Best Tech News podcasts — News and commentary on the digital world (Updated May 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
Host Manoush Zomorodi talks with everyone from big names techies to elementary school teachers about the effects of technology on our lives, in a quest for the smart choices that will help you think and live better.
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.
The African Tech Roundup podcast delivers technology, digital 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 (
Every week, Linus and Luke take some time to discuss the most current happenings in the technology universe.
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.
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 ...
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.
Know what comes next with this in-depth look at how science and technology are revolutionizing the way we live, work and play.
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 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.
The Techdirt Podcast, hosted by Michael Masnick.
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.
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!
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 issues and topics that are relevant to you. Kim conducts interviews with experts in their field to give you the full picture every time. You'll gain an in-depth understanding of a wide variety of topics such as the Dark Web, the life of digital nomads, staying focused on the road, what it takes to keep the lights on and so much more.
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.
Tech Tent
How the technology business is transforming the way we live and work.
Stories about the people transforming technology from the command line up.
Technology Fans Rejoice!
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.
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!
Tech Talk Today MP3
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.
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 ...
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.
The Digital Human
Aleks Krotoski explores the digital world
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.
A collection of unhurried conversations with world-class thinkers, founders, and scientists.
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.
Each episode we'll be discussing the hot topics in tech and exploring them in depth.
Know How... (MP3)
Get the know how to make technology work for you. Fr. Robert Ballecer shows you tech projects that you can do yourself and explains everything from tech basics to advanced techniques. Send your questions and suggestions to or leave a voicemail at 408-800-KNOW.New episodes every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
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!
Update Podcast
Each week 4 hosts have a casual chat about all things digital such as mobile apps, web design, marketing & AI.
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
Gizmodo provides information and articles related to technology, design, and social trends. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at
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How we consume music these days, why people are grumpy about Apple, Apple's privacy download tool, and what we'd like to see across platforms at WWDC. This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by: Away: Travel smarter with the suitcase that charges your phone. Get $20 off with the code ‘clockwise’. RXBAR: Whole food protein bars with simple, real ...…
Your smartphone camera can do much more than take a great picture. It can become a scanner, game system, security system, even translator. Click here to listen to my free Komando on Demand podcast about using your camera to the best of its capabilities.
Deep-fakes – how can we trust what people appear to be saying in online videos? Also, how to contain the recent outbreak of ebola in the DRC. And, a new study of biomass that is putting human’s place in the world into perspective. Kenneth Cukier hosts
Do you have a hard time tracking your child's location? We have a solution for you (hint: it's not a leash). Lots of practical technology information for everyone in this episode. We've got Fortnite, Google Duplex, Task Rabbit breaches, savings at Whole Paycheck, and more. Make sure to join the Notnerd Facebook Group and let us know how you tec ...…
This week we discuss a peculiar interview with an aluminum fan, a new technique for green aluminum and Apple's solution against hackers is to do... nothing. Follow-up iOS 11.4 to Disable USB Port After 7 Days: What It Means for Mobile Forensics – ElcomSoft blog Show Notes APPLE, INFLUENCE, AND IVE - Hodinkee Apple Plans to Sell Video Subscripti ...…
As you may have heard on The Vergecast, The Verge is launching a new podcast hosted by Vergecast regular Casey Newton. It's called Converge with Casey Newton and you can listen to it right here in the Vergecast feed. If you like what you hear, go on and subscribe to the show wherever you get your podcasts. RSS feed Apple Podcasts Google Play St ...…
Molten lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has entered the grounds of Puna Geothermal Venture, a geothermal power plant that provides about 25 percent of the Big Island’s power. The 38 Megawatt Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) power plant, which is located in the east rift zone of the Kilauea volcano, was shut down soon after the eruptions began on ...…
This week Microsoft bought a company called Semantic Machines which works on something called "conversational AI" - that means computers that sound and respond like humans. Mostly it's for digital assistants like Microsoft's Cortana, Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa or Bixby on Samsung. Last month Google showed off its own smart assistant called Du ...…
A popular gadget in science fiction is the cloaking device, a technology capable of rendering entire vehicles invisible. Recently, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania created what some call a cloaking device. What's going on? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at And to lea ...…
Vegetables engineered with the gene-editing technology Crispr are moving closer to supermarket shelves. But will these genetically altered foods carry labels to alert consumers? Or is gene editing, as some scientists argue, just a way to speed up evolution?
