Eric Schmidt

Former Google chairman launches fund for safety-net innovation


Former Google chairman Eric Schmidt's foundation launched a $13 million grant program to develop technology for government benefit programs.

Civis Analytics raises $30.7 million in new funding


The firm's executives said the funding will pay for expansion into the federal market and development of new statistical models.

Texas facility assembles first smartphones in United States


Texas became a pioneer in the smartphone industry on Tuesday when Gov. Rick Perry celebrated the grand opening of Flextronics’ new manufacturing facility that will provide final assembly and customization of the first smartphone designed, engineered and assembled in the United States.

Va. governor encourages NOVA businesses to sign up for free websites


RICHMOND- Governor Bob McDonnell today welcomed the news that Google is bringing its successful "Virginia Get Your Business Online" program to Falls Church next week with a series of workshops in English and Spanish designed to help area businesses build and grow their presence online.