Best Tech podcasts — News and commentary on the digital world (Updated October 2018; image)
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TED Talks Daily
Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.
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.
Every week TWiT talks to the smartest people in the world about the most important topics in technology.Records live every Friday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
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
Keep up to date with independent, authoritative and trustworthy discussion of the tech news of the day. Tom Merritt and co-host's home for daily tech news.
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.
Tech News Weekly hosted by Jason Howell and Megan Morrone brings you interviews from tech journalists who make or break the top stories of the week. Megan and Jason give you more context and perspective, with an in-depth look at the fast-paced world of technology and how it is changing our lives.Records every Thursday at 5:30pm Eastern / 2:30pm Pacific / 21:30 UTC.
With great power comes great scrutiny. Every Friday, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway offer sharp, unfiltered insights into how technology is shaping business and culture across media, marketing, politics, and more.
A critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways of thinking, from politics to media to environmental sustainability.
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.
Flash Forward
Flash Forward is a show about possible (and not so possible) future scenarios. What would the warranty on a sex robot look like? How would diplomacy work if we couldn’t lie? Could there ever be a fecal transplant black market? (Complicated, it wouldn’t, and yes, respectively, in case you’re curious.) Hosted and produced by award winning science journalist Rose Eveleth, each episode combines audio drama and journalism to go deep on potential tomorrows, and uncovers what those futures might re ...
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.
A podcast about tech and society, hosted by Ben Thompson and James Allworth
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.
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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 ...
It's about technology. It's about humanity. It's about our future. It's Fw:Thinking.
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.
Get the latest in technology news for your weekday commute. Wall Street Journal reporters join Tanya Bustos to cover leading companies, new gadgets, consumer trends and cyber issues. From San Francisco to New York to the hottest conferences, our journalists help you stay plugged in.
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News, Analysis and Service from Germany and Europe - in 30 Languages
A podcast about evolving technology, society and consciousness to create a better future for all of humanity. Hosted by Mike Gilliland and Euvie Ivanova, with guests. We talk about future societies, conscious evolution, future technology, transhumanism, artificial intelligence, decentralization, and how we will be affected by the exponential curve of progress.
Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and society. 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
Series examining the implications - social and cultural, economic and political - of the big ideas that are set to transform the way society functions
Top startup and technology news from Techcrunch. 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
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.
Explore hundreds of lectures by scientists, historians, artists, entrepreneurs, and more through The Long Now Foundation's award-winning lecture series, curated and hosted by Long Now co-founder Stewart Brand (creator of the Whole Earth Catalog). Recorded live in San Francisco each month since 02003, past speakers include Brian Eno, Neil Gaiman, Sylvia Earle, Daniel Kahneman, Jennifer Pahlka, Steven Johnson, and many more. Watch video of these talks and learn more about our projects at Longn ...
If Then: is a show about technology, society, and power. Each week, Slate‘s April Glaser and Will Oremus take you on a lively tour of the tech news that actually matters, from fake news in your Facebook feed to the algorithms that want your job to the Uber drivers who want a job with benefits. With news-making interviews of key tech-industry figures, fascinating academics, and top tech journalists, they explore not only how the technology that’s shaping our world works, but the ideas, ideolo ...
The Techdirt Podcast, hosted by Michael Masnick.
Innovation Now
Innovation Now is a daily 90-second radio series and podcast that gives listeners a front row seat to hear compelling stories of revolutionary ideas, emerging technologies and the people behind the concepts that are shaping our future.
Innovation Hub
Innovation Hub looks at how to reinvent our world – from medicine to education, relationships to time management. Great thinkers and great ideas, designed to make your life better.
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.
Why’d you like that celebrity photo on Instagram? Why’d you leave that restaurant review on Yelp? Why’d you text in lowercase, or turn on read receipts, or share your location? Ashley Carman and Kaitlyn Tiffany ask real people the hard, meta, and occasionally silly questions about the way technology influences our thinking, changes our behavior, and affects our social lives.
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.
Tech Tent
How the technology business is transforming the way we live and work.
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!
The editors of PC Perspective discuss the latest in-house product reviews and news from around the world that pertains to technology and PC hardware.
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.
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KDE Plasma 5.14 Released: What’s New In The Popular Linux Desktop Source: Punkt: A minimalist Android for the paranoid Source: Google+ Is Shutting Down After Data Breach Source: ...…
We catch up on the Windows 10 19H1 development cycle as it begins in earnest plus we discuss the status of the delayed October 2018 Update. Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 landed in retail channels this week so that means a bevy of reviews are also out on the new hardware. There are also new apps, app features, and other hardware that were a ...…
This week on the regular version of TECH'S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - Facebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg- Online sellers 'pay for positive reviews’- UK public broadcasters want top billing on streaming services- Your emails and questions answered! Patreon supporters have access to our ad-free and extended version of the show, w ...…
Na passada quinta-feira fizemos uma viagem até Coimbra. Foi assim que a 4gnews conheceu o Café Mais Geek no TechUntalked. Isto claro, naquele que foi o episódio cinco da segunda temporada!Sabe mais sobre os convidados: Play Store nova app: do Daniel: o podcast: itunes. ...…
Computers and Technology Call-in Webcast
Alex calls in to recommend a plug-in for spotting legitimate Amazon reviews called "Fake Spot." For the full episode, visit Host: Leo Laporte You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at
On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte gives his hands-on review of Google's new flagship Android phone, the Pixel 3 XL, putting the camera to the test on the streets of San Francisco. For the full episode, go to Hosts: Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at https://tw ...…
How do you read? And how will you be reading in the future? Writers, journalists and publishers discuss the changing digital and literary world and how it could look in the years to come.
