Pivot

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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Technology
1
The FTC's New Rules, Sony's Fall, and Starbucks...
58 min
2
Google’s Manipulated Ad Auctions, Microsoft Buy...
62 min
3
The Biggest Deal in Video Game History, and the...
54 min
4
Tech Stocks, Covid Sick Leave, The Winners of T...
67 min
5
Rep. Adam Schiff on the Capitol Attack Annivers...
63 min
6
Twitter Boots Marjorie Taylor Greene, Russia’s ...
48 min
7
Guest Episode: Stay Tuned with Preet: College C...
66 min
8
2021: Pivot's Year In Review
53 min
9
Guest Episode: Decoder with Nilay Patel: Why th...
69 min
10
BFFs: The Best of Kara and Scott 2021
47 min
11
End of Year Listener Mail Bag
42 min
12
Pivot Predictions Special: 2022
62 min
13
Apple’s Secret China Deal, Buzzfeed’s Mild Disa...
47 min
14
Twitter’s Reorg, Comedians v. Spotify, and Frie...
65 min
15
Twitter’s New Anti-Harassment Policy, Chris Cuo...
46 min
16
Jack Dorsey steps down from Twitter, Omicron’s ...
71 min
17
Build Back Better Passes in the House, Amazon’s...
54 min
18
Pulp Fiction NFTs, Netflix’s Numbers Revealed, ...
51 min
19
The Great Resignation Continues, J&J’s Two-Way ...
59 min
20
GE’s Three-Way Split, Facebook Scraps “Sensitiv...
64 min
21
Elon’s Taxes, Infrastructure Week at Last, and ...
53 min
22
The Tesla and Hertz Mystery, a Tough Election f...
57 min
23
Facebook is So Meh-ta, Biden's Budget Package, ...
65 min
24
The Billionaire Tax Bites the Dust, Big Tech’s ...
35 min
25
Land of the Giants: This Changes Everything
32 min
26
Apple’s Privacy Changes, Amazon’s Flawed Leave ...
59 min
27
Live from Advertising Week: Netflix’s Q3 Number...
44 min
28
Bonus Episode: Ari Emanuel at Code 2021
32 min
29
LinkedIn is Leaving China, TikTok is Bad for Te...
48 min
30
Facebook’s Blacklist, Apple Trims iPhone Produc...
53 min
31
Bonus Episode: Satya Nadella at Code Conference...
52 min
32
Rent The Runway’s IPO, Southwest’s Flight Cance...
56 min
33
BONUS EPISODE: Marc Benioff at Code Conference ...
43 min
34
Pivot Q3 Quarterly Review and Friend of Pivot, ...
72 min
35
BONUS EPISODE: Elon Musk at Code Conference 2021
58 min
36
The Pandora Papers, Facebook’s Whistleblower an...
54 min
37
The Biggest Moments from Code, the Latest Robi...
42 min
38
Code Galore, No More Instagram for Kids, and Fr...
55 min
39
Apple Wants to Diagnose Your Depression, Google...
52 min
40
Russia vs. Big Tech, Facebook Responds (Dismiss...
52 min
41
Instagram Knows it’s Toxic, Amazon’s Starting W...
48 min
42
Epic v. Apple, Facebook’s VIP List and a Friend...
53 min
43
The red-hot IPO Market , El Salvador’s Bitcoin ...
55 min
44
The Texas Abortion Ban, Joe Rogan's Covid, and ...
42 min
45
Lessons from Afghanistan, the California Recall...
57 min
46
What the OnlyFans news says about power and con...
45 min
47
Big Covid Questions, the Nursing Shortage Crisi...
55 min
48
What the Taliban’s Rise Means for Big Tech, Fac...
44 min
49
Tucker goes to Hungary, the Taliban take Afghan...
51 min
50
Rudy Giuliani's on Cameo, Marjorie Taylor Green...
45 min
51
We're not the only ones obsessed with Preet Bha...
48 min
52
Cuomo digs in, Chaos in the skies, and Eviction...
45 min
53
Hollywood on Blast, Vaccine Mandates, and Frien...
50 min
54
Instagram's new privacy settings, Big Tech's re...
45 min
55
Tokyo Games Can't Catch a Break, Klobuchar Targ...
55 min
56
Jack Dorsey's Bitcoin hopes, Biden picks a heav...
44 min
57
Biden vs. Facebook, the U.S. accuses China of c...
47 min
58
Big banks' quarterly earnings and economic reco...
37 min
59
Regulators are cracking down on tech, and Frien...
52 min
60
Q2 Quarterly Review: The State of the World Acc...
53 min
61
Facebook FTC antitrust case thrown out and Amaz...
Kara and Scott talk about a Federal judge throwing out an antitrust case against Facebook by the FTC and more than 40 states.
52 min
62
Toyota's GOP contributions, BuzzFeed's SPAC and...
Kara and Scott talk about the revelations that the car company Toyota is the highest contributor to Republicans who voted to invalidate the presidential election.
52 min
63
House Judiciary Committee antitrust bills, Micr...
Kara and Scott talk about the six antitrust bills the House is contemplating this week and what it means for big tech and political divisions.
51 min
64
American Airlines cancellations, Bitcoin mining...
Kara and Scott talk about American Airlines cancelling flights because of staff shortages.
68 min
65
Amazon's worker problem, Andreessen Horowitz's ...
Kara and Scott talk about a blockbuster story exposing worker issues in Amazon warehouses as Mackenzie Scott donates money to counteract the forces of her ex-husband's company.
65 min
66
Apple vs. the Trump Administration, CEO compens...
