Eric Schmidt, the technology veteran at the helm of Google Inc. for nearly a decade, is relinquishing his post as CEO to Larry Page (pictured right), one of the prodigies who co-founded the internet's dominant gateway.
INTERNATIONAL PAPERS, Fri., 7/1/2011: He’s America’s most improbable star… Ted Williams (not Edwards!) was an unknown homeless man just a few days ago. Now because of his booming radio voice he’s an international phenomenon, as the Chicago Sun Times reports. This and other stories in today’s international press review.
The web marks the one year anniversary of the abduction of two French journalists in Afghanistan. Tunisian web users discuss the demonstrations that have hit the country. And a housewife’s Twitter thread is to be adapted for the small screen.
A British citizen accuses an officer of police brutality. This year Christmas is being celebrated in a 2.0 fashion. And a site offering web users the opportunity to attend the Davos World Economic Forum
American web users celebrate the repeal of the military’s «Don’t ask Don’t tell” policy. The No Labels movement is seeking to create a political Third way in the United States. And the Japanese reinvent free falling.
Proposed by France, the Google Tax was originally meant to tax the online advertising revenues of American computer giants such as Yahoo, Microsoft or Google … but with their French operations based in certain European tax havens, France’s tax department was unable to reach them. So Senator Philippe Marini turned to online advertisers…