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 Aug 19, 2021
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TechCheck is home to the boldest ideas and most influential names in the tech industry. The bi-coastal program dives deep into stocks focused on new technologies and trends while highlighting the latest news out of iconic companies, FAANG heavyweights, social media darlings, streaming giants, red-hot disruptors and more. Every weekday, TechCheck offers investors compelling, in-depth reporting, analysis and news-making interviews from the most notable and disruptive founders and CEOs in the tech industry that will chart the future of the global economy. The daily podcast is hosted by CNBC’s Jon Fortt and Carl Quintanilla on the East Coast and Deirdre Bosa on the West Coast and features CNBC’s Senior Media & Entertainment Reporter Julia Boorstin from Los Angeles.

Episode Date
PayPal’s Pinterest Interest, WeWork Makes its Market Debut & Big Tech’s Geopolitical Pull
00:41:56
Our anchors kick off today’s show with the details on PayPal exploring an acquisition of Pinterest. Then, CNBC’s Phil LeBeau covers Tesla’s earnings beat reported last night. Plus, we cover WeWork finally going public today two years after its failed IPO. Then, Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer joins to discuss the power of Big Tech today. Next, Bow Capital Founder and WeWork Board Member Vivek Ranadive joins to speak about WeWork’s market debut today. And later, Greycroft Venture Partner and Former Pinterest Executive Kamran Ansari is here to talk about PayPal’s potential acquisition of Pinterest.
Oct 21, 2021
Breaking Down Netflix Earnings, iPod Inventor Talks Hardware & PayPal Explores Pinterest Acquisition
00:45:32
Our anchors start off the show with CNBC’s Julia Boorstin covering Netflix’s earnings released yesterday. Then, Moffett Nathanson Founding Partner Michael Nathanson joins for his take on the company post-earnings. We also cover a report that a Facebook name change may be on its way. Next, iPod Inventor and iPhone Co-Inventor Tony Fadell joins to discuss Big Tech’s hardware play. Plus, we cover a report that PayPal is exploring an acquisition of social media company Pinterest. Later, Baird Analyst Ben Kallo is here to talk Tesla ahead of the company’s earnings slated for after the bell. Also, we cover Adobe’s online shopping forecast for the 2021 holiday season and hear from the company’s Digital Experience Executive Vice President on the numbers. And later, MKM Partners’ Rohit Kulkarni joins for more on PayPal’s potential acquisition of Pinterest.
Oct 20, 2021
First Bitcoin Futures ETF Makes its Debut, What to Expect from Netflix Earnings & Breaking Down Apple’s “Unleashed” Event
00:43:05
Our anchors start off today’s show with the announcements out of Apple’s “Unleashed” event yesterday, including new chips. Then, CNBC’s Kate Rooney joins to discuss the first-ever Bitcoin futures ETF making its debut today. Next, CNBC’s Bob Pisani is here to talk crypto, trading and gamification after his conversation with SEC Chair Gary Gensler this morning. Also, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin brings us the details from her conversation with Netflix Co-CEO Reed Hastings at the Milken Institute Global Conference. Then, Bank of America’s Nat Schindler joins to talk more Netflix ahead of earnings slated for later today. Plus, we have Cowen Analyst Krish Sankar and The Verge Editor-in-Chief Nilay Patel to share their thoughts on Apple after the company’s new product announcements. Also, CNBC’s Jon Fortt brings us his conversation with Jason Sudeikis on the digital era of content. And later, CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa shares news that Instacart will be acquiring Caper AI in its largest acquisition ever.
Oct 19, 2021
Tracking Facebook’s Fallout, What to Expect from Apple’s “Unleashed” Event & Bakkt CEO on Going Public via SPAC
00:42:45
Our anchors start off the morning with the latest street calls on streaming companies Netflix and Disney. Then, Pacaso Co-Founder Spencer Rascoff joins to give his take on the latest headlines out of Facebook as we continue to track the company’s fallout. We also have The Wall Street Journal’s Joanna Stern on what to expect from Apple’s “Unleashed” event slated for later today. Plus, CNBC’s Mike Santoli is here to talk today’s tech movers. Also, Bakkt CEO Gavin Michael joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange as the digital asset platform makes its public debut via SPAC. Next, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin gives us more on Facebook as a second whistleblower testifies to UK Parliament today. And later, we cover a letter sent to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy by five members of Congress questioning whether Amazon executives misled them during a prior investigation.
Oct 18, 2021
Investor Concerns for Q4, Bitcoin Hits 60K & Roblox CEO on the Metaverse
00:44:05
Our anchors start off this Friday morning with skepticism from the street on tech earnings for the fourth quarter. Then, RBC Capital Internet Analyst Brad Erickson joins on his latest note to talk the risks ahead for names like Facebook. Plus, we cover Bitcoin hitting 60K for the first time since mid-April as the SEC prepares to approve several Bitcoin ETFs. Next, Roblox Founder and CEO David Baszucki joins following the company’s new feature launches from its annual developers conference yesterday. Later, we speak with Margins Editor Ranjan Roy on winners and losers in the supply chain crunch. We also cover the controversy surrounding Dave Chappelle’s new Netflix special this week. And to wrap up Hispanic Heritage Month we take a look at representation in the media space.
Oct 15, 2021
Today’s Nasdaq Rally, Lebron James’ Production Company Hits $725 Million Valuation & GitLab CEO on Market Debut
00:44:00
Our anchors start off the show with Fundstrat’s Tom Lee to give his take on market as the Nasdaq rallies by more than 1 percent. Next, SpringHill Company CEO and Lebron James’ business partner Maverick Carter joins as the company sells a minority stake and hits a $725 million valuation. We also cover Shopify’s new partnerships with Microsoft and Oracle to help businesses streamline their operations. Later, The Markup Editor-in-Chief Julia Angwin joins on her latest article detailing how Amazon preferences its own products in its search results. Also, CNBC’s Kate Rooney brings us the details on this year’s record amount of venture capital funding. And later, GitLab Co-Founder and CEO Sid Sijbrandij joins live from the Nasdaq as the company makes its market debut today.
Oct 14, 2021
Apple’s Supply Chain Squeeze, The Fintech Effect & SeatGeek to Go Public via Billy Beane’s SPAC
00:29:06
Our anchors kick off today’s show with CNBC’s Morgan Brennan tracking Blue Origin’s successful space flight this morning. Then, we cover a report that Apple could cut its iPhone 13 production targets by 10 million units due to the global chip supply shortage. Next, Wolfe Research’s Darrin Peller joins to discuss the fintech space after JPMorgan Chase reported an earnings beat this morning. Plus, we cover Amazon CEO Andy Jassy’s 100 days since taking the helm. Later, “Daring Fireball” Blogger John Gruber is here to further discuss Apple’s supply chain issues and the company’s “Unleashed” event slated for next week. Then, CNBC’s Ylan Mui joins to cover Andreessen Horowitz’s call for crypto regulation. And also, SeatGeek Co-Founder and CEO Jack Groetzinger joins as the company announces it will go public via Billy Beane’s SPAC.
Oct 13, 2021
Is Facebook Investable?, Piper Sandler’s Top Picks in Cloud & A Crypto Nightmare
00:44:26
Our anchors start off the show with Bernstein Analyst Mark Shmulik on his note calling Facebook “internet’s third rail” and posing the question “is Facebook investable?” Then, we bring in Angel Investor Jason Calacanis to debate whether now is the right time to buy Facebook stock. We also cover JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon’s latest comments on Bitcoin and this morning’s upgrades of Square and Airbnb. Later, Piper Sandler’s Brent Bracelin is here with his latest and greatest cloud tracker analysis of the 80 largest cloud software pure-plays. Then, CNBC’s Eamon Javers has the story on Coinbase customers frustrated with the company’s customer support service. And later, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin covers the results from a Catalyst-CNBC survey on the great work-life divide.
Oct 12, 2021
Facebook’s Fallout w/ David Sacks on Defense, Apple’s Appeal in Epic Games Case, and Checking up on the Metaverse
00:44:26
Our anchors are back this Monday with friend of the show Lo Toney of Plexo Capital co-hosting while Carl is out. The gang digs into the Facebook fallout after last week’s complications for the social network and Apple’s appeal of the recent epic games ruling. We then turn to CNBC’s Dom Chu for a look at today’s opportunities amid the month’s volatility in the tech sector. We’re then joined by Craft Ventures Co-Founder & early Facebook investor David Sacks who is defending the social network post-whistleblower hearing. Then, Byron Deeter of Bessemer Ventures is back to talk the momentum in software stocks so far this year. Later, CNBC.com’s MacKenzie Sigalos reports on states trying to attract Bitcoin miners. And finally, Jefferies analyst Andrew Uerkwitz says going outside is overrated…turn your focus to the metaverse.
Oct 11, 2021
Highlights from Tesla’s Shareholder Meeting, What to Expect From Q3 Tech Earnings & Wrapping Up Facebook’s Rough Week
00:43:50
Our anchors kick off this Friday morning with CNBC’s Dom Chu to check in on tech’s volatile week. Then, CNBC’s Phil LeBeau is here to cover the highlights from Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting yesterday. Next, Datatrek Co-Founder Nick Colas joins to discuss what to expect from Q3 earnings for Big Tech. We also have ServiceNow CEO Bill McDermott and Celonis Co-Founder and Co-CEO Alexander Rinke on their new partnership to redefine how work flows. Later, The New Yorker Contributor Charles Duhigg is here to give his take on Tesla, saying most shareholders don’t hold on because of fundamentals, but because they believe. Plus, CNBC’s Kate Rooney is here to cover the surge of venture capital investing in Latin America. And later, New York Times Business Columnist Kevin Roose joins to talk Facebook after the company’s rough week.
Oct 08, 2021
Bullish on Square, How to Fix Facebook & Abbott Laboratories CEO Talks Health Tech
00:42:29
Our anchors start off the show with CNBC’s Mike Santoli as the market rallies this morning. Then, Jefferies Analyst Trevor Williams is here to talk why he is bullish on Square. Next, we have NZS Capital Co-Founder Brad Slingerlend to discuss some of his picks in cloud, social media and cybersecurity. Later, New York Times Tech Reporter Shira Ovide joins to share ideas from her latest column “How to Fix Facebook” as the company faces backlash from lawmakers and whistleblower Frances Haugen. Plus, Abbott Laboratories CEO Robert Ford joins to discuss the company and the health tech space at large. Then, CNBC’s Yasmin Khorram is here with an update on the Elizabeth Holmes trial. And later, CNBC’s Phil LeBeau previews Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting slated for later today.
Oct 07, 2021
Mark Zuckerberg Responds to Whistleblower’s Claims, Box CEO’s First Media Appearance Since Winning Proxy Battle & Upstart CEO on New Auto Retail Product
00:43:05
Our anchors kick off this morning with CNBC’s Dom Chu checking in on tech stocks as the Nasdaq makes a comeback from a steep drop earlier. Then, we cover Mark Zuckerberg’s response to whistleblower Frances Haugen’s claims. Also, Needham Portfolio Manager Chris Retzler is here to give his take on the semiconductor space. Plus, Box Co-Founder and CEO Aaron Levie joins in his first media appearance since Box won its proxy battle with activist investor Starboard. Levie also speaks to Box’s announcements today including its new malware deep scan ability for Box Shield. Later, The Wall Street Journal Tech Reporter responsible for “The Facebook Files” Jeff Horwitz and WIRED Editor-At-Large Steven Levy who knew Frances Haugen join for more on Facebook’s fallout. Plus, Upstart CEO David Girouard joins to discuss the company’s new auto retail product, which uses artificial intelligence to help prospective buyers get financing.
Oct 06, 2021
Facebook Whistleblower Frances Haugen Testifies Before Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection
01:00:13
Our anchors have been tracking Facebook’s fallout since The Wall Street Journal published a series of articles “The Facebook Files,” detailing that Facebook knows it causes harm through its platforms. The reports were based on documents provided by whistleblower and Former Facebook Product Manager Frances Haugen who revealed her identity Sunday night on “60 Minutes.” Today, Haugen testifies before the Senate Commerce subcommittee on consumer protection following last week’s testimony by Facebook Global Head of Safety Antigone Davis. Tune in to hear our anchors’ coverage of the hearing and reactions from The Verge Editor-in-Chief Nilay Patel, Arjuna Capital Managing Partner Natasha Lamb and The New York Times Tech Correspondent Mike Isaac.
Oct 05, 2021
Today’s Tech Stock Carnage, Facebook Whistleblower Identity Revealed & Facebook’s Global Head of Safety Antigone Davis Speaks Out
00:53:58
Our anchors kick off the morning with CNBC’s Mike Santoli on today’s market sell-off as we come off of a weak September. Then, Wedbush Securities’ Joel Kulina joins to give his take on the market, including his thoughts on supply chain issues, social media stocks and more. Next, we cover the Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen who revealed her identity last night and New York Times Columnist Kara Swisher joins to share her thoughts on Facebook’s fallout. Also, we have Former Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers with his take on the market, including his thoughts on the situation in China, which he says “remains lose-lose.” Plus, we hear from Facebook Global Head of Safety Antigone Davis ahead of whistleblower Frances Haugen’s testimony tomorrow in front of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee. We also have Northman Trader Founder Sven Henrich for more on today’s sell-off. And later, CNBC’s Phil LeBeau is here with the details on Tesla’s deliveries for the third quarter released over the weekend.
Oct 04, 2021
Kicking Off Q4, Amazon SVP of Hardware on Company’s New Robot “Astro” & Tracking Facebook’s Hearing
00:42:50
Our anchors start off this Friday morning with CNBC’s Dom Chu on tech stocks at a bargain to start the fourth quarter. Then, we cover Zoom and Five9 calling off their $14.9 billion deal and discuss the highlights from yesterday’s Facebook hearing. Also, CNBC’s Jon Fortt had an exclusive demo with Amazon’s new robot “Astro.” Next, Wedgewood Partners CIO David Rolfe is here to talk markets and investment opportunities as we wrap up Q3. Also, we hear from Amazon Senior Vice President of Hardware Dave Limp on why the company decided to build a home robot and much more. Then, CNBC’s Phil LeBeau joins to preview what to expect from Tesla deliveries for the third quarter. Later, Platformer Editor Casey Newton is here to give his take on Facebook’s hearing as we await a whistleblower’s testimony next Tuesday.
