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Eric Schmidt to step down as Google chief executive

Posted on 21 January 2011 by Aeron M. Peterson

Following the Google’s strong rise in net profits in the last three months of $2.54bn on revenues of $8.44bn, the search giant said Mr Schmidt would focus on “deals, partnerships, customers and broader business relationships”.

In the decision made by Google, Larry Page co-founder of Google will re-claim his position way back 10-years ago. Page now 37 is now seen ready to take the position compare to his capability decade ago. Schmidt who has been chief executive for the past ten years, says from his blog post :

Eric, Larry and Sergey in a self-driving car

Eric, Larry and Sergey in a self-driving car. Source:Googleblog.blogspot.com

“In my clear opinion, Larry is ready to lead and I’m excited about working with both him and Sergey [Brin] for a long time to come,”

Larry Page left his chief executive position when investors asked for a more experienced business leader. According to Schmidt, Larry will now lead product development and technology strategy, his greatest strengths, and starting from April 4 he will take charge of our day-to-day operations as Google’s Chief Executive Officer.

While, Google’s co-founder “Sergey Brin has decided to devote his time and energy to strategic projects, in particular working on new products. His title will be Co-Founder.”

The changes will take effect on April 4 of this year.

Schmidt ended his announcement with

We are confident that this focus will serve Google and our users well in the future. Larry, Sergey and I have worked exceptionally closely together for over a decade—and we anticipate working together for a long time to come….

We love Google—our people, our products and most of all the opportunity we have to improve the lives of millions of people around the world.

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Wife Discovers Husband's Other Wedding On Facebook

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Google CEO’s warning on social networking activities

Posted on 18 August 2010 by Aeron M. Peterson

Google CEO Eric Schmidt warns that one day people will have to change their name because of too much information shared

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Google CEO warning on social networking activities

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sites like Facebook and Twitter. These people did not understand the consequences of the information shared about them online, Schmidt told the Wall Street Journal.

Schmidt added : “I don’t believe society understands what happens when everything is available, knowable and recorded by everyone all the time… I mean we really have to think about these things as a society.”

Facebook already gave you a chance to reconnect with your families, grade and high school friends and share them information in almost real time. But to some, it is a technology to embarrassed themselves globally.

Almost everyday, social networking sites particularly Facebook has been featured in news media, covering good news such as how a murderer captured in Philippines through Facebook and embarrassing news such as wife discovered husbands another wife.  The very recent news was Israeli soldier posed with bound Arab that shows blindfolded Palestinian prisoners.

Israeli soldier posed with bound Arab

Israeli soldier posed with bound Arab

Wife Discovers Husband's Other Wedding On Facebook

Wife Discovers Husband's Other Wedding On Facebook

Social networking activities serves as your online reputation and it should be handled correctly in the same manner how to we manage our reputation in real world.

Suw Charman-Anderson, social media expert told BBC News.

“There’s always a lag between the introduction of new technology and the development of a set of social norms around the behaviour that the technology encourages,”.

“As a society, we are just going have to become a bit more forgiving of the follies of youth.”

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