these pictures obtained
are any indication, it appears that the icy relationship between Eric
Schmidt and Steve Jobs that the New
reported on a few weeks ago
is thawing. The two were spotted chatting away in Palo Alto today
outside a cafe According to the Gizmodo
tipster, two lines uttered by Jobs during the encounter were,
"They're going to see it all eventually so who cares how they
get it” and "Let's
go discuss this somewhere more private" – presumably after the
mob started closing in with cameras in hand.
also appears to be an iPad laying on the table while the two were
talking, so Jobs can't be too
terribly upset with Schmidt. Or perhaps Schmidt is just begging for
his life before Jobs does the flashy thing on him.