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Jessica E. Lessin founded The Information in 2013 and is the publication’s Editor-in-Chief. She covered Silicon Valley and the technology industry for eight years at the Wall Street Journal.

88 Articles
11 days ago
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The Press Failure That Led to FTX

As the crypto currency contagion spreads, there is a tough truth about the press’s role in the crisis that is becomin...

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15 days ago
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The 3 Possible Reasons Silicon Valley Enabled SBF

Minutes after I last published a column questioning the role of FTX’s equity investors in the massive collapse and un...

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18 days ago
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The Moment Tech’s D.C. Opponents Have Been Waiting For

Talk about blood in the water. Washington, D.C., regulators and lawmakers have been chomping at the bit to put Silico...

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23 days ago
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Larry Summers Compares the Surge of Pain in Tech to the Dot-Com Bubble

Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Larry Summers has a tough message to Silicon Valley and technology companies an...

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24 days ago
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Sam Bankman-Fried’s Late-Night Move and How the FTX House Crumbled

Late last night, Sam Bankman-Fried sent a message he never thought he would send. He reached out to rival Changpeng Z...

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29 days ago
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The Truth About Tech Layoffs

Today, tech layoffs accelerated as Stripe slashed 1,000 jobs, or 14% of its workforce, and Lyft and Affirm joined the...

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about 1 month ago
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The Wrong Way to Look at Twitter’s Subscription Business

Hell hath frozen over. Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk said publicly today that the company cannot be supported solely ...

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about 1 month ago
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Google’s Pain Is Amazon’s Gain

They say downturns provide opportunities for those ready to seize them. And to see how, look no further than Amazon’s...

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about 1 month ago
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Google’s Head-Scratcher, Microsoft’s Slowing Azure

So much for doing more with less. Alphabet, one of the many tech giants that has been discussing the need to be more ...

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about 2 months ago
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TikTok and the Universal Law of Internet Companies

So, what’s next for TikTok? A phone?Stay with me for a second here. As we reported a few months ago, TikTok wants its...

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about 2 months ago
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ByteDance’s Big Marketing Bill

It turns out that viral tech phenomena are not so, well, viral. That was one of the big takeaways from ByteDance’s 20...

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about 2 months ago
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Elon Musk Learns to Prioritize

So what happened? After spending weeks preparing for a legal battle to avoid buying Twitter, Elon Musk shrugged and s...

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