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Antitrust scrutiny heats up as Google co-founders step aside

8 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

SAN FRANCISCO - Google's co-founders are relinquishing their executive positions just as state and federal regulators, the Department of Justice and Congress are taking a keen interest in the possible abuse of its privacy practices and market power.
But their long foreshadowed successor, Sundar Pichai, has been well prepped to serve as the public face of the company.
Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down as CEO and president, respectively, of Google parent company Alphabet. The move caps more than two decades during which the pair have shepherded the one-time startup they founded in...
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