Google bets big on AI: Search chief Amit Singhal set to retire and be replaced by the firm’s leading …

Mr Singhal joined Google in 2000, two years after the firm was foundedDuring his tenure he developed Adwords that creates personlised adsHe will be replaced by John Giannandrea – an engineering expert in AIAnalysts claim move signals Google’s aim to make search sophisticated By Victoria Woollaston for MailOnline Published: 02:36, 4 February 2016 | Updated: 10:40, 4 February 2016 One of Google’s earliest search pioneers is stepping down after being at the company for 15 years. Amit Singhal is set to retire on 26 February at which point he will be replaced by John Giannandrea, the vice president of engineering who heads its efforts into artificial intelligence. Analysts claim the move signals the company’s desire to make its search engine more sophisticated and suggests it is betting big on the rise of machine learning.…


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