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What are the most important technology stories right now? From products and companies to services and trends, Download’s weekly panel of experts analyzes the biggest topics in tech … and a few you may have missed. Hosted by Jason Snell and Stephen Hackett.
108: Keep Watching the Headlines
Apple releases public betas earlier than expected, Bill Gates muses on Microsoft's missed opportunity and the power of tech giants, and we're all going to need a fuzzy puppy update this week because this is the final episode of Download.
Jun 26, 2019
35 min
107: Embankment for the Unbanked
Facebook's cryptocurrency move, 5G in rural areas, Google steals lyrics, Apple hedges on China, JJ Abrams cuts a big deal with Warner Media, Snapchat's original programming strategy, and much more.
Jun 20, 2019
1 hr
106: I Think It's Us
The tech industry has a lot to apologize for, the Huawei mess escalates, and is Apple still thinking about autonomous vehicles?
Jun 13, 2019
46 min
105: Live From WWDC: Dark Mode People
From Apple's podcast studio within its Worldwide Developer Conference, we're joined by John Siracusa and Shelly Brisbin to discuss iPadOS, iOS, Catalyst, SwiftUI, and Apple's new pro hardware.
Jun 6, 2019
49 min
104: I Don't Know What X Means Anymore
The increasingly messy tech Cold War, Apple's keyboard troubles, the prospects for data protection laws in the U.S., and Wi-Fi stalking on the Tube.
May 23, 2019
50 min
103: Where OS?
Apple gets a bad Supreme Court ruling, Disney buys the rest of Hulu, and Florence Ion joins us to discuss last week's Google IO, including the Pixel 3a and the fate of all our Nest thermostats.
May 16, 2019
1 hr 6 min
102: More Ham Figures Into It
Philip Michaels joins us to talk about interesting things in Apple's latest financial results, the death of a product that never existed, and Facebook's F8 product announcements.
May 2, 2019
42 min
101: Painting Something Pink
Carolina Milanesi joins Jason to discuss her time using an unbroken Samsung Galaxy Fold, Tim Cook talking up tech regulation, Jack Dorsey visiting the White House, and the words tech writers use to describe Pinterest.
Apr 25, 2019
55 min
100: Modems Modems Modems!
Apple and Qualcomm make up over fried chicken, social-media companies continue to not get it, and the Galaxy Fold makes a very bad first impression.
Apr 18, 2019
57 min
99: My Memory is Beyond the Event Horizon
Netflix ties its own hands, new Kindles arrive, Amazon gets criticized for cozying up to oil companies while touting its own green-energy efforts, web accessibility is trickier than you'd think, and... is that a black hole?
Apr 11, 2019
1 hr 6 min
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