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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Feb. 26, 2021

Fri. 02/26 – Twitter Does ALL The Things (Even $$$ For Tweets)

Twitter just wants to give us everything all of the sudden, including charging for tweets, sort of groups based on interests, and…

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Feb. 25, 2021

Thu. 02/25 – The Biden Administration Addressed The Chip Shortage

The Biden administration signs an executive order addressing the chip shortage. I’ll tell you why this is evolving into a big dea…

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Feb. 24, 2021

Wed. 02/24 - Facebook Defends Its Stance In Australia

Facebook defends its stance in Australia. MicroStrategy doubles down on its stance vis-à-vis bitcoin. Is “Sign In With Apple” the…

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Feb. 23, 2021

Tue. 02/23 – Australia Caves To Facebook

Australia caves in to Facebook. PlayStation is planning a big new push in VR. The Mate X2 keeps the foldable dream alive. The wei…

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Feb. 22, 2021

Mon. 02/22 – Spotify’s New “HiFi” Subscription Tier

Spotify’s new HiFi subscription tier. Clubhouse has security concerns. Apple is king of the smartphone hill once again. Maybe the…

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Feb. 20, 2021

(Bonus) The State Of VR Right Now

As mentioned, for my birthday this year I got my first VR rig, an Occulus Quest 2 because if an Apple AR/VR thingy is coming, if …

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Feb. 19, 2021

Fri. 02/19 – UK Supreme Court Officially Smacks Down Uber

Uber has lost one of its most significant independent contractor battles, in this case, in the UK. The Android 12 Developer Previ…

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Feb. 18, 2021

Thu – 02/18 – Facebook Calls Australia’s Bluff; Google Pays Off Murdo…

I’ll do my best to explain this Australia situation with Facebook and Google. SpaceX is our interesting raise today. Nvidia unvei…

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Feb. 17, 2021

Wed. 02/17 - Epic Games Takes Its War With Apple To Europe

Epic Games takes its war with Apple to Europe. But Apple wins a skirmish in North Dakota of all places. New York sues Amazon over…

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Feb. 16, 2021

Tue. 02/16 – Bitcoin Crosses $50k

Bitcoin hits its latest, biggest milestone. A OnePlus cofounder’s latest startup is: Nothing. But it bought something: Essential.…

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Feb. 15, 2021

Mon. 02/15 – First Look At xCloud Via Browser

We’ve got our first look at how Microsoft plans to bring xCloud to every device, even iOS. Is Facebook building a smartwatch? May…

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Feb. 13, 2021

(Bonus) Is Silicon Valley "Over?" With Bloomberg's @noahpinion

If you want the single best person in economics twitter to follow, it’s Noah Smith, Bloomberg’s Economics Opinion Columnist. If y…

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Feb. 12, 2021

Fri. 02/12 – Google Adds Pixel-Exclusive Photo Editing Features To Go…

Google adds some photo editing features to Google Photos that maybe points to a larger subscription play. Is Apple’s new AR app f…

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Feb. 11, 2021

Thu. 02/11 - Facebook Wants To Copy Clubhouse Too.

Facebook wants to copy Clubhouse too, and meanwhile I got to try out Twitter Spaces last night. Did Microsoft make a run at acqui…

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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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