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Every Tuesday and Friday, Recode?s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into the biggest stories in tech, business, and politics. They make bold predictions, pick winners and losers, and bicker and banter like no one else. After all, with great power comes great scrutiny. From New York Magazine and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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More GOP Twitter suspensions, Parler is back, and FTC Commissioner Rebecca Slaughter on the future of big tech

Kara and Scott talk about Twitter suspending republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for spreading misinformation about the election. They also talk about Parler's resurgence on the internet. Then in Friend of Pivot, we hear from FTC Commissioner Rebecca Slaughter on antitrust lawsuits against Facebook and the future of tech regulations under the Biden administration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-01-19
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Impeachment number 2, Airbnb cancels DC reservations, and rebranding America

Kara and Scott talk about the second impeachment of Donald Trump. They also discuss a roundup of more businesses and platforms banning Trump his alt-right supporters. Airbnb is cancelling its DC area reservations ahead of next week's inauguration. In listener mail, Kara and Scott answer how to save America's brand. And a prediction on the consumer economy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-01-15
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Parler goes dark, Trump's power without Twitter, and a Friend of Pivot on the history of coups

Kara and Scott talk about how an alt-right social media app got shut down. They also discuss Trump's permanent ban from Twitter. In Friend of Pivot, we talk to NYU Professor Ruth Ben-Ghiat about the history of fascists, how they rise to power, and where Trump fits into that context. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-01-12
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Twitter and Facebook ban Trump, the future of Internet regulations under Democrats, and a prediction on Sheryl Sandberg

Kara and guest hosts Casey Newton and Louie Swisher talk about the insurrection on the US Capitol and the de-platforming of Donald Trump. They also discuss the future of FCC, Section 230, and antitrust now that the Senate, House, and White House will all be blue. In predictions, Casey Newton says this will be Sheryl Sandberg's last year at Facebook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-01-08
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The Trump tapes and Tesla sales soar with guest host Stephanie Ruhle

Kara and guest host MSNBC Anchor Stephanie Ruhle talk about the Georgia special Senate election and the leaked tapes of Trump asking to doctor votes. They also discuss the major sales of Tesla vehicles in 2020 despite the downturn of the auto industry as a whole. In Friend of Pivot, we talk to Kara's brother, Dr. Jeffrey Swisher, about his experience with the covid-19 vaccine and what he sees for the rest of the 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2021-01-05
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The Wonder Woman premiere, Georgia's run off election, and friend of pivot Olivia Nuzzi

Kara and guest host Hilary Rosen talk about Wonder Woman and the future of streaming. They also talk about the stimulus package, the January 5th Georgia run off election, and how the media and political landscape will look in a Post Trump America. Wins and fails include Joe Biden and the Americans who still aren't taking this pandemic seriously. Olivia Nuzzi is our Friend of Pivot. Send us your Listener Mail questions through our site, nymag.com/pivot and use Yappa to leave a video or audio message. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-12-29
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2021 Predictions Special: the future of markets, healthcare, and media

Kara and Scott are joined by a slew of Friends of Pivot to look ahead at what to expect in markets, acquisitions, automation, work culture, healthcare, and media. Thank you to our friends: Andrew Ross Sorkin, founder, and editor of New York Times Dealbook Aminatou Sow, creator of Crème de la Crème newsletter, and author of the bestselling book Big Friendship Baratunde Thurston, host, and creator of How To Citizen (send his community number a text at 202-894-8844) Andy Slavitt, host of In the Bubble and head of Obamacare during the Obama Administration Erica Anderson, Executive Producer of Pivot PLUS members of the Galloway/Swisher households Rebecca Sananes produces Pivot Send us your Listener Mail questions through our site, nymag.com/pivot and use Yappa to leave a video or audio message. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-12-22
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Facebook vs. Apple, Robinhood reckoning, and a prediction for Zoom

Kara and Scott talk about Facebook's ad campaign going after Apple as both companies face antitrust lawsuits. They also discuss the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth filing a complaint against Robinhood. In listener mail, we get a question about whether podcasters will go behind paywalls. Scott has a prediction for Zoom Send us your Listener Mail questions through our site, nymag.com/pivot and use Yappa to leave a video or audio message. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-12-18
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Covid vaccine in the US, Roblox IPO delay, and friend of Pivot Stephanie Ruhle

