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Each weekday afternoon, Axios business editor Dan Primack unpacks the biggest story of the day and why it matters. In 10 minutes, Dan and his guests - global business leaders, influential political operators, and reporters chasing huge scoops - take you inside the accelerating forces, technologies and trends that are remaking your world and work. 
About Axios: Axios is a digital media company launched in 2017. Axios - which means “worthy” in Greek - helps you become smarter, faster with news and information across politics, tech, business, media, science and the world. Subscribe to our newsletters at axios.com/newsletters and download our mobile app at axios.com/app 
About Dan Primack: Dan is the host of Axios Re:Cap. He is also a business editor at Axios and author of the daily Axios Pro Rata newsletter where he covers the world of dealmakers across VC, PE and M&A. Previously, he was a senior editor at Fortune magazine and Thomson Reuters. 

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Each weekday afternoon, Axios business editor Dan Primack unpacks the biggest story of the day and why it matters. In 10 minutes, Dan and his guests - global business leaders, influential political operators, and reporters chasing huge scoops - take you inside the accelerating forces, technologies and trends that are remaking your world and work. 
About Axios: Axios is a digital media company launched in 2017. Axios - which means “worthy” in Greek - helps you become smarter, faster with news and information across politics, tech, business, media, science and the world. Subscribe to our newsletters at axios.com/newsletters and download our mobile app at axios.com/app 
About Dan Primack: Dan is the host of Axios Re:Cap. He is also a business editor at Axios and author of the daily Axios Pro Rata newsletter where he covers the world of dealmakers across VC, PE and M&A. Previously, he was a senior editor at Fortune magazine and Thomson Reuters. 

    Taylor Lorenz on Trump's threat to ban TikTok

    Taylor Lorenz on Trump's threat to ban TikTok

    President Trump has just 48 hours left to either follow through on his threatened ban of TikTok, or accept a proposed tech partnership with Oracle. Dan and New York Times tech reporter Taylor Lorenz dig into how the TikTok user community has reacted to this political drama and what comes next.
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    • 12 min
    Amazon exec on its Climate Pledge Fund

    Amazon exec on its Climate Pledge Fund

    Amazon today announced the first companies to receive money from a $2 billion venture capital fund it formed to help combat climate change. Dan digs into how Amazon hopes the fund will help it achieve its own goals of getting carbon neutral by 2040, and if it's more substance than spin with Matt Peterson, Amazon's director of new initiatives and corporate development.
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    • 13 min
    How 2020 changed advertising

    How 2020 changed advertising

    Dozens of celebrities, including Kim Kardashian West, aren't posting to their Facebook or Instagram feeds today, as part of the "Stop hate for profit" campaign. It’s a continuation of the July ad boycott of social media. To discuss what this temporary boycott means, and how the broader advertising market has changed in 2020, Dan is joined by Axios media reporter Sara Fischer and Rob Farinella, the CEO of advertising agency Blue Sky.
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    • 13 min
    The TikTok view from China

    The TikTok view from China

    By this time next week, we should know if TikTok will be allowed to continue operating in the U.S., in partnership with Oracle, or if it will be in the process of being banned by President Trump. To get the perspective from China, where TikTok's parent company is based, Dan is joined by CNBC Beijing bureau chief Eunice Yoon.
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    • 12 min
    Classrooms become pandemic workplaces

    Classrooms become pandemic workplaces

    Around 37% of America’s public school students are beginning the year in some sort of in-person learning, which means millions of teachers have returned to classrooms. Dan is joined by American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten to discuss what's working, what's still needed, and if teachers should be required to take a COVID-19 vaccine when one is available.
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    • 14 min
    Tech's role in fighting California wildfires

    Tech's role in fighting California wildfires

    California is on fire right now, and Silicon Valley is among the affected areas. But tech hasn't done much to help prevent or fight these sorts of blazes, as most companies prefer to build products for consumers or businesses, not governments. Dan discusses what tech could be doing more of, and why it isn't, with GoTenna CEO Daniela Perdomo, whose company makes a product that helps wildfire fighters communicate via cell phones even if there isn't available cellular service.
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    • 11 min

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