Rand Paul Will Embrace Any Idiotic Idea Techies Come Up With

Kevin Montgomery · 10/09/14 12:35PM

Silicon Valley's tech tycoons have been lurching towards the right wing for years now. But with the Valley's valuations climbing to record heights, those billionaires are backing Republicans like never before—and the party of obstruction is willing to say whatever it takes to get their dollars.

Eric Schmidt Erects Massive Monument to Irony

Sam Biddle · 08/26/14 05:03PM

This just popped up on everyone's least favorite social network. If Facebook is a lemonade stand, then what exactly is Google+? A neglected sack of Country Time powder? An abandoned yeast factory, inhabited only by raccoons?

Here's the Letter From EU's Antitrust Chief Where He Caves On Google

Nitasha Tiku · 06/26/14 11:30AM

Joaquin Almunia is considered one of the most powerful regulators in tech because of his role as the European Union's antitrust chief. But now that the EU has decided not to let Google run roughshod over consumers and competitors, Almunia, who is texting buds with Google chairman Eric Schmidt, finds himself an awkward position.

Google's Mega-Hypocrite Says His Privacy Is More Important than Yours

Sam Biddle · 05/19/14 03:48PM

Unlike its disruptive, transatlantic neighbor, Europe still cares about privacy. That's why a European high court just affirmed the right to selectively erase oneself from Google. Google's privacy-adoring Eric Schmidt thinks this is a mistake. That is about as hypocritical as it gets.

Nitasha Tiku · 04/03/14 01:45PM

It's official. Google completed its controversial two-tiered stock split, insuring that top executives like Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Eric Schmidt control the voting power. Now all they need is immortality and they're good to go.

Nitasha Tiku · 03/07/14 03:22PM

On stage at SXSW, Wired's Steven Levy asked Eric Schmidt whether companies like WhatsApp lead to more inequality. Here's Schmidt's response: "Let us celebrate capitalism," he said, opening his arms. "$19 billion for 50 people? Good for them."

Wendi Deng Doesn't Miss Eric Schmidt's Naked Body

Sam Biddle · 02/06/14 02:12PM

Today in horrible images that'll make you beg outside a hospital for a lobotomy: Rubert Murdoch's ex is so glad to no longer be sexing Google's executive chairman. That makes seven billion of us.