Episodes

Mon. 02/28 – The Tech World Rides The War Whirlwind

Feb. 28, 2022

I’ll try to run down everything I can about the tech world and the Ukraine situation. There is a ton to talk about. Qualcomm’s new 5G modem. TikTok’s new 10 minute videos. Lenovo’s new laptops. And should Apple release a $20…

Tesla

(TWTR SPC) All Things Tesla With @TeslaPodcast

Feb. 26, 2022

We check in with Rob Maurer who hosts the Tesla Daily podcast. All things Tesla and Elon on this episode!

Regulation

Fri. 02/25 – The Ukraine Fallout Continues For Tech

Feb. 25, 2022

Ukraine is seeking to raise its own hacker army. New export controls affect tech products. Why mobile subscriptions being a growth industry is more bad news for the App Store status quo. And, of course, the weekend longreads…

Crypto Meta

Thu. 02/24 – There Actually IS A Tech Angle To Ukraine

Feb. 24, 2022

There actually IS a tech angle to what is going on in Ukraine, though for all of our sakes, let’s just hope there’s not TOO much of one. Stablecoins are where it’s at in crypto at the moment. Not one, but two new flagship ph…

Wed. 02/23 – The Troubles At Truth Social

Feb. 23, 2022

Former President Trump’s new social network is number one on the app store, but has had a bunch of issues too. The politics leading to a surge in searches for DuckDuckGo. What ever happened to Amazon’s home robot? And Waymo …

Crypto DAOs Samsung Android Gaming

Tue. 02/22 – The Original (DAO) Sin Solved?

Feb. 22, 2022

Has the mystery of the original The DAO controversy been solved? We finally have Sony’s new PlayStation VR2 design. Crypto exchange FTX makes a big move into gaming. Datapoints suggesting remote work is here to stay. And a r…

Crypto NFTs Apple Tesla Regulation

Mon. 02/21 – When The Contract Allows Your NFTs To Be Stolen

Feb. 21, 2022

OpenSea says 32 users had NFTs stolen when they were scammed into signing malicious smart contracts. Mark Gurman tells us every Mac he expects to be released this year. Is a new crackdown coming for Chinese tech? And Ford is…

Ride Home Fund

(Portfolio Profile) Grupa.io

Feb. 19, 2022

Check out Grupa.io and look for their launch on Product Hunt this Monday! Upvote!

Crypto Meta Microsoft Regulation

Fri. 02/18 – Microsoft Account Now Required

Feb. 18, 2022

Windows 11 now requires a Microsoft account just to load. Intel’s roadmap comes into view. Is Meta’s metaverse play already getting traction? Next week might be the biggest regulatory week for Crypto ever. And, of course, th…

Crypto Venture Capital Podcasting Security Entertainment

Thu. 02/17 – A Y2K Bug For Our Times?

Feb. 17, 2022

Why a dumb agent string bug may break some big named websites soon. Is Circle about to become the biggest pure play crypto company to hit public markets? Spotify buys basically the only remaining pieces of the podcast puzzle…

Crypto Meta Privacy Entertainment

Wed. 02/16 – Uber Pulls Back The Curtain On YOUR Ratings

Feb. 16, 2022

Forget how’s my driving, Uber lets you know how you’re riding. Meta workers are now formally known as Metamates. Is Paramount quietly doing better in the streaming wars than we thought? So much so, as to warrant a name chang…

Meta Android

Tue. 02/15 – The Great Returning To The Office?

Feb. 15, 2022

Is the great Returning To The Office beginning with the Tech Industry? Really cool new way to use your Android apps on your Windows or Chromebook devices. Instagram lets you send private likes. The tech cold war between Indi…

Crypto Venture Capital

Mon. 02/14 – The Big Game Is Big For Crypto

Feb. 14, 2022

Turns out Super Bowl ads really do move the needle. Another day, another crypto bug, this one could have let you create unlimited ether from thin air. See what I did there? Could we see a digital Euro by the end of next year…

Crypto DAOs

(TWTR SPC) What Is A DAO? With @BradyDale

Feb. 12, 2022

What is a DAO? How do they function? What is the history of this idea? Why have DAO's become so popular all of the sudden, and what are some examples of successful DAOs? The great Brady Dale from @DefiantNews joins Chris and…

Guest: Brady Dale
Apple Android Privacy

Fri. 02/11 – A New CIA Bulk Surveillance Program?

Feb. 11, 2022

Allegations of a new, widespread bulk surveillance program being run on American citizens by the CIA. Apple is planning AirTag updates to curb their use for stalking people. The first Android 13 developer preview is out. And…

Apple Meta Microsoft Metaverse

Thu. 02/10 – Code Hints Of Apple’s “realityOS”

Feb. 10, 2022

Not just rumors of an Apple AR headset, but actual code mentions of a “realityOS” are showing up now. Microsoft hopes to head off the regulators with some app store rules. Now Flash storage chips might be in for a supply cru…

Crypto Meta Samsung Android

Wed. 02/09 – The Samsung Galaxy S22 Event

Feb. 9, 2022

All the headlines from the Samsung event, including the new S22 lineup and some massive new tablets. Can Meta’s stock crash so much that it would become immune to antitrust liability? And, look, the alleged Bonnie and Clyde …

Meta M&A

Tue. 02/08 – Nvidia And Arm Are Off

Feb. 8, 2022

It’s a day of retrenchment. Nvidia and Arm are off. Peter Thiel is leaving the Meta board. Peloton loses its CEO ahead of what is likely to be disastrous earnings. The IRS backs down from the whole facial recognition thing. …

Crypto Apple DAOs Podcasting Twitter Entertainment

Mon 02/07 – Rogangate And The ENS DAO Controversy

Feb. 7, 2022

Rogangate rolls on. Why a controversy in the Ethereum Name Service community might be even more interesting, because of what it might teach us about the viability of DAOs. Twitter is, oddly, testing ways to make it easier fo…

Apple Amazon

Fri. 02/04 – Tech Earnings Whiplash!

Feb. 4, 2022

That crack you felt in your spine was just the whiplash from the craziest 24 hours in tech earnings I’ve ever seen. Amazon has created a bigger advertising business than the entire newspaper industry. Apple once again shows …

Meta

Thu. 02/03 – Meta.Bomb

Feb. 3, 2022

Meta really steps in it with earnings that send the stock down fully 25%. The plague of hacks hitting crypto startups. The ransomware attack causing a snacks crisis in Britain. Bored Apes Yacht Club is an interesting raise. …

Google

Wed. 02/02 – YouTube Bigger Than Netflix?

Feb. 2, 2022

Alphabet gives a new meaning to the term blowout quarter. Cruise is getting ready to launch its robotaxi business in San Francisco. A GDPR issue that might have huge implications. Starlink has a new premium tier. And what ha…

M&A

Tue. 02/01 – Destiny And Wordle Get Acquired

Feb. 1, 2022

The year of gaming consolidation is upon us, with Sony snapping up Bungie. Not EXACTLY related, but the NYTimes has acquired Wordle. Did the CEO of Bolt’s tweets lose him the top job at the company he founded? You can no lon…

Podcasting Entertainment

Mon. 01/31 – Spotify “Clarifies” The Joe Rogan Situation

Jan. 31, 2022

Summing up the whole Joe Rogan brouhaha from over the weekend. Meta joins a crypto legal alliance and takes a page out of Alphabets book by planning to break out reporting of its metaverse business. And the dotcom bubble cal…