The Vergecast

Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller make sense of the week's tech news with help from our diverse and wide-ranging staff. And on Tuesdays, Nilay hosts in-depth, one-on-one interviews with major technology leaders. 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. And, remember, promo code. Produced by The Verge and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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episode 362: Big tech at Capitol Hill, Elon Musk's brain machine interface, and Macbook 2019 reviews


Nilay Patel invites a cavalry of experts from The Verge (Makena Kelly, Adi Robertson, Liz Lopatto, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller) to discuss the Big Tech hearings that took over Capitol Hill, Elon Musk's Neuralink brain machine interface, and the new Macbook reviews...


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Everything is too hard to use, with Asurion CEO Tony Detter


The problems with closed eco-systems and why an insurance company like Asurion got involved with tech support.


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episode 361: Nintendo announces Switch Lite, Apple updates Macbooks, and a wild email from Foxconn


Nintendo announced a new Switch! Nilay, Dieter, and Paul discuss what's different with the new model and what's being updated with the original one. But first, continuing coverage of Foxconn's factory in Wisconsin — this time with a cryptic email.Next: new Macbooks! Kind of. Apple updated the Macbook Pro and Air and got rid of the 12-inch Macbook and its butterfly keyboard for future models. There's a whole lot more like a Zoom security flaw, a new streaming service, and of course some FCC talk...


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Net neutrality was repealed a year ago. Gigi Sohn explains what’s happened since


Net neutrality was repealed a year ago. Gigi Sohn explains what’s happened since


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Mourning a robot with Ashley Carman and Kaitlyn Tiffany of 'Why'd You Push That Button?'


What happens when your robot friend dies? Ashley Carman and Kaitlyn Tiffany of Why'd You Push That Button? explore the grieving community surrounding the short-lived social robot Jibo.


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Why big companies will never get content management right, with UCLA’s Sarah T Roberts


Behind the screen: content moderation in the shadows of social media author Sarah T Roberts joins Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel to discuss the business and dark side of content moderation while pondering future solutions. 


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Jony Ive leaving Apple, iPadOS public beta, and Bill Gates’ greatest mistake


Public betas for iPadOS, iOS 13, and macOS Catalina are available now so Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller discuss the updates from using the software themselves. Also, It was announced during this recording that Apple’s chief design officer Jony Ive will depart the company later this year — the crew reacts. Other topics this week include Bill Gates discussing Microsoft losing to Android, a new Raspberry Pi, and updates on Foxconn's factory in Wisconsin...


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Kara Swisher on Silicon Valley’s lack of competition


Breaking up big tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon.


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episode 359: Facebook announces Libra, Section 230 threatened, and RCS in the hands of Google


Paul Miller explains Facebook new cryptocurrency Libra, Adi Robertson explains Senator Josh Hawley's move to amend section 230, and Dieter explains how Google is taking charge of RCS...


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Death, fear, and anxiety at Facebook’s worst-performing content moderation site in North America


Nilay Patel and Casey Newton discuss a workplace in Tampa, FL plagued by fear and anxiety and worse.


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