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Vaccine passports, Facebook in Australia, and chess on Twitch
Mike Murphy joins the show to talk about the tech industry's push for vaccine passports. Then Issie Lapowsky talks about Facebook's latest moves in Australia, before Hirsh Chitkara joins to discuss how chess became a streaming giant.
Citizen’s plan to keep people safe (and beat COVID) with an app
Citizen CEO Andrew Frame joins the show to talk about safety, privacy, and how video changes the way people see their own cities.
Facebook bails on Australia and Airbnb heads to Atlanta
Issie Lapowsky dissects what's happening between Facebook, Google and the Australian government. Then Anna Kramer joins (17:15) to explain why Atlanta is the next big US tech hub.
Bumble’s IPO, digital books and PayPal’s future
Hirsh Chitkara on Bumble’s big IPO, Anna Kramer on Libby and the future of digital books, and Tomio Geron PayPal’s plan to win the future of finance.
Inside Vimeo’s reinvention
Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud talks about the video industry, helping businesses be creators, and getting out of the shadow of YouTube.
Amazon after Bezos
Tom Krazit on Amazon’s new CEO, and Emily Birnbaum on the new proposals to fix antitrust and Section 230.