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Pivot with Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway

With great power comes great scrutiny. Every Friday, Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the way technology is shaping business and culture across media, advertising, politics, and more. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Episode notes last updated on December 28, 2019 23:47


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Gloves off over privacy, from Apple to Microsoft to Grindr. PLUS Scott's big 2020 bets.
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Will Casper go public? How will Softbank’s latest fail affect Asia? And how will Sundar Pichai move Google forward?
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Social networks' minimum effort to be less toxic, Listener Mail from Australia, and fails at CES
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Trump vs. Iran on Twitter, more on HQ2 incentives, and 'mandatory happiness'
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California is regulating consumer data privacy, the gig economy revisited, and Tesla’s big stock spike.
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"Friends of Pivot" breakdown the big stories of the decade
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Impeachment… it happened, Peter Thiel’s influence at Facebook, and prediction: “FedEx gets acquired"
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What’s up with the China/US trade deal, why haven’t “smart guns” popularized, and who is going to stream the NFL?
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Netflix Golden Globe noms, bipartisan agreement on encryption, and Amazon's plan for fashion
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A letter to Twitter, Uber's data transparency, and Away proves startup culture is rough
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CEO’s are out (literally), France's "digital service tax” is in, and 'innovator privilege’
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Dorsey moves to Africa and streaming platforms trump movie theaters
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London gives Uber the boot, the billionaire's 2020 strategy, and streaming wars continue
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Trump lies about Apple, HBOMax fumbles its brand, Juul gets sued
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Big Tech wants to be your wallet and your healthcare provider. What could go wrong?
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Twitter and the Saudis, Facebook’s 'Switcharoo', and the 2020 digital ads race
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Twitter will stop running political ads ... your move, Facebook
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The screw-up-billionaire, quantum computers, and the skewering of Zuckerberg
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Mark Zuckerberg the free speech jester, and Marc Benioff the class traitor
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LIVE at the Podcast Upfronts in NYC!
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Going after venture capital culture and the unicorn industrial complex
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Mark Zuckerberg’s leaky staff and the silver lining to WeWork’s downfall
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LIVE from Toronto, Kara and Scott go international!
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Uber is 'disruptive and drunk', weWork is 'just drunk', and Pivot turns 1!
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BONUS: 'I love Amazon. Let's break it up'
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LIVE! From the Lesbians Who Tech Summit
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Is Uber super f*cked? Let’s ask “Super Pumped” author Mike Isaac
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Peloton “sells happiness” and bedbugs take over Twitter
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DoorDash is still stealing tips. And is Tesla for sale?
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LIVE! From NYC it's Kara and Scott
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Sharks, WeWork & Tumblr's tumble from grace
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Hate on 8chan and why Scott's not quitting Equinox
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Facebook wants to read your mind. What could possibly go wrong?
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The Mueller hearing, Facebook's fine, and revisiting The Case of Al Franken
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Peter Thiel is Pennywise, Trump's racist tweets, and Kara meets the Yang Gang
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Epstein's Out, Rapinoe's In, Plus a Social Media-Less Summit
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Fish and Chips and Biden and Harris and Reddit and Twitter
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TikTok, Time's Up on Facebook's Content Moderation Sites
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Facebook's New Money and Slack's New Valuation
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Pivot LIVE! From the 2019 Code Conference
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The FTC and DOJ are Stayin' Alive, and YouTube backtracks on bigotry
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Deepfake takedowns, white supremacy on Twitter, and the companies boycotting anti-abortion states
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Medium's "Shampoo Effect," and Tesla, coming undone?
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Alabama's big fail, Uber's disastrous IPO, and the Facebook breakup debate
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Chris Hughes' Case Against Facebook, Strikes on IPO Week, GoT vs Avengers
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Facebook's privacy fakeout, WeWork's reckless IPO, and Reagan the welfare queen
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The FTC & the "Algebra of Deterrence"
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Uber's IPO and, more importantly, Game of Thrones
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Mr. Zuckerberg goes to Washington ... again
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"It's not a meritocracy, it's a mirror-tocracy"
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Will the rising tide of ride sharing Lyft all boats?
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Does social media cause terrorism?
