Peek.com, a website where you can book activities and tours, has raised $5 million in funding. Peek has raised funding from Brad Gerstner (Altimeter Capital) and Jeff Fluhr (StubHub co-founder). Gerstner and Fluhr have joined a line of investors that plugged money into Peek like Jack Dorsey (Square/Twitter) and Eric Schmidt (Google).
Eric Schmidt Posts
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt went on CBS to promote his new book and announce a $1 million giveaway for tech innovators. Schmidt was also asked about Google’s interest in acquiring WhatsApp, which ended up being snatched by Facebook for $19 billion.
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is awarding former Google CEO Eric Schmidt with $106 million in cash and restricted stock. This is the second time that Schmidt received $100 million in Google’s restricted stock in three years. This is on top of $6 million as a cash bonus that he will be receiving for his contributions to the company last year, according to regulatory filings.
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Google chairman Eric Schmidt has prepared a guide on Google+ with suggestions on how to switch from the iPhone to Android.
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt has criticized the NSA because the government agency tapped international data cables to conduct surveillance on hundreds of millions of people. Schmidt registered formal complaints against the NSA, President Barack Obama, and Congress.
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Google executive chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt is a billionaire that is worth around $8.2 billion, according to Forbes. Earlier this year, Schmidt co-authored a book with Jared Cohen called The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business. Schmidt will now be releasing a book with management tips about what he learned running Google for the past decade. The new book is called No Adult Supervision Required: How To Build Successful 21st Century Companies. Schmidt is co-authoring the book with Jonathan Rosenberg, the Senior Vice President of Product Management at Google. Publisher Business Plus (a division of Hachette Book Group) has announced today that they are going to release the book in fall 2014.
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) chairman Eric Schmidt is not happy with Oracle Corporation CEO Larry Ellison’s interview with CBS. Schmidt said that Google typically tries to avoid getting dragged into public battles with other companies, but he has received a lot of questions about Google taking Oracle’s “stuff.” Schmidt believes that Google did not take Oracle’s stuff and pointed out that the judgment of a U.S. District Court agrees with him.