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The Information's 411 — What Happens After Weinstein?

10/13/2017
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Jessica talks about the similarities in the power dynamics in Hollywood and Silicon Valley, leading to sexual harassment scandals in both industries. Serena breaks down the latest hurdles in the Softbank-Uber deal.

Duration: 00:22:37


The Information's 411 — Turning the Page on Travis

10/6/2017
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Amir explains what Waymo is doing with self-driving cars in Chandler, Arizona. Cory and Reed break down the Facebook backlash as the company nears its day on Capitol Hill.

Duration: 00:29:44


The Information's 411 — Masa's Comeback

9/29/2017
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Priya talks about why some Echo developers are upset with Amazon. Juro explains how Masa's financial wizardry and charm has made him the most powerful investor in tech.

Duration: 00:27:50


The Information's 411 — Facebook Goes to Washington

9/22/2017
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Cory phones in from the east coast to talk about how regulators are preparing for the effect autonomous cars have on city streets. And why DC has turned against Facebook and Google.

Duration: 00:30:05


The Information's 411 — Peak Bodega

9/15/2017
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Kevin talks about his profile of Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins and the future of the company. Amir and Tom discuss Waymo, the new Apple products and the furor around Bodega.

Duration: 00:35:35


The Information's 411 — Amazon's Prime Locations

9/8/2017
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Priya talks about Amazon's open competition over where it will locate its second headquarters. Then Cory and Kevin discuss the future of meal delivery companies and why, in the battle over data center operating systems, Mesosphere surrendered to Kubernetes.

Duration: 00:16:11


The Information's 411 — Uber, schöner Götterfunken

9/1/2017
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Amir explains all about the election of Uber's new CEO. And also lays out why fixing a brewing controversy regarding employee compensation will be his first order of business.

Duration: 00:26:56


The Information's 411 — Quantum Leaps of Logic

8/25/2017
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Kevin talks about how quantum computing poses a threat to encryption. Cory dives into Opendoor and how it aims to shake up the process of selling a home.

Duration: 00:21:58


The Information's 411 — Tech CEOs Seeking Councils

8/18/2017
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Amir and Tom talk about why some tech CEOs were late to leave Trump's business councils. Also how Lyft has gained marketshare from Uber in some cities and how Softbank's mad spending has upended tech.

Duration: 00:29:00


The Information's 411 — Trouble In The Nap Pods

8/11/2017
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Cory talks to Serena and Reed about the two biggest dramas of the week in Silicon Valley: Benchmark vs. Kalanick and Google's culture war.

Duration: 00:21:01


The Information's 411 — Depressing Share Prices

8/4/2017
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Alfred and Tom explain how Snap's sinking share price has a few early employees seeing big returns on their equity, while the vast majority are not. Then they talk about how online lending startup Prosper saw its valuation tumble over the last year.

Duration: 00:18:16


The Information's 411 — Facebook's Appointment Viewing

7/28/2017
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Amir explains why Softbank's big spending on Grab could force another Uber truce. Tom and Cory talk about whether Facebook's new original video initiative will succeed.

Duration: 00:22:12


The Information's 411 — Tell Me About Kubernetes

7/21/2017
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Kevin talks about AWS and its new potential partnerships. Tom and Reed lay out the future of AR and how the tech giants are approaching the technology.

Duration: 00:26:54


The Information’s 411 — Throwing Shade in Sun Valley

7/14/2017
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Kevin explains how Amazon's Echo is catching up to Google Home. Jon talks about why VCs are investing in crypto currency. Plus, Amir and Tom detail what they have seen and heard in Sun Valley.

Duration: 00:26:22


The Information's 411 — Liquidations and Lobsters

7/7/2017
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Reed talks about why Jawbone went under. Plus, Hannah discusses how VCs are trying to create more accountability in the industry and Amir breaks down how Uber is trying to fill its executive holes.

Duration: 00:25:44


The Information's 411 — Going on the Record

6/30/2017
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Jessica and Reed discuss how the Justin Caldbeck story changed the discussion of sexual harassment in Silicon Valley.

Duration: 00:23:49


The Information's 411 — Where Does Uber go from Here

6/23/2017
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Amir explains how Travis' flaws as a manager led to his undoing. Tom talks about Snapchat's latest map feature.

Duration: 00:27:44


The Information's 411 — Often Imitated, Never Duplicated

6/16/2017
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Cory talks about Airbnb's customer service cost cutting. Also we play a segment of our subscriber conference call about Uber's culture crisis, led by Jessica and Amir.

Duration: 00:27:31


The Information's 411 — Monetizing the Peace and Quiet

6/9/2017
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Sam talks about the near-term, realistic expectations for AR and VR. Kevin talks about the future of HPE.

Duration: 00:23:51


The Information's 411 — "You Can't Ignore Washington"

6/2/2017
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Jessica talks about whether tech is effective at all in influencing the Trump administration. Amir dives into Uber's finances department and the fight for control.

Duration: 00:26:49

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