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Google Chairman, Eric Schmidt

Google boss: I'm very proud of our tax avoidance scheme

Google's Chairman Eric Schmidt said £2.5 billion tax avoidance 'is called capitalism'

Google offers to settle with investigators looking into claims it unfairly stifles opponents

The internet search giant Google faces having to make changes to the way it runs some of the most lucrative parts of its multi-billion pound business after it made an offer to settle with European Commission investigators looking into claims it uses its muscle to stifle opponents unfairly.

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New-media gurus, political pointy-heads, start-up whizz-kids and rock stars mingled at this year's Zeitgeist conference. Adam Sherwin reports

From left: Bill Clinton, Annie Lennox, Arsène Wenger

The great Google gathering

The search engine is taking its quest for knowledge offline at a secluded British hotel

Silicon Valley here? No way

Laura Chesters asks why we in Britain can't come up with a tech giant like Facebook

World Economic Forum: Thousands gather, with billions to spend. Will the world benefit?

As the global elite meet in Davos, Ben Chu asks what the annual shindig can hope to achieve

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Scientist turned broadcaster Professor Brian Cox yesterday accused critics of the BBC of having "the British disease".

Leading article: United by knowledge

Nostalgia for a return to the Victorian era is usually prompted by a desire to regain the discipline of a less liberal and cosseted period and a more rigorous and stricter education system.

Google chief lambasts the UK for its technophobic 'luvvie' culture

Britain has squandered its great computing heritage, says Schmidt

BBC chief criticises James Murdoch

BBC Director-General Mark Thompson has criticised News Corporation boss James Murdoch, warning that "integrity" rather than "profit" is the best way to guarantee broadcasting independence.

Susan Greenfield: Computers may be altering our brains

The cyber-world is offering an unprecedented environment; the brain may be adapting. We should try to foresee these changes, both positive and negative

Google faces Microsoft-style competition investigation

Google is to face an in-depth investigation which will seek to establish whether it has abused its dominance of the internet search market.

Eric Schmidt: Google tried to use personal info from Facebook in data-sharing deal

Google tried to "partner" with Facebook in a bid to gain access to its users’ personal information, the search giant’s executive chairman has revealed.

Political disenfranchisement? People 'become lazy', says Google chief Eric Schmidt

Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt has blamed the failure of many people to engage with politics on their own laziness, rather than on a lack of information.

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