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.
The new COVID stimulus and Andy Slavitt on vaccine plans
Tuesday 02 March 2021
: 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...
More hearings for big tech, GameStop stock surge (again), and predictions come true
Friday 26 February 2021
: Kara and Scott talk about deals reached between Facebook and Australia as Facebook, Google and Twitter prepare to testify in front of...
U.K. says Uber drivers are employees, and the future of cyber attacks
Tuesday 23 February 2021
: 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...
Australia vs. Facebook and the GameStop hearings
Friday 19 February 2021
: Kara and Scott talk about Facebook restricting users and publishers from using the platform in Australia as the country weighs a law that...
Lincoln Project implosion, Microsoft says Google should pay newspapers, and Friend of Pivot Adam Grant
Tuesday 16 February 2021
: 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...
Is there a Trump without Twitter? A mini class on "dispersion", and a prediction about CNN
Friday 12 February 2021
: Kara and Scott talk about Twitter's fourth-quarter earnings and the decision to ban Trump's account for life. Scott gives a mini-class on...
Twitter subscription service, Tesla invests in Bitcoin, and Friend of Pivot Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel
Tuesday 09 February 2021
: Kara and Scott talk about Tesla investing $1.5billion in Bitcoin and what that means for the future of cryptocurrencies. They also discuss...
The end of the Bezos era, SpaceX for civilians, and a stock prediction
Friday 05 February 2021
: Kara and Scott talk about Jeff Bezos stepping away from his role as CEO of Amazon and moving into the Executive Chair position. They talk...
Who is profiting off Reddit stock threads? And the "Marshall Plan for Moms"
Tuesday 02 February 2021
: Kara and Scott talk about more fall out from the Reddit/Robinhood stock blitz. They also discuss escalating tensions between Facebook and...
The GameStop, Reddit, Robinhood saga
Friday 29 January 2021
: Kara and Scott break down how amateur traders best hedge fund managers, driving up GameStop stock and what that means for the future of the...
Facebook's oversight board takes on the Trump ban and Friend of Pivot Congressman Ro Khanna on what's ahead in Washington
Tuesday 26 January 2021
: Kara and Scott talk about Facebook's oversight board are deciding whether to permanently ban Donald Trump from the platform and what that...
Inauguration Day, Biden's antitrust issues, and the future of Fox News
Friday 22 January 2021
: Kara and Scott talk about Inauguration Day and the Biden administration. Big tech critics are concerned about his potential DOJ antitrust...
More GOP Twitter suspensions, Parler is back, and FTC Commissioner Rebecca Slaughter on the future of big tech
Tuesday 19 January 2021
: Kara and Scott talk about Twitter suspending republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for spreading misinformation about the election. They...
Impeachment number 2, Airbnb cancels DC reservations, and rebranding America
Friday 15 January 2021
: Kara and Scott talk about the second impeachment of Donald Trump. They also discuss a roundup of more businesses and platforms banning Trump...
Parler goes dark, Trump's power without Twitter, and a Friend of Pivot on the history of coups
Tuesday 12 January 2021
: Kara and Scott talk about how an alt-right social media app got shut down. They also discuss Trump's permanent ban from Twitter. In Friend...
Twitter and Facebook ban Trump, the future of Internet regulations under Democrats, and a prediction on Sheryl Sandberg
Friday 08 January 2021
: Kara and guest hosts Casey Newton and Louie Swisher talk about the insurrection on the US Capitol and the de-platforming of Donald Trump....
The Trump tapes and Tesla sales soar with guest host Stephanie Ruhle
Tuesday 05 January 2021
: Kara and guest host MSNBC Anchor Stephanie Ruhle talk about the Georgia special Senate election and the leaked tapes of Trump asking to...
The Wonder Woman premiere, Georgia's run off election, and friend of pivot Olivia Nuzzi
Tuesday 29 December 2020
: Kara and guest host Hilary Rosen talk about Wonder Woman and the future of streaming. They also talk about the stimulus package, the January...
2021 Predictions Special: the future of markets, healthcare, and media
Tuesday 22 December 2020
: Kara and Scott are joined by a slew of Friends of Pivot to look ahead at what to expect in markets, acquisitions, automation, work culture,...
Facebook vs. Apple, Robinhood reckoning, and a prediction for Zoom
Friday 18 December 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about Facebook's ad campaign going after Apple as both companies face antitrust lawsuits. They also discuss the...
Covid vaccine in the US, Roblox IPO delay, and friend of Pivot Stephanie Ruhle
Tuesday 15 December 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about the covid-19 vaccine being distributed in the United States and the apps that will trace who has gotten the...
Facebook's monopoly reckoning, the Pfizer vaccine begins, and predictions for Airbnb stock
Friday 11 December 2020
: Kara and Scott discuss the FTC and 48 states bringing a lawsuit to Facebook, alleging it is a social media monopoly. They also discuss the...
DoorDash and Airbnb IPOs, WarnerMedia streaming updates, and Casey Newton on Substack
Tuesday 08 December 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about Airbnb and DoorDash's IPOs expected this week. They also discuss Warner Media potentially launching more streaming...
Amazon’s podcast acquisition, what led to Slack losing its lead, and Trump's move on 230
Friday 04 December 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about Amazon's move into podcasting companies and Salesforce buying Slack. They also talk about Trump threatening to...
Antitrust trouble for Facebook and Google, Friend of Pivot on Covid vaccines, and remembering Tony Hsieh
Tuesday 01 December 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about new antitrust cases being prepared against Facebook and Google. They also talk about Amazon's hiring surge this...