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(TWTR SPC) Are We In A Recession @noahpinion ?

We speak today with Bloomberg Economics columnist Noah Smith. Are we in a recession? Are we in store for an... more

13 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 31 minutes
Fri. 08/12 – How Do We Feel About Arresting Open-Source Developers?

Dutch authorities have arrested a developer related to Tornado Cash. But is there a grey area here that is a... more

12 Aug 2022 · 16 minutes
Thu. 08/11 – Disney Half (Plus Ads)

Disney embraces inflation because it kind of has to. How Facebook and Instagram are sneakily still tracking you, even after... more

11 Aug 2022 · 16 minutes
Wed. 08/10 – The Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event

All the headlines from this morning’s Galaxy Unpacked event. Walmart wants to ad video to keep up with Prime. Spotify... more

10 Aug 2022 · 16 minutes
Tue. 08/09 – WhatsApp Privacy Features

WhatsApp rolls out privacy features. The battery icon returns to the iPhone. China is growing restless over its silicon industry.... more

09 Aug 2022 · 15 minutes
Mon. 08/08 – What Data Is Telsa Collecting On You?

Masa Son takes another one on the chin, another record loss. The US Treasury is sanctioning a major crypto mixing... more

08 Aug 2022 · 16 minutes
(Portfolio Profile) Stashpad

Devs! Download the app at Stashpad.com and help us finalize everything before the big launch!

07 Aug 2022 · 22 minutes
(Bonus) Crossover Ep. With Big Technology Podcast - Meta Gonna Survive The Metaverse?

Our friend Alex Kantrowitz returns to my kitchen table for a crossover episode with Big Technology Podcast (subscribe here) to... more

06 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Fri. 08/05 – Amazon To Acquire iRobot

Amazon wants to acquired the company that makes the Roomba robot, or as it’s known in my family, Vrrrrooom. We... more

05 Aug 2022 · 19 minutes
Thu. 08/04 – Is Stage Manager Worth It?

Apple is delaying releasing iPadOS 16 just because it’s trying to make Stage Manager not suck. I wasn’t imagining it…... more

04 Aug 2022 · 16 minutes
Wed. 08/03 – An Actual Use Case For NFTs And An Actual Flying Car

Now the hackers are stealing crypto from individual wallets at scale. Robinhood makes a massive layoff announcement. Y Combinator is... more

03 Aug 2022 · 18 minutes
Tue. 08/02 – What Is It With Bridges?

Seriously, what is it with crypto bridges? Why are they seemingly so easy to hack? New York cracks down on... more

02 Aug 2022 · 17 minutes
Mon. 08/01 – Silicon Valley’s Great Scooter Ride Is Over

Apple opens up Apple Pay a tiny bit. But again, from pressure from the Europeans. Meta is accused of abetting... more

01 Aug 2022 · 17 minutes
(Portfolio Profile) Cognitive Talent Solutions

Check out Cognitive Talent Solutions here, or get in touch with me to put you in touch with them. And if... more

31 Jul 2022 · 40 minutes
(TWTR SPC) Mathew Ball On The Metaverse And Jason Del Rey On Amazon After Bezos

Matthew Ball comes on to talk about his new book: The Metaverse: And How it Will Revolutionize Everything. Then, Jason... more

30 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Fri. 07/29 – Instagram Listens To The Kardashians

Even a weak earnings report from Apple can still break records. Instagram’s been in a stare down with the Kardashians,... more

29 Jul 2022 · 16 minutes
Thu. 07/28 – Meta Goes Backwards For The First Time Ever

Meta has reported its first-ever YoY quarterly revenue decline. The FTC has moved to block a Meta acquisition, the first... more

28 Jul 2022 · 15 minutes
Wed. 07/27 – Inflation Hits The Metaverse

I’ll wrap up the earnings from Microsoft, Alphabet, Spotify and Shopify. Proof that the cost of a data breach for... more

27 Jul 2022 · 16 minutes
Tue. 07/26 – Why Big Tech Hates The Leap Second

Is the SEC about to crack down on Coinbase? Why is Kylie Jenner mad at Instagram? Why are all the... more

26 Jul 2022 · 16 minutes
Mon. 07/25 – NFL+

NFL+ arrives, and at the end of the show, we’ll take a deep dive into sports rights as the great... more

25 Jul 2022 · 16 minutes
(TWTR SPC) - Fake Review Economies And How Social Networks Win

Saoud Kalifah of FakeSpot.com joins us to discuss what I guess we could call, the fake review economy. Chris made... more

23 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 32 minutes
Fri. 07/22 – Not Great, Bob! Snap And Twitter Edition

Well, things weren’t so rosy with Twitter earnings, and downright abysmal over at Snap. The Feds bring the first ever... more

22 Jul 2022 · 16 minutes
Thu. 07/21 – Did Tesla Trigger The Crypto Crash?

Amazon is acquiring actual doctors offices. Facebook splits the newsfeed to make it more TikTok-y. Minecraft foreswears NFTs. The big... more

21 Jul 2022 · 16 minutes
Wed. 07/20 – Netflix Earnings Not SO Bad

Netflix reported earnings that weren’t as bad as even they had been telegraphing. So that’s something. The court case is... more

20 Jul 2022 · 18 minutes
Tue. 07/19 – Amazon Sues Facebook (Group Admins)

Amazon is stepping up its war against bogus product reviews. Netflix is testing more crackdowns on password sharing. Slack is... more

