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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.

    Google ad track changes, implosions for the entertainment industry and Square buys Tidal

    Google ad track changes, implosions for the entertainment industry and Square buys Tidal

    Kara and Scott talk about Google changing its ad model – they won't be selling ads based on how your browse the web anymore. They also discuss Square purchasing Jay-Z's music streaming service company – and we're not quite sure why... Meanwhile, Alamo Drafthouse files Chapter 11, and ratings for the Golden Globes hits an all-time low. In listener mail, a 21-year-old on a visa asks for advice on how to build an international career as an entrepreneur.
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    The new COVID stimulus and Andy Slavitt on vaccine plans

    The new COVID stimulus and Andy Slavitt on vaccine plans

    Kara and Scott talk about the $.19 trillion stimulus package that passed the House and the fight for a $15/hour minimum wage. They also discuss the digital Golden Globes and Trump's appearance at CPAC. Then they are joined by White House Senior Advisor to the COVID-19 Response Team, Andy Slavitt, to discuss vaccine distribution.
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    More hearings for big tech, GameStop stock surge (again), and predictions come true

    More hearings for big tech, GameStop stock surge (again), and predictions come true

    Kara and Scott talk about deals reached between Facebook and Australia as Facebook, Google and Twitter prepare to testify in front of Congress. They also discuss the new surge of GameStop stock. In listener mail we get a question from a Texan about how tech companies are going to be looking at their moves to the state. In predictions, Scott does a victory lap on 3 big predictions come true in 2021
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    • 1 hr
    U.K. says Uber drivers are employees, and the future of cyber attacks

    U.K. says Uber drivers are employees, and the future of cyber attacks

    Kara and Scott talk about a U.K. Supreme Court ruling that says Uber drivers must be treated as employees and what that means for the future of the company. Then Kara and Scott are joined by New York Times reporter and bestselling author of “This Is How They Tell Me The World Ends", Nicole Perlroth about the danger of cyber attacks in the United States.
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Facebook's Australia blackout and the GameStop hearings

    Facebook's Australia blackout and the GameStop hearings

    Kara and Scott talk about Facebook restricting users and publishers from using the platform in Australia as the country weighs a law that would require big tech to pay for news content. They also discuss the hearing on the GameStop fiasco and how Robinhood played a part. In listener mail, Scott answers why he doesn't invest in Bitcoin.
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    • 58 min
    Lincoln Project implosion, Microsoft says Google should pay newspapers, and Friend of Pivot Adam Grant

    Lincoln Project implosion, Microsoft says Google should pay newspapers, and Friend of Pivot Adam Grant

    Kara and Scott talk about Microsoft CEO Brad Smith's stance saying the US should follow Australia in a model that would force tech giants to pay for news content. They also discuss implosions at the Lincoln Project and Disney dropping the actor Gina Carano. Then in Friend of Pivot, Adam Grant, the author of the New York Times bestseller "Think Again", joins the show to talk about how to think outside your opinion bubble.
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    • 1 hr 11 min

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Simply amazing

Listening to Kara and Scott is pure pleasure. You guys rock! Don’t ever stop!

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