Oct 01, 2021
Facebook Back on Defense, The Pied Piper of SPACs & Microsoft Corporate VP on Slate of New Devices
00:44:19
Our anchors kick off this morning on Facebook as the company defends how its platforms impact teens on Capitol Hill today. With shares of Facebook down more than 10 percent this month we speak to Goldman Sachs Managing Director Eric Sheridan who has a buy rating on the stock. Then, The New Yorker Contributor Charles Duhigg, who wrote a popular profile on Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya, joins to speak about the investor’s persona and influence. Later, CNBC’s Jon Fortt sits down with Microsoft Corporate VP of Search and Devices Yusuf Mehdi live in Washington to discuss the company’s new device lineup. And later, we hear from Head of Facebook Financial David Marcus on the company’s ambitions in the payments and crypto space.
Sep 30, 2021
Tech Bouncing Back, Upfront Ventures Partner Mark Suster on Investment Outlook & TCV Founding General Partner Jay Hoag Talks Netflix
00:44:26
Our anchors kick off the show from the Code Conference in Los Angeles with reactions to Elon Musk’s comments on crypto yesterday. Then, Plexo Capital Managing Partner Lo Toney joins to cover more the themes from the conference. We also get Toney’s reaction to comments from European Commission Executive VP Margrethe Vestager on regulating Big Tech from her interview with CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla. Next, Upfront Ventures Partner Mark Suster joins our anchors at Code to discuss his investment outlook and which categories he sees opportunity in. Later, TCV Founding General Partner Jay Hoag joins to give his take on the market as well as Netflix and the broader streaming space. Plus, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin brings us her interview with WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar where he says he sees Amazon, not Netflix, as their biggest competitor. And later, DocuSign CEO Dan Springer is here to talk future growth of the company, whose stock has tripled in 2020.
Sep 29, 2021
Tracking Today’s Sell-Off, Breyer Capital Founder Jim Breyer on the Market & Kara Swisher Live From the Code Conference
00:49:36
Our anchors kick off the show with today’s market sell-off live from the Code Conference in Los Angeles. Then, Breyer Capital Founder and CEO Jim Breyer joins to give his take on the sell-off, semiconductors, Facebook and much more. Next, we bring in New York Times Contributor and “Sway” podcast host Kara Swisher to break down some of Code’s most notable moments, including comments from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos. We also have CNBC’s Josh Lipton for a closer look at what’s moving on the Nasdaq today. Then, we hear from Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon, NBA Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Loop Capital CEO Jim Reynolds as Qualcomm kicks off its third annual Smart Cities Accelerate Event. Plus, CNBC’s Dom Chu joins for more on today’s dive to the downside.
Sep 28, 2021
Instagram Pauses Kids Product, Bank of America’s Take on Netflix & Bolt CEO on Company’s 4-Day Workweek
00:44:20
Our anchors kick off the morning with Kindred Ventures Co-Founder Kanyi Maqubela on today’s trendiest stories including Instagram putting its kids product on hold and Google Cloud slashing its marketplace fees from 20 percent to just 3 percent. Maqubela also shares his take on Amazon and Square. Then, CNBC’s Leslie Picker is here to cover hedge funds ramping up their stake in private markets. Next, Bank of America Analyst Nat Schindler joins to talk all things Netflix after the company’s first-ever fan event this past weekend. We also cover the return home of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou after years of house arrest in Canada. And later, Bolt Founder and CEO Ryan Breslow joins as the company begins experimenting with a 4-day workweek.
Sep 27, 2021
China Cracks Down on Crypto, Deep Dive on Demand for Apple’s iPhone 13 & Previewing Netflix’s ‘Tudum’ Event
00:42:39
Our anchors kick off this Friday morning on news that the People’s Bank of China declared all crypto related activities illegal. Then, we cover Lina Khan’s recent memo to FTC staffers and commissioners outlining her vision to crack down on Big Tech. Next, CNBC’s Kate Rooney is here with the details on Robinhood’s internal communications showing panic during the GameStop crisis back in January. Also, “Big Technology” Founder Alex Kantrowitz joins on his article where he says Apple’s attempts to kneecap Facebook advertising with its anti-tracking initiative are working. Then, we speak with Cowen’s Krish Sankar on demand for Apple’s new iPhone 13 models, which hit the shelves today. Plus, to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Drift CEO David Cancel joins to speak about his experiences in tech. And later, Evercore ISI Head of Internet Research Mark Mahaney is here to talk Netflix ahead of the company’s first-ever fan event ‘Tudum’ this weekend.
Sep 24, 2021
Bank of America’s 14 Moonshot Ideas, NYT Reporter on Delivery Apps Serving “Food and Misery” & Remitly CEO on Public Debut
00:42:47
Our anchors kick off the show with four trendy names this morning: Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Roku. Then, Bank of America’s Head of Global Thematic Investing Research Haim Israel joins on 14 moonshot ideas to watch to catch the next Apple or Amazon on its way up. We also have New York Times Tech Reporter Shira Ovide on her latest article where she says apps like Uber, DoorDash and Grubhub “deliver food and misery.” Plus, CNBC’s Yasmin Khorram joins with the details on Elizabeth Holmes’ text messages obtained by CNBC where Holmes calls herself the “best business person of the year.” We also check in on yesterday’s IPOs Toast and Freshworks to see how they closed their first day of trading. And later, Remitly CEO Matt Oppenheimer joins live from the Nasdaq on the fintech company’s public debut.
Sep 23, 2021
Facebook Under Fire, Former CBS CEO on SPAC Launch & Freshworks CEO on Public Debut Today
00:42:25
Our anchors start off with a full feed of Facebook news with the stock down nearly 4 percent this morning. Then, The Margins Founder Ranjan Roy joins to give his take on Chinese tech stocks, including why he’s bullish on JD.com. We also cover the move in Adobe’s stock after its latest earnings report released last night. Next, Former CBS CEO Joe Ianniello joins as he launches his own media and tech focused SPAC today called Argus Capital Corp. Then, CNBC’s Kate Rooney joins to speak with Robinhood’s Chief Product Officer as the company announces new crypto features. We also bring you the details on new product announcements from Microsoft’s ongoing Surface event today. Later, we have Squarespace CEO Anthony Casalena as the company takes on Shopify with a slew of new e-commerce tools. Plus, Freshworks CEO Girish Mathrubootham joins live from the Nasdaq on the company’s public debut today.
Sep 22, 2021
Checking in on Semis, Wedbush Securities’ Market Take & CrowdStrike CEO on 10th Anniversary
00:42:25
Our anchors kick off this morning with CNBC’s Mike Santoli for a check on the semiconductor ETF and the software sector. Then, CNBC’s Kate Rooney is here to cover how Ark Invest’s Cathie Wood is playing the sell-off. Next, Wedbush Securities’ Joel Kulina is here to give his take on the market and share where he sees opportunity. We also cover the pop in Uber today after the company boosted its third-quarter financial outlook. Then, Bernstein Analyst Stacy Rasgon joins for a check on semiconductor stocks- which he says are increasingly becoming an enigma. We also cover the latest in gaming with Netflix releasing its first game… but not Netflix. Later, CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz joins on the cybersecurity company’s 10th anniversary. We also cover the highlights from iPhone 13 reviews out this morning and Apple’s latest push into health. And later, Revolut CEO Nikolay Storonsky joins as the company announces it will launch commission-free stock trading in the U.S.
Sep 21, 2021
Tracking Today’s Sell-Off, Exclusive Interview with DoorDash CEO Tony Xu & “The Contrarian” Author on Peter Thiel’s Influence and Power
00:43:00
Our anchors kick off the morning tracking the markets with CNBC’s Mike Santoli and Fundstrat’s Tom Lee as the September slide intensifies. Next, we hear exclusively from DoorDash Co-Founder and CEO Tony Xu with the company announcing today that users can now buy alcohol directly through the DoorDash app. Later, we check on the markets again with CNBC’s Dom Chu covering the divergences within tech. We also have Northman Trader Founder Sven Henrich to give his take on tech markets amid today’s sell-off. Then, CNBC’s Leslie Picker covers the performance of IPOs this year. We also have CNBC’s Josh Lipton on the biggest movers in the Nasdaq today. Later, “The Contrarian” Author Max Chafkin joins to discuss his new book on Peter Thiel’s influence and Silicon Valley’s pursuit of power. Plus, don’t miss CNBC’s Kate Rooney with a news alert on Coinbase and its crypto lending program.
Sep 20, 2021
FireEye Mandiant CEO on Cybersecurity, Morgan Stanley’s EV Picks & Former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao’s Take on the Holmes Trial
00:44:41
Our anchors start off this Friday morning with CNBC’s Dom Chu on the tech stocks getting left behind and where you can find opportunity. Then, Morgan Stanley Auto Analyst Adam Jonas joins to give his take on EVs, saying today Tesla is “like the mechanical white rabbit at the dog race.” Next, FireEye Mandiant CEO Kevin Mandia is here to talk all things cybersecurity as the Biden Administration prepares sanctions targeting crypto ransomware payments. And what if TikTok actually got banned and sold its U.S. operations? Tune in for TechCheck’s take. Later, Former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao joins to discuss her op-ed in the New York Times on the Elizabeth Holmes trial, which she says is a wake-up call for sexism in tech. We also cover billionaire investor Mark Cuban’s series of tweets defending moves to regulate crypto. And later, CNBC’s Diana Olick joins with the story on how real estate agents are using artificial intelligence.
Sep 17, 2021
Betting on E-Commerce and Fintech, Interactive Brokers Announces Crypto Trading & ForgeRock CEO on Public Debut
00:44:24
Our anchors start off the morning on a new report from FTC Chair Lina Khan alleging hundreds of deals by some of tech’s largest companies have gone unchecked. Then, Stifel Analyst Scott Devitt joins as the firm announces its top e-commerce picks. We also have Plexo Capital Managing Partner Lo Toney to give his take on the buy now, pay later trend that is boosting up fintech companies. Then, Interactive Brokers Chairman Thomas Peterffy joins as the company announces the launch of crypto trading. Plus, we have J.P. Morgan Analyst Samik Chatterjee on why he has an overweight rating on Apple despite what he sees as modest upgrades to the new products announced this week. Also, CNBC’s Jennifer Elias is here to discuss her report on Google Cloud’s reorganization of its engineering leadership under Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian. And later, ForgeRock CEO Fran Rosch joins live from the New York Stock Exchange on the identity software’s public debut today.
Sep 16, 2021
Apple Launches New Product Lineup, Facebook Under Fire & Live From the Kennedy Space Center Ahead of the SpaceX Launch
00:44:20
Our anchors start off the morning on the wins and losses from Apple’s “California Streaming” event yesterday. Wall Street Journal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern and Bank of America Analyst Wamsi Mohan join to further discuss the new product announcements and what they mean for the stock. We also have Wall Street Journal Reporter Jeff Horwitz to speak about his recent article based on internal documents out of Facebook showing there is a group of secret elite users who are excused from standard content moderation rules. Horwitz also shares his thoughts on a second report detailing how Facebook downplayed its knowledge that Instagram is toxic for teen girls. Later, we return to Apple with Daring Fireball Blogger John Gruber who talks the company’s strategy after its event yesterday. Then, we have CNBC’s Morgan Brennan live from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida ahead of SpaceX’s all-civilian flight launch today. Plus, to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, we hear from HP Enterprise CEO Antonio Neri on how he brings his heritage to table and works to ensure diversity and inclusion is built at every level.
Sep 15, 2021
TechCheck Special Edition: The Andy Jassy Interview. An Exclusive Conversation With Amazon's New CEO– The Second In The Company's History– on Antitrust Pressures, the Labor Environment, Media Strategy & Much More
00:42:45
On today’s special edition of TechCheck, we bring you Jon Fortt’s exclusive interview with Amazon CEO Andy Jassy. The interview kicks off with Jassy’s take on the antitrust pressures facing Amazon and Big Tech at large. Jassy also discusses Amazon’s e-commerce business, the pandemic’s impact on the company and the future of work. Next, Fortt covers the labor environment with Jassy after Former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos set the tone in his last shareholder letter by writing “We are going to be earth’s best employer, and earth’s safest place to work.” We also hear about the moment when Bezos called Jassy and asked him to take the top position at Amazon. And later, Fortt covers Amazon’s artificial intelligence approach with Jassy and the company’s forward-looking media strategy.
Sep 14, 2021
Apple’s App Store Saga, Forge Global to Go Public Via SPAC & The Fintech Frenzy
00:44:38
Our anchors start off today’s show with the latest on the Apple vs. Epic Games ruling with Epic planning to appeal the decision. The Verge Editor-in-Chief Nilay Patel joins this morning to share his thoughts on the app store saga ahead of Apple’s “California Streaming” event tomorrow. We also cover Goldman Sachs’ new internet initiations today, including buy ratings on Amazon, Google, Facebook and more. Next, Motive Capital CEO Blythe Masters and Forge Global CEO Kelly Rodriquez join after announcing their $2 billion SPAC deal today to take Forge Global public. Later, we return to the Apple vs. Epic ruling and bring in Former Andreessen Horowitz Partner Benedict Evans to break it all down. Plus, we check in on the fintech space with Wolfe Research Managing Director Darrin Peller as digital payments company Stripe is in talks to go public soon.
Sep 13, 2021
Breaking Down Affirm’s Earnings, Identifying the Next Big Terror Threat & U.S. Judge Issues Ruling in Apple vs. Epic Trial
00:51:15
Our anchors kick off this Friday morning with all the details on Affirm’s earnings boosting the stock over 20 percent this morning. Then, Angel Investor Jason Calacanis joins to share his thoughts on the buy now, pay later trend, the SEC targeting Coinbase and much more. Also, it’s been 20 years since the September 11th attacks, and CNBC’s Eamon Javers joins to cover where the next big terror threat may come from. Plus, we cover the breaking story on a U.S. judge issuing a ruling today on the Apple vs. Epic trial sending shares of Apple down more than 3 percent. We bring in The Verge Editor-in-Chief Nilay Patel, Loup Ventures Managing Partner Gene Munster and Daring Fireball Founder John Gruber to analyze this latest decision and its implications on Apple’s walled garden, the app store and antitrust regulation.