Kara and Scott talk about the covid-19 vaccine being distributed in the United States and the apps that will trace who has gotten the vaccine. They also discuss Roblox delaying its IPO until 2021 after Airbnb and Doordash's blockbuster market debuts. Then MSNBC Anchor Stephanie Ruhle joins to talk about her own experience with the coronavirus and how she thinks the US will or will not change once we have the vaccine. Kara thinks that a Wall Street Journal op-ed about First Lady-elect Dr. Jill Biden was a fail. Send us your Listener Mail questions through our site, nymag.com/pivot and use Yappa to leave a video or audio message. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-12-15
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Facebook's monopoly reckoning, the Pfizer vaccine begins, and predictions for Airbnb stock

Kara and Scott discuss the FTC and 48 states bringing a lawsuit to Facebook, alleging it is a social media monopoly. They also discuss the future of vaccine distribution, starting in the UK. In listener mail, Kara and Scott answer a question about Apple's new chip. And in predictions, Scott and Kara talk Airbnb. Send us your Listener Mail questions through our site, nymag.com/pivot and use Yappa to leave a video or audio message. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-12-11
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DoorDash and Airbnb IPOs, WarnerMedia streaming updates, and Casey Newton on Substack

Kara and Scott talk about Airbnb and DoorDash's IPOs expected this week. They also discuss Warner Media potentially launching more streaming services in 2021. In Friend of Pivot we hear from Casey Newton about his jump to Substack and his new newsletter. Send us your Listener Mail questions through our site, nymag.com/pivot and use Yappa to leave a video or audio message. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-12-08
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Amazon?s podcast acquisition, what led to Slack losing its lead, and Trump's move on 230

Kara and Scott talk about Amazon's move into podcasting companies and Salesforce buying Slack. They also talk about Trump threatening to veto a defense bill in Congress if it doesn't include striking down Section 230. In listener mail, Kara and Scott answer a question about food insecurity and the future of grocery. Send us your Listener Mail questions through our site, nymag.com/pivot and use Yappa to leave a video or audio message. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-12-04
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Antitrust trouble for Facebook and Google, Friend of Pivot on Covid vaccines, and remembering Tony Hsieh

Kara and Scott talk about new antitrust cases being prepared against Facebook and Google. They also talk about Amazon's hiring surge this year ? the biggest employment growth in corporate America history. Then we are joined by Harvard epidemiologist, assistant professor, Dr. Michael Mina, about testing and vaccines to get the pandemic under control. In wins, Kara and Scott share memories of Tony Hsieh. Send us your Listener Mail questions through our site, nymag.com/pivot and use Yappa to leave a video or audio message. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-12-01
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What happens post-Corona, marketing "defund the police", and predictions on SPACs

Kara and Scott talk about an outage at AWS, Salesforce potentially buying Slack and Scott's new book Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity. Send us your Listener Mail questions through our site, nymag.com/pivot and use Yappa to leave a video or audio message. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-11-27
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Media consolidations, Snapchat's TikTok competitor, and Joanna Coles on retail during the pandemic

Kara and Scott talk about BuzzFeed acquiring the Huffington Post and other media consolidations as the industry shifts. They also discuss Snapchat's new feature "Spotlight" that will function like TikTok and pay top creators. In Friend of Pivot, we hear from Joanna Coles about what and how people are shopping during the pandemic holiday season. For Kara and Scott, the Biden cabinet picks are the win of the week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-11-24
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Airbnb?s IPO, Amazon breaks into the pharmacy business, and predictions on a CNN sale

Kara and Scott talk about Airbnb's S1 and public offering in a risky moment. Then they discuss Amazon's announcement that it will now sell prescription drugs on its website and app, which may spell doom for some competitors. In listener mail, they answer the question about how young people should choose mentors. In predictions, Scott thinks CNN will be sold. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-11-20
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Disney earnings, TikTok saga continues, and Maggie Haberman on the Trump transition

