Waymo CEO John Krafcik steps down

Enlarge / Waymo CEO John Krafcik in 2017. (credit: Misha Friedman/Bloomberg via Getty Images) John Krafcik, the former auto industry exec who took over Google's self-driving car project in 2015, is stepping down as CEO of Waymo. Waymo, which spun off as a separate Alphabet subsidiary in 2016, accomplished a…

Google bans Parler from Android app store

Enlarge / Google's corporate headquarters. (credit: Alex Tai | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images) Google has banned the right-wing social media app Parler from its Play Store for Android. In a statement to Ars, Google said it was enforcing long-standing policies requiring that social media apps remove "egregious…
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