Sep 10, 2021
Exclusive Interview with Microsoft CEO and LinkedIn CEO, NFL and Verizon Announce 5G Partnership & Amazon Calls Out Elon Musk
00:42:36
Our anchors kick off today’s big show with Jon Fortt’s exclusive interview with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky on a slew of new features, the future of work and much more. Then, we check in on GameStop with the stock tumbling today after the company reported earnings last night. Next, Logitech CEO Bracken Darrell joins to discuss the company’s climate commitment to be net zero by 2030 and climate positive beyond then. Also, with football season kicking off, we hear from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg on a 10-year 5G partnership. Later, Varo CEO Colin Walsh joins as the digital bank announced it closed a $510 million funding round. Plus, don’t miss the details on Amazon calling out Elon Musk in a letter to the Federal Communications Commission.
Sep 09, 2021
The SEC vs. Coinbase, PayPal to Acquire Paidy for $2.7 Billion & Checking in on Cloud Stocks
00:42:10
Our anchors start off the morning on Coinbase after the SEC targeted the platform’s lending product “Coinbase Lend” ahead of its launch. We also bring you the details on PayPal’s planned acquisition of Japanese payment company Paidy for $2.7 billion as the buy now, pay later space heats up. Then, Slow Ventures General Partner Sam Lessin joins to share his take on the fintech space and the world of crypto. Plus, CNBC’s Dom Chu is here to break down this morning’s moves in crypto following yesterday’s big Bitcoin drop. Next, Bessemer Ventures Partner Byron Deeter joins to share his cloud investment thesis. Later, Morgan Stanley Managing Director Brian Nowak is here to speak about his latest note detailing why an Amazon branded TV could be a needle mover. We also have CNBC’s Scott Cohn with fresh updates on Elizabeth Holmes’ trial as it begins today. And later, Wall Street Journal Reporter Joanna Stern joins to discuss what to expect from Apple’s annual product event scheduled for next week.
Sep 08, 2021
eToro’s New U.S. CEO Lule Demmissie, Apple Employee’s NLRB Complaint & El Salvador Adopts Bitcoin as Legal Currency
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Our anchors start off the morning with a check on software stocks with CNBC’s Dom Chu taking a look at names spanning from Fortinet and FireEye to Microsoft and Adobe. Then, CNBC’s Mike Santoli joins to cover a divergence in the market between caution and the so-called “crazy.” Next, trading platform eToro’s new U.S. CEO Lule Demmissie joins as she takes on the role. Then, CNBC’s Dom Chu returns to check in on crypto with Bitcoin plunging this morning. Later, Apple employee Cher Scarlett joins after filing a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board against Apple for interfering with efforts to gather wage data. Also, Argus Financial Research Director and buy now, pay later bear Stephen Biggar is here to talk the trend. Later, CNBC’s Phil LeBeau speaks with Solid Power Co-Founder and CEO Doug Campbell about the EV battery startup’s big investment to increase production capacity. And don’t miss CNBC’s Mackenzie Sigalos with all the details on El Salvador officially making Bitcoin a legal currency today.

Sep 07, 2021
Breaking Down Software Earnings, YouTube Chief Business Officer Robert Kyncl & Earnings Exclusive with MongoDB CEO
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Our anchors start off this Friday morning with details on software earnings from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, PagerDuty and MongoDB. Then, Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Antonio Neri joins for more on the company’s most recent quarter. Plus, we bring you the latest headlines from Apple, including the company’s announcement today that it will put its new child safety features on hold. Then, YouTube Chief Business Officer Robert Kyncl joins as YouTube hits a major milestone of 50 million Premium and Music subscribers. We also cover Netflix’s record run with the stock posting gains for 14 out of the last 15 trading sessions. Later, PagerDuty CEO Jennifer Tejada joins exclusively on the company’s strong second quarter and current quarter guidance. And don’t miss an earnings exclusive interview with MongoDB CEO Dev Ittycheria.
Sep 03, 2021
Apple’s App Store Concession, The Rise of Social Audio & “Bad Blood” Author John Carreyrou on Elizabeth Holmes’ Trial
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Our anchors start off today’s show with the details on Apple’s latest app store changes as part of a settlement with the Japan Fair Trade Commission. We bring in Platformer Editor Casey Newton to further break down the changes and share where he sees future growth for the company outside of its app store. We also have the details on YouTube Music hitting a major milestone of 50 million paid subscribers and we cover the launch of Twitter’s subscription service Super Follows. Next, Co-Founder of new social podcasting app Callin’ and Former PayPal COO David Sacks joins to discuss the social audio space and investing in fintech. Later, we’re following the Elizabeth Holmes trial with “Bad Blood” Author John Carreyrou joining us live outside the courthouse in San Jose to share his take on the case. Then, we hear from Solv CEO Heather Fernandez as the health tech startup secures a $45 million funding round. And later, Wall Street Journal Reporter Joanna Stern is here to share her thoughts on Apple’s app store saga.
Sep 02, 2021
Nasdaq Hits an All-Time High, Google’s New Partnership with C3 AI & Former DOJ Antitrust Chief on Regulating Big Tech
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Our anchors start off today’s show with Wolfe Research Analyst Jeff Kvaal reversing his bear take on Apple as the stock hits an all-time high. Then, Bespoke Investment Group Co-Founder Paul Hickey joins to share his thoughts on the market as we kick off the first trading day of the month with a Nasdaq all-time high. We also have CNBC’s Eunice Yoon on China’s new data and cybersecurity laws going into effect today. Next, we hear exclusively from Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian and C3 AI CEO Tom Siebel on a new partnership announced this morning. Plus, CNBC’s Yasmin Khorram is live outside the courtroom with fresh updates on day two of jury selection for Elizabeth Holmes’ trial. Later, Former DOJ Antitrust Chief Makan Delrahim joins to discuss regulating Big Tech touching on South Korea’s new app store law and much more. Also, Rosenblatt Securities Analyst Mark Zgutowicz is here after he downgraded Facebook to neutral this morning.
Sep 01, 2021
Breaking Down Zoom Earnings, South Korea Passes App Store Bill & Databricks CEO on New Funding Round
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To start off the show our anchors bring you all the details on Zoom earnings reported after the bell yesterday. Then, Deutsche Bank Director of Equity Research Matthew Niknam joins to further discuss Zoom as the stock tumbles more than 15 percent this morning. We also have Mizuho Analyst Dan Dolev share his thoughts on Amazon and Affirm’s new partnership with Mizuho bumping up its price target for Affirm on the news. Next, CNBC’s Eunice Yoon joins with the details on South Korea officially passing its bill targeting app stores. Then, “The Verge” Editor-in-Chief Nilay Patel is here to share his thoughts on app store regulation. Plus, CNBC’s Scott Cohn joins live outside the San Jose courthouse where Elizabeth Holmes’ trial is set with the latest details on the case. And Later, Databricks Co-Founder and CEO Ali Ghodsi joins as the company announces a $1.6 billion funding round bringing its valuation to $38 billion.
Aug 31, 2021
Big Tech’s Lobbying Power, Cracking Down on App Stores & PayPal Explores Stock Trading Feature
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To start off today’s show, CNBC’s Mike Santoli joins our anchors to cover how much is left in the tank for this tech rally. We also have all the details on China cracking down on entertainment with a new ban for young gamers. Plus, we cover Amazon’s partnership with Affirm to offer buy now, pay later and FuboTV’s push into gaming. Then, American Economic Liberties Project Fellow Reed Showalter joins to discuss his new report on Big Tech’s lobbying power and influence. Next, we have New York Times Contributor and “Sway” podcast host Kara Swisher to speak about the crackdown on app stores as South Korea prepares to vote on a law prohibiting in-app commission fees. We also have CNBC’s Kate Rooney with the scoop on PayPal exploring the launch of a stock trading platform. And later, Marvell Technology CEO Matt Murphy joins in an earnings exclusive to break down the company’s latest quarter.
Aug 30, 2021
Apple’s App Store Update, A New China Growth Fund & Peloton Post-Earnings
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To start of the show our anchors have all the details on Apple’s latest app store changes as part of a settlement to a class action lawsuit. Then, Coalition for App Fairness Executive Director Meghan DiMuzio joins to share her criticism of the new changes. Next, we have William Blair Portfolio Manager Vivian Lin Thurston to speak about her new China Growth Fund launching in an unfriendly environment for Chinese stocks. We also have Wedbush Analyst James Hardiman, a Peloton bear, to discuss the stock after the company’s latest earnings report. Plus, Former Uber Chief Business Officer Emil Michael joins to discuss recent regulatory decisions targeting gig economy companies like Uber. Then, CNBC’s Frank Holland is here with a story on how one conference is aiming to increase diversity in tech companies. And later, we return to Apple’s latest update with Slow Ventures General Partner and Former Facebook VP Sam Lessin who thinks competition is under assault.
Aug 27, 2021
Breaking Down Cloud Earnings, Paychex CEO on 50th Anniversary & 10 Years of Facebook Messenger
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Our anchors kick off the morning with the latest earnings results from Snowflake, Salesforce and Box. Then, Wolfe Research Managing Director Alex Zukin joins to further break down Salesforce’s numbers. We also cover the latest in the chip space with Western Digital reportedly in talks to buy Japan’s Kioxia and Apple’s supplier Taiwan Semiconductors hiking up chip prices. Next, Paychex CEO Martin Mucci joins to discuss the fintech space and his company as Paychex celebrates its 50th anniversary. Later, Fundstrat Global Advisors’ Tom Lee joins to talk markets following the Nasdaq and S&P 500’s record closes yesterday. Plus, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin shares the highlights from her interview with Facebook Messenger VP Stan Chudnovsky as the app hits its 10-year anniversary. And later, “The Verge” Senior Reporter Ashley Carman joins on her article detailing how Joe Rogan’s influence may be waning after taking his podcast exclusively to Spotify
Aug 26, 2021
The Nasdaq’s Record Climb, Exclusive Interviews with Intuit CEO and Twilio CEO & OnlyFans Reverses its Content Ban
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Our anchors start off the morning on the Nasdaq’s record climb with CNBC’s Mike Santoli here to break down valuations in tech. Then, we cover the latest surge in the meme stock world led by meme stock darlings GameStop and AMC. Plus, we bring you all the details on Warby Parker filing to go public via direct listing in an environment that has been unfriendly to direct-to-consumer IPOs. Then, in two exclusive interviews, we hear from Intuit CEO Sasan Goodarzi on the quarter, and later, Twilio Co-Founder and CEO Jeff Lawson on the company’s decision to invest in a SPAC. Next, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin covers her interview with Calibrate CEO Isabelle Kenyon as the telehealth startup announces a $100 million funding round. Also, hear why OnlyFans reversed its decision to ban explicit content on its platform. Plus, we have Brex Co-Founder and Co-CEO Henrique Dubugras on the fintech company’s launch of venture debt financing
Aug 25, 2021
Benchmark General Partner Bill Gurley on Proposition 22, Shopify President Talks TikTok Partnership & Tim Cook’s 10 Years as Apple CEO
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To kick off today’s show our anchors speak with Early Uber Investor and Benchmark General Partner Bill Gurley about Proposition 22 being ruled unconstitutional by a California judge. We also get Gurley’s take on the market and Tim Cook’s legacy at Apple upon reaching the 10-year mark as CEO. Then, Shopify President Harley Finkelstein joins after the company announced a partnership with TikTok to create new tools for in-app shopping. Next, we return to Tim Cook’s 10-year milestone at Apple with CNBC’s Josh Lipton looking at Cook’s performance through various financial metrics. Then, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin is here to cover Netflix’s new massive content lineup and additional stories in the entertainment space including Hollywood’s struggle with piracy. We also have the details on stablecoin Circle changing its makeup of reserves as stablecoins become a heavily scrutinized area of the crypto ecosystem.
Aug 24, 2021
Rating Robinhood Shares, Proposition 22 Ruled Unconstitutional & Klarna CEO on Customer Growth
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Our anchors kick off today’s show with a host of initiations on newly public stock Robinhood. Then, JMP Securities’ Devin Ryan is here to explain why he has an outperform rating on the stock. We also bring you the latest details on a judge ruling Proposition 22, California’s gig worker law, unconstitutional. New York Times Contributor and “Sway” Podcast Host Kara Swisher joins to further break down this new road block to companies like Uber, Lyft and DoorDash. Next, Klarna Co-Founder and CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski joins as the company reaches 20 million users in the U.S. amid surging demand for flexible payment services. Then, Rhodium Group Senior China Tech Analyst Jordan Schneider joins to share his take on the China crackdown and which sectors he thinks may get hit next. Plus, as Bitcoin reaches its highest level since mid-May we have CNBC’s Kate Rooney cover the rise in popularity of crypto trading among new investors and CNBC’s Mackenzie Sigalos on crypto adoption in Afghanistan.
Aug 23, 2021
Tesla’s A.I. Ambitions, Fund Manager Shares Bear Case on Ark Funds & Former Facebook General Counsel on the FTC’s Antitrust Case
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To start off this Friday morning our anchors cover the latest announcements out of Tesla’s A.I. event, including the introduction of a humanoid robot. Then, following our interview with Ark Invest’s Cathie Wood yesterday, Semper Augustus Investments CIO Chris Bloomstran joins to defend his bear case against the Ark Funds. We also have CNBC’s Eunice Yoon with the details on China’s new law putting downward pressure on Chinese tech stocks to end an already bad week. Plus, Former Facebook General Counsel and Head of Public Policy Chris Kelly joins to share his thoughts on the FTC’s renewed antitrust case against the social media giant. And later, to close out our ‘reality check’ series Bernstein’s Toni Sacconaghi is here to explain why he has an underperform rating on Tesla.
Aug 20, 2021
Ark Invest’s Cathie Wood on Short Bets, Strategy and Much More, A Rare Sell Call for Palantir & Bird CEO on Earnings Ahead of SPAC Merger
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Our anchors kick off the show with details on this morning’s earnings movers Robinhood and Nvidia. We also cover the latest announcements from Facebook including the company’s release of its first ever “widely viewed content report” as well as new virtual reality workspace tools. Then, CNBC’s Dom Chu joins to cover the recent performance of Cathie Wood’s Ark Funds ahead of our interview with Wood. Next, William Blair Analyst Kamil Mielczarek is here to share his bear case for Palantir, a top Cathie Wood pick. We also have Bird Founder and CEO Travis VanderZanden to discuss the company’s last earnings report before its planned SPAC merger. Then, Ark Invest Founder and CEO Cathie Wood joins today as numerous hedge funds are betting against her Ark Innovation ETF. We also get her take on the trendiest topics in tech such as the China crackdown, the crypto market and much more. Later, CNBC’s Leslie Picker is here to break down Wood’s interview, including what is driving her current investment strategy.
