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.
Apple's new iPad mini and Google's Stadia gaming platform
A rundown of Apple's latest product updates including the new iPad mini, iPad Air, and AirPods. The Vergecast crew Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller also discuss Apple's upcoming event on Monday and what their new services may contain. Second half of the show features Google's announcement of their new game streaming platform Stadia. Links: - Facebook stored hundreds of millions of passwords in plain text- Apple updates $399 iPad mini with Apple Pencil support-Apple’s new iPad mini is a terrific small tablet with no competition-Apple brings back the iPad Air with 10.5-inch display and Smart Keyboard support-Apple’s new AirPods come with a wireless charging case, Hey Siri support, and more battery life-Apple will let you add 256GB of RAM to an iMac Pro for $5,200-Apple updates iMacs with new Intel processors and AMD GPUs-A brand-new AirPower image has appeared on Apple’s Australian site-What to expect from Apple’s TV and news service event-Apple’s plan for its new TV ser...
The future of Facebook and democracy with Casey Newton and Alex Stamos
Facebook's former chief security officer Alex Stamos joined Casey Newton onstage at SXSW to discuss the difficult issues that plague Facebook and democracy.Subscribe to The Interface, Casey Newton's newsletter about social platforms and democracy.
Introducing Switched on Pop
Check out Switched on Pop, a podcast that digs into the musical theory and cultural context of pop music. In this episode, hosts Charlie Harding and Nate Sloan explore how streaming changed the sound of pop music.For more from Switched on Pop, subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.
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