Jack Nicas

Eric Schmidt to Step Down as Executive Chairman of Google Parent Alphabet

Google-parent Alphabet said Eric Schmidt will step down from his post as executive chairman in January and transition to a role as technical adviser. Schmidt, who joined Google in 2001 and served as its chief executive until 2011, also will contin

Google Pulls YouTube From Amazon Devices, Saying It Isn’t Playing Fair

Google said it is pulling YouTube from some Amazon.com Inc. devices in retaliation for Amazon refusing to sell many Google products, escalating a battle between two tech titans as their businesses increasingly overlap.

Google Has Picked an Answer for You—Too Bad It’s Often Wrong

Google became the world’s go-to source of information by ranking billions of links from millions of sources.