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Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn make sense of the week's tech news with help from our wide-ranging staff. And on Tuesdays, Nilay hosts in-depth, one-on-one interviews with major technology leaders. Join us every week for a fun, deeply nerdy, often off-the-rails conversation about what's happening now (and next) in technology and gadgets.
 
Every Tuesday and Friday, Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the biggest stories in tech, business, and politics. They make bold predictions, pick winners and losers, and bicker and banter like no one else. After all, with great power comes great scrutiny. From New York Magazine and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
Alright all you glorious gamers out there! Welcome to PlayersToo: a new weekly podcast for gamers of every kind. Hosted by two old friends from the UK (Glasgow, Scotland specifically), PlayersToo brings you all the video game news that matters to you, sifting through the latest stories to serve you only the most important videogame news of the week. Each episode we also focus in for a discussion on the latest burning issues, hot topics or fresh announcements - from loot boxes and development ...
 
Thanks for checking out the Pushing Buttons Podcast. We are video game enthusiasts that enjoy discussing ideas, concepts, opinions, and experiences within gaming and the gaming industry. Join us for a weekly look into any given topic relating to video games! Remember to leave a comment and subscribe! Twitter: @PushingButtonsP Website: www.PushingButtonsPodcast.com YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaTmLUPiEDMXAFjEOY0rOBg
 
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Kara and Scott talk about the measures Facebook will put in place if there is unrest after the election. They also discuss funds being looted on the Robinhood app; the company does not have a system to retrieve these funds for users. Then Friend of Pivot, MSNBC anchor, NBC News correspondent, and NYT Bestselling author, Katy Tur, joins the podcast …
 
Every Tuesday this month, Vergecast co-host Dieter Bohn is hosting a series of discussions diving deep into tech review season, each focusing on a specific product. This week, Dieter brings back Vergecast co-host Nilay Patel and senior personal technology columnist at The Wall Street Journal Joanna Stern to discuss their reviews of the latest itera…
 
Let Me Show You My Pokeymans - I found some Pokemon cards from E3 1998 while going through my things at my childhood home, and some are worth thousands of dollars???I got Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit and I was surprised at how effective it actually is, and how much promise it shows Alternate Reality gaming for more than just having fun with your p…
 
Kara and Scott talk about the Department of Justice filing an antitrust lawsuit against Google and their search advertising monopoly behavior. They also discuss the shutdown of Quibi – we hardly knew ye... In listener mail, we get a question about Airbnb offering hosts shares in their IPO. Kara's prediction is that Amy Coney Barrett will be a dange…
 
Dieter Bohn and Nilay Patel talk to Julia Alexander about Quibi shutting down, Adi Robertson about the US government filing antitrust charges against Google, and Josh Dzieza about his report on Wisconsin's empty Foxconn factory. Stories from this week: The ambitious effort to piece together America’s fragmented health data Microsoft wants to cut do…
 
How (and why) would the US DOJ actually split up Google, and what would that look like? In the battle of the cheap streaming dongles, should you buy Google's Chromecast or Amazon's Fire Stick Lite? Special guest Finder Editor in Chief Angus Kidman (@gusworldau) Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: The PS5 UI has been revealed - our thoughts! Xbox boss Phil Spencer says they don’t need to sell Bethesda games on PlayStation to recoup their $7.5 billion investment, and expects the Series S to outsell the X 2K come under fire for adding unskippable in-game ads to NBA 2K21 Plus the games we’ve been playing, shou…
 
Kara and Scott talk about the surge of the Chinese economy this quarter and what it means for the rest of the world. Then we are joined by New York Times national security correspondent, David Sanger, to discuss cyber warfare and disinformation leading up to the election. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Every Tuesday this month, Vergecast co-host Dieter Bohn hosts a series of discussions diving deep into tech review season, each focusing on a specific product. This week, Dieter talks with managing editor of Android Central Daniel Bader and Android Police editor-in-chief David Ruddock about the Google’s Pixel 5. Learn more about your ad choices. Vi…
 
TECHTOBER IS IN FULL SWING! In the Gadget Lab, I’m scrambling to review the Pixel 5, the LG Wing, and I have this BEAUTIFUL red box from OnePlus! It’s time for a chill chat about a BUNCH of different phones! Let’s get our tech week started right! Download this week’s podcast – SGGQA 177 (RSS … Continue reading "#SGGQA 177: Pajama Podcast! Chill cha…
 
