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Eric Emerson Schmidt (born April 27, 1955 in Washington, D.C. <%afu(427)%>) is Chairman and CEO of Google Inc. and a member of the Board of Directors of Apple Inc.

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Schmidt also sits on the Princeton University Board of Trustees. He lives in Atherton, California with his wife Wendy.

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Keywee Signs 100th Publishing Customer
Keywee announced today that it signed New York Media, the publisher of New York Magazine and digital properties including Vulture, The Cut and Grub Street, as its 100th customer in the publishing segment. New York Media is using Keywee's content marketing platform to drive social engagement and reach new audiences with its content via paid distribution on platforms like Facebook.

Ed Tech Expert Michael Horn to Direct $25 Million Robin Hood Education + Technology Fund
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 08, 2015) - Robin Hood, New York City's largest poverty-fighting organization, the Overdeck Family Foundation, and Siegel Family Endowment announced today that Michael B. Horn will lead the $25 million Robin Hood Education + Technology Fund.

Key Capital Announces Major Potential Meteorite Mining Opportunity Joint Ventured
Key Capital Corporation (OTC PINK: KCPC) ("Key Capital" or "the Company") advises that the Company has entered into a joint venture for the exploitation of a highly promising and exciting Arizona resource property.

REVISION: uSens' Super Reality Video Demo Opens TechCrunch China Event in Beijing
Silicon Valley-based uSens Inc., developer of groundbreaking 3D interactive solutions for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), today announced its presentation of the live video demo of their innovative Super Reality technology at the opening of the November 2nd TechCrunch China event in Beijing.

UPDATE: uSens' Super Reality Video Demo Opens TechCrunch China Event in Beijing
Silicon Valley-based uSens Inc., developer of groundbreaking 3D interactive solutions for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), today announced its presentation of the live video demo of their innovative Super Reality technology at the opening of the November 2nd TechCrunch China event in Beijing.

uSens' Super Reality Video Demo Opens TechCrunch China Event in Beijing
Silicon Valley-based uSens Inc., developer of groundbreaking 3D interactive solutions for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), today announced its presentation of the live video demo of their innovative Super Reality technology at the opening of the November 2nd TechCrunch China event in Beijing.

Qwilt Raises $25 Million Series D Funding, Accelerates Streaming Video Revolution
Qwilt, the leading provider of open caching and online video delivery solutions, today announced the close of a $25 million Series D funding round. This strategic round, led by Disrupt-ive with a $16 million investment, includes new funding from Google Chairman Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors and continued funding from Cisco Investments

Mashape Announces First Analytics Platform for Microservices and APIs
Today Mashape is bringing real-time analytics to microservices with the release of Mashape Analytics. First built internally to analyze the performance of more than 13,000 APIs served by the mashape

Mashape Unleashes Open Source Kong to Power the Next Generation of Applications Built on Microservices and APIs
Today Mashape is giving the world's 25 million developers free access to Kong (http://getkong.org/), the industry's first open source platform for centrally managing microservices and APIs, and dispatching common logic across all of them

Montana Team Takes Home Both Top Prizes in $2 Million Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE
Business Wire IndiaXPRIZE (www.xprize.org) and Wendy Schmidt last night announced the winners of the $2M Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE, a global competition to incentivize breakthroughs in pH sensor technology to accurately and affordably measure the acidification of our oceans, in a ceremony co-hosted by Foreign Affairs

Shape Security Appoints Cisco Chief Security Officer John Stewart to Board of Directors
Shape Security, developers of the world's first botwall -- a breakthrough defense against malware, botnets, and automated scripts -- today announced that John N. Stewart, Cisco's chief security officer and a senior vice president, has been appointed to the company's board of directors, effective immediately. With over 25 years of experience in the security space, Mr

EV Week in San Francisco Highlights the Revolutionary EV ARC™ Solar Powered EV Charger
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - October 06, 2014) - Envision Solar International, Inc., (EVSI) (OTCQB: EVSI) ("Envision Solar," or the "Company"), the leading renewable energy Media and Branding, and EV charging product company, will be featured at Charge Across Town's EV WEEK 2014 in San Francisco.

