Best Tech News podcasts — News and commentary on the digital world (Updated August 2018; image)
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Your first podcast of the week is the last word in tech. Join the top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech.Records live every Sunday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
This is the official podcast of Tested brings you the week's technology and science news, with hosts Will Smith, Norman Chan, and Jeremy Williams. There's no jargon here, just solid explanations of the week's news--and plenty of wacky tangents. Make sure you stick around after the outro for fake outtakes!
The Vergecast
This Vergecast is your source for an irreverent and informative look at what's happening right now (and next) in the world of technology and gadgets. Hosted by Nilay Patel alongside a cavalcade of tech luminaries, The Vergecast is the only podcast you need to make sense of the week in tech news.
TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.
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"'A podcast about the internet' that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it." - The Guardian. Hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, from Gimlet.
Why are teens shoplifting makeup and posting their hauls to Tumblr? How can a blind man run a marathon through the desert with just an iPhone? And what happens to your social media profiles after you die? Week on week we answer questions just like these on our digital culture podcast, Chips with Everything.
Note to Self
Is your phone watching you? Can texting make you smarter? Are your kids real? Note to Self explores these and other essential quandaries facing anyone trying to preserve their humanity in the digital age. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts, including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Nancy and many others. © WNYC Studios
BBC Radio 5 live’s technology and gaming podcast, discussing the world of video games and games culture. Plus your questions answered in 5 live's tech phone-in.
Do you have questions about tech products or the week's tech news that you’re too embarrassed to ask? Kara Swisher and the rest of the team at Recode have the answers. Tune in to their podcast every Friday for straight talk about confusing topics. Submit your questions in advance by tweeting them to @Recode with the hashtag #TooEmbarrassed, or by emailing
BuzzFeed editors Ryan Broderick and Katie Notopoulos explore the weirdest corners of the internet, so you don't have to.
The WIRED Podcast
The award-winning WIRED UK Podcast with James Temperton and the rest of the team. Listen every week for the an informed and entertaining rundown of latest technology, science, business and culture news. New episodes every Friday.
A show about tech and media's key players, big ideas, and how they're changing the world we live in. One of tech's most prominent journalists, Kara Swisher, is known for her insightful reporting and straight-shooting style. Listen in as she hosts hard-hitting interviews with influential business leaders and outspoken personalities from media, politics, and more.
Technological and digital news from around the world.
Stacey Higginbotham (formerly Sr. Editor at Fortune) and co-host Kevin Tofel discuss the latest news and analysis of the Internet of Things. Covers Consumer IoT, Industrial IoT and Enterprise IoT. Guests include Vint Cerf, Om Malik, and people from, AT&T, IBM Watson and more.
Named after Charles Babbage a 19th-century polymath and grandfather of computing, Babbage is a weekly podcast on science and technology. Host Kenneth Cukier talks to our correspondents about the innovations, discoveries and gadgetry making the news. Published every Wednesday on Economist Radio.
Every week, Linus and Luke take some time to discuss the most current happenings in the technology universe.
The African Tech Roundup podcast delivers digital, tech and innovation highlights from across the African continent. The show is produced by broadcaster and entrepreneur, Andile Masuku (, and co-hosted by marketing maven turned investor and startup founder, Musa Kalenga (
Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood helps listeners understand the business behind the technology that's rewiring our lives. From how tech is changing the nature of work to the unknowns of venture capital to the economics of outer space, this weekday show breaks ideas, telling the stories of modern life through our digital economy. Marketplace Tech is part of the Marketplace portfolio of public radio programs broadcasting nationwide, which additionally includes Marketplace, Marketplace Morning ...
Know what comes next with this in-depth look at how science and technology are revolutionizing the way we live, work and play.
Download This Show is your weekly access to the latest in social media, consumer electronics, digital politics, hacktivism and more. Presented by Marc Fennell for ABC Radio National. Published every Friday.
Ctrl-Walt-Delete is a podcast from The Verge featuring legendary tech reviewer Walt Mossberg and Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel. In each episode, they dive into the modern tech landscape using Walt’s extraordinary depth and experience to tell stories in entirely new ways. The series finale aired on June 13, 2017, shortly before Walt’s well-deserved retirement.
The weekly podcast of discussing the latest happenings in mobile, gaming and technology.
News, Analysis and Service from Germany and Europe - in 30 Languages
The global technology industry is a powerful engine of innovation that drives the economy. It's also a collection of insular communities full of hidden projects, quiet rivalries, and uncomfortable truths. Join Bloomberg Technology's Brad Stone each week as he and the team's reporters uncover what actually happens behind closed doors.
