2 Days Ago Plus, why Google is “acqhiring” HTC, why Uber wants to settle its lawsuit with Alphabet and how Jimmy Kimmel became the face of health-care legislation. Facebook will hand over information on Russia-linked ads to Congress, and pledged to make it harder to manipulate future elections.
4 Days Ago Plus, Facebook is moving into San Francisco, streaming is reanimating the music business, and Nest is back with a home-security suite. Apple says its new wireless Apple Watch has a problem, which led to some very mixed reviews for the $400 gadget.
4 Days Ago On the iPhone X: “[Apple] really changed, significantly, how you use the phone in two basic ways.” This week on Too Embarrassed to Ask, Recode’s Kara Swisher and The Verge’s Lauren Goode are joined by Recode Editor in Chief Dan Frommer to talk about the latest Apple product announcements.
5 Days Ago Plus, VCs sue the Trump administration, Patreon gets paid and Silicon Valley goes kookoo for ICOs. The iPhone 8 and its big brother, 8 Plus, will hit the street on Friday, and the reviews are in: “A solid upgrade.” “Not the future ... just a default.” “The glass back is going to be a love-it-or-hate-it feature.” And “an even better phone is on the way.” One of the most entertaining reviews is this one, by BuzzFeed’s Nicole Nguyen, who says the 8 should be called “the 7s that never was.” [The New
5 Days Ago His latest documentary, “The Vietnam War,” is 18 hours long. On this episode of Recode Media with Peter Kafka, filmmaker Ken Burns talks about his new 10-part, 18-hour documentary, “The Vietnam War.” Burns says he sought to upend conventional wisdom about the war by rewinding the iconic images, stories and music of the time and telling history through the lens of all the countries involved in the conflict.
5 Days Ago Plus, Equifax faces a criminal probe, Sonos is readying a speaker that works with multiple voice assistants, and “South Park” messes with Alexa. Apple’s new mobile operating system, iOS 11, launches today — just three days before the company’s new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus start appearing in stores and at preorderer’s doors.
7 Days Ago Plus, Snap snips Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia, 50-year-old Rolling Stone is up for sale, and the Amish are online. After special counsel Robert Mueller obtained a search warrant, Facebook handed over up to 3,000 Russia-linked ads that ran on Facebook during the 2016 presidential election.
7 Days Ago The team covers the Pixel and the Essential as well as the Samsung Note8. This week on Too Embarrassed to Ask, Dieter Bohn, executive editor at The Verge, answered questions from Kara Swisher, Lauren Goode and the internet at large about the new Android phone hardware from manufacturers large and small.
9 Days Ago “I feel like people will read long and heavy and gripping stuff. So long as it’s good, they will do it.” This week on Recode Media, Peter Kafka spoke with Clara Jeffery about how her publication, Mother Jones, is weathering the current media climate.
9 Days Ago Plus, Facebook allowed anti-Semitic advertising, Bozoma speaks, and requiem for artisanal coffee. President Trump now says he backs a deal in Congress to protect the young undocumented immigrants known as “Dreamers,” if it was accompanied by a “massive” border security upgrade — not necessarily his promised border wall.
10 Days Ago Google is God. Facebook is love. Amazon is the gut. Apple is sex. The last time he was on Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, Scott Galloway predicted that Amazon would buy Whole Foods.
11 Days Ago Plus, Facebook won’t let publishers profit from hate or fake, Bodega’s first-day backlash and the real bitcoin. Russia’s effort to influence U.S. voters through Facebook and other social media is a “red-hot” focus of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 election and possible links to President Trump’s associates.
12 Days Ago Plus: Political blood in the water in Silicon Valley, and things the iPhone helped destroy. Here’s everything important that Apple announced yesterday from the Steve Jobs Theater at its brand-new mothership campus (you can also watch the whole thing condensed to under five minutes here).
12 Days Ago Silicon Valley seems obsessed with enhancing our brains and solving “biological death.” This week on Too Embarrassed to Ask, Geoffrey Woo, the CEO of Hvmn (pronounced “human,” naturally), came by the studio to talk to Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode about the science and practice of nootropics.
12 Days Ago Plus, U.S. senators want answers from Equifax, Sam Biddle wants answers from Mark Zuckerberg, and Hemingway’s cats are safe. Are you ready for today’s Apple avalanche?
13 Days Ago Plus, Twitter’s sorta-secret tweetstorm tool, which cities might make the cut for Amazon’s new HQ — and some content about content. Hurricane Irma consumed everyone’s bandwidth over the weekend, faking right and then veering left up the northwest coast of Florida, leaving up to five million without power.
16 Days Ago His startup, Aurora, is building software to make cars fully autonomous. Chris Urmson, the CEO of Aurora and former CTO of self-driving cars at Google, stopped by the Recode podcast studio to talk with Kara Swisher about the future of autonomous cars.
17 Days Ago Plus, Facebook cooperates with special counsel Robert Mueller on Russian election interference, and Siri finds a new voice. Hurricane Irma scraped past Puerto Rico and is headed toward Miami-Dade, Florida’s most populous county.
17 Days Ago “The fact that [health care] is hard doesn’t scare me.” This week on Too Embarrassed to Ask, the CEO of health care startup Forward, Adrian Aoun, joined Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode to talk about technology and health.
18 Days Ago Plus, Lyft will have semi-autonomous cars on the road by Christmas, Amazon and Apple want James Bond, and all hail the baby king of Instagram. Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook Live and gathered a trio of “Dreamers” to share stories of their American upbringing, an effort to humanize the news their status in the U.S.
19 Days Ago Plus, the new Uber CEO’s first day, the Red Sox used an Apple Watch to steal pitching signals, and inside Apple’s top-secret exercise laboratory. As expected, President Trump announced the end of DACA — the Dreamers Act — kicking it to Congress to salvage it by March 2018.
22 Days Ago “It’s all going mobile.” This week on Recode Media with Peter Kafka, longtime internet media guy Tim Armstrong stopped by the studio to talk about his successes, failures and challenges.
24 Days Ago Plus, embracing workaholism on Labor Day. And, oh yeah, Burning Man is this weekend. Trump is expected to announce plans to end Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which had halted the deportation of some young illegal immigrants.
24 Days Ago “The fundamental process of getting public needs to be completely fixed because it is corrupted.” On this episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, Social Capital’s Chamath Palihapitiya takes over the red chair to talk about how investing in Silicon Valley is a broken process.
25 Days Ago Plus, the streaming-only return of “Star Trek” — with naked aliens! — and meat cute at Whole Foods. New Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has an intimidating to-do list.