Techmeme Ride Home

Techmeme Ride Home

The day's tech news, every day at 5pm. From, Silicon Valley's most-read news source. 15 minutes and you're up to date.

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April 13, 2021

Tues. 04/13 - New Surface Laptop 4

Everyone announced something today. A new Surface Laptop 4. New Nvidia things. New Roku things. Something new from Spotify litera…

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April 12, 2021

Mon. 04/12 – Microsoft Acquires Nuance

Microsoft acquires the biggest name in speech tech. Apple is maybe developing some home gadgets I feel like they should have done…

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April 10, 2021

(TWTR SPACE) The Coinbase Moment For Crypto

Here was our Twitter Space from this week. We ended up talking all about Coinbase, helped by some great analysis from Romeen Shet…

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April 9, 2021

Fri. 08/09 – Amazon Wins The Union Battle

The counting is finally happening, and not to be all Nate Silver, but it’s looking fairly certain that Amazon won it’s big union …

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April 8, 2021

Thu. 04/08 – Now The Chip Shortage Has Come For Apple?

If the chip shortage is now biting even Apple, things are getting real, y’all. Twitter apparently took a run at buying Clubhouse.…

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April 7, 2021

Wed. 04/07 – TLDR: Coinbase Is A Helluva Business

Coinbase has revealed the number behind their business, and they are brain exploding emoji. A big Patreon raise shows the moneyba…

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April 6, 2021

Tue. 04/06 – Clubhouse Turns On The Money Spigot Quickly

Clubhouse isn’t messing around when it comes to flipping the monetization switch. TikTok translation might make that platform eve…

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April 5, 2021

Mon. 04/05 – SCOTUS Rules: APIs Not Copyrightable

The Supreme Court has ruled on APIs in a way that should make most developers happy. Though, the punted on the President blocking…

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April 3, 2021

(Bonus) Friday 04.02 Twitter Space

We didn’t go as long as last time because after about 45 minutes, somehow no one could hear me, even though I was the space commi…

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April 2, 2021

Fri. 04/02 – Coindesk Going Public With A Confident Swagger

Coinbase is going public and sharing its numbers ahead of time, which is rare and probably a sign of confidence. The App Store ha…

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April 1, 2021

Thu. 04/01 – Microsoft’s Pentagon Deal Validates The AR Industry

Microsoft’s big HoloLens deal with the Pentagon is maybe the big bang for the augmented reality industry. Amazon says their folks…

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March 31, 2021

Wed. 03/31 – Everything Old Is New Again In The News Feed

Facebook has announced News Feed changes to bring chronology back. LinkedIn is working on a Clubhouse rival and I think that make…

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March 30, 2021

Tue. 03/30 – Spotify To Spin Up Clubhouse Competitor

It’s actually a nutso butso news day. Spotify is launching a Clubhouse competitor. Amazon is spinning up a new line of custom sil…

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March 29, 2021

Mon. 03/29 – Ok, Will Digital Vaccine Passports Work?

New York, Japan, China and the EU are all gonna try out digital vaccine passports. Visa is gonna try out a stablecoin to settle t…

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About the Host

Brian McCullough

Host, Techmeme Ride Home

Brian McCullough is the co-founder of Ride Home Media and host of The Techmeme Ride Home. He founded and is the author of How the Internet Happened: From Netscape to the iPhone.

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