The Techdirt Podcast, hosted by Michael Masnick.
The Verge’s Ashley Carman and Kaitlyn Tiffany ask the hard, weird, and occasionally dumb questions about how your tiny tech decisions impact your social life. Do you turn read receipts on? Do you share your Netflix passwords with friends? Why'd You Push That Button examines the choices technology forces us to make, through interviews with consumers, developers, friends, and strangers.
Clockwise is a rapid-fire discussion of current technology issues hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent and featuring two special guests each week. Four people, four topics--and because we're always watching the clock, no episode is longer than 30 minutes. Hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent.
Our online life is real life. We walk, talk, work, LOL and even love on the Internet – but we don’t always treat it like real life. Host Veronica Belmont explores this disconnect with stories from the wilds of the Web – and gets to the bottom of online issues that affect us all. Whether it’s privacy breaches, closed platforms, hacking, fake news, or cyber bullying, we the people have the power to change the course of the Internet, keeping it healthy, weird, and wonderful for everyone.
Hosted by Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurott; What The Tech!? delivers what every techy needs and that is a spotlight on new and emerging technologies from around the world. They cover everything that is up and coming as well as do live unboxings along with reviews of current products. Join in the conversation because it doesn’t matter if you’re a noob or a tech vet. You will find something you like!
Tech Tent
How the technology business is transforming the way we live and work.
Komando On Demand
Ever wonder how technology has transformed your life? Get ready to be entertained and informed with Kim Komando as she provides insight on the ever-changing tech topics that are relevant to you. Kim conducts interviews with experts in their field to give you the full picture every time.
Stories about the people transforming technology from the command line up.
Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando!
A collection of unhurried conversations with world-class thinkers, founders, and scientists.
Bad Voltage
Every two weeks Bad Voltage delivers an amusing take on technology, Open Source, politics, music, and anything else we think is interesting, as well as interviews and reviews. The show is presented by Jono Bacon, Jeremy Garcia, and Stuart Langridge.
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Merge Conflict
Merge Conflict is a weekly discussion with Frank and James on all things development, technology, & more. After years of being friends, Frank and James finally decided to sit down and start a podcast about their lives as mobile developers using Xamarin. Much more than just another mobile development podcast, Merge Conflict, reaches all areas of development including desktop, server, and of course mobile. They also cover fun things happening in the world of technology and gaming and whatever ...
An opinionated daily technology talk show. Chris Fisher is joined by a rotating cast of characters. Far removed from the valley bubble we tell the honest truth about some of tech’s biggest demigods.With insights on current events, and perspective from the past ones Tech Talk Today promises to be interesting, or fail live trying.
The Digital Human
Aleks Krotoski explores the digital world
Computer Talk Radio is a nationally syndicated broadcast radio program on computers, technology, and your life. Benjamin Rockwell, the show host and a computer nerd, leads the team as the expert guide through the technical jungle of jargon, and the valleys of viruses, to reach the pinnacle of power of your computer problems. Additional team members Keith M. Sedor, Marty Winston, Steve Keske, and Pastor Mark, all help along the way each week with their own words of wisdom.
Ask Noah Show
The Ask Noah Show is a weekly radio call in show where we take your tech questions or business in tech questions live on the air.The show airs Tuesdays at 6pm CST on at KEQQ 88.3 FM in Grand Forks ND.It's a free call 1-855-450-NOAH so join us and start on your way to owning your operating system, your software, and technology.
Christina Warren & Brett Terpstra have odd sleep schedules. They nerd out over varied interests: gadgets, software, and life in a connected world. Tune in to find out what keeps them up at night.
Happy Hour is a podcast hosted by Benjamin Mayo, Zac Hall and the staff of 9to5Mac discussing the latest in tech news.
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Know How...IoT: Learn how to make technology work for you. Join Megan Morrone and Florence Ion for 12 episodes as they explore, install, test, and review IoT (the Internet of Things) devices from smart speakers, smart cameras, fridges, ovens, light bulbs, thermostats, wearables, robots, and more. Feel free to send your questions and suggestions to episodes every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Each episode we'll be discussing the hot topics in tech and exploring them in depth.
Upgrade looks at how technology shapes our lives, from the devices in our hands and pockets to the streaming music and video services that keep us entertained. Hosted by Myke Hurley and Jason Snell.
Cut through the technology news noise and hear about only the stuff that matters, and what it means. Join your hosts Owen, Frederique and Zach every week to get the lowdown on the biggest stories – including some you might not have heard anything about. We're based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, so this isn't just another American show!
