Slack Thinks You Need Another Video Conferencing App

Slack Thinks You Need Another Video Conferencing App

If you work in an office, chances are you spend a lot of time on Slack. The workplace messaging platform has become an even more important tool in the work-from-home era. And it has been rolling out new stuff that’s supposed to replicate the office atmosphere, online. Last year Slack introduced Huddles — a spontaneous … Read more

What It Was Like to Attend Apple’s WWDC In Person Again

What It Was Like to Attend Apple’s WWDC In Person Again

Michael Calore: This is the factory in Taiwan that builds the things. Lauren Goode: That’s right. That’s right. Supposedly these chips are going to be ready next year, and that’s going to offer a lot of boosts in terms of performance, power consumption, just the area for computing. Like, that’s going to be an impressive … Read more

Kara Swisher’s Take on Elon Musk and Twitter

Kara Swisher’s Take on Elon Musk and Twitter

Hey, remember how Elon Musk bought Twitter? It’s been a chaotic week since then, both on and off the controversial social media platform. There are still a lot of open questions about what’s going to happen to Twitter. But the whole strange deal also raises questions that extend far beyond one platform. Like, how might … Read more

What Snap’s Liftoff Means for the Social Media Company

What Snap’s Liftoff Means for the Social Media Company

Michael Calore: I think so. Lauren Goode: Deyong. Yes. OK. Well, what is your recommendation this week? Michael Calore: My recommendation is Fault Radio, which is a nonprofit organization here in the Bay Area that broadcasts DJ sets and live music sets by underground electronic music artists. Lauren Goode: Is it called Fault because it’s … Read more