Mark Di Stefano

Reporter

Mark Di Stefano is a London-based reporter for The Information covering Europe tech and Amazon. He previously covered the media, tech and politics beats at BuzzFeed News, the Financial Times and ABC News in Australia. He is the author of a book about Australia’s 2016 election, "What A Time To Be Alive: That and Other Lies of the 2016 Election Campaign." He grew up on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. You can reach him at [email protected]

Italy Fines Google And Apple In Latest US Tech Fines

Nov. 26, 2021 · 10:00 AM PST
The latest fines show that U.S. tech firms will continue to be penalized by individual European nations in addition to the European Commission.
A Rivian truck being tested by Amazon. Photo YouTube via Amazon.

Apple Sets Feb. 1 for Return to Office

Nov. 18, 2021 · 9:33 AM PST
Apple will let employees work for up to four weeks remotely each year, twice what was previously allowed.

Amazon Will Stop Accepting Visa Credit Cards In UK Over Fee Charges

Nov. 17, 2021 · 6:42 AM PST · 2 comments
Amazon will no longer accept Visa credit cards as payment from U.K. shoppers starting in January.

U.K. Orders Full Antitrust And Security Review Into Nvidia-Arm Deal

Nov. 16, 2021 · 5:30 AM PST
The Nvidia-Arm deal could reshape the global chip industry but looks increasingly imperiled by overlapping regulatory reviews in several countries.

Google Loses Appeal Against Landmark Antitrust Fine in Europe

Nov. 10, 2021 · 2:58 AM PST
Google may appeal the ruling by the European court upholding a $2.6 billion fine.
Art by Mike Sullivan. Photo by Bloomberg

Waymo, Nuro Veteran Dan McCloskey Joins London-based AV Startup Wayve

Oct. 27, 2021 · 1:15 AM PDT
tthe firm will begin a pilot with U.K. grocery delivery firms Ocado and Asda next year.
Jennifer Stout, vice president of global public policy at Snap, and Michael Beckerman, Americas vice president and head of public policy at TikTok, in a Senate hearing Tuesday.

German Scooter Company Raises $200 Million From Softbank, Mubadala

Oct. 25, 2021 · 10:35 AM PDT
Tier is one of a host of start-ups to emerge from the scooter start-up craze of recent years.
Art by Mike Sullivan
Illustration by Mike Sullivan.
Art by Mike Sullivan

Stock Chart Website TradingView Valued At $3 Billion

Oct. 14, 2021 · 6:42 AM PDT
TradingView is one of a number of European-based fintech firms that have benefited from the influx of individual investors to the public markets in the past year.
Will Shu. Photo courtesy of Deliveroo

Apple Faces European Antitrust Charges Over Apple Pay

Oct. 6, 2021 · 6:59 AM PDT
This will be the second antitrust shoe to drop for Apple in Europe, where the EC has been conducting a long running investigation into the App Store and Apple Pay.

European Commission Moving to Charge Apple with Antitrust Violations Over Apple Pay

Oct. 6, 2021 · 6:55 AM PDT
This will be the second antitrust shoe to drop for Apple, following the EC's long running investigation into how the company runs the App Store and Apple Pay.
Instacart chief revenue officer and former Amazon ad sales executive Seth Dallaire in 2016. Photo by Bloomberg
Art by Mike Sullivan
Gorillas founder Kağan Sümer. Photo provided by Gorillas