19 Jul 2022 · 16 minutes
Mon. 07/18 – It’s Vibe Shifts All The Way Down

Everything we cover is in a full vibe shift of… pulling back. Coinbase sent some eyebrows up over the weekend,... more

18 Jul 2022 · 18 minutes
(Portfolio Profile) ArcX

Ride Home Fund's latest investment: the smart ring/device controller ArcX! More at https://arcx.fit/ Invest in ArcX via the Ride Home Fund... more

16 Jul 2022 · 27 minutes
Fri. 07/15 – The “Vibe Shift” At Amazon

Now the haircuts have come for Stripe, but they took theirs voluntarily. Who’s responsible for the big hole on Celsius’... more

15 Jul 2022 · 18 minutes
Thu. 07/14 – Is TikTok A Threat To Google Search?

Celsius files for bankruptcy. Tesla loses a key Autopilot exec. Netflix chooses Microsoft for it’s ads partnership. Could TikTok be... more

14 Jul 2022 · 15 minutes
Wed. 07/13 – Twitter Takes The Gloves Off

Twitter officially sues Elon Musk and by the sound of things, has decided to go to the mattresses. Has Apple... more

13 Jul 2022 · 16 minutes
Tue. 07/12 – What If (And Hear Me Out) We Actually Owned The Things We Buy?

Liquidators say they can't find the Three Arrows Capital founders. The FTC will crack down on data-anonymization claims. Another smart... more

12 Jul 2022 · 16 minutes
Mon. 07/11 – What Happens Now With Elon And Twitter.

The famous stock market player Bernard Baruch once said, paraphrasing: Whatever men attempt, they seem driven to overdo. When hopes... more

11 Jul 2022 · 21 minutes
(IHP) The eBay Story Part 2

Part 2 of the eBay story from the Internet History podcast.

08 Jul 2022 · 40 minutes
Thu. 07/07 – Apple Lockdown Mode

Apple has a new lockdown mode to triage a whole range of cyberattacks. Also, Mark Gurman has some details on... more

07 Jul 2022 · 15 minutes
Wed. 07/06 – How To Beat The Quantum Rap

Will regulators wreck the great gaming consolidation? Can the US bully it’s way to blocking China’s chip development? Are Dilithium... more

06 Jul 2022 · 17 minutes
Tue. 07/05 – What Did I Miss?

The Crypto Crash goes ever onward. Klarna is going on a realty tv show called, Now That’s what I Call... more

05 Jul 2022 · 17 minutes
(IHP) The eBay Story Part 1

From my original Internet History Podcast, the first of my two episodes outlining the story of eBay, in-depth, as I... more

04 Jul 2022 · 43 minutes
(TWTR SPC) Aprés Spotify w/ Anchor Founder @mignano

Time for some deep analysis of the podcast industry. Is Spotify gonna take over all of audio? Is the blockchain... more

02 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
Google Talk (Dec. 2018)

While I'm away briefly for vacation, here's a talk I gave at Google in December 2018 around the time my... more

01 Jul 2022 · 1 hour,
Thu. 06/30 – If Sam Bankman-Fried Is Afraid To Give You Money…

One good thing about the crypto crash is you can get affordable graphics cards again. Layoffs come to the Metaverse.... more

30 Jun 2022 · 18 minutes
Wed. 06/29 – Netflix Running Up That Hill

I joke its Groundhog Day, but if you’re a crypto billionaire, you probably want the repetition to end as much... more

29 Jun 2022 · 16 minutes
Tue. 06/28 – Elon Could Let Me Do This Show From A Campsite

Why there’s a HUGE tech angle to the whole Roe V. Wade controversy. Google’s shutting down one of their chat... more

28 Jun 2022 · 17 minutes
Mon. 06/27 - Après Mai, Le Apple Déluge?

Are we in for the biggest deluge in new Apple products, maybe ever? Why, though, are the new MacBook Pros... more

27 Jun 2022 · 16 minutes
(TWTR SPC) Variety Special

No guest this week (though the great @EvanKirstel does show up at one point) but we covered a wide range... more

25 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Fri. 06/24 – TikTok Turns On The Money Machine

The fire sale on tech companies has begun. More big important hacks to be aware of. Another crypto bridge has... more

24 Jun 2022 · 17 minutes
Thu. 06/23 – What If My Voice Was Your Alexa?

Would you want my voice to be the voice of your Alexa? An interesting raise that can change people’s vocal... more

23 Jun 2022 · 17 minutes
Wed. 06/22 – New (Google) News

News is new again, after Google does a size-able redesign. Copilot AI is available on GitHub, but is it worth... more

22 Jun 2022 · 18 minutes
Tue. 06/21 – The Great Crypto Crash Of ‘22

Did something happen while I was away? Sort of like everything crashing in crypto? Apple wants to kill the CAPTCHA... more

21 Jun 2022 · 17 minutes
(Portfolio Profile) Juna

Juna (heyjuna.com) replaces awkward lab visits with at-home STI testing and treatment. Another proud investment of the RideHomeFund. As ever,... more

20 Jun 2022 · 25 minutes
(TWTR SPC) Stock Options; DALL·E; Internet Explorer

Some thoughts on what startup workers can do with their stock options (in this economy!?). DALL·E blows our collective minds.... more

18 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 30 minutes
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Some thoughts on what startup workers can do with their stock options (in this economy!?). DALL·E blows our collective minds. Considering the... more