Amir Efrati Senior Reporter
  • San Francisco
  • The Information

Amir Efrati helped launch The Information in 2013. His reporting on Uber's corporate practices and on the dangers and limits of self-driving vehicle development at Tesla, Uber, Alphabet's Waymo, and General Motors' Cruise won consecutive Best in Business awards from the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) in 2017, 2018, and 2019, respectively.

40 Articles
2 days ago
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SEC Probes Whether SoftBank-Backed Messaging App Misled Investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission has been investigating whether SoftBank-backed messaging app IRL violated secu...

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about 1 month ago
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Google’s Cloud Deals Hit a Wall

Alphabet Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat told analysts last week that some customers of Google’s cloud servers and...

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about 2 months ago
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What We Learned From The Information’s 50 Most Promising Startups

After splurging in 2020 and 2021, investors this year turned less generous toward startups. But that didn’t slow the ...

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about 2 months ago
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Facing Threat From Apple, Google Tries New Hardware Playbook

It may be Google’s worst nightmare. Apple’s iPhone is stealing share from Samsung phones powered by Google’s Android ...

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about 2 months ago
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Venture FOMO Returns as Investors Chase Artificial Intelligence Deals

Venture capitalists are shaking themselves out of a bear market slumber to chase deals in a pocket of artificial inte...

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2 months ago
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The Metaverse Money Pit: How Meta’s $70 Billion Bet Compares to Tech’s Biggest Gambles

Is Meta Platforms’ $70 billion bet on the metaverse shaping up as the biggest money pit ever in tech? Perhaps. There ...

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3 months ago
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Google Restricts Employee Travel to “Business Critical” Trips

Google is clamping down on employee travel, telling some senior managers late last week to limit travel to “business ...

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4 months ago
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Food Delivery Wars Heat Up as 7-Eleven Quietly Acquires a Delivery Startup

7-Eleven, the Japanese-owned convenience store chain, has acquired Skipcart, a four-year-old startup that developed a...

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4 months ago
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Oracle Axes U.S. Staff, Part of Plan to Lay Off Thousands

Oracle has begun to lay off employees in the U.S., a move that will impact some staff in the San Francisco Bay Area, ...

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5 months ago
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Oracle Discussed Laying Off Thousands of Workers

Oracle recently considered cost reductions of up to $1 billion that could result in thousands of layoffs as soon as A...

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6 months ago
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What Sheryl Sandberg’s Replacements Are Up Against

Inside Meta Platforms, employees for years have increasingly wondered when Sheryl Sandberg, the longtime chief operat...

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7 months ago
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Coinbase Tests App for Employees to Grade Each Other During Meetings

Coinbase, a cryptocurrency trading firm that garnered attention for banning salary negotiations and political speech ...

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