Julian Assange Arrives in Nantucket via Hologram USA
NANTUCKET, MA--(Marketwired - September 29, 2014) - Julian Assange, who has been hiding out at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for over two years -- avoiding extradition to Sweden and possible prosecution in other countries for his involvement in spreading classified government and military documents over the Internet via WikiLeaks -- made his virtual escape today to the United States.

INFORUM Hosts Marissa Mayer and Marc Benioff at The Castro Theatre
INFORUM, The Commonwealth Club's Innovation Lab, announced today that it will host Marissa Mayer on Thursday, Oct. 30th, 2014 for an interview conducted by Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com, at The Castro Theatre. Mayer, CEO of Yahoo! since 2012, will receive INFORUM's 21st Century Visionary Award

New Slice Gives Shoppers More Ways to Save Time and Money -- or Even a Life
Slice, the free mobile and online app that is every smart shopper's essential companion, today released version 5.0, a new design that delivers additional ways people can instantly save time and money

Shape Security Named a 2014 Cool Vendor by Gartner
Shape Security, a startup that has developed the world's first botwall, today announced it has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor. Gartner, the renowned technology research firm, recognized Shape for its impactful and intriguing application and endpoint security innovation for 2014. The list can be found in the Gartner "Cool Vendors in Application and Endpoint Security, 2014" May 2, 2014 report.

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt Names 10 Recipients for the "New Digital Age" Grants
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - March 10, 2014) - Ten non-profits in the U.S. and abroad have been named recipients of New Digital Age Grants, funded through a $1 million donation by Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt.

Shape Security Raises $40 Million Series C to Scale Botwall Technology
Shape Security today revealed it raised $40 million in Series C funding led by Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) to continue its mission of reinventing web defense. Last month, Shape came out of stealth to unveil its flagship product, the ShapeShifter™ that protects enterprises against the most dangerous cyber attacks

$1 Million in "New Digital Age Grants" Awarded by Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt to Organizations Fighting Global Challenges
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - February 24, 2014) - Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt has donated $1 million to establish the New Digital Age Grants, which will be awarded next month to organizations around the globe that are using technology to solve pressing human problems.

XPRIZE Opens Team Registration for $2 Million Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE
XPRIZE (www.xprize.org), the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, today announced that team registration is open for the $2 million Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE, a competition to incentivize breakthroughs in ocean pH sensor technology that will radically transform our understanding of ocean acidification

SRCH2 Sets the Bar for High-Performance Search on Android
SRCH2 -- the high-performance search engine for any platform -- today announced a benchmark report that unequivocally establishes it as the standard for search locally on Android devices.

Shape Comes Out of Stealth, Launches Product to Reinvent Website Security
Shape Security today launched a revolutionary new product to protect websites against the most dangerous cyber attacks. The ShapeShifter™ is a network security appliance that prevents website breaches by immediately disabling the capability of malware, bots and other scripted attacks to interact with your web application.

Shape Security Expands Executive Team With Three New Hires
Shape Security, a startup developing a new type of web security technology, today announced three hires to strengthen the company's executive team: Mark Rotolo, VP of sales; Michael Coates, director of product security; and Dr. Ariya Hidayat, director of engineering

Shape Security Hires WildFire Creator Dr. Xinran Wang as Chief Security Scientist
Shape Security, a startup developing a new type of web security technology, today announced that Dr. Xinran Wang has joined the company as chief security scientist. Wang will drive research and development efforts and help strengthen the company's cyber-attack research team

Fourth Consecutive Year Echopass Corporation to Sponsor Annual Gartner Symposium/ITxpo(C)
Echopass Corporation, the 2011 and 2012 market share leader in cloud-based contact centers, today announced its sponsorship of the 2013 Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. 2013 will be the fourth consecutive year that Echopass has sponsored Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. Echopass will be exhibiting at booth 420.

XPRIZE Launches the $2 Million Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE
XPRIZE (www.xprize.org), the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, today announced the launch of its next major competition: the $2 million Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE

Geeks Without Frontiers' Vision to Bring Broadband to the Next Billion
Geeks Without Frontiers (GEEKS) today announces the release of its vision to bring broadband to the next billion -- ''Broadband for a Billion (B4B): Working to Connect Everyone on Earth to the Internet by 2020" -- focused on leveraging its low cost, open source WiFi technologies to deliver broadband, especially to rural areas of the developing world.

