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The Vergecast
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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.

Latest Episodes

Kara Swisher on Silicon Valley’s lack of competition

Recode editor-at-large Kara Swisher joins Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel to discuss the possibilities of breaking up big tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. Kara also explains how the dominance of these four giant companies harms competition and innovation in Silicon Valley and why tech companies should be doing more to help.

44 MIN1 days ago
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Kara Swisher on Silicon Valley’s lack of competition

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.Stories discussed this week:Samsung accidentally makes the case for not owning a smart TVGE accidentally makes the case for not owning smart GE bulbsA paper towel dispenser with an end-user license agreement is a special kind of hellFacebook's Calibra is a secret weapon for monetizing its new ..Facebook confirms it will launch a cryptocurrency called Libra in 2020 …Internet giants must stay unbiased to keep their biggest legal shieldBoth parties are mad about a proposal for federal anti-bias certificationMicrosoft and Kano are launching a build-your-own Windows 10 PC kitGoogle is taking charge of RCSUsing secure chat is a moral imperative, and iMessage is my bestCyberpunk 2077 doesn't look weird enough to be edgy

79 MIN5 days ago
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Facebook announces Libra, Section 230 threatened, and RCS in the hands of Google

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

Earlier this year, The Verge’s Casey Newton broke the story about the working conditions of Facebook moderators at a campus in Phoenix, AZ In his feature, “The Trauma Floor,” In his follow-up reporting “Bodies in Seats,” he discovered that the pattern of severe workplace conditions extends to a second campus. Nilay Patel and Casey Newton discuss a workplace in Tampa, FL plagued by fear and anxiety and worse.

27 MIN1 weeks ago
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Death, fear, and anxiety at Facebook’s worst-performing content moderation site in North America

Latest Episodes

Kara Swisher on Silicon Valley’s lack of competition

Recode editor-at-large Kara Swisher joins Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel to discuss the possibilities of breaking up big tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. Kara also explains how the dominance of these four giant companies harms competition and innovation in Silicon Valley and why tech companies should be doing more to help.

44 MIN1 days ago
Comments
Kara Swisher on Silicon Valley’s lack of competition

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.Stories discussed this week:Samsung accidentally makes the case for not owning a smart TVGE accidentally makes the case for not owning smart GE bulbsA paper towel dispenser with an end-user license agreement is a special kind of hellFacebook's Calibra is a secret weapon for monetizing its new ..Facebook confirms it will launch a cryptocurrency called Libra in 2020 …Internet giants must stay unbiased to keep their biggest legal shieldBoth parties are mad about a proposal for federal anti-bias certificationMicrosoft and Kano are launching a build-your-own Windows 10 PC kitGoogle is taking charge of RCSUsing secure chat is a moral imperative, and iMessage is my bestCyberpunk 2077 doesn't look weird enough to be edgy

79 MIN5 days ago
Comments
Facebook announces Libra, Section 230 threatened, and RCS in the hands of Google

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

Earlier this year, The Verge’s Casey Newton broke the story about the working conditions of Facebook moderators at a campus in Phoenix, AZ In his feature, “The Trauma Floor,” In his follow-up reporting “Bodies in Seats,” he discovered that the pattern of severe workplace conditions extends to a second campus. Nilay Patel and Casey Newton discuss a workplace in Tampa, FL plagued by fear and anxiety and worse.

27 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Death, fear, and anxiety at Facebook’s worst-performing content moderation site in North America

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