Russia-Ukraine war shows tech importance of national security: Schmidt

Eric Schmidt, former chairman and CEO at Google. John Lamparski | Getty Images Russia’s war on Ukraine will show tech companies why national security is important and why they should help support it, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt said on CNBC’s “Power Lunch” Monday. “The war is going to help solidify the tech companies’ understanding … Read more

US ‘well behind’ China in 5G race, ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt says

Eric Schmidt, former chairman and CEO at Google. John Lamparski | Getty Images The US government’s dithering “has left the country” well behind “China in the race to build out 5G technology, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt said, as he urged Washington to step up investment in the next-generation internet technology. Writing in an op-ed … Read more

Eric Schmidt plans to give A.I. researchers $125 million

Eric Schmidt, former chairman and CEO at Google. John Lamparski | Getty Images Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google, is planning to invest $ 125 million into artificial intelligence research through his philanthropic Schmidt Futures venture. The funding, set to be administered through an initiative dubbed AI2050, will aim to support academics working on … Read more