Aug 19, 2021
Checking in on Cathie Wood’s Ark Fund, Substack Writer Talks “Rational Irrationality” & Analyst Takes on ViacomCBS, Shopify and Coinbase
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Our anchors kick off today’s show with CNBC’s Dom Chu wrapping up the latest tech market action. Then, NYU Stern Finance Professor Aswath Damodaran joins to break down the valuation of Cathie Wood’s Ark fund as more hedge funds bet against it. We also have Wells Fargo Senior Equity Analyst Steven Cahall on why he upgraded ViacomCBS to overweight. Then, CNBC’s Kate Rooney joins ahead of Robinhood’s earnings report set for after the bell today. Next, we have Substack Writer Eric Newcomer share why he thinks markets are no longer rational. Later, we have Morningstar Analyst Dan Romanoff with his bearish take on Shopify. Plus, we hear from Apple Vice President Lisa Jackson on Apple’s sustainability focus as well as the company’s commitment to privacy amid recent backlash. Plus, Mizuho Analyst Dan Dolev shares why he’s trimming his price target on Coinbase.
Aug 18, 2021
Chinese Tech Sell-Off, A Look at Big Tech’s Future, the Bear Case for IBM & Burry vs. Wood
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Kicking off today’s show with a look at the significant sell-off in Chinese tech stocks, then digging into Roblox earnings with Metaverse ETF Founder Matthew Ball. CNBC’s Courtney Reagan then helps us break down the latest Walmart earnings and where those e-commerce numbers stand. Next, we hear from Ruchir Sharma of Morgan Stanley Investment Management on his latest Financial Times Op-Ed. He wonders what it would take for big tech to fall. Oppenheimer’s Jason Helfstein also makes the case for his top two picks…Uber and Opendoor. Later, MoffettNathanson’s Lisa Ellis is an IBM bear and she’s telling us why. We also get the latest on that T-Mobile data breach from CNBC’s Eamon Javers. And Jeff Bezos suing NASA? We’ve got that too.
Aug 17, 2021
Tracking the Nasdaq Sell-Off, U.S. Investigates Tesla’s Autopilot System & Blade CEO on the Quarter
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Our anchors start off the show with CNBC’s Dom Chu comparing the tech and communication sectors as the major indexes come off record highs. Then, Plexo Capital’s Lo Toney joins to share his take on the market and where he sees opportunity in the tech sector after strong second quarter earnings. We also have Evercore ISI’s Mark Mahaney on why Uber is taking Amazon’s spot for their top mega cap pick. Next, we have CNBC’s Lora Kolodny with the details on the U.S. investigating Tesla’s autopilot system. Plus, Wedbush Securities Analyst Matthew Bryson joins to kick off our new series ‘reality check’ and share his bear case on Intel. Later, Rocket Companies CEO Jay Farner is here to speak about the company’s latest quarter and expansion into solar. Plus, Blade CEO Robert Wiesenthal joins live from the NYSE following the company’s latest earnings report.
Aug 16, 2021
Sofi CEO Post-Earnings, DoorDash CEO on the Quarter & Reddit CEO Talks $10 Billion Valuation
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To start off the show, our anchors have coverage of today’s earnings movers: Disney, Airbnb and DoorDash. Then, in a first on CNBC interview Sofi CEO Anthony Noto joins to discuss the company’s latest quarter and competition in the broader fintech space. Plus, CNBC’s Mackenzie Sigalos is here with an update on the family who liquidated all of their assets to buy Bitcoin back when it was just $900. Later, DoorDash CEO Tony Xu joins CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa live in San Francisco to discuss the company’s latest earnings report, expansion into grocery and much more. We also have an exclusive interview with Reddit CEO Steve Huffman after Reddit topped a $10 billion valuation yesterday. Huffman also speaks to the boom of retail traders on the platform with WallStreetBets becoming a popular go-to spot for meme stocks.
Aug 13, 2021
ServiceNow CEO on Acquisition of Mapwize, Snap Creators Leave the App’s Spotlight Feature & Exclusive Interview with Marqeta CEO Post-Earnings
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To start off the morning, our anchors have all the details on new legislation aimed at Big Tech’s app stores, a deal falling through between Instacart and Doordash and a recap of Palantir’s latest earnings report. Then, ServiceNow CEO Bill McDermott joins as cloud stocks have been on a tear recently to speak about the company’s acquisition of Mapwize and much more. Next, CNBC’s Sal Rodriguez is here with the story on Snap creators leaving the app’s Spotlight feature as payments dry up. Later, Marqeta CEO Jason Gardner joins after the company’s first earnings report since going public to discuss the company’s growth in the ‘buy now, pay later’ vertical. Plus, CNBC’s Jon Fortt brings us the highlights from his conversation with LinkedIn Co-Founder and Microsoft Board Member Reid Hoffman yesterday at the Economic Club of Chicago. Then, CNBC’s Kate Rooney is live from Wyoming with the story on the state’s recent crypto boom. Plus, Parrot Analytics Senior Strategy Analyst Julia Alexander joins us to give her take on streaming ahead of Disney earnings set for after the bell today.
Aug 12, 2021
Breaking Down Coinbase’s Latest Quarter, Earnings Exclusives with FuboTV CEO and Doximity CEO & the FTC Probes Two Uber Deals
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Our anchors start off the show with all the details on Coinbase’s latest earnings report. Initialized Capital Founder and Early Coinbase Investor Garry Tan joins to further break down Coinbase’s quarter and outlook. Then, CNBC’s Eamon Javers is here to cover what may be the biggest crypto theft ever with $600 million stolen. Later, Unity Software CFO Luis Visoso joins to discuss the company’s strong quarter and planned acquisition of remote desktop and streaming company Parsec. Later, FuboTV CEO David Gandler joins in an earnings exclusive to discuss the company’s most recent quarter. We also have all the details on the FTC probing a partnership between Uber and Gopuff in addition to reviewing Uber’s planned purchase of Drizly. Then, we have a second earnings exclusive with Doximity CEO Jeff Tangney on the company’s first earnings report since going public, plus details on how the company is battling vaccine misinformation on its app.
Aug 11, 2021
AMC Stock Pops on Earnings, Cloud 100 Rankings Announced & Privacy in Focus for Apple
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Our anchors start off today’s show with AMC after the meme stock company reported a smaller loss than expected and a revenue beat yesterday. Margins Editor Ranjan Roy joins to share his thoughts on AMC’s stock amid the hype as well as his take on crypto. Then, Bessemer Venture Partners’ Byron Deeter joins to discuss where to invest in cloud after Forbes released its Cloud 100 ranking today in partnership with Bessemer. Later, “Daring Fireball” Author John Gruber is here to talk all things Apple following the company’s decision to use technology to scan for child abuse imagery. We also hear from FalconX CEO Raghu Yarlagadda on the company’s latest $200 million funding round bringing its valuation to $3.75 billion. Plus, we bring in CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin for more on meme stocks after his conversation with Kynikos Associates Founder Jim Chanos earlier today.
Aug 10, 2021
Fundstrat’s Tom Lee Forecasts an “Everything Rally,” Binance CEO on the World of Crypto & Apple’s Latest Announcement Faces Backlash
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Our anchors kick off today’s show with CNBC’s Ylan Mui on the latest crypto update from the infrastructure bill. Then, Fundstrat’s Tom Lee is here to talk markets, Bitcoin and his prediction for an “everything rally” into the end of the year. We also have Binance CEO ChangPeng Zhao to discuss the trading platform and crypto regulation as digital currencies take center stage this year. Plus, we cover the latest Tesla street calls with Jefferies predicting 22 percent upside in the stock. Later, 75 and Sunny Co-Founder Spencer Rascoff is here to share his thoughts on social media M&A and vertical social media platforms. Also, Johns Hopkins Cryptography Professor Matthew Green joins to share his reaction towards Apple’s announcement that it will scan devices for child abuse imagery. Plus, CNBC’s Dom Chu joins to cover the latest moves in Cathie Wood’s Ark Funds.
Aug 09, 2021
Zygna CEO on the Quarter, Apple’s Delicate Dance with Privacy & Confluent CEO on First Earnings Report Since Going Public
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Our anchors kick off this Friday morning with cloud names like Datadog, Asana and Cloudflare hitting record highs yesterday. Then, we hit gaming with Zynga CEO Frank Gibeau on the company’s latest earnings report and M&A plans. We also cover Apple’s announcement of a new program to scan devices for child abuse imagery. Next, we speak with Dropbox CEO Drew Houston after the company reported strong quarterly results and raised its full-year guidance. Later, CNBC’s Kate Rooney joins to cover the latest moves in $HOOD following the stock’s wild ride this week. We also speak with Confluent CEO Jay Kreps after the company released its first earnings report since going public. Plus, we bring you this morning’s headlines out of China with Meituan facing a $1 billion fine and Duolingo being removed from some Chinese app stores.
Aug 06, 2021
Robinhood’s Wild Moves, Breaking Down the Latest Tech Earnings & WarnerMedia CEO Ann Sarnoff on Streaming, Studios and Stars
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Our anchors have the latest coverage of Robinhood’s wild moves to start off the morning. Then, Wolfe Research Managing Director Steven Chubak joins to share his latest note on “Why Hood is Uninvestible Today.” Next, we cover Etsy post-earnings and Morgan Stanley Analyst Lauren Schenk is here to speak about her latest note upgrading the stock. We also have the details on Roku and Uber earnings reported after the bell yesterday and Jefferies Analyst Brent Thill joins us to give his take on Uber. Later, NorthmanTrader Founder Sven Henrich is here to talk Robinhood, meme stocks and the market. Plus, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin interviews WarnerMedia Studio and Networks Group CEO Ann Sarnoff on streaming strategy and the battle between studios and stars. Also, CNBC’s Phil LeBeau previews what to expect from President Biden’s electric vehicle event today.
Aug 05, 2021
Robinhood Stock Surges, Former Disney Executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs on Acquiring Hello Sunshine & Coursera CEO Post-Earnings
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Our anchors kick off the morning with Robinhood as the stock surges to meme stock levels after its lackluster market debut last Thursday. Then, MKM Partners Managing Director Rohit Kulkarni, and later, Cambria Investment Management CIO Meb Faber join to further break down the stock pop. Next, we take you into the metaverse with Former Amazon Studios Head of Strategy Matthew Ball to discuss investing in the gaming space. Also, we hear from Instacart CEO Fidji Simo as the company hires Former Facebook Executive Carolyn Everson. Later, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin interviews Former TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer and Former Disney COO Tom Staggs on their new media company and its acquisition of Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine. Next, CNBC’s Kate Rooney provides an update on Robinhood’s wild moves today. Then, Coursera CEO Jeff Maggioncalda is here to discuss the company’s latest earnings report.
Aug 04, 2021
Reese Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine CEO Talk Latest $900 Million Deal, ZoomInfo CEO on the Quarter & Substack CEO on Big Tech’s Ad-Supported Models
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Our anchors start off the show with moves lower in Chinese gaming stocks and Alibaba post-earnings. Then, Wall Street Journal Reporter Joanna Stern is here to talk about Google’s decision to ditch Qualcomm and build its own chip for its Pixel 6 phones. Next, ZoomInfo CEO Henry Schuck joins to break down the company’s latest earnings report. Plus, Reese Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine CEO Sarah Harden join our anchors to discuss the $900 million deal to sell Hello Sunshine to a Blackstone-backed media company. We also have the story on Marvell buying chip startup Innovium in the latest tech M&A deal of the summer. And later, Substack CEO Chris Best is here to speak about his company and share his criticism of ad-supported models.
Aug 03, 2021
Square to Buy Afterpay in $29 Billion Deal, Klarna CEO on the Fintech Space & Wall Street Journal Reporter Tim Higgins Talks His New Tesla Book
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Starting off this Monday morning, our anchors have the story on Square striking an all-stock deal to acquire Australian fintech company Afterpay for $29 billion. Then, Mizuho Analyst Dan Dolev joins on his latest Square note following the deal announcement. Next, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin is here to cover the top Disney headlines including the weekend debut of “Jungle Cruise” bringing in a third of revenue on Disney+. Then, New York Times Contributor and “Sway” Podcast Host Kara Swisher joins to further discuss Disney, streaming and the battle between studios and talent. Later, Klarna Co-Founder and CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski joins to speak about the fintech space following Square’s Afterpay deal. We also have all the details on the new ETF betting against Cathie Wood’s Ark Fund. Plus, Wall Street Journal Reporter Tim Higgins is here to discuss his new book “Power Play: Tesla, Elon Musk, and the Bet of the Century.”
Aug 02, 2021
Breaking Down Amazon Earnings, Adobe CEO on Walmart Partnership & Gopuff’s Latest $1 Billion Funding Round
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Our anchors kick off this Friday morning with all the details on Amazon’s revenue miss and weaker-than-expected guidance reported yesterday. Then, Mark Asset Management CEO Morris Mark joins to further break down Amazon’s latest quarter. Sticking with earnings, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin has the details on Pinterest’s latest report bringing the stock price down over 18 percent this morning. We also have CNBC’s Kate Rooney cover Robinhood’s summer slowdown in monthly active visits and time spent on the app. Then, Wheelhouse CIO Ann Berry joins to talk more about Robinhood after the company made its market debut yesterday. We also hear from Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen on the company’s new partnership with Walmart. Next, Gopuff Co-Founder and Co-CEO Yakir Gola is here to discuss the delivery startup company’s latest $1 billion funding round. Also, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin returns with the story on Scarlett Johansson suing Disney over her “Black Widow” contract.
