Twitter’s recently departed trust and safety chief, Yoel Roth, said Friday in a New York Times op-ed article that he had left the company—where he appeared to be getting on with new owner Elon Musk—because its policies would now be “defined by unilateral edict”. That left “little need for a trust and safety function.” Roth had risen to prominence in the week after Musk bought Twitter on Oct....
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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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