Eric Schmidt

Sort of Evil

Over 3,000 Google Employees Signed a Letter Demanding Google Leave the 'Business of War'

The letter was addressed to Google CEO Sundar Pichai and requested that the company end its work with the Pentagon on AI technology for drones.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.5.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Feds want to split up detained migrant families, more than 120 countries condemn US in UN vote​, government shutdown averted with funding bill, and more.
VICE Staff
12.22.17
fake news

Eric Schmidt Says Google News Will 'Engineer' Russian Propaganda Out of the Feed

“It’s basically RT and Sputnik,” he said on Saturday.
Justin Ling
11.20.17
Read more

Google critic's firing sparks backlash within New America ranks

Noah Kulwin
9.5.17
science funding

In Op-Ed, Eric Schmidt Argues for Government Role in Basic Research

"While investing in basic research typically doesn’t make sense for a business, it has been a winning strategy for our nation."
Michael Byrne
5.6.17
immigration

Google employees want top execs to do more to oppose Trump's immigration orders

Noah Kulwin
1.29.17
NORTH KOREA

In Photos: North Korea Through the Lens of David Guttenfelder

Photojournalist David Guttenfelder helped the Associated Press open a bureau in Pyongyang, and has made more than 40 trips to North Korea over the years.
VICE News
3.28.16
News

Google’s Free Gigabit Internet for Public Housing Is No Replacement for Reform

Should we be happy that things could be worse?
Jordan Pearson
2.3.16
News

Tim Cook Wants to Improve Your Morning Shower

Silicon Valley heavy hitters back water-saving shower head startup.
Nicholas Deleon
8.11.15
tech

Tinder CEO Sean Rad Has Been Ousted

The dating app's biggest stakeholder, InterActiveCorp (also known as IAC), is looking for an "Eric Schmidt-like person" to replace the 28-year-old, who's had a year marked by business triumphs and personal tribulations.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
11.4.14
politics

Google Cut Ties With ALEC for 'Lying' About Climate Change

Apparently the Koch Brothers-funded conservative lobbying group finally got too evil.
Sam Gustin
9.23.14
Opinion and Analysis

Google's Eric Schmidt Is Wrong About Our "Right to Know"

Schmidt's response to an EU court ruling on people's online right to be "forgotten" reflects his dangerous stance on transparency.
Natasha Lennard
5.15.14
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