Google’s Head of Self-Driving Tech Quits

By Jason Siu Google’s chief technical officer for its self-driving unit, Chris Urmson, has quit the company.
After taking the summer off, Urmson suddenly announced his departure to his colleagues last Thursday.
“I am ready for a fresh challenge,” Urmson, said in post published on Medium the next day.
Urmson denies that his departure has to do with disagreements he had over the direction of Google’s self-driving division. According to the New York Times, though, Urmson was unhappy with the leadership of John Krafcik, formerly the head of Hyundai America, who was hired last year to be chief of the car project. The Times report also

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