Many believe AI will deliver some of the biggest breakthroughs in computing technology over the next few years. The goal of AI is to create systems that understand their environment and even handle everyday tasks, from recognizing speech and handwriting, preventing online fraud and replying to emails to developing self-piloting cars. Google, already deep in AI research, looks set to further apply the technology to the one product we all touch every day. "Search has transformed people's lives; over a billion people rely on us," wrote Singhal, 48, in a post on Google+. "Search is stronger than ever, and will only get better in the hands of an outstanding set of senior leaders who are already running the show day-to-day." Get the full story at Wired