Author Corey Pein talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, “Live Work Work Work Die: A Journey Into the Savage Heart of Silicon Valley.” Pein moved to San Francisco to report the book, assuming the role of an entrepreneur looking to get rich quick; he learned the hard way that success doesn’t come easy, even for white men with Ivy L ...…
Escaping the isolated and oppressive regime of Kim Jong Un’s North Korea requires a harrowing effort, but even getting out of the country may not be enough to escape its reach. New research from McAfee suggests hackers in North Korea are targeting defectors with malware-infected Android apps. The cybersecurity firm reported this week that it fo ...…
Legislation to greater protect individuals’ data in the EU comes into effect this week. What does it mean, and will there be unexpected consequences for the use of metadata in research etc. Click talks to Claire Bury from the EU commission and Luukas Ilves, Deputy Director at The Lisbon Council.A young Togolese inventor, Sam Kodo, has developed ...…
Chegou o Podcast 200! Os assuntos vão deste nostalgia, ao OnePlus 6 e aos fabricantes de smartphones em Portugal. Demos ainda espaço para o bar aberto, que podes ver no link abaixo. Quero ainda tomar um pouco do meu tempo para agradecer a todos por aqui estarem e fazerem deste projeto simplesmente único!Lembra-te de Avaliar aqui o nosso podcast ...…
Phone carriers collect a minute-by-minute record of everywhere you go. If you use GPS on your phone, that may be obvious. But carriers are also selling that information to companies that don’t do much to keep it secure. One of those companies, Securus Technologies, was hacked this month. Securus gets its information from a company called Locati ...…
A project dedicated to bringing artificial intelligence into military operations in a real combat theater has prompted more than a dozen Google employees to resign and 4,000 more to sign a petition urging the company to get out of the project. What's going on? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at ...…
Hike Elba's trails without ever leaving the armchair, Germany's young hackers aren't really hacking anything, and the Netherlands even big enough for a wildlife preserve?
Venezuela's spiraling economic crisis has forced many citizens to seek new ways of making money. This week on Decrypted, Bloomberg's Camila Russo and Brad Stone hear from one businessman who made the decision to quietly start mining bitcoin -- a smart move until it attracted the attention of the police. Authorities raided his office, and he say ...…
In this Intel Chip Chat audio podcast with Allyson Klein: Tony Kau, Software, IP, and Artificial Intelligence Marketing Director at Intel, discusses the new Intel FPGA Deep Learning Acceleration Suite for Intel OpenVINO. The software tool suite enables FPGA AI inferencing to deliver reduced latency and increased performance, power and cost effi ...…
We Found Another Spectre, Meltdown Flaw | Ask Noah Show 66 This week on the show give you the latest on the new Intel flaw. We take an interesting question from a caller who asks Noah, can a router be virtualized? Plus we give you the run down on our Small Business Theme Hour coming up in early June. -- The Cliff Notes -- For links to the artic ...…
Chris Bratt's gone to Patreon to support his new video journalism project 'People Make Games' and Andy Robertson is using Unbound to fund 'Taming Gaming', a guiide to healthy game use.So, does it matter who's paying for content and how they're paying? Adam, Chris and Andy are also joined by Gillian de Nooijer to discuss this and ways to approac ...…
Can YouTube Music tackle Spotify and Apple Music? You've got Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play, so what the hell is YouTube going to offer that's any different? This week on DTS: which streaming service can offer the best music plan? Plus Google's internal corporate videos are next level creepy and is it the beginning of the end for the social ...…
If you’ve been holding off on joining Tinder because it carries the stigma of being an app for hookups, have no fear: a new study published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences found no one on Tinder is actually having sex. Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) surveyed more than 600 students ...…
Myke just built a gaming PC, which prompts us to discuss the current state of the art of Windows and macOS, as well as a broader discussion of living a multi-ecosystem lifestyle. This episode of Upgrade is sponsored by: Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit with promo code ‘upgrade2018 ...…
It's the life we're told we want, where we just shout at a device and our needs are met as quickly as the supply chain allows. Aleks Krotoski explores frictionless digital living.But is there value in friction? Aleks hears from someone who's life depends on it, mountaineer Andy Kirkpatrick. He has a reputation for stacking the odds against hims ...…
This week on the regular version of TECH'S MESSAGE Nate and CNET's Andy Hoyle discuss: - UK network Three to kill off 3G-only phones - OnePlus smartmobe brand modelled on 'a religion' & OnePlus 6 overview - The last 22 years of UK politics just became searchable online - SPECIAL FEATURE: Olivia_Solon, Liat Clark and Katie Collins join the show ...…
Depending on where you’re eating and who you’re eating it with, the rules around food can be stunningly complex. The core concept, however, is that food is inserted into the mouth, and once it’s there, if you find it impossible to masticate with human teeth or discover the object to be a source of pain/bleeding, an error in judgement has been m ...…
Uber is looking beyond cars in its bid to control the future of mobility. The company recently acquired electric bike share startup Jump. That means in select cities, Uber users can opt for a bike instead of a driver to help them get around. But the uptick in two-wheeled transportation sharing has some worried about pedestrian safety on sidewal ...…
Alfred Loomis created the long range navigation system called LORAN. How did it work? Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit…