Cannes Lions Names Youtube's Salar Kamangar as Media Person of the Year 2013
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is the world's largest and most prestigious annual awards and celebration of creative excellence in advertising and communications

Moontoast and VideoGenie Partner to Bring User-Generated Video to Facebook News Feed for Increased Fan Engagement and Proven Social Ad ROI
Moontoast, an innovative Social Rich Media advertising platform leader and recent winner of the Facebook PMD Innovation Competition, announced today a Social Rich Media ad integration with VideoGenie, a leading user-generated video platform

BMO Harris Bank Empowers Milwaukee Public Schools Students
In celebration of Financial Literacy Month, BMO Harris Bank announced today the launch of The BMO Harris Bank Financial Fluency For Students Program, a new initiative to bring critical financial literacy education to high school students across the Milwaukee Public School District. BMO Harris Bank has partnered with EverFi, Inc

Lessons From the Campaign: Presidential Innovation Leader Speaks at SFIMA
Michael Slaby (@slaby), chief integration and innovation officer for Obama for America 2012, takes the stage at the South Florida Interactive Marketing Association's February 13 meeting. Slaby and his passionate team of geeks and gurus masterfully integrated technology, social media and engagement to create a winning campaign

Dorsey & Whitney LLP Named Key Sponsor for 4th Annual Innovation Catalyst Award Gala
VC Taskforce™ today announced that international law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP will be one of the key sponsors for the 4th Annual Innovation Catalyst Awards Gala to be held October 30, 2012, at the Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club in Palo Alto, CA. This year's awards gala will honor three generations of the Draper family.

Media Advisory: xG Technology Comments on FCC Announcement That It Will Implement Key Recommendations of the PCAST Spectrum Sharing Report by the End of 2012
xG® Technology, Inc. ("xG" or the "Company") (AIM: XGTU.L) (AIM: XGT

Google addresses EU concerns over 'dominance in search and ad business'
Google has made a proposal to the European Commission in a bid to defuse a wide-ranging antitrust investigation into its dominance of the search market, according to a report.

Jack Dorsey, Creator of Twitter, Named Cannes Lions 2012 Media Person of the Year
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is the world's largest celebration of creativity in communications and the most prestigious international annual advertising and communications awards

Newvem Closes $4 Million in Series A Funding, to Enhance Cloud Usage Effectiveness
Newvem (http://www.newvem.com), the leader in enhancing cloud usage effectiveness through data analytics, has announced $4 Million in Series A Funding. Newvem's KnowYourCloud Analytics service is the authority on analyzing, revealing and recommending powerful insights on Amazon AWS Cloud usage

Explore the Intersection of Analytic Insights, Technology and Technique at the Digital Analytics Association's Atlanta Symposium
The Digital Analytics Association (DAA), formerly known as the Web Analytics Association (WAA), will host an inaugural symposium in Atlanta, GA, at 12:00 p.m. on May 17. The theme of the event is "Explore the Intersection of Insights, Technology and Technique," and the half-day seminar will feature some of the most influential digital analytics thought leaders and practitioners

VC Taskforce Announces 2012 Innovation Catalyst Award Recipient: The Draper Family
VC Taskforce™ (www.vctaskforce.com), a leading organization committed to enhancing collaboration in the venture community, announced that the Draper family will receive its prestigious 2012 Innovation Catalyst Award (ICA). Every year VC Taskforce honors an individual or group in the venture capital community for distinguished work in innovation and entrepreneurship

Hackers, Investors, Designers and Youth to Collaborate at Super Happy Block Party
In celebration of the ideas built by the community of Silicon Valley, Super Happy Block Party, hosted by Innovation Endeavors, Talenthouse, and Institute for the Future, is giving full access to the minds of innovators. From teaching youth how to code, to investors holding office hours in an alley, this event is an interactive experience where everyone is welcome

The First Ever Super Happy Block Party Hackathon
Bridging the worlds of software developers, artists, and the City of Palo Alto, the inaugural Super Happy Block Party Hackathon will happen in downtown Palo Alto on March 31, 2012 from 1pm - 1am. Innovation Endeavors, Talenthouse, and Institute for the Future will open their doors to the community in the spirit of innovation by creating the perfect environment for an interactive block

Eric Schmidt plans to sell about 2.4mln Google shares worth $1.5 bln
Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt is planning to sell up to 2.4 million shares of stock worth nearly 1.5 billion dollars.

