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Every Tuesday and Friday, tech journalist 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, tech journalist 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.

    Stock Market Blues, a Crypto Crash, and Mark Cuban's Pharmacy

    Stock Market Blues, a Crypto Crash, and Mark Cuban's Pharmacy

    Can things get any worse for Peloton? Kara and Scott discuss the D.C. tech lobby, Twitter's push into NFTs, and the troubled stock market. Plus, Mark Cuban's new online pharmacy, and a listener question about whether your local grocery store should play by Amazon's rules.
    Send us your Listener Mail questions, via Yappa, at nymag.com/pivot.
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    The FTC's New Rules, Sony's Fall, and Starbucks 86's a Vax Mandate

    The FTC's New Rules, Sony's Fall, and Starbucks 86's a Vax Mandate

    Kara and Scott delve into Peloton's uphill battle, and what the proposed Microsoft-Activision Blizzard deal means for Sony. Also, they unpack Kara's interview with FTC chair Lina Khan. Plus: A listener question about vertical integration.
    Send us your Listener Mail questions, via Yappa, at nymag.com/pivot.
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Google’s Manipulated Ad Auctions, Microsoft Buys Activision Blizzard, and the Danger of Billionaires

    Google’s Manipulated Ad Auctions, Microsoft Buys Activision Blizzard, and the Danger of Billionaires

    Kara and Scott discuss Microsoft's play for Activision Blizzard, Google's alleged ad auction shell game, and Peleton's rise in prices. Also, DirecTV is dropping One America News. We’re joined by our Friend of Pivot, Peter S. Goodman to discuss his book, “DAVOS MAN: How the Billionaires Devoured the World.”

    You can find Peter on Twitter at @petersgoodman.

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    The Biggest Deal in Video Game History, and the FTC Comes for Meta (Again)

    The Biggest Deal in Video Game History, and the FTC Comes for Meta (Again)

    Kara and Scott discuss the return of the FTC’s monopoly case against Meta, Take Two's purchase of Zynga, and a new lawsuit claiming the nation’s top universities colluded to fix pricing. Plus, United Airlines' Covid staffing woes, and a prediction on Pinterest.

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    • 59 min
    Tech Stocks, Covid Sick Leave, The Winners of The Chip Shortage, and Guest Jonathan Greenblatt

    Tech Stocks, Covid Sick Leave, The Winners of The Chip Shortage, and Guest Jonathan Greenblatt

    Kara and Scott discuss The New York Times' plans to buy The Athletic, how Tesla adapted to the 2021 chip shortage, and the latest tech stock slide. Also, Amazon cuts paid leave time for Covid. Our Friend of Pivot is Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the Anti-Defamation League. He'll discuss his new book, “It Could Happen Here: Why America Is Tipping from Hate to the Unthinkable―And How We Can Stop It.”
    You can find Jonathan on Twitter at @JGreenblattADL.
    Send us your Listener Mail questions, via Yappa, at nymag.com/pivot.
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Rep. Adam Schiff on the Capitol Attack Anniversary, The Theranos Trial Verdict, and Adam Neumann is back

    Rep. Adam Schiff on the Capitol Attack Anniversary, The Theranos Trial Verdict, and Adam Neumann is back

    Kara and Scott discuss the verdict of the Theranos trial, Ben Smith's new global news startup, and Apple crossing the 3 trillion dollar-mark. Also, Adam Neumann is back. Then, Chairman Adam Schiff joins on the anniversary of the insurrection. Plus, a prediction on meme stocks.
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    • 1 hr 9 min

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