Eric Schmidt: ‘Mobile was winning. It’s now won’

Eric Schmidt, Google’s executive chairman, predicts a “new generation of applications” are headed our way. The tech titan told Bloomberg TV that as mobile devices win more market share from PCs, a new roster of apps will also be necessary.

“The trend has been that mobile was winning,” he said. “It’s now won. There are more tablets and phones being sold than personal computers.”

Schmidt offered a list of predictions for 2014 in the Bloomberg TV clip. The first one? “Everyone will own a smartphone.”

He covered a range of topics from big data to not anticipating the “social networking phenomena.” Watch the full video here or above.

 

Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Pinterest Marketing

Pinterest MarketingPin your way to a wider audience! Starting December 1, work with the VP of Marketing at SheKnows to learn how to leverage Pinterest for your brand. In this course, you'll learn how to create a Pinterest Playbook to develop and measure your marketing strategy, grow a follower base, run an effective contest, and stay updated on the best practices for this platform. Register now!