Jul 30, 2021
Awaiting Robinhood’s Market Debut, Earnings Exclusives with Comcast CEO and Qualcomm CEO & Nikola Founder Charged with Fraud
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Our anchors are joined by CNBC’s Leslie Picker live from the Nasdaq to chat about Robinhood as we await the first trade today. Then, Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts joins in an exclusive interview to discuss the company’s growth and most recent earnings report. Next, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin covers Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for Facebook after the company reported an earnings beat yesterday. Plus, Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon joins in a second earnings exclusive to discuss the company’s latest quarter. We also have CNBC’s Phil LeBeau with the story on Nikola Founder and Former CEO Trevor Milton facing fraud charges. And don’t miss Early Robinhood Investor Jason Calacanis, and later, Robinhood Board Member Scott Sandell share their thoughts on the highly anticipated IPO today.
Jul 29, 2021
Breaking Down Big Tech Earnings, Duolingo CEO on Upcoming Market Debut & LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky
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To start off the show, our anchors break down Alphabet, Apple and Microsoft earnings all released after the bell yesterday. Then, Duolingo CEO Luis Von Ahn joins in a First on CNBC Interview as the company makes its market debut today. Staying on the topic of IPOs, CNBC’s Kate Rooney covers all the risks to Robinhood ahead of its public debut. Then, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin covers the highlights from Spotify’s earnings report after speaking with CEO Daniel Ek on the quarter. Plus, LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky joins in a rare interview after the social media company hit $10 billion in revenue for the fiscal year. We also discuss Senator Elizabeth Warren’s latest comments on crypto regulation.
Jul 28, 2021
Big Tech on Deck, Cloudflare CEO on AWS Pricing & SiriusXM CEO Post-Earnings
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Our anchors discuss upcoming Big Tech earnings to start off the morning. Then, Bernstein Analyst Toni Sacconaghi joins to further break down Tesla earnings released yesterday and what to expect from Apple earnings tonight. We also have Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince after the company called out Amazon Web Services’ high pricing. Next, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin joins to interview SiriusXM CEO Jennifer Witz post-earnings. Later, Margins Editor Ranjan Roy is here to break down the sell-off in Chinese stocks as the government’s crackdown reaches more industries. Then, CNBC’s Brian Sullivan joins from Mountain Pass, California to cover our surprising reliance on magnets to make tech products. We also have all the latest details on regulation in the crypto space. Plus, don’t miss the story on SEC Chair Gary Gensler opening a Twitter account.
Jul 27, 2021
Former Cisco CEO on China Crackdown, Robinhood’s Roadshow and Upcoming IPO & Previewing Tesla Earnings
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Our anchors kick off this Monday morning with the sell-off in China stocks as the crackdown continues. Former Cisco CEO John Chambers joins to share his thoughts on the tech clampdown. We also have the details on Bitcoin picking up steam over the weekend after Amazon announced it is searching for an executive to develop its digital currency strategy. Then, MKM Partners Tech Analyst Rohit Kulkarni joins to discuss Robinhood’s upcoming IPO following its Roadshow event over the weekend. Later, author of “Ludicrous: The Unvarnished Story of Tesla Motors” Ed Niedermeyer joins to share his thoughts on Tesla ahead of earnings. Plus, we have the story on Cloudflare taking aim at AWS for its high prices.
Jul 26, 2021
Breaking Down Snap and Twitter Earnings, Intel CEO on the Quarter & Mark Zuckerberg and the Metaverse
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Our anchors kick off this Friday morning with all the details on Intel, Snap and Twitter earnings reported after the bell yesterday. Then, RiverPark Funds Co-CIO Mitch Rubin is here to further discuss social media stocks. Next, CNBC’s Eunice Yoon covers the developing story on China’s crackdown on ed-tech with related stocks plummeting over 50 percent today. Plus, we hear from Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger on the quarter, the chip shortage and much more. We also have “Platformer” Editor Casey Newton join to discuss Mark and the metaverse after Newton’s recent interview with Mark Zuckerberg. Later, we have the story on delivery startup Gopuff set to close a $1 billion funding round valuing the company at $15 billion. And also, CNBC’s Phil LeBeau joins to interview Magna International CEO Swamy Kotagiri on the company’s recent acquisition of driver assistance supplier Veoneer.
Jul 23, 2021
Okta CEO on the Future of Work, HBO Max Chief Andy Forssell Post AT&T Earnings & Uber’s Latest Acquisition
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Our anchors start off the morning with the latest street calls on Airbnb and Microsoft. Then, Nuveen CIO Saira Malik joins to share her top tech picks amid earnings season. Next, Okta CEO Todd McKinnon joins to discuss the future of work, cybersecurity and much more. Plus, we check-in on crypto following the B Word Conference’s kickoff yesterday. Later, HBO Max EVP and General Manager Andy Forssell is here to discuss the company’s growth and strategy following AT&T’s earnings report released this morning. Then, we preview what to expect from Intel earnings slated for after the bell today. We also have the details on Clubhouse scrapping its invite only model and opening its doors to all users. And later, Uber Freight CEO Lior Ron is here to speak about Uber’s acquisition of Transplace announced this morning.
Jul 22, 2021
Breaking Down Netflix Earnings, President Biden’s Nominee for DOJ Antitrust Chief & the Latest NFT Trend
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Our anchors kick off the morning with all the details on Netflix’s earnings released last night. Then, Protocol Reporter Ben Brody joins to speak about President Biden’s nominee for Chief of the DOJ’s Antitrust Division. Brody first reported that the Biden Administration was considering nominating Jonathan Kanter back in April. We also have CNBC’s Dom Chu cover FANG stock valuations after Leon Cooperman stated he is still bullish on the names. Next, Evercore ISI’s Mark Mahaney joins to further break down Netflix’s earnings report. Plus, we cover digital collectible racehorses- the latest NFT trend. Later, we hear from Wall Street Journal Reporters and Authors of new book “The Cult of We,” which details Adam Neumann’s WeWork and its fall from a $47 billion valuation. And also, we hear from Carbon Health CEO Eren Bali on the company’s latest $350 million funding round.
Jul 21, 2021
Jeff Bezos Reaches the Edge of Space, Market Bounce Back & GlobalFoundries CEO on Intel Rumors
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Our anchors kick off the morning with CNBC’s Mike Santoli on the broader market after yesterday’s sell-off. Then, CNBC’s Morgan Brennan has the story on Jeff Bezos’ trip to the edge of space ahead of his press conference. We also hear from GlobalFoundries CEO Thomas Caulfield on the Intel acquisition rumors and the company’s plans for an IPO. Then, we have the story on Apple pushing back its return to work plans amid a surge in coronavirus cases. Later, Cambria Investments’ Meb Faber joins to discuss where he sees opportunity following yesterday’s market drop. Next, CNBC’s Kate Rooney is here with all the details on Square’s newest traditional banking features. And don’t miss Jeff Bezos and the Blue Origin Crew speak about their space flight experience in a news conference.
Jul 20, 2021
Breaking Down the Market Sell-Off, President Biden vs. Social Media & Andreessen Horowitz Names Head of New Crypto Fund
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Our anchors kick off the morning with CNBC’s Mike Santoli on the market drop and recent moves in mega-cap tech. Then, Wilmington Trust’s Meghan Shue joins to further break down the market sell-off today. Next, New York Times Contributor and “Sway” Podcast Host Kara Swisher joins to discuss President Biden’s criticism of social media due to its role in spreading vaccine misinformation. We also have Satori Fund’s Dan Niles weigh in on the market sell-off and where he is exiting positions. Later, CNBC’s Leslie Picker is here with the story on Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Tontine dropping the deal to buy 10% of Universal Music. Then, CNBC’s Kate Rooney is here to interview Andreessen Horowitz Partner Arianna Simpson after she was promoted today to co-lead the firm’s latest $2.2 billion crypto fund.
Jul 19, 2021
Square Planning a New Platform, Pinboard Founder on the Chinese Tech Crackdown & Google Parts Ways with its Cloud VP
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Our anchors, joined by guest anchor Joanna Stern from the Wall Street Journal, kick off this Friday morning with news on Square getting further into the crypto game. Then, Mizuho Managing Director Dan Dolev is here to speak about his latest research note claiming that buying Square is like buying J.P. Morgan in 1871. Next, Bernstein’s Stacy Rasgon joins to break down the latest on chip stocks as Intel explores a deal to acquire Global Foundries. Later, Pinboard Founder Maciej Ceglowski is here to discuss Chinese tech stocks and the broader crackdown in China. We also have all the details on Apple’s employees pushing back against the return to office. And later, CNBC Tech Reporter Jennifer Elias is here to cover the story on Google parting ways with its Cloud VP after he published a bizarre manifesto on LinkedIn.
Jul 16, 2021
Vinod Khosla on Big Tech’s Dominance, Aurora CEO Takes Autonomous Vehicle Startup Public & the Latest in Crypto
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CNBC’s Mike Santoli joins our anchors this morning to outline where there may be fragility in the tech stock rally ahead of earnings. Then, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin is here with the stories on Netflix’s push into gaming and Facebook’s plans to pay content creators over a billion dollars by the end of next year. Next, Khosla Ventures Founder Vinod Khosla joins to discuss Big Tech’s dominance as companies like Apple make their way into new industries. Later, we have the details on Cathie Wood’s Ark Fund exiting positions in Chinese tech. Plus, CNBC’s Phil LeBeau is here to interview Aurora CEO Chris Urmson on the autonomous vehicle startup’s SPAC merger. Also, Castle Island Ventures Partner and Coin Metrics Co-Founder Nic Carter is here to talk all things crypto after the co-creator of Dogecoin tweeted his rationale for why he will not return to cryptocurrency.
Jul 15, 2021
All the Angles on Apple, Former Amazon Studios Head of Strategy on the Media Landscape & Exclusive Interview with Klarna CEO
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Our anchors open today’s show with the latest on Apple. The tech giant’s stock pushing higher as it earns four bullish analyst notes and begins testing a buy now, pay later option for Apple Pay. Then, NorthmanTrader Founder Sven Henrich joins to discuss the tech sector as the Nasdaq reaches record highs. We also have Former Amazon Studios Head of Strategy Matthew Ball to share his thoughts on the streaming wars and the future of the media landscape. Later, we have an exclusive interview with Klarna CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski to discuss competition with Apple over the buy now, pay later service. Plus, don’t miss the details on Cathie Wood’s valuation reset of Chinese tech stocks amid increased scrutiny in China. Also, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin is here to break down the latest battle between Facebook and the FTC. And later, we hear from Medtronic CEO Geoffrey Martha on advancements in healthcare tech.
Jul 14, 2021
Fintech vs. Financials, Exclusive Interview with San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly & Live Outside Elon Musk’s SolarCity Trial
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Our anchors start off the morning on the battle between fintech and financials in light of bank earnings this week. The Production Board CEO David Friedberg joins to share his take on digital banking and the future of fintech. Then, CNBC’s Steve Liesman is here to interview San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly on inflation, Fed policy and much more. Later, Washington Post Tech Reporter Will Oremus joins live outside the courtroom where Elon Musk is defending Tesla’s 2016 acquisition of SolarCity. Also, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin is here with the story on the Female Founders Fund closing its third fund at $57 million. We also have CNBC’s Eamon Javers with details on the Biden Administration’s newest cybersecurity team members. Then, Arctic Wolf CEO Brian NeSmith joins to further discuss cyber threats and his cybersecurity company’s latest $150 million funding round.
Jul 13, 2021
Big Tech’s Big Boost, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston & Former TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer on China’s Crackdown
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Our anchors start off this Monday morning with Plexo Capital’s Lo Toney on the Big Tech bounce back. We also have the details on China’s latest regulatory moves and Disney’s Black Widow film bringing in $60 million over the weekend just on Disney Plus. Then, we have Dropbox Co-Founder and CEO Drew Houston to discuss return to work and how the company’s redesigned offices allow for flexibility. Later, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin joins to interview Former TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer on the recent tech crackdown in China. Mayer, also a Former Disney Senior Executive Vice President, shares his thoughts on Disney Plus and the broader streaming space. Plus, CNBC’s Morgan Brennan has all the details on Sir Richard Branson’s out of this world trip yesterday and the wild moves in Virgin Galactic’s share price.
Jul 12, 2021
President Biden’s Executive Order Aimed at Big Tech, Benchmark General Partner Bill Gurley on Instawork’s Latest Funding Round & Exclusive Interview with SiriusXM CEO
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CNBC’s Ylan Mui joins our anchors this Friday morning to cover the details of President Biden’s executive order targeting anticompetitive practices in Big Tech among other sectors. Then, Inside.com Founder and CEO Jason Calacanis joins to discuss the impact of this latest antitrust action. Calacanis, an early Robinhood investor, also shares his thoughts on Robinhood’s upcoming IPO. Next, FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips is here to further break down President Biden’s executive order and discuss antitrust regulation at large. Later, Benchmark General Partner and Instawork Investor Bill Gurley is here with Instawork CEO Sumir Meghani to discuss the company’s latest funding round. Gurley also shares his thoughts on the recent crackdown on tech companies in China. Plus, SiriusXM CEO Jennifer Witz joins CNBC’s Julia Boorstin in her first interview since taking the CEO role on January 1st. Then, CNBC’s Kate Rooney covers the performance of meme stocks and crypto, which headed in opposite directions over the past month.
Jul 09, 2021
Google’s Antitrust Battle, Breaking News From Instacart & Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick on the Gaming Ecosystem
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Our anchors start off the morning with the market sell-off and details on Google’s latest antitrust battle. Personal Tech Columnist from the Wall Street Journal Joanna Stern joins to break down the potential impact from this most recent lawsuit against Google. Then, CNBC’s Kate Rooney is here to highlight the impact of China’s tech crackdown on venture capital investors. Founders Fund Partner Keith Rabois joins our anchors to further discuss the implications of China’s latest moves as well as antitrust pressure in the U.S. Plus, CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa breaks news from Instacart- the company naming Facebook’s Fidji Simo as its new CEO. Bosa speaks with both Simo and current Instacart CEO Apoorva Mehta about the transition and the future of the company. Later, Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick joins to discuss the state of the gaming ecosystem. And don’t miss CNBC’s Kristina Partsinevelos with an update on the recent lackluster performance of meme stocks.
