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

Jan. 26, 2022

Wed. 01/26 – Diem Dead?

Is Mark Zuckerberg abandoning his crypto dreams and looking to sell off Diem? The IMF is subtly suggesting El Salvador abandon bi…

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Jan. 25, 2022

Tue. 01/25 – Is The Nvidia/Arm Deal Off?

That already fraught tie-up between Nvidia and Arm increasingly looks like it’s running out of time. Google kills its cookie-kill…

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Jan. 24, 2022

Mon. 01/24 – Do We Even Have The Infrastructure To Make The Metaverse…

States sue Google for data shenanigans. Europe passes a landmark ad targeting and data law. Apple’s 2022 lineup according to Mark…

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Jan. 22, 2022

(TWTR SPC) The State Of VC And Startups In 2022

Weirdly, this turned into a sort of education on VC and startup investing episode? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Jan. 21, 2022

Fri. 01/21 – Intel Bringing Silicon Back (To Ohio)

The trend of re-onshoring silicon production domestically and Intel’s turnaround plans collide in a way that is very good for Ohi…

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Jan. 20, 2022

Thu. 01/20 – Meta Wants To Bring NFTs To Your Insta Profile

Meta is working on NFTs for Instagram and Facebook while Google is starting a blockchain team. Instagram Subscriptions launches. …

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Jan. 19, 2022

Wed. 01/19 – The 5G Flight Issue Comes To A Head

Today is the big day for the showdown between 5G and the airlines. Nobody’s blinked yet, but both sides have sort of blinked. An …

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Jan. 18, 2022

Tue. 01/18 – Microsoft Buys Activision Blizzard In The Biggest Gaming…

Microsoft is buying Activision Blizzard in the biggest gaming acquisition of all time. Partially this is a metaverse play, but me…

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Jan. 15, 2022

(TWTR SPC) The Tools Episode!

... and I'm not just talking about the hosts! Myself, Chris, and about a dozen listeners kick around the latest apps, tools, plat…

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Jan. 14, 2022

Fri. 01/14 – Russia Cracks Down On REvil?

Russia has cracked down on REvil? Question-mark? Investing in crypto is so hot, FTX has launched its own monster venture fund. Wh…

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Jan. 13, 2022

Thu. 01/13 – China To Do NFT’s, Minus The Blockchain

Apple indeed is removing Wordle clones, but PUBG sues them for NOT removing what they allege are clones of their game. Does Googl…

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Jan. 12, 2022

Wed. 01/12 – About Those Apps Cloning Wordle…

The FTC gets a second shot at Meta, after a judge okays their lawsuit edit. Samsung ghost on its own event. The state of the mobi…

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Jan. 11, 2022

Tue. 01/11 – YC Ups The Ante

Moxie Marlinspike is stepping down as CEO of Signal, and Brian Acton is stepping up. For now. Y Combinator is getting more genero…

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Jan. 10, 2022

Mon. 01/10 – Take-Two Acquires Zynga

Take-Two takes out Zynga for $12.7 billion dollars. The SEC wants private unicorn companies to report more financial details. The…

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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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