I went back to my childhood home this week and pulled out some interesting finds from my past.Intellivision had a stream on 10.10.2020 (their original launch date) to show games and the hardware, as well as release a PC version of Breakout, made by the bit.trip developers.There's a new book on Sierra On-Line written by Ken Williams - it just came a…
 
Kara and Scott talk about Apple's new LiDAR technology on the iPhone and the avenues it may or may not open up. They also discuss Facebook and Twitter limiting the spread of a New York Post story. In listener mail, we get a question about how smaller internet companies would fare if Section 230 were repealed. And Scott sees big things for Airbnb. L…
 
Stories from this week: Apple’s iPhone 12 event: the 7 biggest announcements Apple announces iPhone 12 with OLED screen and 5G speeds iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max announced with larger displays, updated design, and 5G Apple announces iPhone 12 mini, the ‘smallest and lightest 5G phone in the world’ Apple’s new iPhone 12 line-up comes with a …
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Quantic Dream founder David Cage is the latest developer to suggest Xbox’s two-console approach could cause problems for game makers: we discuss! Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that xCloud WILL come to iOS, most likely following Amazon’s lead in using a web-based app to avoid the App Store Marvel’s Avengers is st…
 
It's the calm before the next-gen storm as we're only a month away from the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S! Until then though, we've got a shed-load of Genshin Impact talk, James shares his thoughts on Star Wars Squadrons, Hope talks about the 2d-styled RPG Ikenfell, and we also chat more about our later game progress with Hades. Plus there's another Flig…
 
Kara and Scott talk about Apple's iPhone event and the future of 5G. They also discuss a potential plan from the federal government to break apart Google Chrome. In Friend of Pivot, we hear from author Fareed Zakaria about lessons from the pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Every Tuesday this month, Vergecast co-host Dieter Bohn hosts a series of discussions diving deep into tech review season, each focusing on a specific product. This week, Dieter talks with MKBHD aka Marques Brownlee about the various phones released by Samsung this year, from the S20 Ultra to the Z Fold 2 5G. The two also discuss the process of rev…
 
Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple are declared monopolies by the House! Covid-19 can live on glass for up to 28 days! AMD is showing off a beast of a new processor! We get a better look at the upcoming OnePlus 8T! And Techtober is in full swing! Let’s chat a LITTLE about the Pixel 5! … Continue reading "#SGGQA 176: Apple App Store is a Monopoly, …
 
We talk about some of the games that came out this week that we've been playing - Hades, Super Mario Bros. 35, and Star Wars: Squadrons in VR.Nvidia has released drivers to fix the crashing RTX 3080 cards - and it has nothing to do with capacitors.CD Projekt Red announced that Cyberpunk 2077 developers will be facing mandatory crunch time for the n…
 
Kara and Scott talk about the House Judiciary Committee releasing their report after a 15-month antitrust investigation into the 'Big Four'. They also discuss Facebook (finally) purging QAnon accounts and pages from their platform. In listener mail, we get a question from Hawaii about children's privacy in distance learning apps. Scott's prediction…
 
Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn bring in Russell Brandom and Adi Robertson to discuss congressional report about whether Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Google are violating antitrust law. Dan Seifert stops by to discuss Apple's upcoming iPhone event on October 13th. Links: Global TV shipments hit record high last quarter, report says America’s internet w…
 
What's the future of 5G and will Fixed Wireless hurt the NBN? With Apple getting ready to launch its first 5G iPhones, are the new crop of cheaper 5G handsets worth a glance? Special guest News Corp national tech editor Jen Dudley-Nicholson @jendudley Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussie Broadband. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Cyberpunk 2077 goes gold, but the impending release comes at a cost for the developers as CD Projekt Red announce mandatory crunch, reversing an earlier commitment not to force overtime on staff. In other news: EA Play is coming to Xbox Game Pass at the launch of the Series X/S, but could the expansion of gaming’s…
 
Kara and Scott talk about how the stock market and media have reacted to the rollercoaster of Trump's covid-19 diagnosis. They also discuss the closing of the US' 2nd largest movie theater chain as more Hollywood releases are postponed. In wins and fails, Kara talks about Google giving money to news outlets as the company deals with antitrust lawsu…
 
Every Tuesday this month, Vergecast co-host Dieter Bohn hosts a series of discussions diving deep into tech review season, each focusing on a specific product. This week, Dieter talks with YouTube's UrAvgConsumer about how the recently announced Google Pixel 5 shares some common ground with Google's 2013 smartphone project the Nexus 5. This episode…
 
