Episodes

Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2018 - The Gmail Revamp

April 25, 2018

Facebook earnings, Twitter earnings, the Gmail redesign arrives, Alexa for children, a possible solution for law enforcement accessing encrypted phones, and drones are helping first responders in Europe. Stories from: @mm_ma…

Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2018 - Amazon Wants to Deliver to... Your Car?

April 24, 2018

Amazon now delivers to your car, Spotify updates its app for free users, a wrap up of Alphabet’s earnings, jailbreak-able Nintendo Switches, and Mt. Gox’s Mark Karpelès breaks his silence. Stories from: @ShiraOvide, @KyleOrl…

Monday, Apr. 23, 2018 - Amazon's Robot For Your Home

April 23, 2018

Alphabet's Q1 earnings, Amazon's working on a domestic robot, Aleksandr Kogan says he worked more closely with Facebook than has been reported, spies—like us—fear digital tracking, and the state of the music industry. Storie…

Friday, Apr. 20, 2018 - Google Has a Plan to Supplant SMS

April 20, 2018

Google brands its replacement for SMS as "Chat," Apple can’t quit Samsung…yet, people are worried about MoviePass, digital design pioneer Susan Kare is honored, the weekend long reads suggestions, and Do Not Disturb While Dr…

Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018 - Bezos' Shareholder Letter

April 19, 2018

Amazon Prime tops 100 million subscribers, clarifying Facebook’s GDPR compliance, Netflix has mobile previews, what metrics show that is Reddit bigger than Facebook, and will you soon be able to letter in eSports? Stories fr…

Wednesday, Apr. 18, 2018 - Amazon and Best Buy Join Forces (for TVs)

April 18, 2018

Facebook rolls out better privacy tools globally, Amazon and Best Buy partner to sell TVs, the IRS suffered from a terribly timed outage, YouTube tries to reassure creators, and the great San Francisco scooter debate. Storie…

Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2018 - Big Changes Coming to Apple News

April 17, 2018

Apple is readying a new subscription reading app, tech companies pledge not to help governments wage cyberwar, Facebook outlines its web tracking, and Netflix earnings. Tweets: @DaveLeeBBC, @geoffreyfowler Stories:These Ex-S…

Monday, Apr. 16, 2018 - US Punishes a Chinese Cellphone Maker

April 16, 2018

US punishes a Chinese cellphone maker, two interesting acquisitions (General Assembly and Earn.com), App Store earnings, original streaming content numbers, and some Android apps might be collecting data from kids. Links:Net…

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 - Instagram Saves Poetry?

April 13, 2018

Is Telegram the new refuge for pirated content, more police departments buy a device to unlock iPhones, Chinese cops use facial recognition to pick criminals out of crowds, more leaks of upcoming Gmail features, the long rea…

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. 10, 2018 - Mr. Zuckerberg Goes to Washington

April 10, 2018

Mr. Zuckerberg goes to Washington, taking the temperature of Facebook employees, a fake Black Lives Matter page, YouTube videos vandalized, an Instagram portrait mode, and a museum of lost sounds. Stories from: @georgia_well…

Monday, Apr. 9, 2018 - iPhone (PRODUCT)RED

April 9, 2018

A new (PRODUCT)RED iPhone, Uber gets into bike sharing, Zuckerberg crams for Congress, an open source AR headset, and why phishing attacks work. Stories:Amazon spent nearly $23 billion on R&D last year — more than any other …

Friday, Apr. 6, 2018 - Facebook Labels Political Ads

April 6, 2018

Facebook labels political ads, cryptocurrencies might run afoul of GDPR, SpaceX can’t post videos from space, bots help you beat parking tickets, the weekend longreads and what’s the story behind Fortnite? Stories and Longre…

Thursday, Apr. 5, 2018 - Zuckerberg's PR Offensive

April 5, 2018

Zuckerberg’s Q&A with reporters, possible social media regulations, Trump may hate Amazon but Uncle Sam seems to love ‘em, a dreaded 51% attack in crypto, and a new home for Moviefone. Stories:How the Government Could Fix Fa…

Wednesday, Apr. 4, 2018 - The YouTube Shooting Incident

April 4, 2018

Everything we know about yesterday’s shooting incident at YouTube, rumors of iphones with curved glass, Zuckerberg’s going to testify to congress, Apple poaches Google’s AI chief, and a smart piece about social media overloa…

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. …

Monday, April 2, 2018 - Apple to Drop Intel?

April 2, 2018

Is Apple replacing Intel’s chips? Is Grindr leaking users’ HIV status? Cloudflare wants to protect your browsing privacy, Zuckerberg gives a longer interview, Macron talks AI, a profile of Amazon’s headquarters search and ho…

Friday, Mar. 30, 2018 - The Facebook Memo Controversy

March 30, 2018

An internal Facebook memo causes controversy, Under Armour was hacked, SpaceX gets FCC approval for satellite internet, utility companies dream of electric sheep cars, and the weekend long read suggestions. Stories from: @o…

Thursday, Mar. 29, 2018 - The Big Microsoft Re-Org

March 29, 2018

A big re-org at Microsoft, Facebook cuts out third party ad data, iOS 11.3 is out, Trump tweets his “concerns” about Amazon, Atlanta is digitally held hostage and Ripple donates to charity. Tweets from: @tomwarren, @caro_mil…

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018 - Facebook Privacy Shortcuts

March 28, 2018

Facebook introduces Privacy Shortcuts, Trump is “obsessed” with Amazon, Waze launches local ads, Shyp shuts down, video streaming will get faster and there’s more music now than ever! Stories from: @harrymccracken, @NeilSha…

Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2018 - Apple's New iPad

March 27, 2018

Apple's new iPad, Arizona bans Uber test cars, Zuckerberg won't talk to Parliament but might talk to Congress, Foxconn buys Belkin, Apple goes to Hollywood, and will the streaming explosion revive piracy? Stories from: @kobl…

Monday, Mar. 26, 2018 - The First Chrome OS Tablets

March 26, 2018

The first Chrome OS tablet, Uber exits Southeast Asia, Tim Cook thinks Facebook should be regulated, The Fitbit Versa smartwatch, and a billion dollar ATM hacker gang is taken down. Stories from: @thepacketrat, @VranicaWSJ T…

Friday, Mar. 23, 2018 - The Dropbox IPO

March 23, 2018

Low-cost iPads are coming, Dropbox IPOs, touchscreen issues with Galaxy S9s, Craigslist pulls all personal ads, and the weekend long-read suggestions. Long-reads links:How IKEA's future-living lab created an augmented realit…