Jul 08, 2021
Department of Defense Cancels $10 Billion JEDI Contract, Media Moguls Meet in Sun Valley & Exclusive Interview with Substack CEO Chris Best
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This morning our anchors dive into the story on the Department of Defense cancelling the JEDI Contract that had pitted Microsoft and Amazon against each other. Then, Microsoft Board Member John Thompson and Rubrik CEO Bipul Sinha join to discuss the rise in ransomware cyberattacks including the latest attack affecting more than 1,000 companies across the globe. Next, we have SV Angel Founder Ron Conway share his thoughts on digital ad versus subscription-based models in online media. Plus, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin is live from Sun Valley with the latest in the media space as media moguls convene for a conference. CNBC’s Dom Chu also joins today to cover the recent performance of work from home names and where they may be headed. Later, Substack Co-Founder and CEO Chris Best joins in an exclusive interview to talk about the company’s business model and competition in the newsletter space.
Jul 07, 2021
Didi’s Downturn, Cyberattack Hits Over 1,000 Businesses & Alight CEO on Public Debut Today
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Our anchors kick off the morning with Didi’s drop lower after China removed the company from its app stores. Early Didi Investor Christian Cadeo joins to further break down the recently public company’s downturn. Then, CNBC’s Eamon Javers is here to cover the latest massive cyberattack hitting more than 1,000 businesses over the weekend. We also have Cambria Investment Management Co-Founder and CIO here to talk all things retail investing and Robinhood ahead of Robinhood’s upcoming IPO. Later, CNBC’s Eunice Yoon joins live from Beijing with more details on Didi and China’s revised rules for listings overseas. Then, Pacaso Co-Founder and Palantir Board Member Spencer Rascoff is here to further discuss regulation in both China and the U.S. Plus, we have the story on Next Door- the social network for neighbors- announcing a deal to go public via SPAC. Later, Alight CEO Stephan Scholl joins our anchors live from the NYSE to speak about his company’s public debut via SPAC today.
Jul 06, 2021
Special Coverage of Amazon’s Transition - A Founder & CEO Like No Other, What We Learned From Robinhood’s S-1 Filing & Qualcomm’s New CEO Cristiano Amon
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Our anchors present a special show today here on TechCheck diving into Amazon and Jeff Bezos’ legacy on his last day as CEO. But first, Margins Editor Ranjan Roy is here to break down what we learned from Robinhood’s S-1 filing. Then, Kleiner Perkins Chairman and Early Amazon Investor John Doerr joins our anchors to speak about the end of the Bezos era and what to expect from Amazon in the coming years as Andy Jassy takes over as CEO. Later, we also hear from Qualcomm’s new CEO Cristiano Amon on where he sees strong opportunity for growth. Then, CNBC’s Mike Santoli joins to break down how Amazon’s stock has traded over the last few years and what we can look forward to. Also, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin covers Amazon’s push into media with notable growth in three key areas. We also have the story on why shares of newly public company Didi are taking a tumble this morning. And later, CNBC’s Robert Frank covers the growth trajectory of Jeff Bezos’ fortune.
Jul 02, 2021
Second Half Playbook for Tech, Earnings Exclusive with Micron CEO & Astra CEO on Public Debut Today
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CNBC’s Josh Lipton joins our anchors this morning from the Nasdaq in Times Square to wrap up tech’s first half of the year. Then, 8VC Founding Partner and Palantir Co-Founder Joe Lonsdale is here to give us his second half playbook. Later, Micron CEO Sanjay Mehrotra joins our anchors in an exclusive interview after the chip company reported an earnings and revenue beat. Also, “Goliath” Author Matt Stoller is here to discuss Amazon’s call for FTC Chair Lina Khan to recuse herself from Amazon-related antitrust cases. Then, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin covers the performance of CNBC’s Disruptor 50 Index and previews upcoming IPOs to watch for. We also have Astra CEO Chris Kemp to speak about the company’s public debut via SPAC today. Plus, we preview tomorrow’s show focusing on Amazon and Bezos’ legacy as he steps down as CEO.
Jul 01, 2021
Didi to Debut During IPO Rush, Slack CEO on the Future of Work & Facebook Takes on Newsletters
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We kick off this morning previewing ride-hailing giant Didi’s upcoming market debut today amid an IPO rush of at least 17 companies going public. Big Ideas Ventures Managing Partner and Early Didi Investor Christian Cadeo joins to further break down the Didi IPO. Then, Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield is here to the discuss new tools the company released. Butterfield also shares his thoughts on the future of work and the hybrid work model. Later, Sequoia Partner Pat Grady is here to speak about the IPO landscape and SPAC slowdown. Also CNBC’s Julia Boorstin has the story on Facebook taking on Substack with its own newsletter feature “Bulletin.” Plus, LegalZoom CEO Dan Wernikoff joins our anchors to discuss the company’s IPO taking place at the Nasdaq today. And don’t miss Google and Microsoft calling off a truce, a double downgrade on Virgin Galactic and much more.
Jun 30, 2021
Facebook Joins the $1 Trillion Club, Didi’s Upcoming Market Debut & Former CISA Director on Cybersecurity Concerns
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Our anchors kick off this morning with the story on Facebook hitting a $1 trillion market cap after dodging the FTC’s antitrust complaint. We bring in Former Facebook General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer Chris Kelly to further discuss what the antitrust dismissal means for Facebook and big tech. Then, Former Uber SVP Emil Michael joins to speak about the highly anticipated Didi IPO set for tomorrow. Also, Cathie Wood ramps up her Bitcoin ambitions with an SEC filing for a new Bitcoin ETF. Later, Former Google Executive and Neeva CEO Sridhar Ramaswamy is here to discuss his company’s ad-free search engine, which directly competes with Google. Plus, we have the scoop on Etsy’s latest acquisition driving the stock price up 7 percent yesterday. Also, CNBC’s Leslie Picker joins live from the Aspen Ideas Festival to interview Former CISA Director Chris Krebs on cybersecurity amid an uptick in ransomware attacks this past year.
Jun 29, 2021
Bessemer Venture Partners’ Byron Deeter Gives His Take on Tech, Showdown of the $2 Trillion Companies & Crypto Crackdown Hits Binance
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Bessemer Venture Partners’ Byron Deeter is here this Monday morning to share his take on investing in tech and software as the major averages are at record levels. Then, New York Times Contributor and “Sway” Podcast Host Kara Swisher joins our anchors to discuss the tech war between $2 trillion companies Apple and Microsoft. CNBC’s Meg Tirrell also has the story on shares of biotech company Intellia surging after a breakthrough in gene-editing technology. Later, Castle Island Ventures Partner and Coin Metrics Co-Founder Nic Carter joins our anchors to discuss the crypto crackdown as crypto exchange Binance faces a ban in the U.K. Then, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin has all the details on the box office making a comeback this past weekend. Plus, we have the story on Tesla recalling 285,000 cars in China due to issues with the vehicles’ cruise control system. And don’t miss CNBC’s Sal Rodriguez speak about his CNBC.com piece highlighting how much control Bytedance actually has over its app TikTok.
Jun 28, 2021
C3 AI CEO’s Work-From-Home Woes, the Most Under-Owned Stocks According to Citi’s Jim Suva & Chainalysis CEO on Latest Funding Round
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Our anchors start us off this morning with the scoop on cloud stocks, Tesla’s recent moves higher and Netflix’s performance this year. Then, C3 AI CEO Thomas Siebel is here to share his thoughts on work-from-home versus return to office. We also have Citi Managing Director and Senior Tech Analyst Jim Suva give his take on the most under-owned stocks post-pandemic. CNBC Senior Tech Reporter Ari Levy joins us to speak about his piece on CNBC.com highlighting the VC winners from Confluent and Doximity’s IPOs yesterday. We also have the story on Ether’s drop lower this morning after a record number of Ether options expire today. Then, Chainalysis CEO Michael Gronager joins us to discuss the company’s newest funding round bringing its valuation to $4.2 billion. Plus, we cover the latest from Didi- the company targeting a valuation of up to $67 billion in its upcoming IPO at the NYSE.
Jun 25, 2021
BuzzFeed CEO on Upcoming SPAC Merger, ProPublica Reporter Exposes Peter Thiel’s Roth IRA Loophole & Microsoft Unveils Windows 11 Today
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Our anchors kick off today’s packed show with CNBC’s Ylan Mui covering the latest on antitrust bills aimed at curbing big tech. Then, Index Ventures Partner Mike Volpi joins us to discuss top tech names following a second Nasdaq record close yesterday. Next, CNBC’s Kate Rooney is live from Rockdale, Texas with the story on Bitcoin mining migrating to the state. Also, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin is here to interview BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti after the company officially announced a SPAC deal to take the media company public. We also have the reporter behind the ProPublica story detailing how Peter Thiel racked up billions using a Roth IRA loophole. Later, Confluent Co-Founder and CEO Jay Kreps joins us live from the Nasdaq as his company goes public via traditional IPO. Plus, we have Microsoft Corporate Vice President Yusuf Mehdi to break down the Windows 11 debut today.
Jun 24, 2021
Antitrust Ambitions, Former Walmart E-Commerce CEO Marc Lore Post-Prime Day & Sprinklr CEO on Market Debut
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To kick off the morning our anchors take a deep dive into antitrust action and CNBC’s Ylan Mui is here with more details on antitrust bills in the works. Former Walmart E-Commerce CEO and Jet Co-Founder Marc Lore joins us to talk all things e-commerce after Amazon Prime Day finished up yesterday. We also have CNBC’s Dom Chu on the Bitcoin bounce back following yesterday’s drop. Later, Northman Trader Founder Sven Henrich joins to discuss the major averages after the Nasdaq hit a fresh high Tuesday. Then, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin covers the story on Facebook expanding its shops features. Plus, Sprinklr CEO Ragy Thomas joins from the NYSE as Sprinklr makes its market debut today.
Jun 23, 2021
Bitcoin Hanging on to $30,000, CommerceIQ CEO on Amazon Prime Day 2 & the Summer of Love with Tinder CEO Jim Lanzone
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To start off the morning our anchors talk all things crypto with Bitcoin holding on to $30,000 after a stricter crackdown of cryptocurrency in China. Kindred Ventures Co-Founder Kanyi Maqubela joins the conversation to share his thoughts on the Bitcoin burn. Then, Fundstrat Global Advisors’ Tom Lee is here to further break down the volatility in crypto after previously predicting that Bitcoin would rise above $100,000 by the year’s end. Later, CommerceIQ CEO Guru Hariharan joins our anchors to discuss Amazon and e-commerce on Prime Day 2. Then, CNBC’s Dom Chu covers the recent performance of key tech stocks. Next, we break down the New York Times’ recent piece calling Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai’s leadership into question. Plus, Tinder CEO Jim Lanzone joins us to speak about Tinder’s new video and social features heading into the summer.
Jun 22, 2021
Dan Niles’ Top Picks, Is Tether Crypto’s Black Swan? & DoorDash CEO on Getting Deeper into the Grocery Game
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Our anchors kick off this Monday morning with breaking news from DoorDash – the company announcing a new partnership with Albertsons. Then, Satori Fund Founder Dan Niles joins to discuss where he sees investment opportunity following last week’s Fed meeting. Next, Inside.com CEO Jason Calacanis shares his thoughts on controversial cryptocurrency Tether. Also, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin covers television’s push into targeted advertising. Later, DoorDash CEO Tony Xu joins our anchors to discuss the company’s new partnership and ambitions in grocery delivery. Plus, we have a sneak peek of CNBC’s investigation into Amazon workplace conditions. And don’t miss CNBC’s Leslie Picker covering Activision Blizzard’s controversial Say-on-Pay vote with results to be released today.
Jun 21, 2021
Exclusive Earnings with Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen, Roku Picking Up Stream & Exclusive Interview with Springhill Capital CEO Maverick Carter
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CNBC’s Mike Santoli is with us this morning to break down the Dow drop and the latest moves in tech stocks. Our anchors also have the details on Facebook after Mark Zuckerberg outlined his vision for the future at the VivaTech Conference yesterday. Then, we have an exclusive interview with Adobe Chairman and CEO Shantanu Narayen following the company’s latest earnings report. Later, Waverley Capital Co-Founder and early Roku investor Daniel Leff is here to speak about Roku’s push into content and the future outlook of the company. Then, CNBC’s Kate Rooney has the scoop on cryptocurrency Tether climbing up the ranks. Plus, in a second exclusive interview Spinghill Capital CEO and Lebron James’ longtime business partner Maverick Carter joins us to discuss the future of their media business and how to improve diversity in corporations.
Jun 18, 2021
Platformer Editor Casey Newton on Facebook Cornering VR, 23andMe CEO on Public Debut Today & Google’s First Retail Store Opens in NYC
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Platformer Editor Casey Newton joins us this morning to discuss his latest article diving into Facebook’s current cornering of the virtual reality market. We also have the scoop on Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella taking on an additional role as chairman of the board. Then, Cowen CEO Jeffrey Solomon joins us to speak about the IPO and SPAC market. We also have CNBC’s Meg Tirrell interview 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki on the company’s SPAC merger and market debut taking place today. Later, our anchors wrap-up the latest on tech companies in China with Bytedance seeing a revenue surge and Didi facing an antitrust probe ahead of its IPO. Also, Google is opening its first retail store in New York City today and we chat with CNBC’s Steve Kovach live from the storefront in Chelsea.
Jun 17, 2021
“The Margins” Ranjan Roy on the Latest in Social Audio, Gaming Stocks Lose Out & Is Pubmatic the Next Meme Stock?
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To start off the morning, our anchors have the scoop on big tech critic Lina Khan’s confirmation as FTC Chair and Oracle’s moves after earnings. Then, CNBC’s Phil LeBeau has the story on new funding from Google and General Motors in autonomous driving and electric vehicles, respectively. We also have “The Margins” Co-Founder Ranjan Roy share his thoughts on Facebook and Spotify’s new social audio launches. Later, we give you all the details on Apple’s struggle with healthcare innovations. Plus, CNBC’s Steve Kovach is here to break down the most recent moves in gaming stocks after a disappointing E3. Then, Pubmatic Co-Founder & CEO Rajeev Goel joins the anchors to discuss the high short interest in his company’s stock as well as new privacy changes in advertising.
