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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.

Latest Episodes

Tesla’s “Battery Day”, the DOJ prepares for Google, and Scott’s prediction on “algorithmic e-commerce”

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 prediction about commerce if TikTok and Walmart join forces. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

63 min2 d ago
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Tesla’s “Battery Day”, the DOJ prepares for Google, and Scott’s prediction on “algorithmic e-commerce”

TikTok deal gets a presidential blessing, friend of Pivot Julia Angwin's internet Blacklight, and RIP RBG

Kara and Scott talk about the details of the new TikTok deal that garnered President Trump's blessing. Scott rants about Palantir going public, and then Friend of Pivot Julia Angwin joins Kara and Scott to talk about Blacklight, a new internet tool that shows you just how creepy the websites you visit are. We are conducting an audience survey to better serve you. It takes no more than five minutes, and it really helps out the show. Please take our survey here: voxmedia.com/podsurvey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56 min5 d ago
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TikTok deal gets a presidential blessing, friend of Pivot Julia Angwin's internet Blacklight, and RIP RBG

Pivot Schooled #5: The Psychology of Recovery, with Recode co-founder Walt Mossberg, Howard University's Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, and Los Angeles Superintendent Austin Beutner

Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the process of recovery from COVID-19, with a focus on how college and K-12 education will be permanently reshaped by the pandemic. They're joined by three guests: Howard University president Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick; Austin Beutner, the superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District; and Walt Mossberg, the co-founder of Recode who now serves on the board of the News Literacy Project. Plus: A prediction from former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, two listener questions — including one from Kara's son Louie — and predictions about Shopify and TikTok. Get your Pivot Schooled hats, mugs, shirts and more at PivotSchooled.com/Shop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

80 min1 w ago
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Pivot Schooled #5: The Psychology of Recovery, with Recode co-founder Walt Mossberg, Howard University's Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, and Los Angeles Superintendent Austin Beutner

“The Apple “Rundle” is anemic, the California brain drain (California’s exodus) and a prediction on Palantir’s direct listing

Kara and Scott talk about Apple's "rundle" and their push into the fitness space. They also talk about celebrities freezing their Instagram accounts in protest of Facebook. In listener mail, they discuss how California can save its "brand". And in predictions, Scott shares thoughts on the Palantir direct listing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

55 min1 w ago
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“The Apple “Rundle” is anemic, the California brain drain (California’s exodus) and a prediction on Palantir’s direct listing

Oracle wins Tik Tok, the future of AI chips, and Friend of Pivot Alex Stamos deep dives on TikTok privacy

Kara and Scott talk about Oracle beating out Microsoft in the bid to be Tik Tok's US partner. They also discuss Nvidia buying up a chip company from Softbank. Then Friend of Pivot and privacy expert Alex Stamos joins Kara and Scott to talk about privacy on Tik Tok. We are conducting an audience survey to better serve you. It takes no more than five minutes, and it really helps out the show. Please take our survey here:voxmedia.com/podsurvey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

60 min1 w ago
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Oracle wins Tik Tok, the future of AI chips, and Friend of Pivot Alex Stamos deep dives on TikTok privacy

Pivot Schooled #4: The Big Four, with Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Columbia University's Tim Wu

Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the growing power of Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon during the COVID-19 pandemic. Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai joins to talk about Google’s impact on society, its feud with Fortnite maker Epic Games,whether he believes America is headed in the right direction, and more; then, Columbia University professor Tim Wu talks with Kara and Scott about the future of tech antitrust, how China has run circles around the US in tech policy, and why Facebook faces the greatest legal risk; finally, The Verge’s Casey Newton drops in to discuss the TikTok acquisition drama, disinformation on Facebook, and Joe Biden’s plan to repeal section 230 of the CDA. Plus: Comedian Roy Wood Jr. has some predictions about Apple's next iPhone. Get your Pivot Schooled hats, mugs, shirts and more at PivotSchooled.com/Shop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

76 min2 w ago
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Pivot Schooled #4: The Big Four, with Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Columbia University's Tim Wu

Apple vs. Epic battle escalates, GOP’s Section 230 legislation, and a listener question on Chipotle conscious consumerism

Kara and Scott talk about Apple's countersuit filed against the video-game company, Epic. They also discuss Republican Senators' new legislation to amend Section 230. In listener mail, we get a question about conscious consumerism and the brands doing it well. Scott has more predictions for Shopify. We are conducting an audience survey to better serve you. It takes no more than five minutes, and it really helps out the show. Please take our survey here:voxmedia.com/podsurvey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53 min2 w ago
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Apple vs. Epic battle escalates, GOP’s Section 230 legislation, and a listener question on Chipotle conscious consumerism

