Ojr: The Online Journalism Review

Google CEO Eric Schmidt has tauntingly suggested that newspapers could keep their stories out of the search engine’s omnivorous maw by the simple expedient of inserting a line of anti-spidering robot text. (3 hours ago)

FTC Investigates on Ties Between Google and Apple Executives

The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly carrying an investigation on the role of Google CEO Eric Schmidt and former Genentech CEO Arthur Levinson, who currently seat at the boards of both Apple, Inc. and Google. The FTC is investigating whether this behavior constitutes a breach of an antitrust law according to which directors are prohibited to serve on two competing companies. (8 hours ago)

Dailylead: Schmidt Slams Ballmer For Yahoo Bid

Microsoft aggressive $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo has sent aftershocks through the search, Internet media, and technology market. Google’s Eric Schmidt called Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang to offer his company’s help in any effort to stop Microsoft. (4 hours ago)