Episode 101: nVidia’s AI gauntlet, Twitter tells us the weather, and Huawei hatches HarmonyOS

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:

—what the Computex announcements from nVidia and AMD mean for the future of graphics acceleration and AI

—why Twitter’s bet on collectives could prove stickier for creators than Substack

—how Huawei might win allies in the uphill battle that faces with its Android variant, HarmonyOS

Episode 100: Our first guest: Peter Rojas on Epic vs. Apple, Amazon buys MGM, and Nintendo’s next Switch

We celebrate our 100th episode with our first-ever guest: Betaworks partner and tech media pioneer Peter Rojas to share his fascinating take on the Apple-Epic lawsuit, the evolution of the creator economy, and all things social gaming.

Plus, join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:
—why Amazon has made its second-largest acqusition ever in purchasing the House of Bond, MGM
—what the Switch has done for Nintendo and where it may take it with a new model later this year

Episode 99: Google I/O from privacy to sci-fi, Spotify’s audio turf grab, and Snap snaps up AR tech

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:
shift, new Workspace features, natural language leaps, and holographic conferencing
—how Spotify is waging a two-front war against Apple and Amazon in a bid to dominate audio as Netflix eyes gaming
—what obstacles “camera company” Snap must overcome as it steps up its AR investments

Episode 98: iPhone users opt out of tracking, Google stares down Roku, and Windows 10x gets axed

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:
—how Facebook is reacting to iPhone users’ overwhelming tracking opt-out.
—why Roku is cornered as it negotiates with Google over YouTube
—whether Microsoft has learned an important lesson by canceling Windows 10x

97. Facebook’s Oversight Board punts, Twitter adds to subscription portfolio, and the push to extend Moore’s Law

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:
—what the outcome of Facebook’s Oversight Board means for the future of the the site’s governance
—how the latest Twitter acquisitions and features are fueling its push into in the creator economy
—the innovations from IBM and Lightmatter driving computing beyond today’s processor limitations

96. Apple’s sales boom, Instagram’s Clubhouse features, and Samsung’s strengthening ecosystem

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:

—whether Apple’s earnings reveal continued pandemic demand or more generational change drivers as 5G expands
—how Facebook continues to seek business diversification via a Clubhouse-like Instagram mode, a greater commerce focus, and more 
—how Samsung has continued to weave its ecosystem message together with the Galaxy Book Pros

95. The iPad gets the Mac’s brain, AirTags find Tile’s market, and Google fights for FloC

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:

—whether Apple’s new iMac and iPad mean can boost demand for desktops and powerful tablets

—how Apple’s new AirTags product stacks up to competition from Tile as regulatory scrutiny increases

—how Facebook and Google are going deeper into their own networks with video privacy standards to maximize ad models

94. Microsoft buys Nuance, Apple’s TV tech, and Jeff Bezos’ swan song

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:

—what Microsoft’s purchase of Nuance Communications means for healthcare and beyond

—how Apple’s rumored HomePod extensions could transform the TV experience

—how Jeff Bezos’ final shareholder letter lays out a roadmap for Amazon.

Episode 93. Apple and Epic in court, Clubhouse’s Twitter retort, and Best Buy’s subscription support

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:

—how the Mac has become a pawn in the battle between Epic Games and Apple reaches trial

–what are the next steps for Clubhouse as its valuation reaches what Twitter tried to buy it for

—how Best Buy can optimize the service bundle in its new Best Buy Beta subscription program

Episode 92. Intel builds up, Medium slims down, and Apple downplays app store dominance

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:

-how Intel is positioned in its bold new move to ramp up its own, and others’, chip production
-why Medium decided to pivot yet again in the evolving web media landscape
-how Apple is trying to position the web as a rival to its app store