Kara and Scott talk about Disney's Q4 earnings and the Board's decision that it will not declare a semi-annual cash dividend for the second half of the year. They also discuss the Trump administration extending the deadline for TikTok's parent company ByteDance to make a deal to sell to a US based company. Then we are joined by New York Times White House correspondent, Maggie Haberman, who talks about the Trump administrations last months. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-11-17
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Covid?s ?second wave? and business, Europe brings antitrust suit to Amazon, and a prediction on fitness trackers

Kara and Scott talk about the spike in covid-19 cases and how that's affecting the stock market ånd business. They discuss antitrust charges against Amazon from Europe. In listener mail, Scott talks about whether college should be free. Kara has a prediction on fitness trackers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-11-13
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Pfizer's covid-19 vaccine, China looks at fintech regulation, and Lyft President John Zimmer on the future of gig work

Kara and Scott talk about Pfizer's early success with a covid-19 vaccine and how that is effecting the stock market. They also discuss Ant's halted IPO, the repercussions for the company and how China is using the opportunity to look at financial tech regulations. Then we are joined by Friend of Pivot, President and Founder of Lyft, John Zimmer to talk about the passing of Proposition-22 and what it means for app drivers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-11-10
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The endless election, Twitter keeps Jack Dorsey as CEO, and a listener question about Pinterest

Kara and Scott talk about the seemingly endless election and how the platforms have kept false information in check. Also, Twitter's board has decided to keep Jack Dorsey in his position at the company after a months-long review. In listener mail, we get a question about social media and retail and whether Target should acquire Pinterest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-11-06
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Platforms prep for election, Panera CEO on the coffee "rundle", and proposition-22 is a fail

Kara and Scott talk about how the platforms prepare for election misinformation in the week ahead. Then they are joined by Niren Chaudhary, the CEO of Panera Bread, to discuss their coffee "rundle" and grab and go food industry during the pandemic. In wins, Kara praises Texas Supreme Court for blocking a petition to exclude ballots. Scott's fail is proposition-22. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-11-03
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Republicans vs. Big Tech hearing, Apple is getting into search, and California votes on the future of gig work

Kara and Scott talk about Republican Senators on the Commerce Committee grilling the big tech CEOs. Then they discuss Apple reportedly developing their own search tool. In listener mail, we get a question about a ballot proposition in California that would change the gig economy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-10-30
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Facebook readies the ship, Robinhood looting, Katy Tur on election night and Ant Group

Kara and Scott talk about the measures Facebook will put in place if there is unrest after the election. They also discuss funds being looted on the Robinhood app; the company does not have a system to retrieve these funds for users. Then Friend of Pivot, MSNBC anchor, NBC News correspondent, and NYT Bestselling author, Katy Tur, joins the podcast to discuss differences between the weeks leading to 2016's election and 2020's vote. In wins, Ant Group ? Jack Ma's company ? is having the biggest IPO in history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-10-27
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DOJ/Google showdown, RIP Quibi, and a listener mail question on Airbnb IPO

Kara and Scott talk about the Department of Justice filing an antitrust lawsuit against Google and their search advertising monopoly behavior. They also discuss the shutdown of Quibi ? we hardly knew ye... In listener mail, we get a question about Airbnb offering hosts shares in their IPO. Kara's prediction is that Amy Coney Barrett will be a dangerous Supreme Court Justice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-10-23
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The China economy boom and a Friend of Pivot on cyber warfare and election disinformation

Kara and Scott talk about the surge of the Chinese economy this quarter and what it means for the rest of the world. Then we are joined by New York Times national security correspondent, David Sanger, to discuss cyber warfare and disinformation leading up to the election. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-10-20
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The iPhone and augmented reality, Facebook and Twitter clamp down on misinformation, and predictions about Airbnb

Kara and Scott talk about Apple's new LiDAR technology on the iPhone and the avenues it may or may not open up. They also discuss Facebook and Twitter limiting the spread of a New York Post story. In listener mail, we get a question about how smaller internet companies would fare if Section 230 were repealed. And Scott sees big things for Airbnb. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-10-16
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Apple goes 5G, the Feds want to break up Google Chrome, and Fareed Zakaria on lessons from 2020