Todd Cochrane is on the Road and Rob Greenlee hosted the audio only New Media Show. We talk about the surprise acquisition of Triton by Scripps for 150 million and discuss the collective freak out and absolute confusion by some podcasters in the space. Plus a well-known entity actually run one of these scams boosting promotions to see what woul ...…
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Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses -- and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius. It's a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.By (TED).
23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded at the Rock Health Summit in San Francisco. In this episode: (01:30) Elizabeth Warren's heritage and disputed science; (08:10) 23andMe's business and the FDA under Trump; (12:09) The impact of Theranos' implosion; (14:24) The challenges of the consumer ma ...…
Lou Maresca, Curt Franklin, and Brian McHenry discuss North Carolina's Onslow Water and Sewer Authority, and their fight against ransomware attackers who took advantage of the chaos/stress of crisis time. Full episode at You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at…
Denise Howell, Matt Curtis and Stefan Szpajda talk with Fred Jennings about the FBI forcing a suspect to unlock their iPhone using Face ID. For the full episode, visit Hosts: Denise Howell, Matt Curtis, and Stefan Szpajda Guest: Fred Jennings You can find more about TWiT and subscribe to our full shows at…
Google Maps is releasing a new "real time progress" feature allowing people send others an accurate ETA. KCBS’s Radio Technology Analyst Larry Magid says it allows people who might be waiting for you to know where you are and when you’ll be there without you having to call or text them.
Claire Evans is the author of Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet. She is also the founding editor of Terraform, VICE's science-fiction vertical, and the singer of the band YACHT. She talks with Leo Laporte about the untold history of women in the computer industry. Host: Leo Laporte Guest: Claire Evans Download or s ...…
Will foldable smartphones really be a thing? We check out the latest developments and discuss if there really is a market for the form factor.By (Tom Merritt).
Facebook makes a hire that makes British Twitter laugh, here’s how much Google’s going to charge for Android, Google wants China but does China want Google and the Weekend Longreads suggestions. Sponsors: Links: Facebook Hires Nick Clegg, Former UK Deputy Prime Minister, as Head of Global Affairs and Communic ...…
When Discord first launched its new built-in game store just a few weeks back, there was one big caveat: it was available to only a tiny, tiny slice of its 150M users. 50,000 of them, to be exact — all of them in Canada. Today it’s going global. Discord says that access to its store should be rolling out to the rest of the world throughout the ...…
A cheap, $10 BBQ lighter is an easy and safe way to light a candle. But if you demand maximized convenience for every aspect of your life, the Lumos Candle will automatically light its own wick for you, its creators say, with a simple push of a button. It’s technology for technology’s sake, and the best kind of overkill for the gadget-obsessed.…
A cheap, $10 BBQ lighter is an easy and safe way to light a candle. But if you demand maximized convenience for every aspect of your life, the Lumos Candle will automatically light its own wick for you, its creators say, with a simple push of a button. It’s technology for technology’s sake, and the best kind of overkill for the gadget-obsessed.…
There are two things you need to know about my visit to Lime’s San Francisco office to see their new scooter, a thick, rugged white and green thing they’re calling Gen 3. The first is that I showed up almost 20 minutes late after getting caught in the city’s underground metro tunnel for half an hour. The second is that I walked-ran into the off ...…
This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Paul, and Dieter dissect the Pixel 3, tackling its new features, improved screen, and infamous notch. Then, Nilay covers the latest in antitrust news coming off the heels of the European Commission fining Google $5 billion for “illegally tying” Chrome and search apps to Android. Of course, Dieter also talks ab ...…
You won’t believe the song coming from massive glacial ice near Antarctica. Google is finally fixing a Chrome flaw that had everyone up in arms. Microsoft is still having problems with its latest Windows 10 update. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.
