Topic: Eric Schmidt

Photos of SXSW, Internet Celebs and Major Musicians From L.A. to New York

The latest celebrations

SXSW Interactive took place in Austin, drawing attendees from all industries to celebrate innovation and technology, while magazine parties and charity galas commenced in New York and LA. 

B-to-B Firm Hopes Facebook-Look-Back-Styled Video Reels In Zuck, Martin and Marissa

Eyeview's effort could be a reach, or brilliant

Who knows if Eyeview's stunt will work, but credit it for thinking outside the box. The personalized video technology firm is emailing a Who's Who of the advertising world a…

How San Francisco Landed the Super Bowl With Help From an Agency

Woo and wow with technology

Here’s a Super Bowl brief most agencies haven’t encountered and one that has nothing to do with a 30-second spot. The mission: convincing NFL owners to choose a host city with…

YouTube Co-founder Prepping Possible Rival

Chad Hurley talking about new video platform designed for collaboration

YouTube has had its share of competition over the years. Companies like Vimeo and DailyMotion (plus copyright lawsuits and crushing overhead costs) led Chad Hurley and the video-sharing site’s co-founders…

YouTube Commits $200 Million in Marketing Support to Channels

Upfront features Jay-Z, Neon Trees, Flo Rida

YouTube's "brandcast" event (please don't call it a NewFront) started off with a bang and ended with vp, global head of content Robert Kyncl pledging some $200 million in marketing…

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt

Google's Schmidt Gets Off Easy in Senate Testimony

Despite hostile testimony from competitors, hearing mostly friendly

WASHINGTON—Google chairman Eric Schmidt may never list Wednesday as one of the favorite days of his life, but, really, it could have been much worse. Yes, he had to face…

Google Chairman Weighs In on Apple vs. Microsoft

Eric Schmidt calls Steve Jobs the best CEO in 100 years

Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman and former CEO, offered his thoughts Thursday on why Apple has seen such tremendous success over the past decade, especially in comparison to competitor Microsoft. Schmidt…

Eric Schmidt Talks Facebook, Twitter, and the FCC in Sun Valley

"There is a lot coming" for Google+

In a Thursday night talk at the Allen & Company media conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt discussed some of the issues that the web giant…

Lady Gaga: Silicon Valley Investor

Backplane will help artists maintain an online presence

Lady Gaga has already partnered with Zynga, crashed Amazon with record album sales, sold designer clothing on Gilt, and now, she’s getting in on the ground floor of a new…

Eric Schmidt Admits to Missing Out on the 'Friend Thing'

Google CEO says, 'I screwed up'

In a keynote interview at AllThingsDigital’s D9 conference on Tuesday, Google CEO Eric Schmidt admitted that his biggest failure as the company's head was missing out on social networking—or, as…