Kara and Scott talk about Apple's iPhone event and the future of 5G. They also discuss a potential plan from the federal government to break apart Google Chrome. In Friend of Pivot, we hear from author Fareed Zakaria about lessons from the pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-10-13
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Antitrust gets real, Facebook purges QAnon, and a prediction about AWS

Kara and Scott talk about the House Judiciary Committee releasing their report after a 15-month antitrust investigation into the 'Big Four'. They also discuss Facebook (finally) purging QAnon accounts and pages from their platform. In listener mail, we get a question from Hawaii about children's privacy in distance learning apps. Scott's prediction is that AWS will spinoff in 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-10-09
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Stock market reacts to Trump?s covid diagnosis, end times for Regal Cinemas and Advertising week 2020

Kara and Scott talk about how the stock market and media have reacted to the rollercoaster of Trump's covid-19 diagnosis. They also discuss the closing of the US' 2nd largest movie theater chain as more Hollywood releases are postponed. In wins and fails, Kara talks about Google giving money to news outlets as the company deals with antitrust lawsuits. And the hosts take live Q&A from the audience at Advertising Week 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-10-06
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ProfG on US brand post-debate, Disney layoffs = Disney opportunity? and fighting ransomware

Kara and Scott discuss the debate and how each candidate's brand was displayed. They also talk about Disney round of layoffs in the parks division and how Disney can recover. In listener mail we get a question about cybercrime and how to mitigate the rise of ransomware hacks. In predictions, Scott thinks if Biden takes the presidency, Palantir is in for trouble. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-10-02
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Trump?s tax returns, Amazon?s home drone, and NYSE President Stacey Cunningham on upcoming IPOs

Kara and Scott talk about the President Trump's tax returns. They also discuss Amazon's dystopic new home surveillance drone. Then Friend of Pivot, Stacey Cunningham, president of the New York Stock Exchange joins the show to discuss the IPO landscape. In wins and fails Kara talks about Supreme Court justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-09-29
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Tesla?s ?Battery Day?, the DOJ prepares for Google, and Scott?s prediction on ?algorithmic e-commerce?

Kara and Scott talk about Tesla's "Battery Day" and California Governor Gavin Newsom saying his state with be gas-vehicle free by 2035. They also discuss the DOJ's plan to bring an antitrust lawsuit against Google. Plus Kara and Scott consider how Democrats and Republicans may look at data privacy issues differently after the election. Scott has a prediction about commerce if TikTok and Walmart join forces. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-09-25
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TikTok deal gets a presidential blessing, friend of Pivot Julia Angwin's internet Blacklight, and RIP RBG

Kara and Scott talk about the details of the new TikTok deal that garnered President Trump's blessing. Scott rants about Palantir going public, and then Friend of Pivot Julia Angwin joins Kara and Scott to talk about Blacklight, a new internet tool that shows you just how creepy the websites you visit are. We are conducting an audience survey to better serve you. It takes no more than five minutes, and it really helps out the show. Please take our survey here: voxmedia.com/podsurvey.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-09-22
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Pivot Schooled #5: The Psychology of Recovery, with Recode co-founder Walt Mossberg, Howard University's Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, and Los Angeles Superintendent Austin Beutner

Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the process of recovery from COVID-19, with a focus on how college and K-12 education will be permanently reshaped by the pandemic. They're joined by three guests: Howard University president Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick; Austin Beutner, the superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District; and Walt Mossberg, the co-founder of Recode who now serves on the board of the News Literacy Project. Plus: A prediction from former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, two listener questions ? including one from Kara's son Louie ? and predictions about Shopify and TikTok. Get your Pivot Schooled hats, mugs, shirts and more at PivotSchooled.com/Shop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-09-20
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?The Apple ?Rundle? is anemic, the California brain drain (California?s exodus) and a prediction on Palantir?s direct listing

Kara and Scott talk about Apple's "rundle" and their push into the fitness space. They also talk about celebrities freezing their Instagram accounts in protest of Facebook. In listener mail, they discuss how California can save its "brand". And in predictions, Scott shares thoughts on the Palantir direct listing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-09-18
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Oracle wins Tik Tok, the future of AI chips, and Friend of Pivot Alex Stamos deep dives on TikTok privacy

