Schmidt will become a technical adviser to Alphabet while continuing to serve as a director, the company said Thursday in a statement.
Once a niche market, ransom insurance is booming as hackers demand bitcoins in ransomware attacks.
Starting as early as next year, software developers will be able to design a single application that works with a touchscreen or mouse and trackpad depending on whether it’s running on the iPhone and iPad operating system or on Mac hardware.
While Docker and Kubernetes serve slightly different purposes, customers who choose Google’s tool can avoid paying Docker.
WannaCry crippled parts of the U.K.’s state-run National Health Service and compromised companies such as FedEx Corp. and Nissan Motor Co.