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Shares of Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG, GOOGL) were mute this morning despite news that its CFO Patrick Pichette has announced his retirement. The company hopes to announce his replacement within the next six months. Pichette has been with the tech giant since 2008, and has been an important defendant of the firm's ambitious projects that include space exploration, driverless cars, and digital contact lenses. Pichette said he plans to spend more time with his family.