The Vergecast

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.

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Fornite kicked off the App Store and Microsoft’s Surface Duo arrives on Sept 10th

Nilay, Dieter, Tom, and Dan discuss the timeline of events that lead to Epic Games suing Apple and Google after being kicked out of mobile app stores. They also discuss Microsoft's announcement of the Surface Duo's release date and technical specs.


 2020-08-14  1h31m

How the TikTok ban would affect the influencer economy

Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel talks with New York Times reporter Taylor Lorenz about what actually happens to TikTok users, creators, and the influencer economy if a ban on the app was implemented in the United States.


 2020-08-11  55m

episode 416: Samsung Unpacked, Google Pixel 4a review, and Apple's new 27-inch iMac

Nilay, Dieter, Becca, Chris, and Dan discuss the products announced at Samsung's virtual event this week, as well as the Google Pixel 4a review, a new 27-inch iMac, and Greg Joswiak replaces Phil Schiller as head of Apple marketing.


 2020-08-07  1h28m

Sen. Ron Wyden says Trump’s Section 230 FCC shuffle is a ‘disaster’

The Verge's Nilay Patel and Adi Robertson talk to Senator Ron Wyden, who co-authored Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.


 2020-08-04  38m

episode 415: Tech antitrust hearing: the important moments and what comes next

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.


 2020-07-31  1h9m

Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin's Most Dangerous Hackers

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.


 2020-07-28  47m

Big tech antittrust hearing preview and the Xbox Games Showcase breakdown

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 week.


 2020-07-24  1h25m

Election cybersecurity: How ready are we for November 3rd?

Cybersecurity journalist Kim Zetter talks with The Verge's Nilay Patel and Russell Brandom about the state of election security in the US.


 2020-07-21  50m

Twitter gets hacked / NBC's streaming service Peacock debuts / TikTok in the US is threatened

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.


 2020-07-17  1h15m

Will virtual dates stick around after the pandemic?

A special episode of The Verge's Why'd You Push That Button?


 2020-07-15  37m