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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.

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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.

    What happens post-Corona, marketing "defund the police", and predictions on SPACs

    What happens post-Corona, marketing "defund the police", and predictions on SPACs

    Kara and Scott talk about an outage at AWS, Salesforce potentially buying Slack and Scott's new book Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Media consolidations, Snapchat's TikTok competitor, and Joanna Coles on retail during the pandemic

    Media consolidations, Snapchat's TikTok competitor, and Joanna Coles on retail during the pandemic

    Kara and Scott talk about BuzzFeed acquiring the Huffington Post and other media consolidations as the industry shifts. They also discuss Snapchat's new feature "Spotlight" that will function like TikTok and pay top creators. In Friend of Pivot, we hear from Joanna Coles about what and how people are shopping during the pandemic holiday season. For Kara and Scott, the Biden cabinet picks are the win of the week.
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Airbnb’s IPO, Amazon breaks into the pharmacy business, and predictions on a CNN sale

    Airbnb’s IPO, Amazon breaks into the pharmacy business, and predictions on a CNN sale

    Kara and Scott talk about Airbnb's S1 and public offering in a risky moment. Then they discuss Amazon's announcement that it will now sell prescription drugs on its website and app, which may spell doom for some competitors. In listener mail, they answer the question about how young people should choose mentors. In predictions, Scott thinks CNN will be sold.
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Disney earnings, TikTok saga continues, and Maggie Haberman on the Trump transition

    Disney earnings, TikTok saga continues, and Maggie Haberman on the Trump transition

    Kara and Scott talk about Disney's Q4 earnings and the Board's decision that it will not declare a semi-annual cash dividend for the second half of the year. They also discuss the Trump administration extending the deadline for TikTok's parent company ByteDance to make a deal to sell to a US based company. Then we are joined by New York Times White House correspondent, Maggie Haberman, who talks about the Trump administrations last months.
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    • 58 min
    Covid’s ‘second wave’ and business, Europe brings antitrust suit to Amazon, and a prediction on fitness trackers

    Covid’s ‘second wave’ and business, Europe brings antitrust suit to Amazon, and a prediction on fitness trackers

    Kara and Scott talk about the spike in covid-19 cases and how that's affecting the stock market ånd business. They discuss antitrust charges against Amazon from Europe. In listener mail, Scott talks about whether college should be free. Kara has a prediction on fitness trackers.
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    • 51 min
    Pfizer's covid-19 vaccine, China looks at fintech regulation, and Lyft President John Zimmer on the future of gig work

    Pfizer's covid-19 vaccine, China looks at fintech regulation, and Lyft President John Zimmer on the future of gig work

    Kara and Scott talk about Pfizer's early success with a covid-19 vaccine and how that is effecting the stock market. They also discuss Ant's halted IPO, the repercussions for the company and how China is using the opportunity to look at financial tech regulations. Then we are joined by Friend of Pivot, President and Founder of Lyft, John Zimmer to talk about the passing of Proposition-22 and what it means for app drivers.
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    • 1 hr 5 min

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