A new type of news publication.

Tech news you won't read elsewhere.

“The Information is, for sure, the most thoughtful / smartest tech coverage.”

Sam Altman

President, Y Combinator

“The Information lives up to its name ...”

Marc Andreessen

General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

No subscription? You're missing out.

Join the high-powered community of tech and business leaders who rely on The Information's original news and in-depth reporting.


Snap Lays Off Two Dozen Employees

By Tom Dotan · 1 comment

Snap laid off around two dozen people in recent days, mostly in its content team, according to people ...


Can’t Code? AWS Project Aims to Attract Broader Range of Users

By Kevin McLaughlin

Amazon is entering the “no-code" game. The cloud leader wants to enable business users who ...


Inside Alibaba and Didi’s Tussle Over a Multibillion Dollar Startup

By Juro Osawa and Yunan Zhang · 1 comment

Last fall, Didi Chuxing tried to get bike-sharing company Ofo to merge with main competitor Mobike. The ...


How Many Board Seats Is Too Many?

By Alfred Lee · 4 comments

Scandals at Uber and SoFi have led to renewed calls for stronger board oversight in Silicon Valley. But is ...


The Numbers Uber Shows Investors

By Amir Efrati · 5 comments

If you're curious about the details of Uber's finances, check out the table below.

It shows ...


Airbnb Fuels Boutique Rental Startups, but Regulatory Risks Loom

By Cory Weinberg

A new breed of vacation rental startup offering upscale apartments to tourists is attracting interest from ...


When Self-Driving Car Startups Go Private

By Amir Efrati

Every weekday at 4 p.m., retirees Irene and Daniel Grim use an app to summon a self-driving car. Operated ...


China’s Didi Misses December Ride Target, Declares ‘War of the Century’

By Yunan Zhang · 3 comments

Didi Chuxing missed its target for the number of daily rides taken in December, according to internal data ...


AngelList to Launch $35 Million Fund to Groom VC Investors

By Serena Saitto · 8 comments

Naval Ravikant shook up early-stage investing by launching AngelList. Now, working with Boston-based ...


Snowflake Computing Raised $270 Million at $1.5 Billion Valuation

By Serena Saitto and Kevin McLaughlin · 2 comments

Snowflake Computing, a five-year-old cloud database startup, has raised a $270 million Series E round of ...


Google Takes On Microsoft With Voice, Video Upgrades

By Kevin McLaughlin · 1 comment

Google Cloud is working on major improvements to its G Suite productivity applications to bolster its ...


In Major Shift, Amazon, Salesforce Move Away From Oracle

By Kevin McLaughlin · 5 comments

On Oracle’s earnings call in mid-December, a Wall Street analyst asked whether the company was ...


Inside Huawei’s Plans to Challenge Apple in the U.S.

By Juro Osawa · 3 comments

The U.S. may no longer be a safe refuge for Apple and Samsung from the relentless rise of Huawei. When ...


Google Ramps Up Mobile Chipmaking With Talent From Apple

By Aaron Tilley · 4 comments

Google has hired John Bruno, a well-regarded chip designer from Apple who had worked on the ...

loading more articles ...