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.
Media consolidations, Snapchat's TikTok competitor, and Joanna Coles on retail during the pandemic
Tuesday 24 November 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about BuzzFeed acquiring the Huffington Post and other media consolidations as the industry shifts. They also discuss...
Airbnb’s IPO, Amazon breaks into the pharmacy business, and predictions on a CNN sale
Friday 20 November 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about Airbnb's S1 and public offering in a risky moment. Then they discuss Amazon's announcement that it will now sell...
Disney earnings, TikTok saga continues, and Maggie Haberman on the Trump transition
Tuesday 17 November 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about Disney's Q4 earnings and the Board's decision that it will not declare a semi-annual cash dividend for the second...
Covid’s ‘second wave’ and business, Europe brings antitrust suit to Amazon, and a prediction on fitness trackers
Friday 13 November 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about the spike in covid-19 cases and how that's affecting the stock market ånd business. They discuss antitrust...
Pfizer's covid-19 vaccine, China looks at fintech regulation, and Lyft President John Zimmer on the future of gig work
Tuesday 10 November 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about Pfizer's early success with a covid-19 vaccine and how that is effecting the stock market. They also discuss Ant's...
The endless election, Twitter keeps Jack Dorsey as CEO, and a listener question about Pinterest
Friday 06 November 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about the seemingly endless election and how the platforms have kept false information in check. Also, Twitter's board...
Platforms prep for election, Panera CEO on the coffee "rundle", and proposition-22 is a fail
Tuesday 03 November 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about how the platforms prepare for election misinformation in the week ahead. Then they are joined by Niren Chaudhary,...
Republicans vs. Big Tech hearing, Apple is getting into search, and California votes on the future of gig work
Friday 30 October 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about Republican Senators on the Commerce Committee grilling the big tech CEOs. Then they discuss Apple reportedly...
Facebook readies the ship, Robinhood looting, Katy Tur on election night and Ant Group
Tuesday 27 October 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about the measures Facebook will put in place if there is unrest after the election. They also discuss funds being...
DOJ/Google showdown, RIP Quibi, and a listener mail question on Airbnb IPO
Friday 23 October 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about the Department of Justice filing an antitrust lawsuit against Google and their search advertising monopoly...
The China economy boom and a Friend of Pivot on cyber warfare and election disinformation
Tuesday 20 October 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about the surge of the Chinese economy this quarter and what it means for the rest of the world. Then we are joined by...
The iPhone and augmented reality, Facebook and Twitter clamp down on misinformation, and predictions about Airbnb
Friday 16 October 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about Apple's new LiDAR technology on the iPhone and the avenues it may or may not open up. They also discuss Facebook...
Apple goes 5G, the Feds want to break up Google Chrome, and Fareed Zakaria on lessons from 2020
Tuesday 13 October 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about Apple's iPhone event and the future of 5G. They also discuss a potential plan from the federal government to break...
Antitrust gets real, Facebook purges QAnon, and a prediction about AWS
Friday 09 October 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about the House Judiciary Committee releasing their report after a 15-month antitrust investigation into the 'Big Four'....
Stock market reacts to Trump’s covid diagnosis, end times for Regal Cinemas and Advertising week 2020
Tuesday 06 October 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about how the stock market and media have reacted to the rollercoaster of Trump's covid-19 diagnosis. They also discuss...
ProfG on US brand post-debate, Disney layoffs = Disney opportunity? and fighting ransomware
Friday 02 October 2020
: Kara and Scott discuss the debate and how each candidate's brand was displayed. They also talk about Disney round of layoffs in the parks...
Trump’s tax returns, Amazon’s home drone, and NYSE President Stacey Cunningham on upcoming IPOs
Tuesday 29 September 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about the President Trump's tax returns. They also discuss Amazon's dystopic new home surveillance drone. Then Friend of...
Tesla’s “Battery Day”, the DOJ prepares for Google, and Scott’s prediction on “algorithmic e-commerce”
Friday 25 September 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about Tesla's "Battery Day" and California Governor Gavin Newsom saying his state with be gas-vehicle free by 2035. They...
TikTok deal gets a presidential blessing, friend of Pivot Julia Angwin's internet Blacklight, and RIP RBG
Tuesday 22 September 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about the details of the new TikTok deal that garnered President Trump's blessing. Scott rants about Palantir going...
Pivot Schooled #5: The Psychology of Recovery, with Recode co-founder Walt Mossberg, Howard University's Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, and Los Angeles Superintendent Austin Beutner
Sunday 20 September 2020
: Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the process of recovery from COVID-19, with a focus on how college and K-12 education will be...
“The Apple “Rundle” is anemic, the California brain drain (California’s exodus) and a prediction on Palantir’s direct listing
Friday 18 September 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about Apple's "rundle" and their push into the fitness space. They also talk about celebrities freezing their Instagram...
Oracle wins Tik Tok, the future of AI chips, and Friend of Pivot Alex Stamos deep dives on TikTok privacy
Tuesday 15 September 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about Oracle beating out Microsoft in the bid to be Tik Tok's US partner. They also discuss Nvidia buying up a chip...
Pivot Schooled #4: The Big Four, with Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Columbia University's Tim Wu
Sunday 13 September 2020
: Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the growing power of Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon during the COVID-19 pandemic. Google and...
Apple vs. Epic battle escalates, GOP’s Section 230 legislation, and a listener question on Chipotle conscious consumerism
Friday 11 September 2020
: Kara and Scott talk about Apple's countersuit filed against the video-game company, Epic. They also discuss Republican Senators' new...
Pivot Schooled #3: The Sharing Capitalists, with Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Gig Workers Collective co-founder Vanessa Bain
Tuesday 08 September 2020
: In this audio version of the third episode of our live video series Pivot Schooled, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the future of...