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Land of the Giants

In Land of the Giants: The Google Empire, Recode’s Shirin Ghaffary and Big Technology’s Alex Kantrowitz explore how a company that began with idealistic goals of creative experimentation and making useful products has evolved into a worldwide power with enormous impact on our lives. Google's dominance in everything from search and online advertising to its YouTube and Android platforms gives it tremendous power and responsibility. But with multiple antitrust cases against it and its own employees rebelling against company decisions, is Google too big for its own good?

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Recode Daily

Recode Daily, hosted by senior reporter Teddy Schleifer, focuses on a single story about our tech-infused lives each day and offers the right amount of context to help listeners understand how technology is reshaping the world.


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Recode Media

What happens when media, entertainment and technology collide? Peter Kafka, one of the industry's most acclaimed media editors talks to business titans, journalists, comedians and fellow podcasters to get their take. Tune in every Thursday to hear from people like New Yorker editor David Remnick, "Full Frontal" host Samantha Bee and host of The New York Times' The Daily, Michael Barbaro.


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The wrong US response to Russia and China may trigger a “new Cold War,” warns Stanford University’s Larry Diamond

Rep. Lauren Underwood says supporting impeachment would “look like a power grab” to her swing district

“The $300 textbook is dead,” says the CEO of textbook maker Pearson

Cambridge Analytica made “ethical mistakes” because it was too focused on regulation, former COO says

Megan Rapinoe still isn’t going to the White House, even if Trump invites her

Will Reddit un-quarantine its biggest pro-Trump community? CEO Steve Huffman isn’t holding his breath.

In 10 years, every “relevant” company will be a tech company, Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake says

The Amazon dilemma: how a tech powerhouse that fulfills our every consumer need still lets us down

“We’re not ready” for foreign election interference in 2020, says Rep. Adam Schiff

Why 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang doesn’t want to break up Google

Presidential candidate Michael Bennet is way behind in the polls. But he believes he can win the nomination — and beat Trump.

Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about systemic racism, regulating tech, and the divided Democratic Party on Recode Decode

Pete Buttigieg says Americans should have the right to hide personal details from the internet

Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s first novel is about divorce in the age of Tinder

Journalist Carole Cadwalladr has a question for tech workers: Are you okay with your bosses enabling “techno-fascism”?

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon: the Code Conference interview (transcript)

Rockefeller Foundation president Raj Shah: the Code Conference interview (transcript)

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian: the Code Conference interview (transcript)

Twitter’s Kayvon Beykpour and Vijaya Gadde: the Code Conference interview

The problem with tech people who want to solve problems

If the Senate won’t convict Trump, “Why is that bad for the Democrats?” asks the Intercept’s Mehdi Hasan

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki: The Code Conference interview (transcript)

Russia and China are waging a “shadow war” against the US, and the battlefields will be AI and space, CNN’s Jim Sciutto says

Why Amazon is going to be one of the winners of the streaming video wars

Silicon Valley needs new investors if it wants to close the gender gap, Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani says

The decline of trust in science “terrifies” former MIT president Susan Hockfield

Because of AI, the value of a computer science degree will “diminish over time,” says investor Mark Cuban

We should opt into data tracking, not out of it, says DuckDuckGo CEO Gabe Weinberg

Twitter co-founder Ev Williams says social media will get better ... eventually

Don’t break up Facebook — replace Mark Zuckerberg, says former security boss Alex Stamos

Meet the man with an impossible job: cleaning up YouTube

Tech billionaires who donate millions are just “bribing society at large,” Anand Giridharadas says

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse explains why big banks should get into cryptocurrencies

How Amazon turned its darkest time into runaway riches

Former US Attorney Preet Bharara says good journalism may have undermined the Mueller report

Apple is the only media company rich enough to beat Netflix — but does it care enough to try?

Hulu CEO Randy Freer explains why Hulu never promoted its ad-free version

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter says AI should never have the “true autonomy” to kill

Esther Wojcicki explains how she raised the CEOs of YouTube and 23andMe

Sam Harris talks Islam, politics, Twitter, and Trump with Kara Swisher