Ray Kurzweil will take the reins on Monday as Google’s director of engineering. He will focus on projects involving machine learning and language processing.
Playdom, one of the largest social games creators on the web, announced today that they are hiring David Sobeski, a former Microsoft and Yahoo! executive, as their new Chief Technology Officer. David has been responsible for Yahoo’s data strategies and Microsoft mobility and Java strategies. He brings significant technological expertise to the social gaming sphere.