The Weekly Digest

The Information You Missed This Week

By The Information Staff

Good Morning!

Snap is going to market, trying to pitch itself as a unique blend of Silicon Valley and ...


The Information’s 411 — What is Watson?

By Tom Dotan

Kevin explains how IBM uses Watson's consumer brand to sell to enterprises. Juro makes his first ...

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Bots and Humans Strain to Get Along on Messenger, Twitter

By Cory Weinberg · 5 comments

When customers started chatting with 1-800-Flowers.com on Facebook Messenger in recent months, they often ...


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Cruise’s Self-Driving Cars May Not Be as Smart as They Appear

By Amir Efrati · 2 comments

Cruise Automation, the General Motors-owned autonomous car startup, turned heads in the self-driving car ...


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How IBM is Competing with Google in AI

By Kevin McLaughlin · 4 comments

Amazon, Apple and Google have each built branded artificial intelligence-powered assistants in Alexa, Siri ...


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China’s Tencent Eyes Indonesian Unicorn Go-Jek

By Juro Osawa · 2 comments

The battle for Southeast Asia’s potentially huge mobile Internet market is getting intense. In the ...


Data Point

Growth Cools Off for Blue Apron, HelloFresh

By Cory Weinberg and Mike Sullivan · 11 comments

The novelty of ordering a “meal kit,” to make dinner at home, appears to be wearing thin.

Blue ...


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How Snap Discovered Android

By Tom Dotan and Amir Efrati

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel rarely appears in public or gives interviews. But in recent months, he could be ...


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