CNet: Google CEO speaks out on future of search

Personalization has become an ever more important part of search, as a means to deliver more accurate results to users, Eric Schmidt, Google’s chief executive officer, said Tuesday.
Schmidt, who joined Google in 2001 after serving as chief executive of Novell, and venture capitalist Michael Moritz, a Google investor, discussed the future of search, Schmidt’s hiring as Google CEO and what it takes to build a successful young company during the Silicon Valley 4.0 conference in Mountain View, Calif.
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My spin: Search Engines are the grand-daddys of the online world – so he (or she) who holds the keys is…well QUITE IMPORTANT (and could be rich).