Leo Laporte and the TWiTs go off the beaten path to bring you non-standard shows from the network, including breaking news, live-on-location events, special interviews, and geek conference expeditions.Episodes available at
Update Podcast
Each week 4 hosts have a casual chat about all things digital such as mobile apps, web design, marketing & AI.
CNET UK Podcast
Britain's best technology podcast is beamed to your auditory sensors every Friday afternoon direct from CNET UK. The honey-toned team give you everything you need to know about the week's hottest tech news, the most Crave-worthy new gadgets and answer your best questions and funniest comments. There's a special feature every week, in which we tackle a burning tech topic in more detail, and lots more fun besides. Subscribe now, and let us know what you think!
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Who writes those Amazon reviews, and what do they get out of it? We put our investigative hats on and dive into the world of fake reviews. Also, we talk about how tech could help reshape architecture as we know it, and take pot shots at this week's Kickstarter of the Week! Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0 SUBSCRIBE ...…
A summer student has been removed from an experiment after NASA decided that a completely accurate note mentioning the President attached to an experiment that fell in a New Jersey field was a “misguided attempt to be lighthearted,” a NASA spokesperson told WNBC-TV.
The “creator” economy is made up of companies that host platforms, of social media, of marketing dollars, and of course, the talent uploading and sharing their music, comedy, photographs, and videos. Some of those creators make a living, but most of them don't. Gaby Dunn knows first-hand the emotional rollercoaster of the creator economy; of ne ...…
We continue our look at forensic technology. What sort of cutting edge tech do investigators use? And how close is it to Hollywood's version? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit ...…
On today’s show – can a robot really stop loneliness for sick kids? We talk to a researcher behind a novel blood test that detects the early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease.
In this archive of a livecast from 5G World London, Santi Magazù, VP of Business Development for PlayGiga joins us explore the exciting frontier of cloud gaming. Santi describes how they are making high quality video games accessible without special equipment. No gaming consoles, no gaming PCs – through their subscription service anyone with a ...…
This edition Adam’s joined by one of the makers of the upcoming platformer, ‘Gris’, Adrian Cuevas who’s a co-founder of Nomada Studio which is producing the game, Andrew Parsons from the publishers, Devolver and journalist, Nick Summers from Engadget to talk about it.
This week Myke breaks his iPad, Jason visits the Microsoft Store and leaves with an Xbox, and we pick our favorite video games of all time. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Backblaze: Unlimited cloud backup for Macs and PCs for just $5/month. Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code UPGRADE at checkout to get 10% off your firs ...…
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In the past few months there has been a lot of debate over guns that can be made with a 3D printer, which would make it easier for people to get a gun. But there's also a push happening in the tech startup world that is focused on making guns safer. "Smart gun" technology has been around since the 1970s. While the tech has evolved over time, th ...…
In this Episode: Testing finds flaws with car electronic car safety systems Tesla weighs taking company private, but no decisions made yet SEC looking into Tesla after Elon Musk's tweets, reports say German start-up trials solar car that can charge as you drive Sorry, But Starbucks Will Not Be Accepting Bitcoin West Virginia to introduce mobile ...…
We've seen the Hollywood version of forensic scientists, but what sort of tech do real forensics experts rely upon when conducting an investigation? From fingerprints to digital surveillance, we take a look at the tools of the trade. A request by listener Hakeem. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at ...…
:'-) Ever wonder why emoticons exist? They popped up in the 1980s to make online connections feel a little less digital and a little more personal :D. In this episode of IRL, host Veronica Belmont and special guest Peter Rojas explore how the Internet is both building and also confusing our relationships every day. Chloe Stuart-Ulin gives a fir ...…
We are back with lightning talks with topics submitted by our amazing listeners. We take a look into performance, cross-platform UWP XAML with Uno, deep dive into the world of Xamarin.Forms, and give our thoughts on the future of app development. Follow Us Frank: Twitter, Blog, GitHub James: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Merge Conflict: Twitter, Facebo ...…
Jen Gunter, an OB/GYN and pain medicine physician, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how celebrity wellness brands have been overtaken by "medical conspiracy theories" and dangerous recommendations — for example, that bras cause breast cancer. After Gunter disputed that claim, made by a writer for Gwyneth Paltrow's company, Goop, it accuse ...…
Samsung Announces the Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Watch, and Galaxy Home musical cauldron. What is AI? Self-driving roll-out is increasing. Amazon wants you to pick up groceries at Whole Foods, and wishes you would shop more using Alexa. Twitter refuses to drop Alex Jones and InfoWars. Microsoft preserves Skype Classic. 11-year-old hacks Florida voti ...…
Here's the things to get clicking on this week: Magic Leap is actually shipping Google Glass vaporware video Hololens Picture of Magic Leap guy holding a piece of glass Twitter is not going to ban Alex Jones TL;DR on Alex Jones/Infowars/Sandy Hook Clip from Last Week Tonight about Alex Jones Tweets from former eng manager of Twitter Elon Musk s ...…
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Andrew Hoyle and Drew Stearne break down Samsung's new Galaxy Note 9 and we find out why Drew might have a Hue obsession.By (CNET UK).