Jun 16, 2021
Luminar’s Latest Lidar Technology, New York Times Reporter on the Dark Side of Amazon & Thumbtack Valuation to $3.2 Billion
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Plexo Capital Managing Partner Lo Toney joins us this morning to discuss the broader market and share his thoughts on J.P. Morgan. Then, Luminar Founder and CEO Austin Russell is here on the company’s latest design announcements seamlessly integrating lidar technology into cars, trucks and robo-taxis. Later, Sequoia Capital Partner Shaun Maguire joins our anchors to discuss the rise of BitClout and the broader cryptocurrency market. Also, New York Times reporter Karen Weise speaks to her latest article detailing the struggles faced by Amazon warehouse workers. Then, CNBC’s Courtney Reagan has the scoop on Whole Foods since it was acquired by Amazon four years ago. Plus, Thumbtack Co-Founder and CEO Marco Zappacosta joins after the company, which connects independent contractors to customers, secured new funding raising its valuation to $3.2 billion.
Jun 15, 2021
Game On with Microsoft’s Head of Gaming, Unity Software CEO on the Gaming Ecosystem & Verishop Unveils its Livestream Shopping Feature
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Our anchors kick off this Monday morning with CNBC’s Phil LeBeau to discuss Lordstown Motors after the company’s CEO and CFO resigned. Then, Microsoft’s Head of Gaming Phil Spencer joins our anchors to speak about Microsoft’s new product announcements from E3 over the weekend, plus the company’s push to create a streaming device for gaming. We also have Wall Street Journal Columnist Laura Forman discuss her latest article on Facebook cutting investment returns for advertisers. Then, Arjuna Capital Managing Partner Natasha Lamb joins the conversation to speak about the latest in FAANG. Later, Unity Software CEO John Riccitiello is here to dive deeper into the gaming ecosystem and the latest from Microsoft and E3. Plus, Verishop Co-Founder and CEO Imran Khan joins us to share details on the company’s livestream shopping feature and discuss the broader e-commerce space.
Jun 14, 2021
Efficient Investing with Bessemer Venture Partners’ Byron Deeter, Tesla’s Model S Plaid Debut & Blockchain.com CEO on Crypto Latest
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Our anchors kick off this Friday morning with details on an anticipated mega-IPO for Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi. Then, Bessemer Venture Partners’ Byron Deeter joins us to discuss efficient investing. We also have, “Ludicrous: The Unvarnished Story of Tesla Motors” Author Ed Niedermeyer sharing his thoughts on Tesla after the company debuted its Model S Plaid vehicle last night. Then, CNBC’s Dom Chu gives us the scoop on tech stocks driving divergence in value versus growth. We also have CNBC’s Julia Boorstin on bills in the works to keep big tech in check. Later, Blockchain.com Co-Founder and CEO Peter Smith joins us to wrap-up a big week for cryptocurrency. Plus, don’t miss the details on Netflix launching its first online store.
Jun 11, 2021
Apple vs. the Creator Economy, Affirm CEO Max Levchin on Partnership with Shopify & Monday.com Co-CEO Ahead of IPO Today
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Cameo Co-Founder and CEO Steven Galanis and Fanhouse Co-Founder Jasmine Rice join us this Thursday morning to share their thoughts on the battle between content creators and Apple. Then, in a First on CNBC interview, Affirm CEO Max Levchin joins our anchors to speak about the company’s new partnership with Shopify. Later, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin has more details on Apple pressuring not just creators, but other industries as well. Plus, Dogecoin hits a home run with the Oakland A’s allowing Doge holders to buy tickets this season with the cryptocurrency. Then, CNBC’s Kate Rooney has the details on outgoing GameStop CEO George Sherman leaving with a hefty amount of shares. Later, Monday.com Co-CEO Eran Zinman joins us in another First on CNBC interview ahead of the company’s IPO today.
Jun 10, 2021
Meme Stock Madness, Earnings Exclusive with UiPath CEO & Strike CEO on El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law
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DPCM CEO and Former Uber SVP Uber Emil Michael joins us this morning to share his thoughts on the meme stock trade, TikTok and Apple’s app store fees. Then, we have an earnings exclusive with UiPath CEO Daniel Dines to break down the company’s most recent earnings report. We also have CNBC’s Julia Boorstin on Facebook’s push into the creator economy and battle with Apple’s app store fees. Later, Strike CEO Jack Mallers joins us to speak about Strike’s partnership with El Salvador after the country passed new legislation to accept Bitcoin as legal tender. Also, CNBC’s Kristina Partsinevelos covers the meme stock names that have gone under the radar. Plus, CNBC’s Eamon Javers has the details on the Colonial Pipeline CEO testifying on the recent ransomware cyberattack.
Jun 09, 2021
Benchmark General Partner Bill Gurley on the IPO Market & Earnings Exclusives with Coupa CEO & Marvell Technology CEO
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Benchmark General Partner Bill Gurley joins us this morning to discuss the current state of the IPO market and today’s top headlines. Then, Coupa CEO Rob Bernshteyn joins our anchors in an exclusive interview to discuss the company’s latest earnings report. We also have Daring Fireball Author John Gruber with us to share his thoughts on Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. And later, we have a second earnings exclusive with Marvell Technology CEO Matt Murphy. Then, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin previews Facebook’s first creator event to begin today. Plus, don’t miss an update on the ransom from the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack.
Jun 08, 2021
Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference Kicks Off Today, MongoDB CEO on Earnings & Jeff Bezos’ Out of this World Announcement
00:44:16
WSJ’s Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern joins us this morning to share her thoughts on Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference kicking off today. Then, we hear from CNBC’s Mike Santoli on the race between “the ape and the tortoise” in the current market riddled with meme stock trades. Next, Production Board CEO David Friedberg joins to share his view on meme stocks. Later, CNBC’s MacKenzie Sigalos covers the latest bitcoin updates. We also have MongoDB CEO Dev Ittycheria to discuss the company’s first quarter earnings report. Plus, CNBC’s Morgan Brennan has the story on Jeff Bezos’ upcoming trip to outer space.
Jun 07, 2021
Earnings Triple Threat, Bill Ackman’s SPAC Nears a Deal & Live From the Bitcoin Conference
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Satori Fund’s Dan Niles joins us this Friday morning to discuss meme stocks amid the AMC chaos. Then, Docusign CEO Dan Springer joins our anchors to break down the company’s latest earnings report. We also have the details on Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square SPAC targeting a merger with 10% of Universal Music Group. In a second earnings wrap-up, we have Asana CEO Dustin Moskovitz on the state of the company. And it’s an earnings triple threat with PagerDuty CEO Jennifer Tejada joining us to discuss her company’s earnings and outlook. Then, CNBC’s MacKenzie Sigalos is live from Miami at the Bitcoin Conference. Plus, we preview Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference happening on Monday.
Jun 04, 2021
AMC’s Wild Ride, Endeavor CEO Post-Earnings & Twitter Blue Subscription Service
00:44:09
NYU Stern Finance Professor Aswath Damodaran joins us this morning to discuss the AMC sell-off following the company’s massive rally. Then, Endeavor CEO Ari Emanuel joins our anchors to break down the company’s earnings released last night. CNBC’s Julia Boorstin has the details on Twitter’s subscription service, Twitter Blue. We also have an update on Box and Dropbox – these stocks underperforming other high growth cloud names during the pandemic. Plus, would Apple have been a meme stock? We analyze the stock’s price history amid the recent meme stock rally. Later, CNBC’s Mike Santoli provides his reasoning for why AMC’s recent rally is not a short squeeze.
Jun 03, 2021
AMC Rally Ramps Up, Fidelity Global Macro Director Jurrien Timmer on Crypto & an Exclusive with Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO
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Pacaso Co-Founder & Chairman Spencer Rascoff joins our anchors this Wednesday morning to discuss the AMC rally boosted by the company’s Investor Connect announcement. Then, Fidelity Global Macro Director Jurrien Timmer shares his thoughts on the crypto market. Later, Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Antonio Neri joins us in an exclusive interview post-earnings. Plus, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin has the details on Facebook’s F8 developer conference kicking off today. We also cover stay-at-home names like Zoom post-earnings and Etsy following a recent deal to acquire Depop for $1.6 billion. And don’t miss the details on Lyft’s next generation e-bikes.
Jun 02, 2021
Cloudera Going Private, SoFi CEO on Market Debut Today & the Latest Cyberattack
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Our anchors cover the IPO market, Cloudera going private and the latest in crypto this Tuesday morning. Then, The Margins Editor Ranjan Roy joins us to share his take on the recent meme stock rally and wage-driven inflation. Also, SoFi CEO Anthony Noto joins us to discuss SoFi’s public debut today via SPAC merger. Later, CNBC’s Eamon Javers has the story on a cyberattack targeting the world’s largest meat supplier. Plus, we have the scoop on supply chain pressure pushing up prices for Tesla vehicles. CNBC’s Kate Rooney also joins today to talk all things bitcoin as we kick off a new trading month. And our anchors tell you what to look out for when Zoom reports earnings after the bell today.
Jun 01, 2021
Morningstar’s Warning on Investing in Thematic Tech, Exclusive with Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost & AMC to the Moon
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CNBC’s Bob Pisani joins us this Friday morning to explain Morningstar’s warning on investing in thematic tech. Then, our anchors chat about the recent run-up in AMC and a rare Apple downgrade by New Street Research. We also have CNBC’s Eamon Javers covering the latest details on Microsoft’s warning of a new hack. Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost joins us in an exclusive interview to discuss earnings. Then, CNBC’s Josh Lipton gives us the scoop on Box’s flare-up with Starboard Value. Our Jon Fortt reports on Apple marking its 20th anniversary in retail. Later, we are joined by CNBC’s Kate Rooney for more on AMC’s recent surge. And don’t miss Amazen booths – Amazon’s newest solution to promote worker wellness amid recent backlash.
May 28, 2021
Nvidia Post-Earnings, FireEye CEO on Cybersecurity Latest & Acorns CEO Joins on SPAC Announcement
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Needham Managing Director Rajvindra Gill joins today to discuss Nvidia post-earnings. Then, CNBC’s Dom Chu covers the upswing in the FANG Plus Index. FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia joins to talk about how his company is leading customer adoption of cybersecurity amid recent data breaches at large companies. Later, we interview Acorns CEO Noah Kerner after Acorns announced today it will go public via SPAC, valuing the company at around $2.2 billion. Also, CNBC’s Kate Rooney updates us on the most recent meme stock rally costing short sellers around $1.8 billion. Then, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin interviews Relativity Space CEO Tim Ellis with Relativity Space coming in at number 23 on CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list. Plus, the latest details on Andy Jassy’s upcoming transition to CEO of Amazon.
May 27, 2021
Amazon Strikes a Deal with MGM, ZipRecruiter CEO on Direct Listing Today & Exclusive with Intuit CEO Post-Earnings
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CNBC’s Julia Boorstin joins the anchors to discuss the deal of the day: Amazon buying MGM for $8.45 billion. Then, The Verge’s Editor-in-Chief Nilay Patel joins to break down the deal further. CNBC’s Wilfred Frost live from the New York Stock Exchange provides updates on the ongoing Senate Banking Committee Hearing. Then, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin returns to interview Clear CEO Caryn Seidman-Becker with Clear coming in at number 19 on CNBC’s Disruptor 50 List. We also have an exclusive interview with Intuit CEO Sasan Goodarzi after the company reported its earnings yesterday. Later, ZipRecruiter CEO Ian Siegel joins to discuss the company’s direct listing today. Plus, CNBC’s Kate Rooney has the latest details on the crypto craze and meme stocks.
May 26, 2021
CNBC’s Disruptor 50 List Debuts Today, Amazon and MGM Deal in the Works & Discord CEO Jason Citron
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CNBC’s Julia Boorstin kicks off today’s show by discussing CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list out today. Then, CNBC’s Kate Rooney has the details on VC valuations hitting a record high in the first quarter. We also hear from 8VC Founding Partner and Palantir Co-Founder Joe Lonsdale on cryptocurrencies and the broader tech sector. Then, Mizuho Managing Director Gregg Moskowitz talks about his most recent note initiating Adobe with a buy rating. Recode Senior Editor Peter Kafka joins us to discuss the $9 billion Amazon and MGM deal currently in the works. CNBC’s Julia Boorstin re-joins the anchors later to interview Discord CEO Jason Citron with Discord coming in at number 3 on this year’s Disruptor 50 list. Then, our anchors cover the latest on Intel with Pat Gelsinger reaching 100 days as CEO. And has dogecoin inspired you to get a Shiba Inu dog? Don’t miss coverage of the cryptocurrency’s impact on this breed.
May 25, 2021
Apple vs. Epic Closing Arguments, Latest on the Chip Shortage & CNBC’s First NFT
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Fundstrat Global Advisors’ Tom Lee joins us this Monday morning to talk about his latest research note and share his thoughts on the tech sector and crypto market. Then, New York Times Contributor and Pivot Co-Host Kara Swisher is back to help break down the Apple vs. Epic Trial with closing arguments going on today. CNBC’s Ylan Mui live from Micron’s manufacturing plant in Virginia has the story on the latest efforts to fix the semiconductor shortage. Later, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin previews CNBC’s annual Disruptor 50 List set to release tomorrow. Then, the auction is underway for CNBC’s first NFT benefitting Autism Speaks and the Council for Economic Education. And later, Bernstein Senior Research Analyst Toni Sacconaghi joins us to chat about Apple vs. Epic’s impact on Apple’s stock.
May 24, 2021
Two Exclusive Interviews with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Snap CEO Evan Spiegel, Plus Tim Cook’s Apple vs. Epic Testimony
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella joins us in an exclusive interview this Friday morning to discuss the company’s plans for returning to work. Then, CNBC’s Josh Lipton gives us fresh updates on the Apple vs. Epic trial with Apple CEO Tim Cook taking the stand today. Later, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel joins us in an exclusive interview following Snap’s latest product and feature announcements from its 2021 Partner Summit. CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa has the latest details on WeWork after the company reported a quarter one loss of over $2 billion ahead of its upcoming SPAC.