Kara and Scott talk about Oracle beating out Microsoft in the bid to be Tik Tok's US partner. They also discuss Nvidia buying up a chip company from Softbank. Then Friend of Pivot and privacy expert Alex Stamos joins Kara and Scott to talk about privacy on Tik Tok. We are conducting an audience survey to better serve you. It takes no more than five minutes, and it really helps out the show. Please take our survey here: voxmedia.com/podsurvey.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-09-15
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Pivot Schooled #4: The Big Four, with Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Columbia University's Tim Wu

Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the growing power of Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon during the COVID-19 pandemic. Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai joins to talk about Google?s impact on society, its feud with Fortnite maker Epic Games, whether he believes America is headed in the right direction, and more; then, Columbia University professor Tim Wu talks with Kara and Scott about the future of tech antitrust, how China has run circles around the US in tech policy, and why Facebook faces the greatest legal risk; finally, The Verge?s Casey Newton drops in to discuss the TikTok acquisition drama, disinformation on Facebook, and Joe Biden?s plan to repeal section 230 of the CDA. Plus: Comedian Roy Wood Jr. has some predictions about Apple's next iPhone. Get your Pivot Schooled hats, mugs, shirts and more at PivotSchooled.com/Shop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-09-13
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Apple vs. Epic battle escalates, GOP?s Section 230 legislation, and a listener question on Chipotle conscious consumerism

Kara and Scott talk about Apple's countersuit filed against the video-game company, Epic. They also discuss Republican Senators' new legislation to amend Section 230. In listener mail, we get a question about conscious consumerism and the brands doing it well. Scott has more predictions for Shopify. We are conducting an audience survey to better serve you. It takes no more than five minutes, and it really helps out the show. Please take our survey here: voxmedia.com/podsurvey.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-09-11
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Pivot Schooled #3: The Sharing Capitalists, with Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Gig Workers Collective co-founder Vanessa Bain

In this audio version of the third episode of our live video series Pivot Schooled, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the future of the sharing economy, why restaurants are over-capitalized, and the shifting politics of labor laws as gig workers are squeezed by the pandemic. They talk to Gig Workers Collective co-founder Vanessa Bain about how policy makers and companies can better protect workers; then, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi talks about why the company is fighting against classifying its workers as employees in California, the food delivery business, and whether the company is really committed to self-driving cars. Get your Pivot Schooled hats, mugs, shirts and more at PivotSchooled.com/Shop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-09-08
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Facebook's Russia problem (pt.2), Zoom's soaring market cap, and a prediction on Shopify

Kara and Scott talk about Russian election interference found on Facebook and Twitter. They also discuss Zoom quadrupling revenue in the past year and what the company should do with their new found power. We get a listener mail question from Australia about a new law that would require Facebook and Google to share ad revenue with content publishers. In predictions, Scott foresees big spending from Shopify. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-09-04
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Walmart wants to buy TikTok, Amazon unveils its fitness tracker, and Kara and Scott catchup on the big stories of August

Kara and Scott are reunited to talk about Walmart joining forces with Microsoft in a bid to buy TikTok. They also discuss Amazon's new fitness tracker product, Halo, and how it may be a back door attempt to bolster the company's healthcare endeavors. In Friend of Pivot, Kara and Scott catch up on some of the big stories they missed while Scott was on vacation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-09-01
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Pivot Schooled #2: The New Generation of Innovators, with Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar and investor Rana Yared

In this audio version of the second episode of our live video series Pivot Schooled, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the future of innovation in the US and worldwide. They interview Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar and Balderton Capital general partner Rana Yared, answer questions from the audience, and make predictions. Plus: A prediction from Silicon Valley actor Suzanne Cryer, and why TikTok isn't selling to anybody. Get your tickets for the next Pivot Schooled, "The Big Four," at PivotSchooled.com. Get your Pivot Schooled hats, mugs, shirts and more at PivotSchooled.com/Shop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-08-30
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Kevin Mayer exits TikTok, Palantir?s scorching S-1, and a listener mail question about cable news with Baratunde Thurston

