Entertainment Episodes

Streaming news and rumors, including the latest from companies like Netflix and Spotify.

Mon. 11/12 - What Exactly Is TikTok?

Nov. 12, 2018

SAP buys Qualtrics, the Galaxy S10 might be coming in February and the Galaxy F might be coming in March, what exactly is TikTok and why you should care, and Jony Ive has an exclusive new product design. Links: SAP to buy …


Fri. 10/05 - Evan Spiegel's Plan For Snap's Survival

Oct. 5, 2018

He said she said on that Bloomberg Bombshell, Evan Spiegel’s plan for survival, new Macs are un-repairable, why are Apple Watch faces such a mess, and the Weekend Longreads Suggestions. Stories from: @jsnell, @bizcarson Twe…


Tue. 10/02 - Choose Your Own Adventure, But For Netflix

Oct. 2, 2018

Amazon raises its minimum wage, Tesla’s hitting its Model 3 marks, another new California law could change the face of Tech Boards of Directors and Netflix wants us to choose our own adventure. Links: Amazon raises minimum…

Apple Entertainment

Tue. 8/21 - Netflix "Tests" an End-Run Around iTunes

Aug. 21, 2018

Microsoft uncovers more Russian political hacking, a possible MacBook Air successor, Netflix “tests” bypassing the App Store, and are you paying for Amazon’s electricity bill? Links:New Russian Hacking Targeted Republican Gr…


Fri. 8/17 - The Secret Netflix Subcategories

Aug. 17, 2018

A Google smart speaker with a screen, the crypto mining fad is fading, Silicon Valley has lost a piece of its history, the secret Netflix categories and the weekend longreads suggestions. Links:Google to debut display-equipp…


Tuesday, 7/10 - Netflix Smart Downloads

July 10, 2018

Microsoft unveils a new Surface tablet, police can probably still break into iPhones, YouTube fights fake news, the new silicon gold rush, and Netflix makes binging even easier. Links:Microsoft’s $399 Surface Go aims to stan…

Apple Entertainment

Friday, June 15, 2018 - Oprah Signs With Apple

June 15, 2018

Oprah signs with Apple, but OLEDs aren’t working out for Apple, Netflix has a hidden source for teen comedy hits, the weekend longreads suggestions, and, if you can believe it, William Shatner’s new gig. Stories from: @mochi…

Google Entertainment

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - YouTube Music

May 17, 2018

YouTube Music launches next week, Apple too is looking for a major new campus, Mobileye signs a big deal for autonomous car tech and the SEC creates honeypot to teach investors about scammy ICOs. Stories from: @JessConditt, …


Thursday, Apr. 12, 2018 - ESPN+ Debuts

April 12, 2018

ESPN goes over-the-top, Apple’s Home Pod is reportedly “stumbling,” a final wrap-up of the Zuckerberg testimony, Snap testing commerce, and an AI doctor can diagnose on its own. Stories:How Android Phones Hide Missed Securi…


Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2018 - A Spotify/Hulu Bundle

April 11, 2018

Zuckerberg’s back on the hot seat, Spotify and Hulu have a new bundle, changes might be coming to Gmail, we might have new Spectacles soon, and Uber adds a car rental option. Stories from: @KaleighRogers, @sarahjeong Links:F…


Tuesday, Apr. 3, 2018 - Spotify's Stock Debut

April 3, 2018

Spotify debuts on the stock market, but it needs to depend less on record labels, Trump seems serious about Amazon, your favorite messaging app is changing, Panera has a data leak and Swedes turn against a cash-free future. …


Fri. 03/09 - Obama to Netflix

March 9, 2018

Waymo joins the self-driving truck party, Twitter wants you to go verify yourself, Snap wants to break even, Facebook streams Major League Baseball, some weekend long-reads, and why that Obama going to Netflix story is a tec…