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  • What Trump was trying to say about immigration Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 | 1:17 PM ET
    Donald Trump at the CNBC GOP Debate in Boulder, Colorado.

    Donald Trump praised Mark Zuckerberg's immigration efforts despite bashing them on a campaign website. Here's why.

  • Google no longer 'Animal House': Cramer Friday, 23 Oct 2015 | 9:07 AM ET
    Google no longer 'Animal House': Cramer

    I'm nominating Google, says CNBC's Jim Cramer, taking a look at three top tech contenders, including Alphabet, Amazon,and Microsoft. Since Ruth Porat came to town, Google is no longer "Animal House," says Cramer.

  • Tech stars show support for HBO's Silicon Valley Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 4:02 PM ET

    The real Silicon Valley took over San Francisco last night, all showing up in support of HBO's hit show Silicon Valley.

  • Can Amazon-like reviews work for prescriptions? Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    HealthTap is out to let consumers assess prescription drugs the same way they search for clothes, cars and electronics. It's the five-star review.

  • Roadie: Free food, and putting FedEx on notice Saturday, 28 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Customers dine at the Waffle House which just partnered with delivery service Roadie.

    Roadie is a community of people that help each other out, CEO Mark Gorlin said, and it's already had 7,500 downloads in three weeks.

  • How Google is dealing with its slow brain drain Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 12:25 PM ET
    Google Berlin, Germany

    Google is a massive company loaded with smart people, but high-profile departures are adding up. The latest is Senior Vice President Alan Eustace.

  • Davos '15: Gates, Soros, Pharrell to tackle crises Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 11:28 AM ET
    An armed member of the Swiss Police watches from the roof of the Hotel Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.

    Back on this week, the World Economic Forum in Davos is as big as ever with lofty ambitions to match.

  • Google & Amazon competitively converging: DeWolfe Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 11:03 AM ET
    Google & Amazon competitively converging: DeWolfe

    CNBC's Jon Fortt, and former MySpace CEO Chris DeWolfe, discuss what's behind Eric Schmidt's comments that Amazon is the tech giant's main competitor, and how the companies are converging from a competitive standpoint.

  • Google's Schmidt watches Amazon most Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 9:15 AM ET
    Google's Schmidt watches Amazon most

    Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt says Amazon's search proficiency takes eyeballs away from their platform. CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss if Amazon is a significant threat to Google.

  • Tim Cook has no clue what we do: Google's Schmidt Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Eric Schmidt dismisses Tim Cook's claims that Google sells personal data to advertisers.

  • Google vs Apple: Schmidt fires back Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:16 AM ET
    Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google Inc.

    Google's Eric Schmidt fired back at Apple's Tim Cook who attacked their business model. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" team, discuss the controversy.

  • Google's antitrust issues Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 8:09 AM ET
    Google's antitrust issues

    Eric Schmidt, Google executive chairman, discuss the company's antitrust issues with the EU. The process is slow going but are working on it, says Schmidt.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif.

    Eric Schmidt, Google executive chairman, weighs in on Tim Cook's comments about privacy.

  • Google eyes video opportunities Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 8:06 AM ET
    Google eyes video opportunities

    Eric Schmidt, Google executive chairman, and Jonathan Rosenberg, advisor to Larry Page, reveal where they see the next big opportunities.

  • 'How Google Works': Schmidt Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 8:04 AM ET
    'How Google Works': Schmidt

    Eric Schmidt, Google executive chairman, and Jonathan Rosenberg, advisor to Larry Page, reveal how the tech giant views innovation and competition.

  • Google exec's departure leaves 'hole': Analysts Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 3:38 PM ET
    Google Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora, left, and CEO Eric Schmidt attend the Burda DLD Nightcap 2011 in Davos, Switzerland.

    Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora is leaving the company, which financial analysts said is a significant loss for the search giant.

  • Billionaires reveal secrets of success Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 1:53 PM ET
    From left: Eric Schmidt, Martha Stewart, Carl Icahn

    How the leaders who sparked the biggest changes in business over the last 25 years continue to find success.

  • Google's Schmidt says mobile ads 'doing better' Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 2:25 PM ET
    Google's Schmidt says mobile ads 'doing better'

    Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt ranks No. 4 on CNBC's top influential list. Schmidt addresses claims Google is tracking everything, and what to expect from the company next.

  • Page, Brin and Schmidt seek to google it all Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 6:57 AM ET

    Launched a revolution in access to information as their Internet search engine dispensed with the need to buy a newspaper or to go to the library.

  • Google is 'pretty sure' your data is safe: Schmidt Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 3:33 PM ET
    Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, speaks during the South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, March 7, 2014.

    "We are pretty sure the information that is inside of Google right now is safe from prying eyes," the company's former CEO says.