Kara and guest host Baratunde Thurston talk about TikTok's CEO Kevin Mayer stepping down amid tensions with the Trump administration. They also discuss Palantir, the controversial data-mining company filing to go public and using their S-1 to throw shade at the rest of Silicon Valley. In listener mail, we get a question about a new cable news program. Baratunde predicts there will be more grief to deal with in our country in the months to come. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-08-28
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Mark Zuckerberg and Tik Tok, Friend of Pivot Maureen Dowd on the digital Conventions and? Baratunde Thurston?s Wins and Fails

Kara is joined by podcast host, comedian, and writer Baratunde Thurston to talk about the DNC, the upcoming RNC, Steve Bannon's arrest, and Mark Zuckerberg stoking TikTok fears. Plus, Baratunde's wins and fails. Spoiler: they involve really cool sneakers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-08-25
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Pivot Schooled #1: Media's Overnight Chaos, with TikTok's Vanessa Pappas and Columbia University's Emily Bell

In this audio version of the first episode of our live video series Pivot Schooled, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway talk about the rapidly changing media industry, President Trump's attempt to force a sale of TikTok's US operations, and what happens when disinformation is coming from inside the (White) House. They also answer questions from viewers and make predictions, alongside special guest predictor Kathy Griffin. Get your tickets for the next Pivot Schooled, "The Big Four," at PivotSchooled.com. Get your Pivot Schooled hats, mugs, shirts and more at PivotSchooled.com/Shop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-08-24
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Lyft and Uber consider franchising, Apple becomes the first $2 trillion company and a listener mail question about social distancing with Aminatou Sow

Kara is joined by author and podcast host Aminatou Sow to talk about more trouble for ride-share companies in California. They also discuss Apple becoming the first company valued at $2 trillion. In listener mail, we get a question about navigating the challenges of social distancing during the pandemic. Plus Aminatou gets challenged to fill Trump's shadow cabinet ahead of the RNC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-08-21
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Epic Games challenges Google and Apple, guest host Aminatou Sow on keeping the post office public, and Friend of Pivot Mary Trump on her uncle Donald

Kara is joined by guest host, author of Big Friendship and host of the podcast "Call Your Girlfriend", Aminatou Sow to discuss Epic Games suing Apple and Google. They also talk about about how to save the Postal Service as the House prepares to hear testimony from the Postmaster General. Then we hear from Friend of Pivot Mary Trump to talk about her bestselling book Too Much And Never Enough: How My Family Created the World?s Most Dangerous Man? and her uncle Donald. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-08-18
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Uber threatens to shutdown app over AB5, Airbnb's surprise IPO and a listener mail question about WFH with Andrew Ross Sorkin

Kara is joined by New York Times columnist, founder of Deal Book and CNBC Sqwuakbox Host Andrew Ross Sorkin to talk about Uber threatening to shut down their rideshare app in reaction to a new AB-5 ruling. They also discuss Airbnb's surprise IPO. In listener mail, we get a question about the future of working from home and how company cultures will change to the fit our new environment. In predictions, Andrew and Kara discuss the potential future cabinet of the Biden/Harris administration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-08-14
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Trump?s executive order on TikTok & WeChat, Friend of Pivot Jennifer Palmieri about women in politics, and guest host Andrew Ross Sorkin on a billionaire tax

Kara is joined by New York Times columnist, founder of Deal Book and CNBC Sqwuakbox Host Andrew Ross Sorkin to talk about about Trump's new executive orders to ban Chinese social media apps. They also discuss Bernie Sanders' proposed new tax legislation that would implement a one time 60-percent tax on billionaires who made money during the pandemic. Then we are joined by Friend of Pivot Jennifer Palmieri, author of the new book She Proclaims: Our Declaration of Independence from a Man's World, to discuss women in politics and Biden's expected VP pick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-08-11
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Disney+ pioneers at-home movie premieres and Facebook signs a lease in Manhattan, with guest host Stephanie Ruhle

Kara and guest host MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle talk about Disney launching its first big budget movie release for rent on their streaming app. They also discuss Facebook inking a new lease in midtown Manhattan and what that means for New York City's recovery after the pandemic. We also hear listener mail response to Stephanie's question about what listeners are most anxious about during these times. And Stephanie has a prediction about the November elections. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2020-08-07
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