Google promoted 14-year company veteran Halimah DeLaine Prado to general counsel, the company announced on Tuesday. DeLaine Prado will report directly to Google’s SVP of Global Public Affairs, Kent Walker, who was the company’s previous general counsel before his role expanded in mid-2018. In an email statement sent to The Information, Walker said DeLaine Prado was “uniquely qualified to lead...
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Seat belts protect children in cars. Safety standards protect children from faulty or dangerous toys. All these are the result of regulatory mandates. And yet for far too long, social media companies have been allowed to develop addictive design features such as endless scroll, autoplay and push alerts that keep kids and teens hooked on their products. The longer vulnerable kids and teens are...
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