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Google's Eric Schmidt says even if he knew about the NSA activity beforehand, he couldn't have done anything about it. (Getty Images)

Google Exec Says NSA Spying Was A Surprise To Him

Eric Schmidt tells The Guardian the NSA did not inform him about its data gathering program.

01/23/2014

File photo of a Google search page. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Clash of the Titans: Google vs. Microsoft

After firing the latest round of shots with the ‘Scroogled’ campaign, Microsoft has made it perfectly clear that the gloves are off between the two internet giants, and there’s no time for hurt feelings.

02/10/2013

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt makes his way after checking in at Beijing International airport in Beijing on Jan. 7, 2013, before his trip to North Korea. (credit: WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Head Urging North Korea To Allow More Internet, Cellphone Access

A private delegation including Google’s Eric Schmidt is urging North Korea to allow more open Internet access and cellphones to benefit its citizens, the mission’s leader said Wednesday in the country with some of the world’s tightest controls on information.

01/09/2013

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schimidt makes his way after checking in at Beijing International airport in Beijing on Jan. 7, 2013, before his trip to North Korea. (credit: WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Arrives In North Korea

Google’s chairman wants a first-hand look at North Korea’s economy and social media during his private visit Monday to the communist nation, his delegation said, despite misgivings in Washington over the timing of the trip.

01/07/2013

File photo of Google chief executive Eric Schmidt. (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Analysis: Why Google North Korea Visit Irks U.S.

Google chief Eric Schmidt’s plan to visit North Korea has put the Obama administration in the awkward position of opposing a champion of Internet freedom engaging with one of the most intensely censored countries.

01/05/2013

Bill Richardson speaks during the Refugees International's 32nd Anniversary Dinner at Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium on May 5, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Richardson: State Department Should Not Be Nervous About North Korea Visit

Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson says the State Department should not be nervous about a visit he’s making to North Korea with Google’s executive chairman, Eric Schmidt.

01/04/2013

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