The Vergecast

Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn make sense of the week's tech news with help from our wide-ranging staff. Join us every week for a fun, deeply nerdy, often off-the-rails conversation about what's happening now (and next) in technology and gadgets.

Technology
Tech News
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Why everyone hates Big Tech with Matt Yglesias ...
Understanding what Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act really means
56 min
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Big tech at Capitol Hill, Elon Musk's brain mac...
90 min
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Everything is too hard to use, with Asurion CEO...
The problems with closed eco-systems and why an insurance company like Asurion got involved with tech support.
39 min
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Nintendo announces Switch Lite, Apple updates M...
81 min
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Net neutrality was repealed a year ago. Gigi So...
Net neutrality was repealed a year ago. Gigi Sohn explains what’s happened since
40 min
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Mourning a robot with Ashley Carman and Kaitlyn...
35 min
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Why big companies will never get content manage...
37 min
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Jony Ive leaving Apple, iPadOS public beta, and...
75 min
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Kara Swisher on Silicon Valley’s lack of compet...
Breaking up big tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon.
40 min
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Facebook announces Libra, Section 230 threatene...
73 min
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Death, fear, and anxiety at Facebook’s worst-pe...
Nilay Patel and Casey Newton discuss a workplace in Tampa, FL plagued by fear and anxiety and worse.
27 min
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Facebook executives Adam Mosseri and Andrew Bos...
Facebook executives Adam Mosseri and Andrew Bosworth sit down with The Verge’s Casey Newton at Code Conference to discuss antitrust and the prospect of breaking up Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp
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Introducing Nice Try! Utopian
Nice Try! is a new podcast from Curbed and the Vox Media Podcast Network that explores stories of people who have tried to design a better world, and what happens when those designs don't go according to plan.
11 min
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Recapping Code Conference, Youtube’s CEO apolog...
Code Conference recap. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki’s apology. Pixel 4 leak, E3 wrap up.
71 min
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Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown on sustainable food...
Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown discusses the evolution of plant-based burgers, the science of protein, why his company avoids GMOs, and their mission to help create a more sustainable food system.
40 min
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YouTube’s bad week: pedophiles, hate speech, an...
45 min
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WWDC 2019, a new Mac Pro, and updates to the iPad
83 min
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The ethics of AI with Google's AI lead Jeff Dean
Verge senior reporter James Vincent speaks with Google AI lead Jeff Dean and Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel about AI bias, facial recognition, and government regulation around AI.
37 min
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Weird laptops of Computex, new Intel and AMD ch...
80 min
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How technology is changing music with Switched ...
Unpacking how technology is changing the distribution, making, and sound of popular music.
40 min
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The T-Mobile and Sprint merger, Apple tweaks th...
71 min
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Huawei, 5G, and Robocalls with FCC Commissioner...
FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks stops by to discuss Huawei, regulating robocalls, net neutrality, the race for 5G and more
40 min
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OnePlus 7 Pro review, the White House's censors...
69 min
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The lawyer who won against Apple at the Supreme...
Apple just lost a case at the Supreme Court, and an antitrust lawsuit claiming that the App Store is a monopoly will proceed.
37 min
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Google I/O and the future of Android with Googl...
65 min
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F8 and Facebook's future in privacy
64 min
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Luminary and the podcast wars to come, with Nic...
After Luminary’s troubled launch, The Verge’s Nilay Patel and Ashley Carman sit-down with podcast expert Nick Quah of Hot Pod to discuss if Luminary or anyone could be “the Netflix of podcasts” and where the industry is headed.
44 min
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WWDC leaks, Luminary’s launch troubles, and Gal...
61 min
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Aurora CEO Chris Urmson on what's next for self...
Aurora CEO Chris Urmson stops by to discuss the future of self-driving cars with The Verge's Nilay Patel and Andrew Hawkins.
41 min
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Samsung's Galaxy Fold phones are breaking
And the end of the feud between Apple and Qualcomm
66 min
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The electric scooter revolution with Lime co-fo...
Lime co-founder Brad Bao explains how the electric scooter revolution will evolve.
39 min
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Foxxconn's empty innovation centers and a black...
85 min
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Jaron Lanier's ideas for the future
How the "manipulation economy" has reshaped the world we live in and why we should be controlling and profiting from our own data.
40 min
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AirPods 2 review, AirPower gone, and all the th...
64 min
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Figuring out Apple's TV plans with Recode’s Pet...
Will Apple's new foray into streaming be able to swim in the same waters as Netflix and Disney, or will it go the way of Verizon's Go90?
47 min
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Apple unveils credit card, streaming plans, and...
66 min
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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism with Shoshan...
The age of surveillance capitalism author Shoshana Zuboff considers whether "data is the new oil" and explains how data collection has fundamentally changed the economy and how big companies interact with consumers.
40 min
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Apple's new iPad mini and Google's Stadia gamin...
