Episode 87. Facebook battles Australia, Chrome OS surpasses macOS, and Amazon Invents Kickstarter

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Researchas they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:
—how Facebook’s battle with Australia sets up another contrast with Google’s conflict avoidance
—what implications Chrome OS passing macOS has for both Apple and Microsoft
—why Amazon is perfectly suited for its own take on product crowdfunding

Episode 86. Cuban clubs Clubhouse, Salesforce quits its day job, and TikTok winds down the clock

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:
—how the race to compete with surging Clubhouse fits in with social media revenue diversification
-how Salesforce has boosted Slack’s promise by declaring the death of 9-to-5
—what the TikTok policy change could mean for U.S. policy toward China tech

Episode 85. Bezos says bye, Google reels in Stadia, and Apple drives toward the future

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:
—what we can expect from the CEO transition at Amazon
—what game development studio closures mean for Google’s Stadia service.
—the takeaways from the latest Apple augmented reality and car rumors

Episode 84. Redditors pump GameStop as Facebook plans to take on a surging Apple

Join Shawn DuBravac of Avrio Institute and Ross Rubin of Reticle Research as they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:
—what impact the Reddit-fueled GameStop run-up has for algorithmic investing
—what contributed to Apple’s record-breaking quarter
—why Facebook is moving toward war with Apple but Google is not

Episode 83. Biden and Big Tech, IDing Rioters, and Apple’s VR Pivot

Join Shawn DuBravac and Ross Rubin as they provide insights on the biggest tech stories, including:
—what Biden administration policies and priorities will mean for tech companies
—how a website identifying faces from the Capitol riot has implications for privacy
-what Apple gains and loses if it pursues a VR headset

Episode 81. The Riot, The Response, and the Race to Your Face

Join Shawn DuBravac and Ross Rubin as we check in before CES with an episode to ring in the new year that includes:

—What the Facebook and Twitter responses to the Capitol riot could mean for the future of political speech online
-How smart glasses offerings from Facebook, Amazon and others are evolving in the consumer and enterprise space.

Episode 80. Looking Back, Looking Ahead: How the pandemic shook the industry, the Big Tech backlash, and trade war fallout

Join Shawn DuBravac and Ross Rubin as we look back at 2020 and look ahead to 2021 to analyze the industry’s biggest tech stories, including:

—How tech and other industries will take the first steps toward the post-pandemic future

—How Google and Facebook will react to their government lawsuits as Apple faces developer protest.

—How the trade war between the U.S. and China may engulf new companies and geographies

Episode 79. Facebook Claims Apple is Destroying the Internet, Twitter Tries to Improve Communication, and Roku Win HBO Max

Join Shawn DuBravac and Ross Rubin as they provide insights on this week’s biggest tech stories, including:

—Facebook’s attack of Apple’s forthcoming privacy changes
—Twitter’s attempts to change personal communication and interactions
—Roku’s win of HBO Max.

Episode 78. The Fate of Facebook, The Hating on Halo, and More Movies from the Mouse

Join Shawn DuBravac and Ross Rubin as they provide insights on this week’s biggest tech stories, including:

—Whether government actions to break up Facebook would be feasible or effective
—How new wearables from Amazon and Apple push boundaries on privacy and price.
—Why the backlash to The Walt Disney Company and WarnerMedia disrupting movie release windows could extend beyond the pandemic.