Episodes

Wed. 10/20 – Facebook To Change Its Name?

Oct. 20, 2021

Dropping the “the” from The Facebook isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? Dropping Facebook as a name entirely. All the news from today’s Samsung event. Spotify and Shopify finally team up in the greatest crossover event of tec…

Tue. 10/19 – The Google Pixel Event And The Pixel 6

Oct. 19, 2021

All the headlines from Google’s latest Pixel event with the new Pixel 6. Some odds and sods from yesterday’s Apple event. Maybe Facebook’s crypto project is about to debut. How much money can the delivery space attract or ev…

Mon. 10/18 – Apple’s MacBook Event

Oct. 18, 2021

All the headlines from Apple’s event today. The Bitcoin future’s ETF is real, as of tomorrow. Apple’s privacy changes have indeed upended the mobile advertising space… in Apple’s favor. Steam doesn’t want to play the NFT gam…

(TWTR SPC) What IS The Metaverse?

Oct. 16, 2021

What is the Metaverse? Why is everyone talking about it? Why is Mark Zuckerberg talking SO MUCH about it lately? And come to think of it, what is Facebook's play for the future?

Fri. 10/15 – Will The SEC Allow You To Trade The (Bitcoin) Future?

Oct. 15, 2021

The SEC is poised to let the first Bitcoin futures ETFs trade a soon as next week. Google finally does away with pagination on the mobile web. Why are Waymo autonomous taxis all piling up on one dead end street in San Franci…

Thu. 10/14 – LinkedIn Shuts Down In China

Oct. 14, 2021

Microsoft is shutting down LinkedIn in China. The first major tech regulation bill of this wave is set to debut in the Senate today. TCL’s cheap smartphones sound pretty good, actually. The gaming industry is serious about c…

Wed. 10/13 – Supply Chain Woes Come For The iPhone

Oct. 13, 2021

Apple is forced to cut iPhone 13 production due to lack of parts. Are health features coming to the AirPods? NFT’s are coming to Coinbase. Stripe is hiring for a big push into crypto. Would you like a laptop with a 3D screen…

Tue 10/12 – Twitter Lets Your Do Your Own Shadow Banning

Oct. 12, 2021

Twitter lets you remove followers without having to block them. Magic Leap is back with a fresh $500 million dollars. Canva gets into video while 1Password wants to make it easier to share your password. Microsoft and Nvidia…

Mon. 10/11 – Pixels To Go Big On Cameras?

Oct. 11, 2021

Is Google aiming to take back the smartphone camera crown with next week’s Pixel event? That Twitch leak reinforces the idea that on platform ecosystems, there very much is a 1%. The Chinese Tesla competitors that are hittin…

Fri. 10/08 – Tesla Goes Texas; Apple Goes Hollywood

Oct. 8, 2021

Tech real estate report. Tesla leaves for Texas, while Apple rocks up in Hollywood. YouTube is gonna stop doing those year-end Rewind videos. A developer says Facebook banned him for life cause they didn’t like his app. And …

Thu. 10/07 – Forget The iCar, Apple Wants To Take Over Your EXISTING Car

Oct. 7, 2021

Forget the iCar, Apple wants to take over your existing car. The first candidate to test the App Store cracks has stepped forward. AMD warns that if you install Windows 11, your computer could run slower. GM gets me closer t…

Wed. 10/06 – ALL Of Twitch Leaked?

Oct. 6, 2021

The entirety of Twitch has allegedly been leaked. Like, everything from the source code to a creator payout spreadsheet. Snap gears up in the creator economy platform wars. Some AirPods gain Find My Support. The SEC says it …

Tue. 10/05 – The Great Facebook Outage

Oct. 5, 2021

About that Facebook outage yesterday… A Google moonshot project has a surprise profit. But only because its propping up other Alphabet bets. And then, it’s review day. What you can expect if you download Android 12. What you…

Mon. 10/04 – Facebook Whistleblower On 60 Minutes

Oct. 4, 2021

The Facebook whistleblower reveals her identity on 60 Minutes. You can preorder the Apple Watch Series 7 this week. New MacBook Pros could still be coming “this month.” Apple is actually the biggest force in the gaming indus…

(Bonus) World Cup Of Entrepreneurs Part 2

Oct. 2, 2021

Who wins? Jobs? Gates? Musk? Bezos? Collison, even? The grand finale of our #WorldCupOfEntreprenurs.

Fri. 10/01 – TikTok And NFTs, Two Great Tastes That Taste Great Together

Oct. 1, 2021

TikTok has joined the NFT craze, so the singularity must be nigh. USB-C tries to clear up its customer confusion problem. Zoom abandons a huge acquisition. And a crypto developer is begging users to give $90 million dollars …

Thu. 09/30 – Facebook: Who You Gonna Trust? Us? Or Your Lying Eyes?

Sept. 30, 2021

Facebook finally releases the controversial slides to let them speak for themselves, but doesn’t actually let them speak for themselves. A 4K Nintendo Switch was apparently coming, but now is it never coming? Nreal has some …

Wed. 09/29 – Is Amazon’s Astro Robot… Ready?

Sept. 29, 2021

Amazon’s Astro Robot apparently has a tendency to throw itself down stairs. Netflix acquires its first game studio. The interesting company that acquired Genius and now Imgur. Explaining Facebook’s interest in the Tween audi…

Tue. 09/28 – The Amazon Hardware Event

Sept. 28, 2021

As many headlines from the Amazon hardware event as I can manage to squeeze in. Facebook defines the Metaverse as it sees it. Cloudflare wants to be the 4th big player in the cloud. And Satya Nadella himself dishes on that t…

Mon. 09/27 – Instagram Kids On “Pause”

Sept. 27, 2021

Adam Mosseri pumps the breaks on Instagram Kids but still says it’s a good idea. Tesla is letting people into the “full self-driving” beta, and some folks think that’s a bad idea. Apple knows about that Apple Watch bug. What…

(TWTR SPC) Facebook's Fortnight Of Controversy

Sept. 25, 2021

While I was off observing my wedding anniversary, your host @chrismessina spoke with @justinhendrix and @AuthorPMBarrett about Facebook's recent controversies as well as their own research into social media and political pol…

Fri. 09/24 – China: No, Really. No Crypto.

Sept. 24, 2021

China really, really, really wants you to know it’s serious about its Crypto crackdown. Google brought some Pixel-only features to everybody. Leaks ahead of next week’s Amazon event. New York passes a law on gig worker pay. …

Thu. 09/23 – USB-C For Everybody! (Maybe By Law…)

Sept. 23, 2021

We all sort of want the gadget world to move to USB-C, right? But do we want that to be government mandated? Very interesting executive departure from Facebook. Apple is telling leakers they don’t belong in Cupertino. Apple …