Intel Chip Chat – Network Insights audio podcast with Allyson Klein: Janne Koistinen joins us in this archive of a livecast from 5G World London. As the Head of 5G Program for Telia, Janne shares how Nokia and Telia conducted Industry 4.0 trial in Finland, leveraging low-latency and high-bandwidth of 5G technology. Discover how using the Intel ...…
Some sad news for Blink, Red Dead 2, and some other fun stuff Blink — Squibner Apple Announces Apps and In-App Purchases Will Be Removed from its Affiliate Program October 1st – MacStories (2) Red Dead Redemption 2: Official Gameplay Video - YouTube Gorgeous limited edition PS4 Pro marks 500 million PlayStation consoles sold - Polygon Atari vid ...…
Authorities partially closed Schönefeld Airport in Berlin on Tuesday after they confused a bag of sex toys for a bomb. During an X-ray scan of luggage, security noticed “suspicious content in a luggage piece,” German federal police told CNN. The airport responded to the peculiar items by issuing an alert, which closed down terminal D just befor ...…
This week we discuss the trillion dollar achievement, the death of the affiliates, InstantPaper, we review the Vizio 4K HDR P65-E1, the Imprint CumulusPRO anti-fatigue mat and our AirPods stories! Show Notes Apple Is Worth $1,000,000,000,000. Two Decades Ago, It Was Almost Bankrupt. - The New York Times Apple Removing iOS and Mac Apps from Affi ...…
An old-school ruse known as the white van scam is making its way into the digital age. Cybercriminals hacked into PGA files and demanded ransomware - Will this affect the golf tournament? Facebook announced that it will not only be a social media platform, it will soon double as a dating site. All that and more in Tech News This week from the d ...…
Twitter refuses to follow Apple, Facebook, YouTube and Spotify in ditching the conspiracy theory channel run by Alex Jones, saying he has not broken its rules. Plus, we visit security conferences Def Con and Black Hat in Las Vegas, and we meet Vector, a new home robot that aims to capture people's imagination in a way other devices have failed ...…
If you’ve been reading The Verge this week, then you know Samsung announced a few products. We got our hands on the Galaxy Note 9, the Galaxy Watch, and we even got to look at that Home speaker as well. That news is covered in a big chunk of The Vergecast this week, but there was also so much other stuff that happened. Adi Robertson was able to ...…
On the WIRED UK podcast this week: Silicon Valley no-platforms Alex Jones, the almighty scrap over what we call meatless meat and we look at Hollywood’s latest plan to take on Netflix.These are the stories we discussed this week...Facebook and YouTube ban InfoWars but invite new headaches ...…
Tim and David look at the Galaxy Note 9 news, Infowars getting banned, Windows 10 subscription rumor, Moleskine Smart Writing set, and an espresso coffee machine designed for space! Sponsored by
Was Facebook mit einer Stoppuhr und dem Messenger im Schilde führt und warum künstliche Intelligenz sich oft nicht neutral verhält. [04:02] Facebook kündigt Stoppuhr an [08:39] Facebook Messenger für Banken [11:18] Mängel entdeckt bei KI für Gesichtserkennung [21:19] GameTipp: Wreckfest [26:22] Scamware: Halbseidene Sicherheitsprogramme [31:51] ...…
To finish out our series on venture capital, we'll take a look to the future. Cryptocurrency may have its disruptive eye cast toward venture capital. The initial coin offering is a type of crypto-crowdfunding that startups can use to raise cash quickly without kissing the Silicon Valley ring. But do ICOs really have the potential to replace ven ...…
What do sound files do? Why are there so many different kinds of sound files? What's the difference between uncompressed, lossless and lossy formats? Listen in as Jonathan and Chris explain the differences between all those sound files. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at And to le ...…
On DTS this week: A big drop in the number of Snapchat users. How do you feel about retailers, banks, stadiums using knowing your face? Facial recognition is the next frontier for logging onto more things than your iPhone. What sectors are adopting facial recognition and what are the security concerns? Plus, how should Twitter tackle Infowars c ...…
In this special collaboration between the Guardian’s Science Weekly and Chips with Everything podcasts, we explore why it’s so hard to mimic nature
There has been a lot of rumors lately about Southeast Linuxfest. Outside pressure has been exerted in an effort to force the leadership of SELF to do things not in the best interest of the attendees but to push a political agenda. Tonight Jeremy Sands the conference organizer comes exclusively on the Ask Noah Show to share with us the dirty lau ...…
It is PEBKAC TIME yet again! Hosts in metro MN, rural MN, and bright shiny Las Vegas chime in over the internet to dive into a little pre-DEFCON details, their thoughts on Android 9 Pie, Always-On VPNs, and a little extra madness here and there.
Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note 9 smartphone, along with the new Galaxy watch, Bixby-powered Galaxy Home smart speaker, and exclusive Samsung access to Fortnite for Android. Hosts: Jason Howell and Florence Ion Download or subscribe to this show at Sponsor:…
Samsung announced the new Galaxy Note 9 along with launching a new Galaxy Watch, and Bixby powered Galaxy Home smart speaker. Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott discuss the new announcements. Paul also takes issue with Samsung claiming to be an open eco-system. And Microsoft gives a reprieve to Skype Classic, will no longer kill it beginning in Se ...…
Megan Morrone and Florence Ion talk about the best ways to secure your home with smart alarm systems, cameras, and locks. Florence reviews the Abode Essentials Starter Kit, the Ooma Home Security Kit, SimpliSafe Essentials, The Nest Secure, and others. Megan shows off the Ring Alarm System, TappLock, the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor security kit, the Am ...…
Chegou a hora de mais um Podcast 4gnews! A discussão desta semana é uma a não perder. Nada melhor do que quando o pessoal tem ideias diferentes certo?Vamos falar dos smartphones na escola, falaremos também da Huawei ter ultrapassado a Apple e ainda as fracas vendas da Samsung.Canal do Daniel Pinto: ...…
What tasty new features does Android Pie bring to smartphones? Why is Fortnite bypassing the safety of the Google Play store? Special guest Ausdroid editor Dan Tyson. Vertical Hold is brought to you by Belkin. Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News - podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia's leading technology journalists eve ...…
This week Benjamin and Zac discuss using the Keyboard Service Program for MacBook, experience with the 2018 MacBook Pro including True Tone and "Hey Siri" features, Apple Music's new Friends Mix playlist, 9to5Mac's exclusive excerpt from the upcoming 'Creative Selection' book, Competitions and Pace Alerts on watchOS 5, features Apple's Activity ...…
You go on vacation to escape. But one thing you can’t escape is the danger of being hacked, scammed or tracked - and as a traveler, you’re a prime target! In this episode of Komando on Demand, you'll learn crucial safety practices to safeguard your internet security, whether traveling for business or pleasure. So before you even log on to book ...…
This week we’re diving into stories about venture capital. There’s a group of venture capital firms that want to change the world for the better and make money. This is called impact investing. One of the firms working in this space is Impact America Fund, which invests in companies with diverse missions — for instance, a startup that helps Afr ...…
The Space Shuttle program in the United States was a story filled with triumph and tragedy. We take a closer look at the technology of the space shuttle, as requested by listener Lim. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, ...…
This week, Phia wonders what kind of person falls for phishing attacks. Is it only insanely gullible luddites, or can smart, tech savvy people get phished, too? To find out, she conducts an experiment on her poor, unsuspecting coworkers. This episode first aired in May of 2017.
Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which we know what time it is, maybe we should set up a startup called Votr, yet another Google Pixel goes in the toilet, and: [00:02:18] Some time ago, Jono and Stuart built BBQPad, a service to track your barbecue cooks, and now we’re closing it down. But we’d like to ope ...…
This week Kevin and I kick off the show with our thoughts on the future of hearables before explaining why we think Apple joined the Thread Group and what it means for future HomeKit products. From there we talked about a new report suggesting that IoT will be a $520 billion industry by 2021 and how enterprise and industrial IoT has stalled. A ...…
As you would expect, the gang is stoked about the return of Patrick Stewart to Star Trek, and we talk a bunch about our hopes and fears for Picard in the new era of Trek. Plus, Google's Android Pie in tech news and robot empathy in a Moment of Science. We unfortunately recorded this episode the day before the Magic Leap launch, so we'll be talk ...…
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