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LIVE! From SXSW it's Kara and Scott
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Facebook says it’s all about privacy now. OK, sure.
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News flash: Facebook’s contractors are people
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DC is old news. “The universe revolves around Silicon Valley”
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Hot Take: Amazon HQ2 breaks up with NYC
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Is this the year big tech gets regulated? (Probably not.)
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Hot Take: Scott Galloway on Bezos vs. AMI [BOOM!]
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Happy(ish) birthday, Facebook.
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Cook vs. Zuckerberg vs. consumer privacy
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MAGA teens, Fyre Fest and Twitter wars
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"Woke" is the 2019 business strategy
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Tech addiction and how it might be ruining Gen Z
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Why the “Fakakta Shutdown” is slowing tech regulation even further
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2018's biggest stories and 2019 predictions
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Facebook’s latest scandal and the "tyranny of technology"
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Google doesn't make iPhones, and other things Congress learned this week
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The U.K. piles on Facebook
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Microsoft is more valuable than Apple again. Why?
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It's time for Facebook's board to step up
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Facebook's dirty tricks
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Amazon’s HQ2 was a con, not a contest
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Sexual harassment at Google, nasty YouTube comments and Beto O'Rourke
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Tim Cook’s 'data industrial complex,' Uber’s IPO and Saudi money
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Saudi money, Facebook’s fib and Amazon HQ2
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Google's data breach, Facebook Portal, and Taylor Swift
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Facebook's data breach, Elon vs. SEC and the Kavanaugh hearings
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Instagram co-founders, "tech bias" and why Amazon will buy Snapchat
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Introducing Pivot with Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway
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What comes next after #TooEmbarrassed ends?
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Should you quit social media?
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Why do people think their phones are spying on them?
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How do you get over burnout? Ask Kobe Bryant for help.
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Disinformation on social media: How screwed are we?
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Are VR games better than normal video games?
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Anil Dash: How can we make tech more accountable?
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AT&T can buy Time Warner. What does that mean for everyone else?
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Apple WWDC 2018: Why was there no new hardware?
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Code 2018: When will Silicon Valley take responsibility for its products?
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Pro lacrosse player Paul Rabil: Can tech help niche sports go mainstream?
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Should the big tech companies be broken up?
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Who cares about privacy?
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Why did Jason Calacanis sell all his Facebook stock?
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Why is AT&T trying to buy Time Warner?
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When will regular people be able to go to space?
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Mr. Zuckerberg goes to Washington
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The YouTube shooting, Spotify’s IPO and a Facebook-Cambridge Analytica update
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What will we do without Lauren Goode?
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Facebook and Cambridge Analytica: What just happened?
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How is the internet changing March Madness?
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WTF are ICOs and should I invest in crypto?
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What did Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso learn from failure?
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Tech addiction, part two: What’s the science behind addiction?
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How can I be less addicted to tech?
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Should YouTube police its top stars' videos?
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How will Sonos compete against Apple’s HomePod?
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Can Facebook fix its News Feed problem?
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How worried should I be about the Spectre and Meltdown security flaws?
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Did Google Assistant win CES 2018?
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Should I rent a hotel room by the minute? (And for what?)
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What were the biggest tech stories of 2017?
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Are biometrics a safe way to speed up airport security?
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Will robots take our jobs, or make life better?
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Why should I care about net neutrality?
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Do teens care about 'fake news?'
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Will Tesla disrupt the trucking industry?
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Will we ever stop using passwords?
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Can tech make my morning routine any easier?
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Should I be worried Amazon knows so much about me?
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What will Facebook, Google and Twitter do about Russia?
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What phone should I buy if I'm on a budget?
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Can Google catch up to Apple in hardware?
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My data was compromised in the Equifax hack. What now?
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Can consumers save their own privacy?
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Is it safe to give your genetic data to 23andMe?
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Should I pay $1000 for the iPhone X?
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Which Android phone should I buy?
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Why is Silicon Valley obsessed with biohacking?
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Going to the doctor is a pain. Can Silicon Valley help?
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Should tech companies be able to shut down neo-Nazis?
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Can bike-sharing services take cars off the road?
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Can engineered 'meat' replace hamburgers?
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How can I make my home Wi-Fi faster?
