc’s debt; 10 Asian...

  17. November 1, 2013

    Asteroid mining: space odyssey

    No one pays for what is merely useful. The money comes out for that which is useful and scarce. The shale boom has put the...

  18. Business Blog

    October 16, 2013

    What's it like to sell your company to Google?

    Googlers: Vince Vaughn, left, and Owen Wilson in the film 'The Internship' OK, this isn’t actually my question but one...

  19. September 6, 2013

    In tech we trust

    One November evening in 1989 I was loafing in my room at university when a friend began thumping on the door. “What is it?”...

  20. August 8, 2013

    Google puts a bit of the X Factor into Motorola

    Just how “smart” are smartphones? Google, Motorola’s corporate parent, thinks they are not smart enough, so it asked...

  21. July 17, 2013

    Cricket, tax and when to do the right thing

    The world’s first international cricket match took place in 1844 in New York between the US and Canada. That cricketing...

  22. July 5, 2013

    Google chairman Schmidt in taxing hunt for London home

    Eric Schmidt, the billionaire chairman of Google, is searching for a London mansion – a prospective £30m purchase that would...

  23. June 14, 2013

    National Security Agency: The net rips apart

    Asked about his biggest worry for the future of the internet, Google chairman Eric Schmidt had a ready answer: that it might...

  24. June 10, 2013

    Ken Clarke denies Bilderberg is part of global conspiracy

    Ken Clarke, the UK cabinet veteran, on Monday denied that the Bilderberg Group of politicians, business leaders and opinion...

  25. June 6, 2013

    Bilderberg event unites protesters against the unknown

    A former Labour minister, a Ukip MEP and a US arch conspiracy theorist gathered in a field just outside Watford on Thursday...

  26. June 2, 2013

    Advance of Android eats into developer loyalty to Apple

    In December 2011, Google chairman Eric Schmidt predicted that within six months, developers would be releasing their apps on...

  27. May 29, 2013

    Space miner looks to Kickstarter for funds

    A company backed by some of Silicon Valley’s biggest names has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a space telescope,...

  28. May 29, 2013

    Why Google and Eric Schmidt really don’t care about tax

    In common with other titans of the digital age, Google’s Eric Schmidt has faced a lot of questions of late as to why a...

  29. The A-List

    May 24, 2013

    Wanted: a Brazilian Mark Zuckerberg

    Latin America’s giant economy urgently needs someone like Facebook’s founder and chairman. Not to disrupt business models...

  30. May 22, 2013

    Google defends taxes in face of Labour onslaught

    Eric Schmidt defended Google’s tax practices on Wednesday and said the internet group would continue to invest in the UK “no...

  31. May 18, 2013

    MPs accused of ‘demonising’ US multinationals over tax

    MPs have been accused of “demonising” US multinationals over tax after Google was this week branded “evil” by the chair of...

  32. May 10, 2013

    Silicon Valley’s artful answer to the tech talent problem

    If your political priority were to make your nation more welcoming to talented young immigrants, and if you then backed...

  33. April 25, 2013

    Engine of humanity: ‘The New Digital Age’

    The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business, by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen, John Murray...

  34. April 21, 2013

    Bechtel joins crew for asteroid mining

    One of the world’s biggest engineering groups, best known for Earth-bound projects such as the Channel Tunnel, has joined...

  35. April 15, 2013

    Urgent need to improve mobile networks

    Eric Schmidt, Google’s chairman, tweeted last week that “by the end of the decade, everyone on earth will be connected” to...

  36. March 14, 2013

    Technology drives Africa transformation

    Google chief executive Eric Schmidt hailed Nairobi as “a serious tech hub” following his visit this year. Like Google,...

  37. March 8, 2013

    Armory is site specific

    New York’s leading contemporary and modern art fair, The Armory Show, launched this week with a new partnership: the...

  38. March 6, 2013

    North Korea mixes Dennis with menace

    Just days after generating global headlines by welcoming Dennis Rodman and the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team, North...

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