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Google shuffles top policy team amid ongoing antitrust cases

The staffing shake-up comes as big technology firms also face rising regulatory scrutiny in the US

After US President Donald Trump took office, Google and other tech companies sought to hire staff and lobbyists more aligned to the new administration. However, Google executives have also spoken out against several of Mr Trump's initiatives, most notably on immigration and climate change.

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CAROLINE Atkinson, an experienced diplomat Google hired last year to steer its global policy efforts, is stepping aside from that management role.

Google confirmed her move but said it was an administrative change designed to place oversight of the policy role at its...

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