Google Inc. executive Jeff Huber stepped aside as head of the Internet giant’s mapping and commerce unit on Wednesday, in a two-part management shift that also saw the chief of the Android unit, Andy Rubin, leave his position, said people familiar with the matter.
Yahoo on Wednesday morning plans to unveil a much-awaited overhaul to its iconic home page, as Chief Executive Marissa Mayer looks to reverse a long-term decline in the time people spend on many of its sites.
Google Inc. has been developing plans to launch retail stores in the U.S., said people familiar with the matter, in another sign the company is studying Apple Inc.’s playbook for building a consumer-electronics brand.
Google is trying to create an experimental wireless network covering its Mountain View, Calif., headquarters, a move that some analysts say could portend the creation of dense and superfast Google wireless networks in other locations that would allow people to connect to the Web using their mobile devices.
Tim Morse spent the past 20 years working at companies that generate billions of dollars a year in revenue, most recently as the chief financial officer at Web pioneer Yahoo. Now he’s trying to build one.