Eric Schmidt makes 2014 predictions, says mobile has won

While he’s not busy writing instructions on how to lead a tech company or guides for switching from iPhone to Android, Google chairman Eric Schmidt has taken some time out to provide Bloomberg TV with his predictions for 2014. Schmidt has a history of bold public statements, but his predictions for the year ahead are rather tame in comparison. “Everyone is going to have a smartphone,” predicts Schmidt. “The trend has been mobile was winning, it’s now won,” he proclaims, before noting the trend towards more tablets and phones being sold than PCs.

The mobile trend has been clear throughout the past couple of years, but Schmidt also notes the “arrival of big data and machine intelligence everywhere” as significant bases for new services,…

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