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Re/code on the Air: Silicon Valley's Oscars, Uber's Giant Pile of Money and Barack Obama's Big Net Neutrality News

Want more Re/code? You get more Re/code: Here are some of our sharpest TV and radio appearances from the last week.

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Peter Kafka covers media and technology, and their intersection, at Vox. Many of his stories can be found in his Kafka on Media newsletter, and he also hosts the Recode Media podcast.

The journalists who bring you Re/code aren’t just awesome reporters and writers — they’re great talkers, too. Here’s proof, via a selection of our TV and radio appearances over the last week:

Up until this week, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer had only made one big acquisition — Tumblr, the blogging site she bought for $1.1 billion in 2013. Now she has a second one. Edmund Lee told CNBC why she bought BrightRoll, and what she’ll do next:

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While the electronic payments world is focused on Apple Pay, Google has quietly folded its Wallet project. Kara Swisher tells CNBC what that means:

And here are two takes on last week’s big net neutrality pronouncement from Barack Obama. First Kara on CNBC:

And then Amy Schatz on MSNBC:

Silicon Valley now has its own version of the Oscars: The Breakthrough Prize, funded by Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and Yuri Milner. James Temple went, and told KCRW all about it:

Meanwhile Uber, the car service many people complain about but also use, raised another giant pile of money. Liz Gannes tells WBUR why investors are so eager to hand Travis Kalanick their cash.

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