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.
Twitter's Lots of Bots, Netflix Isn't Joking With Employees
Tuesday 17 May 2022
: Disney+ gains subscribers in Q2, but winter may be coming. Kara and Scott discuss Twitter's bot problem, and what it could mean for Elon's...
Bonus Episode: Elon Pauses Twitter Bid
Friday 13 May 2022
: Elon Musk is putting his Twitter deal on hold. Who could have predicted this??? Kara and Scott have a few things to say.--We'll be back on...
Thiel Thinks BlackRock is Woke, Tesla Stalls Out, and a Crypto Crash
Friday 13 May 2022
: Tesla halts production in Shanghai, Grindr flirts with going public, and Democrats get an edge at the FTC. Also, Peter Thiel sets his sights...
Market Madness, The Latest on Roe, and Guest Kirsten Grind
Tuesday 10 May 2022
: Kara and Scott ponder the market slide and where its worst impacts will be felt, and discuss legal efforts to jump-start a Post-Roe...
Can Corporations Plan for a Post-Roe World?
Friday 06 May 2022
: Roe v. Wade could be overturned. Kara and Scott discuss the implications for big business and beyond. Also, Uber and Lyft get a flat tire in...
Tech Stock Slump, Staff Morale Down at the FTC, and Guest Tripp Mickle
Tuesday 03 May 2022
: Kara and Scott discuss Amazon missing its earnings target, employee morale at the FTC, and Warren Buffet’s latest comments on the stock...
The Latest Twitter Battle, What's Up With Tech Stocks, and Our Guest Is State Senator Mallory McMorrow
Friday 29 April 2022
: Kara and Scott discuss the fallout so far from Elon’s Twitter purchase, and some mixed news for big tech stocks. Also, Fidelity is...
Twitter! CNN+! Unions!
Tuesday 26 April 2022
: In the most Elon Musk move ever, the billionaire bought Twitter just 2 hours after we finished taping. But don’t worry, we did an...
Everyone's Watching NFLX, and Elon Says "Funding Secured"
Friday 22 April 2022
: Elon Musk says he's financed his Twitter bid to the tune of $46 billion. Netflix subscriber numbers dropped for the first time in over a...
The Poison Pill, The State of Streaming and Guest William D. Cohan
Tuesday 19 April 2022
: Kara and Scott discuss the Twitter board's “poison pill” approach to fend of Elon’s bid. Friend of Pivot William D. Cohan joins to...
Is Elon's Offer Serious? Plus, Inflation, Astroturfing, and DAOs
Friday 15 April 2022
: The Elon and Twitter saga continues: Kara and Scott talk about Musk’s offer to buy all of Twitter for $43 billion. Also, inflation, price...
Elon's Twitter Board Reversal, Warner Bros. and Discovery Merger, and Cathy O’Neil on Shame
Tuesday 12 April 2022
: Never mind: Elon's NOT joining the Twitter board after all. Kara and Scott discuss the Warner Media and Discovery deal closing. Plus, a...
Has Musk Crossed a Red Line? Plus: Uber’s Superapp, and Career Advice for Grads
Friday 08 April 2022
: Stock buys, joining the board, edit buttons, polls: Kara and Scott Discuss everything Elon and Twitter. Also, Uber’s looking to create a...
Elon’s Twitter Buy, Urban Hellscapes, and Guest Dr. Laurie Santos
Tuesday 05 April 2022
: Kara is joined by co-host George Hahn today to discuss Elon Musk becoming Twitter's largest shareholder, Louis C.K.'s Grammy win, and urban...
Pivot Q1 Quarterly Review
Friday 01 April 2022
: Kara and Scott are back with Pivot’s Quarterly Review series. They take a look at Scott’s past predictions on Alibaba, Meme Stocks, and...
Oscars Reactions, Apple Subscriptions, and The Team Behind Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber
Tuesday 29 March 2022
: Kara and Scott discuss new regulations for tech in Europe and Apple planning a subscription service. And of course, all the Oscars news....
Buzzfeed Layoffs, SCOTUS Confirmation Hearings, and MacKenzie Scott’s Donations
Friday 25 March 2022
: Kara and Scott discuss Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearings, layoffs at Buzzfeed, and a new social network from AARP. Also,...
Disney Drama, Amazon Owns MGM, and Guest Kelly AuCoin
Tuesday 22 March 2022
: Kara and Scott talk about the latest drama at Disney, Amazon officially owning MGM, and some impressive download numbers for Crypto apps....
Universities Cut Ties with Russia, Antitrust Action, and Guest Preet Bharara
Friday 18 March 2022
: Kara and Scott talk about universities cutting ties with Russia, this week's antitrust action against Amazon, and the Fed raising interest...
More COVID Disruptions, Government Internet Carve-Ups, and Friend of Pivot, Dr. Vivek Murthy
Tuesday 15 March 2022
: Kara and Scott discuss the latest COVID-related supply chain interruptions in China, and Disney's pause on all political donations in...
Let's Say Gay, The U.S. Bans Russian Oil, and Guest Jeffrey Sonnenfeld
Friday 11 March 2022
: Florida's “Don’t Say Gay” has impacts for Pivot. Kara and Scott discuss the U.S. ban on Russian oil, and Biden’s executive order...
Truth Social Sinks, More Russia Fallout for Big Tech, and Guest Elizabeth Williamson
Tuesday 08 March 2022
: Russia’s invasion has more impacts for Big Tech, including Facebook. Elon Musk wants a union vote, and Apple may have big surprises at...
The Latest on Ukraine, A TikTok Investigation, and Guest Gal Beckerman
Friday 04 March 2022
: Kara and guest host Stephanie Ruhle discuss the latest developments in Ukraine, the Fed's plan to raise interest rates, and a new...
BONUS EPISODE! Live from Pivot MIA: The Life Cycle of a Company with Prof. Aswath Damodaran
Thursday 03 March 2022
: In one of the most popular presentations from Pivot MIA, Professor Aswath Damodoran of NYU's Stern School of Business compares the life...
How Big Tech is Responding to Russia, with guest Nicole Perlroth
Tuesday 01 March 2022
: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine causes trouble for Big Tech players. Kara and Scott discuss its effects on moderation, monetization, and...