David Drummond, Alphabet’s chief legal officer, is leaving the company, according to a filing on Friday. Drummond, one of the company’s highest paid executives, has been surrounded by controversy in recent years due to his history of relationships with fellow employees. The Information first reported on Drummond’s affair with a Google employee, Jennifer Blakely, in November 2017. In August...
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I remember my jaw dropping last year when The Information’s Juro Osawa reported that Sequoia China was in talks to raise more than $8 billion in new funding from U.S. investors and others.I was baffled. I just couldn’t imagine that Sequoia, which had picked a slew of winners in the U.S. and China ranging from Google to Meituan, was going to continue to draw such inflows from the U.S. to its...
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