Google’s co-founders have stepped aside
Larry Page and Sergey Brin were at Stanford when they started the company 20 years ago – 1996 – but this week they handed over the reigns. They’d stepped away from day-to-day Google operations when they made Sundar Pichai the CEO a few years ago. They maintained control of the parent company Alphabet, but are now stepping away from that too. So.. what’s next? They’ll still be on the board, they’ll still have controlling shares.
Google is worth almost $1 trillion dollars now.
NSW has a new tool to crack down on cellphone use while driving
It’s always been a tricky thing to prove — but now NSW Police have new cameras positioned on roads which have AI to detect when people are on their phones. The machine flags the behaviour then a human reviews it. If they are in fact on their phone they’ll get a letter in the mail.
Paul Stenhouse is the Technology Contributor on Newstalk ZB’s ‘Saturday Morning with Jack Tame’.