61 min
67
Billionaires and the tax code, Facebook smartwa...
Kara and Scott talk about the ProPublica report that America's wealthiest people paid basically nothing in taxes and what the country should do about it.
52 min
68
G-7 nations' historic tax reform, Bitcoin 2021,...
Kara and Scott talk about the historic tax reform deal reached by the G-7 nations that would make the minimum global corporate tax rate 15%.
53 min
69
The SEC goes after Elon Musk's tweets, Fauci's ...
Kara and Scott talk about the SEC saying that several of Elon Musk's tweets were not vetted before they were posted and violate a previous settlement with regulators.
51 min
70
Uber and Lyft price surge, the Biden infrastruc...
Kara and Scott talk about Uber and Lyft rideshare prices surging as the companies struggle to find contract drivers.
60 min
71
Russia crackdown on social media, Amazon buys M...
Kara and Scott talk about Russia increasing penalties and crackdowns on Google, Twitter, and Facebook.
48 min
72
Tim Cook takes the stand in Apple vs. Epic tria...
Kara and Scott talk about Apple CEO Tim Cook's testimony in the final days of the Apple vs. Epic antitrust case.
63 min
73
Crypto-crash, Streaming wars and tax plans with...
Kara and Scott are joined by MSNBC Host and NBC News Senior Business Correspondent Stephanie Ruhle for a lightning round about the week's news.
56 min
74
AT&T's TimeWarner/Discovery+ super merger and G...
Kara and Scott talk about AT&T spinning off their streaming service Time Warner and combining it with Discovery+ to compete with streaming content giants.
57 min
75
The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack and Tes...
Kara and Scott talk about the fallout from the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack and the gas hoarding that followed.
47 min
76
Elon Musk on Saturday Night Live and the dogeco...
Kara and Scott recap Elon Musk's host appearance on Saturday Night Live and how it affected the cryptocurrency market.
49 min
77
Facebook Oversight Board and the Trump ban, tro...
Kara and Scott talk about the Facebook Oversight Board's decision to uphold Facebook's ban of Donald Trump's Facebook account... for the next six months.
49 min
78
Apple and Epic go to trial and Friend of Pivot ...
Kara and Scott talk about Apple going to trial with Epic over its choice to kick Fortnite out of the app store.
69 min
79
Trouble at Basecamp, Bezos fights for the moon,...
Kara and Scott talk about controversies at Basecamp, as the company rolled out a new ban on internal political talk.
52 min
80
CEO wealth surge, Apple/Facebook tensions heat ...
Kara and Scott talk about how CEOs in the United States wealth has surged during the pandemic as compared to their workers.
60 min
81
Apple's podcast play, Netflix's rough quarter, ...
Kara and Scott talk about Apple's big announcements in the podcast space and what that means for other competitors in the podcast market.
54 min
82
Facebook gets into audio, WeWork's SPAC, and Fr...
Kara and Scott talk about Facebook's new foray into the audio space and what it means for creators.
67 min
83
The crypto-surge, Bernie Madoff's dark legacy, ...
Kara and Scott talk about the Coinbase IPO and the surge for Bitcoin, Dogecoin and other currencies.
44 min
84
Amazon union defeat, Alibaba’s antitrust fine, ...
Kara and Scott talk about the failure to form a union at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama; this was the biggest unionization effort in the company's history.
60 min
85
Twitch's new guidelines, YouTube's video violat...
Kara and Scott talk about Amazon's live-streaming service Twitch's new guidelines to keep hate speech and other forms of violence off their platform.
59 min
86
Global corporate tax, Facebook's data breach an...
Kara and Scott discuss Janet Yellen's call for a global corporate tax and what that would mean for corporations.
71 min
87
Big Tech military contracts, Compass's IPO, and...
48 min
88
Tony Hsieh, Jeff Bezos's Twitter fingers, and B...
52 min
89
Microsoft and Discord, Goldman Sachs' junior ba...
Kara and Scott talk about Microsoft's potential acquisition of the video gaming social platform Discord.
44 min
90
Struggles at Dispo, Trump's own social media ne...
Kara and Scott talk about troubles at Dispo – the photosharing app – after allegations of sexual assault came out around the founder's circle.
57 min
91
Facebook makes a Substack competitor, Netflix's...
Kara and Scott discuss scandals at Substack as Facebook builds a newsletter competitor.
51 min
92
The future of travel and a Friend of Pivot on t...
Kara and Scott talk about the biggest weekend for airlines since the pandemic started and what that means for the industry.
55 min
93
Roblox IPO, Facebook doesn't think it has an an...
Kara and Scott talk about Roblox going public – and making a big splash – and what that means for the gaming industry.
39 min
94
SPACs tumble, the education tech market and the...
Kara and Scott talk about how SPACs have tumbled in recent weeks and what that means for the IPO landscape.
54 min
95
Google ad track changes, implosions for the ent...
Kara and Scott talk about Google changing its ad model – they won't be selling ads based on how your browse the web anymore.
61 min
96
The new COVID stimulus and Andy Slavitt on vacc...
Kara and Scott talk about the $.19 trillion stimulus package that passed the House and the fight for a $15/hour minimum wage.
62 min
97
More hearings for big tech, GameStop stock surg...
Kara and Scott talk about deals reached between Facebook and Australia as Facebook, Google and Twitter prepare to testify in front of Congress.
54 min
98
U.K. says Uber drivers are employees, and the f...
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.
59 min
99
Australia vs. Facebook 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.
53 min
100
Lincoln Project implosion, Microsoft says Googl...
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.
66 min