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How can sexual harassment in tech be stopped?
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Is the future VR ... or AR?
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What is blockchain?
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Is there room for both Amazon and Walmart?
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How do teens really use Instagram, Snapchat and other apps?
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Do meditation apps really work?
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Is Uber sincere about changing?
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Is Apple’s HomePod better than Amazon's Echo or Google's Home? (WWDC recap)
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What happens when Bill Gates, Sheryl Sandberg and Mark Cuban grill Walt Mossberg?
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What are the best podcasts right now? (2017 edition)
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Why is Twitter betting big on live video?
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Can Microsoft's new Surface Laptop compete with premium laptops? 
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Why does Apple want to compete with Square and Venmo?
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What will it take for Uber to change?
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What is D.C. Rainmaker's favorite fitness watch?
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Privacy and Security, Part 2: How do I protect my privacy online?
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Privacy and Security, Part 1: What did Congress just do to my privacy?
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Is it safe to buy Samsung's new Galaxy S8 phone?
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WTF is happening at Uber?
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Mary Lou Jepsen: Can a high-tech ski cap read my mind or tell me when I’m sick? (Live at SXSW)
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Is the Nintendo Switch as fun as the Wii?
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Can a drone save my life?
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Do I need to pay for multiple cloud services?
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Is ‘unlimited' phone data a ripoff?
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Do I really need to learn to code?
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Bonus: Why would I buy stock in Snap?
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How can I spot 'fake news' online?
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When will self-driving cars be everywhere?
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What's so special about Apple's wireless Airpods?
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Is a Chromebook the right computer for me?
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What were the most interesting gadgets at CES?
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What were the biggest tech stories of 2016?
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Why isn't my favorite TV show on Netflix?
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What happens to your data after you die?
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How do I start making my home ‘smart’?
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Is it possible to outsmart Amazon this holiday season?
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Are Snapchat's Spectacles creepy or cool?
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Do 'productivity hacks' really help you get stuff done?
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Does Trump’s victory mean I need stronger encryption?
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Is the MacBook's Touch Bar just a gimmick?
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Which running app should I use?
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Why are drone laws so confusing?
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What happens to Samsung after the Note 7 disaster?
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Is Google now a hardware company?
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Should you buy a mattress online?
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Is it possible to be addicted to sexting?
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Would you buy marijuana from an app?
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Why did Apple remove the iPhone's headphone jack?
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Should you upgrade to the new Fitbits?
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What back-to-school tech should you buy?
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Do you need a $700 high-tech juicer?
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Help! Photoshop is too complicated. What should I use?
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What happens if our voting machines get hacked?
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What the heck happened to Yahoo?
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Special Episode: Virtual reality works for games. But what about real life?
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Why is everyone obsessed with Pokémon Go?
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Can a texting bot help you understand the presidential election?
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Seriously: What is artificial intelligence?
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When will robots be able to do all your chores?
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Why isn't Apple's iMessage on Android?
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How do food delivery startups stay in business?
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Could you go a day without your phone?
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What tech gifts should you buy for new graduates?
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Can Wi-Fi calling replace your phone carrier?
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Seriously, do I need "smart" luggage?
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Which laptop should you buy?
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How can I "spring clean" my tech life?
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What are the best podcasts? (Other than this one.)
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Special Episode: Tech & Sleep, with Arianna Huffington
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Alexa, Is Jeff Bezos Spying on Me? (Guest: Dan Seifert, Senior Editor, The Verge)
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When Will Smart Homes Stop Being Dumb? (Guest: Alex Hawkinson, CEO, SmartThings)
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Is Apple Out of Ideas? (Guest: Walt Mossberg, Executive Editor, The Verge)
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Why Is Your Phone's Battery Life So Bad?
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Kara Swisher's Junk Drawer of "Unwearables"
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Your Questions About Apple vs. the FBI, Answered
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Am I Too Old For Snapchat? (Guest: Tracy Chou, Pinterest)
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This Podcast Is the Uber for "Why?"
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Algorithm Nation
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Fitbits and Alphabets
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My Clothing Is Smarter Than I Am
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Drones, Detroit and Dash
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Life's a Peach After CES
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Teaser
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