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  • Executive Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, back row left, and former Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson, back row right, look at North Korean soldiers working on computers at the Grand Peoples Study House in Pyongyang, North Korea on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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  • Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt says Moore will help inspire the next generation of innovators at Carnegie Mellon.

    Google VP to become new Carnegie Mellon dean →

  • “While society will never wholly eliminate such depravity, we should do everything in our power to protect children from harm," said Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, writing for the U.K.-based Daily Mail Online. "That’s why Internet companies like Google and Microsoft have been working with law enforcement for years to stop pedophiles sharing illegal pictures on the Web."

    Google and Microsoft make child porn more difficult to view →

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