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.

Recent Episodes

Sept. 17, 2021

Fri. 09/17 – Facebook’s Week Of Wall Street Journal Woes

A deep dive summary of the rolling Facebook controversies this week from the ongoing Wall Street Journal reporting. Apple and Goo…

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Sept. 16, 2021

Thu. 09/16 – Ok, The iPhone Chips ARE (Slightly) Faster

Alright, let’s settle this iPhone 13 chip specs debate. Walmart+ might quietly be competitive with Amazon Prime. The first electr…

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Sept. 15, 2021

Wed. 09/15 – Charging A Smartphone In 17 Minutes?

Xiaomi’s new flagship phone can apparently charge in just 17 minutes. Why Apple was so coy about the performance of its latest ch…

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Sept. 14, 2021

Tue. 09/14 – The iPhone 13 Event

Happy iPhone day, you fanfolk, you. All the news from today’s Apple event. Facebook’s own research says Instagram is bad for girl…

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Sept. 13, 2021

Mon. 09/13 – Is China Dismantling Its Super Apps?

Is China dismantling its super apps and selling the parts for scrap? Toast has officially become my favorite Covid-times survival…

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Sept. 11, 2021

(TWTR SPC) An Interview With @kayvz, Who Is Leading The Twitter Produ…

Chris and I thought we had not guests lined up this week so we were going to just potpourri some topics. But then Keyvon Beykpour…

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Sept. 10, 2021

Fri. 09/10 – Even Under App Store Pressure, Apple Still Unwilling To …

Even under pressure over the App Store, Apple is still willing to give Epic Games the finger. Also, Apple is putting the pedal to…

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Sept. 9, 2021

Thu. 09/09 – Facebook Glasses And Amazon Fire TVs

Facebook launches some smart glasses. Amazon launches its own, branded smart tv. Soccer players are turning into NFTs. Twitter is…

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Sept. 8, 2021

Wed. 09/08 – Coinbase Tussles With The SEC?

Coinbase says the SEC threatened to sue it over a crypto lending product. The fallout from yesterday’s Bitcoin launch in El Salva…

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Sept. 7, 2021

Tue. 09/07 – How Private IS ProtonMail?

What does it mean if ProtonMail regularly discloses user data to certain authorities? How private is WhatsApp if Facebook has mor…

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Sept. 6, 2021

(IHP Bonus) Shirish Nadkarni On Microsoft, Hotmail, MSN and Blackberr…

Serial entrepreneur Shirish Nadkarni came to the U.S. as a teenager with $25 in his pocket. After graduating from Harvard Busines…

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Sept. 5, 2021

Ride Home Early Stage Fund (And How To Maybe Invest In It)

If you're interested in investing in a Ride Home early stage investment fund, listen to this quick message, and then visit RideHo…

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Sept. 4, 2021

(TWTR SPC) This Week's NFT Explosion With @jacksondame And @SHL0MS

Chris and I get deep in this week's NFT craziness with two folks who are actually working right now in the space, @jacksondame An…

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Sept. 3, 2021

Fri. 09/03 – An Alexa TV Coming Next Month?

It’s Rumor Friday! Are we getting an Alexa TV next month? Will Apple’s AR/VR headset need an Apple device to work? Is Reddit lini…

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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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