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The Vergecast

Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller make sense of the week's tech news with help from our diverse and 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. And, remember, promo code. Produced by The Verge and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Podcast Episodes


Introducing Switched on Pop

Check out Switched on Pop, a podcast that digs into the musical theory and cultural context of pop music. In this episode, hosts Charlie Harding and Nate Sloan explore how streaming changed the sound of pop music. 
For more from Switched on Pop, subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. 

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Galaxy S10E review and Spotify takes on Apple

The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Natt Garun, and Paul Miller discuss the changes in the new Android Q beta as well as a review of the Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+. and S10E. Which phone is best?
Also, Spotify files antitrust complaint over 'Apple tax'
All that and much more on this week's Vergecast.

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Breaking up Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook

How would we break up the world’s most powerful companies? Live from SXSW, The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Casey Newton, and Ashley Carman discuss just how one would break up giants like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.





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Facebook's privacy pivot and the streaming wars

Breaking down Mark Zuckerberg’s letter on Facebook about its privacy-focused future.

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Can Anchor be the Youtube for podcasts? And should they?

Anchor CEO Michael Mignano discusses the company's recent acquisition by Spotify, the future of podcasting, and whether Anchor could become the "YouTube for podcasts." The Verge's Nilay Patel and Ashley Carman talk to Mignano about the current difficulties the podcast industry faces along with possible solutions for discovery and questioning what to do with the RSS feed.

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