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Google's Eric Schmidt doesn't agree with 'right to be forgotten'

Google's Eric Schmidt doesn't agree with 'right to be forgotten'

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 15 (UPI) --Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has said the "right to be forgotten" ruling, which compels Google to remove links requested by consumers, was wrong.
Ananth Baliga

Obama to announce NSA reforms next week

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama is ready to announce reforms to the National Security Agency's data collection programs, the White House said Friday.
Tech executives to push Obama for NSA limits

Tech executives to push Obama for NSA limits

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. government surveillance will be a key topic when President Obama meets with 15 technology and telecommunications executives Tuesday, the White House said.

Google Chairman Schmidt calls censorship in Russia worrisome

MOSCOW, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said Internet policies in Russia are on a worrisome path toward increased censorship.
Google on Gmail: 'No legitimate expectation' of privacy

Google on Gmail: 'No legitimate expectation' of privacy

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Gmail users have no "legitimate expectation" their emails are private, Google Inc. said in a California court filing seeking a class-action lawsuit's dismissal.

North Korea asked to grant amnesty to U.S. national

PYONGYANG, North Korea, May 2 (UPI) -- The United States urged North Korea to grant amnesty and release U.S. national Kenneth Bae, who has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in that country.
As Google Glass appears, does personal privacy vanish?

As Google Glass appears, does personal privacy vanish?

Every jump in technology brings with it adjustments society must make and rules it must develop if the new paradigm is to be considered acceptable, and Google Glass -- a wearable computer that can record video surreptitiously -- presents just such a paradigm shift.
JIM ALGAR, United Press International
Bill Gates among top tech execs to join economic lobbying group

Bill Gates among top tech execs to join economic lobbying group

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- Bill Gates is among four top U.S. tech executives to join a lobbying effort co-founded by Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, the group says.

Google head: Google Glass a year away, will need new 'etiquette'

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 22 (UPI) -- Google head Eric Schmidt says Google Glass, the wearable computer with display, is at least a year away and will require new social etiquette when it arrives.

Google chief calls for drone regulations

LONDON, April 13 (UPI) -- Google Chief Executive Officer Eric Schmidt in Britain said privately owned drones need to have government oversight.

Mark Zuckerberg starts lobby, says U.S. immigration policy 'unfit'

WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- U.S. immigration policy is "unfit for today's world," Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said in starting an advocacy group that seeks to change the U.S. economy.

Google chairman to sell 3.2M shares

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Google Chairman Eric Schmidt plans to sell 3.2 million of his 7.6 million shares of the U.S. search engine, a filing with federal regulators indicated.
Google puts North Korea on the map

Google puts North Korea on the map

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Google unveiled a detailed map of North Korea Tuesday, just weeks after Chairman Eric Schmidt visited the secretive country.

Pyongyang engaged in image overhaul

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- A string of visits to North Korea by foreign officials and private media executives is part of Pyongyang's efforts to improve its image, a scholar said.

Change in rhetoric seen from Kim Jong Un

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- The North Korean leadership of Kim Jong Un appears to be stressing economic gain over "belligerent rhetoric," a South Korean scholar said.
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CEO of Google Eric Schmidt hosts a news conference in Beijing, China on April 27, 2007. Google, No. 2 in China's Web search market, is giving its local managers more autonomy and investing more in China in an effort to make up for its late entry, CEO Eric Schmidt said Friday. Google has 21.7% of China's search market, well behind industry leader Baidu.com, which has 55%. (UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver)
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