Facebook and Twitter CEOs will testify about protections for social media companies. IKEA is going to stop selling single-use batteries. Windows on ARM is getting support for x64 emulation. Urban Ears demos earbuds that mold to your ear. Microsoft showed off a cheaper Surface Laptop. And let’s recap the Google event announcing the Pixel 5! … Contin…
 
Kara and Scott discuss the debate and how each candidate's brand was displayed. They also talk about Disney round of layoffs in the parks division and how Disney can recover. In listener mail we get a question about cybercrime and how to mitigate the rise of ransomware hacks. In predictions, Scott thinks if Biden takes the presidency, Palantir is i…
 
Nilay, Dieter, Dan, and Chris discuss all the announcements from Google's fall hardware event from this week, as well as Sonos suing Google for infringing five more wireless audio patents. Links: If you’re sick this fall, you’ll probably get two virus tests The coronavirus pandemic by the numbers Google announces the Pixel 5 for $699 Google announc…
 
On this episode of VGST we gush over Hades, slide around in Art of Rally, honk up a storm in Untitled Goose Game and learn just how much of a gacha game Genshin Impact is. We also cover Microsoft's purchase of Zenimax Media/Bethesda, Sony's PS5 news, failed attempts to pre-order new consoles, Tokyo Game Show, shadow drops on the Nintendo Switch and…
 
How does Telstra's new 5G fixed-wireless service stack up against the NBN? What can we expect from Google's new Pixel phones, Chromecast players and Nest speakers? Special guests Finder editor-in-chief Angus Kidman (@gusworldau), ZDNet AU editor Chris Duckett (@Dobes), PickrAU editor Leigh Stark (@Leighlo) - Vertical Hold is brought to you by Aussi…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Amazon has revealed its own game streaming service, Luna - we discuss their offer and how the streaming landscape looks a year after Google Stadia launched and started the race for streaming supremacy. We also dive into the continued fallout of the next-gen pre-order fiasco, as Sony, Microsoft and retailers fail t…
 
Kara and Scott talk about the President Trump's tax returns. They also discuss Amazon's dystopic new home surveillance drone. Then Friend of Pivot, Stacey Cunningham, president of the New York Stock Exchange joins the show to discuss the IPO landscape. In wins and fails Kara talks about Supreme Court justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett. Learn more ab…
 
Every Tuesday this month, Vergecast co-host Dieter Bohn hosts a series of discussions diving deep into tech review season, each focusing on a specific product. This week, Dieter talks with senior personal technology columnist at The Wall Street Journal and Verge alum Joanna Stern about Apple's Watch Series 6. Dieter and Joanna also discuss the proc…
 
The Xbox Series X preorders went live this week - and they were just as bad as the PS5 and RTX 3080's were. But at least people bought Xbox One X's!The RTX 3080 DID make it into the hands of some humans who then reported crashing issues due to some aftermarket cards using cheap components.Amazon has entered the game streaming space with Luna, compl…
 
The XPERIA 5ii is in the gadget lab! I’m also going hands on with the Velvet on T-Mobile! We’re going to chat about the Galaxy S20 FE. Twitter wants you to read more articles before you retweet them. The OnePlus 8 is on sale! And the DoJ wants to end protections for social media sites … Continue reading "#SGGQA 174: XPERIA 5ii is here! Velvet on T-…
 
Nilay, Dieter, and Dan discuss all the important announcements from Amazon's fall hardware event this week, from a security drone for your home to a new cloud gaming service. Stories discussed this week: CDC removes guidance about airborne spread of the coronavirus Averting a COVID-19 vaccination crisis will take careful communication Ring’s latest…
 
Kara and Scott talk about Tesla's "Battery Day" and California Governor Gavin Newsom saying his state with be gas-vehicle free by 2035. They also discuss the DOJ's plan to bring an antitrust lawsuit against Google. Plus Kara and Scott consider how Democrats and Republicans may look at data privacy issues differently after the election. Scott has a …
 
After leaving millions of Aussies languishing on Fibre to the Node, why has the NBN suddenly developed an appetite for fibre? What does it mean for Aussie broadband users, rival networks and the future of 5G? Special guests SMH deputy biz editor Supratim Adhikari (@SupratimA), ZDNet AU editor Chris Duckett (@Dobes) and Aussie Broadband MD Phil Brit…
 
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