Pivot Schooled #3: The Sharing Capitalists, with Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Gig Workers Collective co-founder Vanessa Bain

In this audio version of the third episode of our live video series Pivot Schooled, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the future of the sharing economy, why restaurants are over-capitalized, and the shifting politics of labor laws as gig workers are squeezed by the pandemic. They talk to Gig Workers Collective co-founder Vanessa Bain about how policy makers and companies can better protect workers; then, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi talks about why the company is fighting against classifying its workers as employees in California, the food delivery business, and whether the company is really committed to self-driving cars. Get your Pivot Schooled hats, mugs, shirts and more at PivotSchooled.com/Shop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

75 min2 w ago
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Pivot Schooled #3: The Sharing Capitalists, with Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Gig Workers Collective co-founder Vanessa Bain

Facebook's Russia problem (pt.2), Zoom's soaring market cap, and a prediction on Shopify

Kara and Scott talk about Russian election interference found on Facebook and Twitter. They also discuss Zoom quadrupling revenue in the past year and what the company should do with their new found power. We get a listener mail question from Australia about a new law that would require Facebook and Google to share ad revenue with content publishers. In predictions, Scott foresees big spending from Shopify. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56 min3 w ago
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Facebook's Russia problem (pt.2), Zoom's soaring market cap, and a prediction on Shopify

Walmart wants to buy TikTok, Amazon unveils its fitness tracker, and Kara and Scott catchup on the big stories of August

Kara and Scott are reunited to talk about Walmart joining forces with Microsoft in a bid to buy TikTok. They also discuss Amazon's new fitness tracker product, Halo, and how it may be a back door attempt to bolster the company's healthcare endeavors. In Friend of Pivot, Kara and Scott catch up on some of the big stories they missed while Scott was on vacation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

59 min3 w ago
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Walmart wants to buy TikTok, Amazon unveils its fitness tracker, and Kara and Scott catchup on the big stories of August

Latest Episodes

Tesla’s “Battery Day”, the DOJ prepares for Google, and Scott’s prediction on “algorithmic e-commerce”

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 prediction about commerce if TikTok and Walmart join forces. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

63 min2 d ago
Comments
Tesla’s “Battery Day”, the DOJ prepares for Google, and Scott’s prediction on “algorithmic e-commerce”

TikTok deal gets a presidential blessing, friend of Pivot Julia Angwin's internet Blacklight, and RIP RBG

Kara and Scott talk about the details of the new TikTok deal that garnered President Trump's blessing. Scott rants about Palantir going public, and then Friend of Pivot Julia Angwin joins Kara and Scott to talk about Blacklight, a new internet tool that shows you just how creepy the websites you visit are. We are conducting an audience survey to better serve you. It takes no more than five minutes, and it really helps out the show. Please take our survey here: voxmedia.com/podsurvey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56 min5 d ago
Comments
TikTok deal gets a presidential blessing, friend of Pivot Julia Angwin's internet Blacklight, and RIP RBG

Pivot Schooled #5: The Psychology of Recovery, with Recode co-founder Walt Mossberg, Howard University's Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, and Los Angeles Superintendent Austin Beutner

Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the process of recovery from COVID-19, with a focus on how college and K-12 education will be permanently reshaped by the pandemic. They're joined by three guests: Howard University president Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick; Austin Beutner, the superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District; and Walt Mossberg, the co-founder of Recode who now serves on the board of the News Literacy Project. Plus: A prediction from former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, two listener questions — including one from Kara's son Louie — and predictions about Shopify and TikTok. Get your Pivot Schooled hats, mugs, shirts and more at PivotSchooled.com/Shop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

80 min1 w ago
Comments
Pivot Schooled #5: The Psychology of Recovery, with Recode co-founder Walt Mossberg, Howard University's Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, and Los Angeles Superintendent Austin Beutner

“The Apple “Rundle” is anemic, the California brain drain (California’s exodus) and a prediction on Palantir’s direct listing

Kara and Scott talk about Apple's "rundle" and their push into the fitness space. They also talk about celebrities freezing their Instagram accounts in protest of Facebook. In listener mail, they discuss how California can save its "brand". And in predictions, Scott shares thoughts on the Palantir direct listing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

