Eric Schmidt believes his hero Steve Jobs




Despite the aggressive competition of Apple and Google, especially in the mobile market, the chairman and former CEO of the Internet Corporation Eric Schmidt openly expressed his sympathy to Steve Jobs. At the presentation of his new book, “How does Google», he called the founder of Apple as their hero.


Responding to a question about their heroes in the IT-sector, Eric answered very succinctly: “For me it’s a simple question – Steve Jobs. All we can do is try to ensure that at least a bit like Steve. ”

Despite the aggressive rivalry between the two companies that are developing competing mobile platforms, Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt succeeded over the years to maintain friendly relations. Obviously, the fond memories of his colleague Schmidt holds to this day.

In 2006, Eric Schmidt joined the board of directors of Apple. However, once started the confrontation corporation with Google, Schmidt was forced to resign from the post.


Despite the kind words addressed to the founder of Apple to the company Schmidt set a very unfriendly. Last week, a top manager said that Google provides to its customers and users greater safety and security than Apple. In September, a journalist’s question about the attitude to queues for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Schmidt said that it was his surprise, as “Samsung’s smartphones have been the same a year ago.”

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