Twitter executive Ella Irwin will take over as the head of trust and safety, replacing Yoel Roth, a well-known executive who resigned in the wake of Elon Musk’s $44 billion acquisition, according to a source familiar with the move. Irwin joined Twitter in June as a vice president of product focused on health and Twitter services, according to her LinkedIn. She replaces Roth, who rose to...
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Alphabet has doubled the headcount in its Google Cloud unit since early 2019, according to data obtained by The Information, outstripping Alphabet’s overall hiring growth. The rapid growth helps explain why Google Cloud’s losses continue to widen even as its revenue grows rapidly. Google’s hardware unit and YouTube also each roughly doubled headcount between the first quarter...
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