55 min1 w ago
Comments
“The Apple “Rundle” is anemic, the California brain drain (California’s exodus) and a prediction on Palantir’s direct listing

Oracle wins Tik Tok, the future of AI chips, and Friend of Pivot Alex Stamos deep dives on TikTok privacy

Kara and Scott talk about Oracle beating out Microsoft in the bid to be Tik Tok's US partner. They also discuss Nvidia buying up a chip company from Softbank. Then Friend of Pivot and privacy expert Alex Stamos joins Kara and Scott to talk about privacy on Tik Tok. We are conducting an audience survey to better serve you. It takes no more than five minutes, and it really helps out the show. Please take our survey here:voxmedia.com/podsurvey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

60 min1 w ago
Comments
Oracle wins Tik Tok, the future of AI chips, and Friend of Pivot Alex Stamos deep dives on TikTok privacy

Pivot Schooled #4: The Big Four, with Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Columbia University's Tim Wu

Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the growing power of Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon during the COVID-19 pandemic. Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai joins to talk about Google’s impact on society, its feud with Fortnite maker Epic Games,whether he believes America is headed in the right direction, and more; then, Columbia University professor Tim Wu talks with Kara and Scott about the future of tech antitrust, how China has run circles around the US in tech policy, and why Facebook faces the greatest legal risk; finally, The Verge’s Casey Newton drops in to discuss the TikTok acquisition drama, disinformation on Facebook, and Joe Biden’s plan to repeal section 230 of the CDA. Plus: Comedian Roy Wood Jr. has some predictions about Apple's next iPhone. Get your Pivot Schooled hats, mugs, shirts and more at PivotSchooled.com/Shop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

76 min2 w ago
Comments
Pivot Schooled #4: The Big Four, with Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Columbia University's Tim Wu

Apple vs. Epic battle escalates, GOP’s Section 230 legislation, and a listener question on Chipotle conscious consumerism

Kara and Scott talk about Apple's countersuit filed against the video-game company, Epic. They also discuss Republican Senators' new legislation to amend Section 230. In listener mail, we get a question about conscious consumerism and the brands doing it well. Scott has more predictions for Shopify. We are conducting an audience survey to better serve you. It takes no more than five minutes, and it really helps out the show. Please take our survey here:voxmedia.com/podsurvey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53 min2 w ago
Comments
Apple vs. Epic battle escalates, GOP’s Section 230 legislation, and a listener question on Chipotle conscious consumerism

Pivot Schooled #3: The Sharing Capitalists, with Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Gig Workers Collective co-founder Vanessa Bain

In this audio version of the third episode of our live video series Pivot Schooled, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the future of the sharing economy, why restaurants are over-capitalized, and the shifting politics of labor laws as gig workers are squeezed by the pandemic. They talk to Gig Workers Collective co-founder Vanessa Bain about how policy makers and companies can better protect workers; then, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi talks about why the company is fighting against classifying its workers as employees in California, the food delivery business, and whether the company is really committed to self-driving cars. Get your Pivot Schooled hats, mugs, shirts and more at PivotSchooled.com/Shop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

75 min2 w ago
Comments
Pivot Schooled #3: The Sharing Capitalists, with Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Gig Workers Collective co-founder Vanessa Bain

Facebook's Russia problem (pt.2), Zoom's soaring market cap, and a prediction on Shopify

Kara and Scott talk about Russian election interference found on Facebook and Twitter. They also discuss Zoom quadrupling revenue in the past year and what the company should do with their new found power. We get a listener mail question from Australia about a new law that would require Facebook and Google to share ad revenue with content publishers. In predictions, Scott foresees big spending from Shopify. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56 min3 w ago
Comments
Facebook's Russia problem (pt.2), Zoom's soaring market cap, and a prediction on Shopify

Walmart wants to buy TikTok, Amazon unveils its fitness tracker, and Kara and Scott catchup on the big stories of August

Kara and Scott are reunited to talk about Walmart joining forces with Microsoft in a bid to buy TikTok. They also discuss Amazon's new fitness tracker product, Halo, and how it may be a back door attempt to bolster the company's healthcare endeavors. In Friend of Pivot, Kara and Scott catch up on some of the big stories they missed while Scott was on vacation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

59 min3 w ago
Comments
Walmart wants to buy TikTok, Amazon unveils its fitness tracker, and Kara and Scott catchup on the big stories of August

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