No, Eric Schmidt didn’t predict the end of the Internet




If you read the headlines on the Internet after Eric Schmidt spoke at the World Economic Forum, you’d be forgiven for thinking there won’t be an Internet on which to read Eric Schmidt headlines much longer

The executive chairman of Google used the words “the Internet will disappear” when asked for his predictions Thursday, and that statement — unusual and provocative when taken out of context — lead just about every story on the tech side of the WEF gathering in Davos, Switzerland.

In fact, what Schmidt was talking about was the same vague concept at which many a tech business leader has been hammering away in recent months: the Internet of Things Read more…

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