The Vergecast

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Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn make sense of the week's tech news with help from our 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.

Nilay, Makena, Adi, and Casey discuss the important moments from Congress' antitrust hearing with Apple’s Tim Cook, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, and Google’s Sundar Pichai. Stories discussed this week: Antivirus: A weekly digest of the latest COVID-19 research Kodak is branching out into pharmaceuticals with US investment Twitter forced Donald Trump Jr. to delete tweet spreading COVID-19 misinformation Moms in Tech Facebook group splintering over allegations of racism Google will keep employees working remotely until July 2021 NASA’s life-hunting Mars rover is officially on its way to the Red Planet Tech antitrust hearing: all the news, updates, and …


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Verge editor-in-chief talks with Wired senior editor Andy Greenberg, author of Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin's Most Dangerous Hackers.
Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn talk with Casey Newton and Makena Kelly about what to expect at next week's big tech antitrust hearings featuring Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg, and Sundar Pichai. Megan Farokhmanesh and Andrew Webster return to discuss the games announced at the Xbox Games Showcase this …
Cybersecurity journalist Kim Zetter talks with The Verge's Nilay Patel and Russell Brandom about the state of election security in the US.
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Russell Brandom, and Julia Alexander discuss an unprecidented Twitter hack this week, the release of NBCUniversal's new streaming service Peacock, and the potential restrictions on TikTok from the White House.
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Nilay Patel talks to Rashad Robinson, president of Color of Change, one of the organizations leading the ad boycott against Facebook and other social media companies.
Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Dan Seifert discuss Apple's iOS14 public beta, the future of Google's phones, and what to expect at Samsung's next hardware event.
CEO of Luta Security Katie Moussouris talks about the good, the bad, and ugly of bug bounty programs that catch and report security bugs and vulnerabilities in software systems.
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Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn welcome back Verge alum and Wall Street Journal columnist Joanna Stern to discuss the big announcements from Apple's developer conference this week. Verge news editor Chaim Gartenberg joins in the second half to discuss the Apple updates you may have missed.
Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and policy editor Russell Brandom talk to ounder of CryptoHarlem and cybersecurity expert Matt Mitchell.
Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn run through the most interesting rumors and predictions of announcements at Apple's WWDC next week. Adi Robertson joins to discuss the latest threat to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.
Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) joined The Vergecast along with Basecamp CTO David Heinemeier Hansson to discuss the plight of Hey, Basecamp’s new $99-a-year premium email service.
Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and Verge reporter Makena Kelly talk to Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts about bringing broadband access into rural areas, the technology plights caused by the pandemic, privacy concerns over contract tracing, and the race to 5G.
Nilay and Dieter discuss Android 11 beta first impressions, Google countersuing Sonos, WWDC rumors. Megan Farokhmanesh and Andrew Webster discuss the PS5 hardware reveal and new Playsation games. James Vincent explains big tech's ban on facial recognition tech for police.
Seidman joins Vergecast host Nilay Patel and Verge senior reporter Ashley Carman for a chat about the future of the platform.
Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn talk to senior science reporter Loren Grush about SpaceX successfully launching their first crew to orbit. Casey Newton stops by to discuss Facebook's moderation policy controversy with Donald Trump's posts.
Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and Verge reporter Julia Alexander talk to Otter Media CEO Tony Goncalves on Tony's new project overseeing HBO Max.
Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn welcome Adi Robertson and Casey Newton on the show to discuss Trump's executive order targeting social media companies like Twitter, Facebook, and Google. Julia Alexander also stops by the discuss the launch of WarnerMedia's new streaming service HBO Max.