Google co-founder Larry Page reassures staff about health
Google's billionaire co-founder Larry Page has reassured his staff at the firm over his health, after he missed the company's annual meeting, and was set to miss two more important engagements in the coming weeks.

Google's Schmidt says Internet will bring down corrupt governments
Google chairman Eric Schmidt has said that the Internet would be helpful in bringing down countries with corrupt governments.

Google Execs and James Cameron back new asteroid mining venture
Google CEO Larry Page and the company's executive chairman Eric Schmidt have teamed up with 'Avatar' director James Cameron for a space venture that will possibly involve mining asteroids.

James Cameron in subs race to dive deeper than height of Everest
James Cameron is up against bids by three other ocean submersibles, including ones backed by Google's Eric Schmidt and Virgin tycoon Richard Branson, to reach an area called Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench near Guam in the Western Pacific.

Google's 'Solve for X' meetings aim to resolve tech 'moonshots'
Google's latest attention-grabbing venture aims to find solutions to the "world's greatest problems" and ideas dubbed "technology moonshots."

Twitter slams Wikipedia's 'foolish' 'black out protest' over anti-piracy US legislation
Micro blogging site Twitter has slammed Wikipedia's plan to "go dark" on Wednesday for 24-hours to protest against the highly-contentious US online piracy legislation, calling it "foolish" and "silly".

Will upcoming Google tablet compete with Apple iPad or Amazon Kindle Fire?
Google has planned to launch its own-brand tablet, prompting speculations whether the new product would compete with Amazon Kindle Fire or Apple's iPad.

James Cameron in sub race to dive deeper than height of Everest
James Cameron is up against bids by three other ocean submersibles, including ones backed by Google's Eric Schmidt and Virgin tycoon Richard Branson, to reach an area called Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench near Guam in the Western Pacific.

Google to debut new Android tablet to rival Apple iPad
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt has revealed that the company is planning to bring its flagship Android tablet to the market in the next six months to rival Apple's iPad.

Google to debut new Android tablet to win 'brutal competition' with Apple
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt has revealed that the company is planning to bring its flagship Android tablet to the market in the next six months to rival Apple's iPad.

Glassdoor Unveils Employees' Choice Awards for Top 50 Best Places to Work in 2012
The reviews are in. Employees have spoken, revealing the best companies to work for in 2012; and, they love working at some of the biggest tech, science and management consulting companies in the nation

Save the Date: Kenexa Announces Details of 2012 World Conference
Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced details of its 2012 World Conference. The annual event, attended by senior executives and HR professionals, will take place Wednesday, Oct. 17 and Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Google responds to Jobs' barbs saying 'Android started long before iPhone was unveiled'
Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt has defended his company by saying that Android was in development long before Apple's iPhone was unveiled, and that it is not 'a ripoff' of iPhone/iOS as earlier claimed by the technological giant's visionary leader Steve Jobs.

Internet 'weighs' no more than a strawberry!
The weight of the Internet is as meagre as 50 grams, which is equivalent to a strawberry, according to Vsause, a science show on YouTube.

Steve Jobs vowed to 'destroy' 'stolen' Google Android
Apple's visionary co-founder Steve Jobs vowed to "destroy" Google's Android operating system, viewing it as "grand theft", his official biographer has claimed.

Google engineer slams company calling Google+ a "pathetic afterthought"
A Google engineer has caused an online stir by posting a long rant slamming the company's new social network as a "pathetic afterthought".

Google denies 'cooking' search results to favour own online services
Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt has denied that the search giant fixes its search results in order to promote its own websites and services.

Barack Obama got pre-release iPad directly from Steve Jobs
U.S. President Barack Obama recently revealed that one of the perks of his job includes having received his iPad directly from Steve Jobs himself before the product's official release.

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