Google Forms Blockchain Group Under Newly Appointed Executive
Thursday January 20, 2022. 03:19 PM , from Slashdot
Google is forming a group dedicated to the blockchain and related technologies under a newly appointed executive who has spent more than a decade on the company's core business of search advertising. From a report: Shivakumar Venkataraman, an engineering vice president for Alphabet's Google, is now running a unit focused on 'blockchain and other next-gen distributed computing and data storage technologies,' according to an email viewed by Bloomberg News. The executive will become a 'founding leader' of Labs, a business division in which Google houses its various virtual and augmented reality efforts, according to the email.
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