After losing a pioneering leader, where is Google’s AI search going?

Google’s ubiquitous search engine could be getting even smarter, despite the retirement of the man behind its rise.Amit Singhal, the longstanding chief of Google Search operations, announced his retirement Wednesday effective later this month. Although the loss of Mr. Singhal after 15 years with the company is significant, Google’s choice for his replacement shows the direction in which it hopes to take its Search product.“Search is stronger than ever, and will only get better in the hands of an outstanding set of senior leaders who are already running the show day-to-day,” Singhal wrote in a post on Google+. “Search has transformed people’s lives; over a billion people rely on us. Our mission of empowering people with information and the impact it has had on this world cannot be overstated.”One of…


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