We sit down with the world famous Paige Bailey to discuss the state of machine learning and its impact on space exploration as well as on the coral reef. We of course get into artificial intelligence and how it is impacting every industry out there and we let Paige fill in all the pieces. James talks about his passion for the dwarf planet Pluto ...…
In this conversation with Andile Masuku, TechAdvance CEO, Edmund Olotu, sketches Nigeria's digital payments infrastructure landscape and explains why he feels the time is right for his company to participate more actively in the discourses around the next wave of data analytics-driven tech in Nigeria.Listen in to hear Edmund unpack TechAdvance' ...…
Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup." Carreyrou explains how Stanford dropout Elizabeth Holmes' company raised nearly $1 billion for blood-testing products that sounded too good to be true — and they were. Holmes i ...…
Microsoft's new Surface Hub 2. Google Duplex freaks everyone out. GDPR shouldn't freak people out - unless you work in adtech. Fortnite is coming to Android. Apple caves in to China again, pays some Irish taxes, and goes shopping for a new campus. Washington D.C is full of Stingray spy devices. Yanny or Laurel: depends on your speakers. US Copy ...…
This week, Frederique and Owen are flying solo while Zach's overseas. Here's everything we talk about on this episode of the podcast: Google's live demo of its new AI technology, Google Duplex How Google is integrating AI across Android P Fighting phone addiction with Google's wellbeing features If you enjoyed this, it would mean the world if y ...…
Episode Tease This week, Samsung might have lost their edge, Microsoft is trying new things and YouTube rebrands their services. Participants Scott Ertz - Host Avram Piltch - Host Opening Powered by: TeknoAXE Nifty Gifties Powered by: Microsoft Store Is Samsung More Worried About Deadlines than Reliable Tech Piltch Point with Avram Piltch Power ...…
O episódio 9 de TechUntalked foi peculiar porque trouxe um convidado muito especial, Dudu Rocha. Se gostas de tecnologia e segues a 4gnews desde início, certamente que saberás de quem falo.Uma das grandes questões que foram discutidas, por sua vez, teve que ver com os mitos que se criam deste lado do Atlântico acerca da tecnologia no BrasilPor ...…
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We're nearing the end of the Kickstarter campaign for CIA: Collect It All, our polished and fully-playable version of a formerly top secret card game used by the CIA to train new recruits. In this special Saturday edition of the podcast, the three of us working on the project — myself, Mike, and Randy Lubin of Diegetic Games — sit down to talk ...…
If you like Recode Decode, we think you'd also like Recode Media with Peter Kafka. Here's the latest episode of the show: New York Times reporter Dave Itzkoff talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about his new book, "Robin: The Definitive Biography of Robin Williams." Itzkoff traces the history of the manic comedian and actor, whose stardom spanned ...…
Facebook details the millions of posts it has deleted that break its rules. Meanwhile, the site suspends hundreds of apps suspected of misusing our data. Plus how to keep Russian hackers off your router and the word that sent the internet into a tizzy. Listen to the clip. Do you hear Yanny or Laurel? All that and more in Tech News This Week fro ...…
We try and wrap our heads round the recent audio illusion that's been doing the rounds, as well as discussing Google's AI controversy, video calls for prisons and new AI booking assistant tech demonstrated at Google I/O. Podcast music: Here's The Thing (Lee Rosevere) / CC BY-SA 4.0 SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES…
This week Benjamin and Zac sort through the latest mess Twitter is creating for third-party apps, the growing possibility that new iPhones will come with fast charging, farfetched iPhone SE rumors, and iOS 12 feature requests. 9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, or through our ...…
On the WIRED UK podcast this week: the science that explains why you hear Yanny or Laurel, Snapchat’s worrying pivot to Facebook and we call time on PGP email.These are the stories we discussed this week...Please excuse the messiness of our show notes while we fix some technical problems.The true history of ‘Yanny’ and Laurel’: https://www.wire ...…
We visit the London Motor Show where we talk to Andreas Herrmann, co-author of a new book "Autonomous Driving - How the driverless revolution will change the world". Plus, tech giants such as Facebook and Google don't charge for their services up-front, so how should their economic contribution be measured? Renowned economist Erik Brynjolfsson ...…
Tim and David discuss Google Duplex and possible cheating the demonstration phone calls, an essay writing company using clueless YouTube celebrities to promote their cheating service, and an idiot using Testa’s self-driving mode. Sponsored by
The Vergecast trio comes together this week to discuss an internal Google video that was obtained by The Verge titled “the Selfish Ledger.” That topic takes up a good chunk of the show, but there’s a lot more after that. Nilay, Paul, and Dieter jump into other Google-related topics, like what’s happening to YouTube Red, Google Duplex theories, ...…
Wie können Daten mit dem Licht fliessen? Warum sind E-Mails nicht mehr sicher? Inwiefern beeinflusst Facebook auch die Schweizer Wahlen? Nur 3 der Themen aus dem aktuellen Podcast. Ausserdem haben wir einen wahren Futuristen getroffen: Shane Wall, CTO bei HP. [01:33] UHD Fernsehn [05:11] Youtube Music [08:40] Li-Fi: Das Glasfaserkabel aus der L ...…
I’m sorry, but Pluto sucks and I’m glad it’s not a planet anymore. It’s smaller than our Moon, and it’s about the same size as several other distant, rocky solar system objects. Have you ever seen the way it orbits alongside its partner, Charon? Classifying it as a planet in the first place was a mistake.…
Scientists in Seoul have built a robot tortoise to help teach children not to ill-treat robots. Jordan Erica Webber investigates the ethical issues surrounding the advance of AI
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