On the WIRED podcast this week: the UK’s proposed porn block, why crunch time in the gaming industry is such a problem, and we explore what makes true-crime TV series such compelling viewing.These are the stories we discussed this week...We now know exactly how the UK's controversial porn block will work ...…
This week Benjamin and Zac discuss the newly announced October Apple event, expectations for the new iPad Pro and Mac lineup, iPhone XR pre-orders and the Apple clear case, full Photoshop coming to iPad, Apple's subscription issues on the App Store, and much more. 9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, Tun ...…
Millions of Tweets allegedly from state-backed Russian and Iranian groups are released to help researchers examining how social media might have been used to influence the public. Ben Nimmo from the Atlantic Council, who had early access to the data, tells us what it shows. Plus how a decidedly low-tech social network aims to help farmers in Af ...…
Is outer space really the silent and lifeless place it's often depicted to be? Perhaps not. Astrophysicist and musician Matt Russo takes us on a journey through the cosmos, revealing the hidden rhythms and harmonies of planetary orbits. The universe is full of music, he says -- we just need to learn how to hear it.…
Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen, a pioneer in the world of technology, passed this week and Tim and David discuss his life. Also: Fitbit helps solve a murder investigation, and AppleTV falls short of its lofty goals. Sponsored by
The Voyage may be dead, but the Kindle line still has some life left in it. This time last year, Amazon upgraded the high-end Oasis model, and now the mid-range Paperwhite is getting a little love.The workhorse of the company’s devoted e-reader line just got a handful of upgrades that will give users a more premium experience, while keeping the ...…
Angst ein falsches Handy zu kaufen? Angst vor hohen Türmen? Angst auf den falschen Weg zu geraten? Oder doch klassische Verlustängste? Der SRF Digital Podcast hilft dir gerne weiter. Der ganze Podcast im Überblick: [01:14] Netflix wächst weiter [04:27] Wer war der Microsoft Gründer Paul Allen? [09:20] Angst therapieren mit VR-Apps, geht das? [1 ...…
Technology is the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, methods of organization, in order to solve a problem. 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 ...…
Entertainment is an action, event or activity that aims to entertain, amuse and interest an audience of one or more people. 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…
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…
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…
Cars are getting smarter and more capable. They're even starting to drive themselves, a little. And they're becoming a cause of concern for European and American safety agencies and groups. They're all for putting better tech on the road, but automakers are selling systems like Tesla’s Autopilot, or Nissan’s Pro Pilot Assist, with the implied p ...…
Jordan Erica Webber asks robot maker and innovator Simone Giertz why she dislikes the robots she makes. And how digital technology might be useful for managing our wellbeing
The United Nations released a major climate change report last week that said we have to cut emissions even more than we previously thought to avoid catastrophe from global warming. And we have to do it more quickly. Those who doubt that humans can cut emissions enough might point to engineering solutions like carbon capture to take carbon poll ...…
The story of privacy in America is long and fascinating. But suffice it to say, there was an uproar over postcards. Yes, postcards. What separates a successful movement, like the campaign for same-sex marriage, from a struggling movement, like the push for gun control? Too little water in some places. Too much in others. What Texas tells us abo ...…
How does laser eye surgery work? How does the human eye work? What types of eye problems can laser eye surgery correct? Join Jonathan and Chris for a closer look at laser eye surgery. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, ...…
Every day, it seems like there’s a new story about privacy: A Facebook hack that puts the private data of millions at risk. A years-long surveillance program of personal communications by the government. Endless concerns about how much of our lives we share on social media. With all this in the air, it can certainly feel like we have a lot less ...…
After Adam Lanza shot and killed 20 children and six adults at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut in 2012, activists may have thought that gun control at the federal level was a sure bet. But as the old saying goes, “there’s strength in numbers,” and the size of National Rifle Association’s membership has long outnumbered ...…
If you try to imagine what a dystopian future would look like, you might conjure up aliens invading Earth, or robots overpowering humans. But according to author Seamus McGraw, the problems of the future are more down-to-earth than some may imagine. In his book, “A Thirsty Land: The Making Of An American Water Crisis,” McGraw writes about how w ...…
Recode's Kara Swisher and NYU's Scott Galloway talk about Silicon Valley's Saudi money crisis, the ongoing fallout from Facebook Portal and the cities that never had a chance in Amazon's HQ2 competition.
Allegations that Facebook misled advertisers about video viewership have reignited debate among publishing execs about who is to blame for an ill-fated bet on video produced for social-media. The Wall Street Journal's Benjamin Mullin has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
You know how everyone trusts Facebook implicitly with all of their data and they’ve never done anything at all to make you question the company's commitment to privacy? How do you feel about installing Facebook's new gadget, Portal? It's a multi-purpose screen with an internet connected camera to track your movements around a room while you mak ...…
The James Webb Space Telescope is one of the most ambitious and technically complex missions NASA has ever set its focus on.
Unexplained cancer outbreaks are happening around the world. But here’s the mystery – why is the epidemic striking certain parts of the world, while others remain untouched? In this episode of Komando on Demand, Kim looks at how, with the latest technology, teams of "DNA Detectives" are discovering surprising clues in the fight to cure cancer. ...…
Bruce Schneier talks about how security has become too dangerous and too important for companies to address on their own, and that regulation is the answer. The Google Pixel 3 XL has been torn down by the iFixit team, and CEO Kyle Wiens says that things aren't looking good from a repairability standpoint. Duolingo celebrated reaching 50/50 gend ...…
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