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May 29, 2022

Crypto took over Davos. Now what?

There was a crypto coming out party at Davos. Is it a sign winter may be short lived?

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May 22, 2022

Should startups be scared?

Stock market turmoil is making VCs skittish. Could now be the best time to start a company?

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May 15, 2022

Crypto’s big crash and Zuckerberg’s big bet

Is the tech superbubble about to burst?

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May 8, 2022

The dangers of data in a post-Roe world

The leaked SCOTUS draft ruling that would overturn abortion rights will reshape society. That includes the tech industry, which i…

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May 1, 2022

So you want to open-source an algorithm

Elon Musk wants to open-source Twitter's algorithm, but that might be harder than it sounds.

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April 24, 2022

Is Elon Musk serious?

Elon Musk's hostile takeover of Twitter would make history. But is he serious, having fun, or seriously having fun?

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March 30, 2022

Spotify's betting big on being more than a music service

Spotify's Gustav Soderstrom on the future of audio, combining music and podcasts, and what's next for your playlists.

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March 26, 2022

Live: What "The Great Resignation" really means

Bringing you another Protocol Live event, featuring a panel of talent and workplace specialists as they discuss the most innovati…

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March 23, 2022

The ins and outs of whistleblowing

Poppy Alexander on the rise of the whistleblower, how the process works, and what we can all learn from Frances Haugen.

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March 19, 2022

What tech can — and can't — do to fix climate change

Brian Kahn, the editor of Protocol Climate, joins the show to discuss the state of climate tech and where the industry is headed.

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March 16, 2022

Anonymity and the fight for the future of the internet

Jeff Kosseff, author of “The Twenty-Six Words That Created The Internet and “The United States of Anonymous,” talks about why cou…

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March 12, 2022

The future of 230, the end of PowerPoint, and the fight over military…

Protocol’s reporters discuss Clarence Thomas’ call for Supreme Court cases on Section 230, the startups trying to reinvent the sl…

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March 9, 2022

The Mac is back, and other notes from Apple's spring event

Protocol’s reporters discuss Apple’s first gadget launch of 2022, what it says about the industry, and why computers are suddenly…

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March 5, 2022

How tech responded to Russia — and what happens next

Protocol's reporters discuss how platforms responded to the war in Ukraine, how information moves in the country now, and the pre…

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March 2, 2022

Can Glass build a better Instagram?

Tom Watson and Stefan Borsje, the co-founders of Glass, talk about how they’re trying to build a better social network for photog…

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Feb. 26, 2022

Protocol Live: how to build the metaverse

A panel on what it will take to make the metaverse great, and all the rules, tools, standards and cooperation it will require.

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Feb. 24, 2022

How VR could change the way we hang out – and fall in love

Match Chief Product Officer Dushyant Saraph explains why VR could be the next big thing in dating, and how virtual spaces are cha…

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Feb. 19, 2022

Metamates, Peloton, and the metaverse real estate boom

Protocol reporters discuss Nick Clegg’s promotion and Meta’s new values, what’s going on at Peloton and whether the company’s goi…

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Feb. 16, 2022

White Teslas and WedTok: the future is coming for weddings everywhere

The Knot’s Esther Lee talks wedding hashtags, metaverse marriages and the rise of the Tesla getaway car.

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Feb. 12, 2022

The all-highlights, gambling-friendly future of sports TV

Buzzer's Bo Han talks about how sports TV is changing, how a new generation consumes sports, and why the Super Bowl remains unsto…

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Feb. 9, 2022

TikTok’s favorite matchmaker on dating in a digital age

Maria Avgitidis — who you might know as @realmatchmakermaria on TikTok — gives us her best tips for dating profiles, explains how…

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Feb. 5, 2022

Spotify’s Joe Rogan problem, Sony buys Bungie, and Amazon’s union fig…

Protocol reporters discuss the ongoing Spotify/Joe Rogan debate, Sony’s $3.6 billion acquisition of Bungie, and the longstanding …

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Feb. 2, 2022

Hinge’s CEO wants you out of his app and back into the real world

Hinge CEO Justin McLeod on the increasingly digital state of dating and relationships, and what an app like Hinge is supposed to …

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Jan. 29, 2022

Crypto winter, Netflix games, and robot writers

Protocol reporters discuss the downturn in the crypto market, Netflix's push into gaming and increased competition, and the lates…

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