Google’s Schmidt Says Facebook No Longer Poaching His Employees

Google Inc. (GOOG) Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said Facebook Inc., owner of the world’s largest social- networking service, is no longer poaching employees from his company.

He also said Google, owner of the world’s most popular search engine, will continue to hire workers. Schmidt, who made his comments on CNBC today, added that Chief Executive Officer Larry Page, who missed recent Google events after losing his voice, is “fine.”

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