87 min
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The future of Facebook and democracy with Casey...
Facebook's former chief security officer Alex Stamos joined Casey Newton onstage at SXSW to discuss the difficult issues that plague Facebook and democracy.
27 min
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Introducing Switched on Pop
34 min
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Galaxy S10E review and Spotify takes on Apple
73 min
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Breaking up Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook
How would we break up the world’s most powerful companies?
53 min
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Facebook's privacy pivot and the streaming wars
77 min
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Can Anchor be the Youtube for podcasts? And sho...
Anchor CEO Michael Mignano discusses the company's recent acquisition by Spotify, the future of podcasting, and whether Anchor could become the "YouTube for podcasts."
39 min
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Mobile World Congress: How should your foldable...
69 min
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Casey Newton on the secret life of Facebook mod...
31 min
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The Samsung Galaxy Fold is here and so is the G...
Samsung unveils its new Galaxy foldable phone and the new S10 at their latest event.
79 min
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Foursquare is tracking you... responsibly
CEO of Foursquare Jeff Glueck discusses the ethics of companies that track their users’ movements
34 min
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Amazon HQ2 cancelled and Apple's rumored March ...
72 min
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Bill Gates on solving the world’s problems… and...
Bill Gates's ambitious plans to improve health in poor countries, build better toilets, gather better data about women, and rethink taxes on the wealthy.
29 min
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5G madness: why is Sprint suing AT&T?
Sprint is suing AT&T for falsely advertising its network as "5G."
18 min
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Spotify’s big audio play, plus a Palm tiny phon...
66 min
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Lina Khan on Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox
Should we break up Amazon and Facebook?
34 min
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Apple goes to war with Facebook and Google
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Fixing America’s internet, with Susan Crawford
35 min
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More Galaxy S10 leaks and Sonos headphones
67 min
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Pixel 3 Lite leaks, Apple releases new battery ...
78 min
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August CEO Jason Johnson on opening the smart h...
Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel chats with August CEO Jason Johnson about smart locks and the challenges of integrating various technologies within a smart home.
30 min
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CES: Google vs. Alexa and the latest 5G delusion
59 min
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CES: LG’s impressive rollable TV and Samsung’s ...
63 min
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CES: Privacy and smart TVs with Vizio CTO Bill ...
29 min
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Apple's iPhone problem and CES preview
62 min
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GoPro CEO Nick Woodman on how to compete withou...
38 min
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334: Sundar Pichai testifies, Samsung A8, and V...
66 min
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What Foxconn’s really doing in Wisconsin, with ...
43 min
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333: 5G phones, Juul, and Microsoft's move to C...
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The history of online harassment before and aft...
53 min
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332: Pixel Slate, Google Fi, and Section 230
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Silicon Valley’s Rep. Ro Khanna talks tech regu...
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Amazon HQ2, Google Night Sight, and Facebook
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President of StubHub Sukhinder Singh Cassidy
43 min
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330: iPad Pro review, Macbook Air review, and W...
77 min
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Anker CEO Steven Yang is all in on USB-C
37 min
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329: Macbook Air, iPad Pro, and Mac Mini
84 min
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Ivy Ross (Google’s VP of hardware design) and R...
45 min
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328: iPhone XR review, Google Home Hub and Yoga...
84 min
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Julia Alexander says YouTube makes everything m...
33 min
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327: Pixel 3 review, the new Palm phone, and Go...
83 min
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Scott Belsky brings Photoshop to the iPad
40 min
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Pixel 3, Pixel Slate, and Home Hub
86 min
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Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff wants to reduce neighbo...
39 min
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325: Chinese spy chips, Microsoft announcements...
86 min
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Public Knowledge’s Meredith Rose explains the M...
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324: Instagram chaos, Photokina 2018, and Elon ...
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Google AMP’s Malte Ubl wants to make the mobile...
29 min
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iPhone XS review, Apple Watch 4 review, and Ama...
96 min
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Ford Autonomous Vehicles President and CEO Sher...
48 min
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Apple iPhone XS event, iPhone XR, and Apple Wat...
77 min
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Anki CEO Boris Sofman
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Apple event preview, social media hearings, and...
57 min
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Tim Wu thinks it’s time to break up Facebook
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IFA 2018, Apple event announced, and iPhone/App...
61 min
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Microsoft’s president explains how Gab shutdown...
48 min
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App Store chaos, ray tracing, and new Macbook A...
55 min
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This week in Twitter, Elon Musk, and batteries
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Magic Leap, Galaxy Note 9, and Android Pie
86 min
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Surface Go, Apple earnings, and HipChat memories
53 min
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Macbook Pro review, Lenovo smart display review...
77 min
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Google gets fined, Macbook Pro benchmarks, and ...
86 min
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Updated Macbook Pros, Microsoft Surface Go, and...
72 min