May 21, 2021
Crypto’s Comeback, Jam City CEO and Myspace Co-Founder Chris DeWolfe & Robinhood Allowing Investors to Buy IPOs
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CNBC’s Mike Santoli joins us to talk the divergence in trading. Then, Morgan Stanley’s Head of Global Auto & Shared Mobility Research Adam Jonas shares his thoughts on how to value Tesla now that it’s caught up in the crypto craziness. Later, we hear from KeyBanc Managing Director John Vinh on his latest note upgrading Nvidia to overweight. Then, Pinboard Founder Maciej Ceglowski joins us to break down crypto’s latest moves and Elon Musk’s involvement. CNBC’s Julia Boorstin has a First on CNBC interview with Jam City CEO and Myspace Co-Founder Chris DeWolfe on his most recent venture. We also hear from CNBC’s Kate Rooney on Robinhood allowing investors to buy into IPOs. And later, CNBC’s Seema Mody explains Cathie Wood’s classification of Deere as a tech company.

May 20, 2021
The Crypto Crash, Barclays Chairman of Global Internet Banking on the Tech Sell-Off & Google’s President of Commerce on I/O Latest
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Barclays Chairman of Global Internet Banking Bob Peck joins us this morning to talk tech volatility, IPOs and SPACs. Then, Google President of Commerce Bill Ready chats about Google’s latest announcements from its I/O developer conference. Later, we hear from Margins Co-Author Ranjan Roy on the crypto crash with Bitcoin falling to its lowest levels since January. The drop influenced by Elon Musk’s recent tweets on crypto’s environmental impact and a cryptocurrency crackdown in China. Then, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin covers Jefferies’ bullish outlook for Netflix. And CNBC’s Kate Rooney has the details on Coinbase’s drop lower amid the cryptocurrency craziness.
May 19, 2021
How to Play Tesla and EV Stocks, Top E-commerce Picks & Apple’s Delicate Dance with the Chinese Government
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Defiance ETFs Chief Investment Officer and Tesla Shareholder Sylvia Jablonski joins us to chat about how to play Tesla after investor Michael Burry revealed a $530 million short on the stock. She also shares her thoughts on the EV space at large. CNBC’s Dom Chu tells you what to watch in cryptocurrency after Bitcoin bounced back this morning, only to turn lower as the day progressed. Also, New Enterprise Associates Venture Partner Ben Narasin shares his e-commerce picks in light of Walmart’s earnings report this morning. Later, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin gives us the latest details on Amazon looking to make an offer to buy MGM. CNBC’s Kate Rooney then takes us into the world of Wall Street Bets and covers the trending stocks in that space. Also, we hear from New York Times reporter Jack Nicas on his latest story covering Apple’s compliance with the Chinese government – including details on censorship, data sharing and banning apps. Later, Bank of America Semiconductor Analyst Vivek Arya joins us to share his top picks in the sector.
May 18, 2021
Mega Media Merger, Cryptocurrency Craze & a Twitter Subscription Service in the Works
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NYT & CNBC Contributor Kara Swisher joins us this Monday morning to talk about the media merger between AT&T’s WarnerMedia and Discovery. She also shares her thoughts on Twitter’s pending subscription service, Twitter Blue. Then, SV Angel Founder Ron Conway joins us to chat about cryptocurrency amid large swings in the crypto market and Elon Musk’s impact. Later, CNBC’s Julia Boorstin gives us more details on the media merger and how it benefits both companies. Also, we update you on the Bill and Melinda Gates divorce. And later, CNBC’s Mike Santoli covers what you need to know about media stocks in light of this morning’s merger. Also, CNBC’s Josh Lipton has the latest details on the Apple vs. Epic trial, which continues this week.
May 17, 2021
Disney’s Streaming Subscriber Miss, Airbnb CEO Post-Earnings & The Latest on Ghost Kitchen Start-Ups
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CNBC’s Julia Boorstin joins us to break down Disney’s latest earnings report. The company reporting an earnings beat, but a miss on subscribers and revenue yesterday. Then, Needham Managing Director Laura Martin gives her take on Disney and other FAANG names amid tech’s volatile run. CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa speaks with Airbnb Co-Founder and CEO Brian Chesky in a First on CNBC interview to break down the company’s earnings report and outlook as the economy reopens. Then, CNBC’s Kate Rooney gives us the scoop on Coinbase, which released its first earnings report since going public, and Dogecoin’s price boost after Elon Musk vows to work with Dogecoin developers to improve efficiency. Later, CNBC’s Kate Rogers has the latest details on a ghost kitchen start-up initiated by a group of former Uber executives. And then, Lazard Managing Director Dennis Berman focuses on the rise of digital subscriptions in light of Disney’s subscriber miss.
May 14, 2021
Bitcoin Bust, Applovin CEO on Earnings & the Buzz on Bumble with CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd
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Founder of Bespoke Investment Group Paul Hickey joins us to chat about Apple and the broader tech sector. Then, CNBC’s Josh Lipton seeks out opportunity amid the dip in tech stocks. Later, Applovin CEO Adam Foroughi breaks down the company’s first earnings report since going public - the stock seeing a drop since its IPO in mid-April. And we get into all the latest details behind bitcoin’s big tumble since Elon Musk suspended cryptocurrency payments for Tesla cars, citing environmental concerns. Julia Boorstin also brings us Bumble Founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd to discuss the company’s latest earnings report and outlook in what many are calling the upcoming “summer of love” as pandemic restrictions continue to ease. And CNBC’s Dom Chu zeroes in on the most crowded stocks outlined in a UBS note today. We also get to our Deirdre Bosa, who is breaking the news on Masterclass securing its latest funding round today.
May 13, 2021
Byron Deeter’s Tech Stock Picks, the Successes & Challenges Facing ARKK & the FuboTV & Unity CEOs
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Bessemer Venture Partner Byron Deeter joins the TechCheck anchors to reveal his top tech picks, as the tech tumble rages on. Then, we ask Unity Software CEO John Riccitiello to weigh in on the Epic Games vs. Apple battle over the App Store’s fees, as the leader of a video game development company that benefits from the store’s visibility. CNBC’s Dom Chu then helps us break down the successes and challenges facing Cathie Wood’s Ark Invest Fund right now. And our Julia Boorstin brings us a First On CNBC interview with FuboTV’s CEO David Gandler after the company reported earnings that beat estimates and has seen significant subscriber growth since the beginning of the pandemic. We’ve got all that and gut checks on some of the biggest stock movers in tech right now.
May 12, 2021
The Tech Sell-Off Shaking the Industry, The Pipeline Attack Hackers Speak & ServiceNow CEO
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Tom Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors joins us amid the global tech sell-off to break down his thesis that tech stocks could drop up to another 7%. We’ve also got an exclusive with ServiceNow CEO Bill McDermott on his outlook for the software company amidst the sell-off and his plans for M&A (spoiler: none!). Eamon Javers then joins the rest of the TechCheck crew with the latest on the Colonial Pipeline hack. The hackers’ aim? Cash, not chaos. Biden is set to meet with Russian Pres. Putin on the cyber attack. We also cover the big moves Shopify and Roblox are seeing today. And lastly, Lucid Motors CEO Peter Rawlinson is with us on his decision to go public pre-production and the future of the EV space.
May 11, 2021
Kara Swisher Weighs in on Musk on SNL, Dogecoin Takes a Tumble & the Cloudflare CEO
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After Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s highly-anticipated SNL hosting debut over the weekend, NYT Contributor and Pivot Co-Host Kara Swisher gives us her thoughts on how he did. TLDR: it was a win. The biggest thing in tech right now? We’re calling it as the software stocks taking a tumble today and Dogecoin’s negative response to Musk’s comments on the cryptocurrency during SNL. Lo Toney of Plexo Capital helps us break down those moves and how investors are reacting. Dom Chu takes us inside Nasdaq’s tough week (it’s on a major losing streak) and Eamon Javers reports on the cyber ransomware pipeline attack. Then, Cloudflare Co-Founder & CEO Matthew Prince joins the TechCheck gang to talk earnings and what he calls the “unparalleled amount of cyber activity going on in the world right now."
May 10, 2021
Amazon Sidewalk’s Latest Features & Partners, Dropbox CEO Post-Earnings & Our Exclusive with DraftKing’s CEO
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Amazon’s Senior Vice President of Devices and Services David Limp joins us to unpack Amazon Sidewalk’s latest features and partnerships announced today and how the new technology competes with similar Apple products. Then, following Dropbox’s earnings, Dropbox Co-Founder & CEO Drew Houston joins us in an exclusive interview to discuss the company’s recent performance and future outlook as employees return to the office. Later, CNBC’s Dom Chu explores speculative tech’s recent slowdown, focusing on whether the Ark Innovation ETF will make a comeback after its dip in performance this year. Also, now you can send money directly to select users on Twitter through its new “tip jar” feature. And bet on DraftKings? CEO Jason Robins joins us in an exclusive interview to break down the company’s recent earnings report. Robins also discusses the company’s future outlook as more states look to legalize sports betting. Later, CNBC’s Josh Lipton highlights what we learned from week one of the Apple vs. Epic Trial.
May 07, 2021
Work-From-Home Stocks Losing Steam, General Atlantic CEO on Investing Strategy & Dell CEO on the Company’s Latest Technology
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CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa breaks down Uber earnings and explains why the stock slowed down today. Then, CNBC’s Leslie Picker joins for an exclusive interview with General Atlantic Chairman and CEO Bill Ford on the company’s investing strategy and where he sees opportunity. Ford also gives his take on IPOs, Uber and Airbnb. Then, CNBC’s Dom Chu checks in on your favorite work-from-home plays, some of which have lost steam since being on a tear during the pandemic. CNBC’s Julia Boorstin previews Roku, which is set to report earnings today after the bell, and highlights that the company’s response to its standoff with YouTube will be key to watch for. Later, Dell CEO Michael Dell joins us in an exclusive interview to explain the company’s latest technology and offerings.
May 06, 2021
Trump’s Facebook Ban Continues, Coursera CEO on First Earnings Report Since Going Public & Are Tech Stocks Resetting?
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CNBC’s Julia Boorstin chats with our anchors about the Facebook Oversight Board’s decision to uphold Trump’s Facebook ban. Evercore Head of Internet Research Mark Mahaney joins the conversation to further discuss Facebook’s new homework given by the Oversight Board to create better rules for suspending users. Then, Mahaney pivots to the latest Lyft news after the company reported a revenue and earnings beat yesterday. Later, CNBC’s Eamon Javers brings us Trump’s first reaction after learning of the Oversight Board’s ruling on his Facebook account. Later, Coursera CEO Jeff Maggioncalda joins us to break down Coursera’s first earnings report since going public. Then, are tech stocks resetting? CNBC’s Bob Pisani explores the selloff yesterday and tells us where tech stocks are headed. Former Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers adds more details on the tech sector and tells us where he sees opportunity. And would you take a vacation to outer space? CNBC’s Morgan Brennan shares the latest details on Blue Origin’s plans for space tourism.
May 05, 2021
Inside the Courtroom at the Apple vs. Epic Trial, Investor Garry Tan on his Anti-Amazon Thesis & the Gates Divorce
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NYT’s Erin Griffith gives us the inside scoop on the Apple and Epic Games trial after being front and center on trial day one. Then, investor Garry Tan provides us with his anti-Amazon thesis highlighting that “If Amazon is the empire, we like to fund rebels.” Tan, the first-ever Coinbase investor, also gives his take on the future direction of cryptocurrency. In light of the tech selloff today, CNBC’s Dom Chu zeroes in on the performance of small to mid-cap tech stocks since the start of the year. Later, listen to CNBC’s Julia Boorstin on the advertising wars heating up—not only are top tech companies competing in this space, but retailers like Walmart and Target are joining the fight as well. Also, more details on Bill and Melinda Gates splitting up after 27 years, including how they plan to split their fortune. And live from San Jose, CNBC’s Scott Cohn on what to expect from the Elizabeth Holmes’ trial set to begin today.
May 04, 2021
Apple & Epic Games Take to Court, Buffett’s Robinhood Comments & Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts
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On the first day of Apple and Epic Games’ showdown in court over their app store monopoly dispute, NYT Contributor and “Sway” podcast host Kara Swisher joins us to weigh in on the many fronts of the battles Apple is waging and how sustainable they are. We also asked her about the Verizon sale of its Yahoo! and AOL media assets to Apollo Global Management, with the news of the $5 billion sale breaking this morning. Then, CNBC’s Kate Rooney reports on Warren Buffett’s controversial comments on the popular trading platform Robinhood at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder meeting on Saturday and his lack of commentary on the rise of bitcoin. Julia Boorstin then takes us inside Max Hodak’s decision to step down as President of Elon Musk’s brain-implant start-up, Nueralink. Speaking of Musk, the Tesla founder tweeting recently about his upcoming SNL hosting debut and asking for feedback on some sketch ideas. We’ve also got an interview with Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts and retail start-up Enjoy’s CEO Ron Johnson on their SPAC merger. All that, plus the tech headlines you should know today on the show.
May 03, 2021
Recapping Big Tech’s Massive Week in Earnings, The Music Streaming Fight & BEEPLE
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Tech executive and big-time tech investor Keith Rabois joins us at the top of the show to talk the Amazon quarterly earnings that brought in over $100 billion in revenue. We also get his thoughts on the charges the EU just slapped on Apple over its app store breaking competition rules after Spotify launched a complaint at the tech giant in 2019. Then, an exciting interview with digital artist Beeple on his new spring NFT launch. You’ll remember he sold his NFT collage at Christie’s earlier this year for a whopping $69 million. We get all his thoughts on the growth of the NFT space in such a short amount of time and where it can go from here. We’ve also noticed a more easy-going social media presence from Jeff Bezos, as the world’s richest man is noticeably posting more and more on Instagram. We’re also covering the lack of gender diversity in the Venture Capital world, particularly this year, and Twitter’s miss in analyst expectations of its monetizable daily users for the quarter. And Julia Boorstin takes the rest of the TechCheck squad live to the reopening of the Disneyland theme park. Don’t miss all that and more of the biggest tech headlines.
Apr 30, 2021
Rivals Facebook & Apple Crush Their Earnings, Amazon’s Workplace Culture & Qualcomm’s CEO-Elect
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A massive day for mega cap tech: Apple and Facebook reported blowout earnings last night, in the midst of their privacy fight over the new iOS 14.5 software update. We cover what Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg had to say on their earnings calls. And the Qualcomm earnings are no slouch either—incoming CEO Cristiano Amon joins us for the first time on TechCheck to break down their quarter. On those Apple earnings, we had this to ask of our audience: what’s the bear case for this stock that just won’t quit? And who needs a reality check? Well, that would be Amazon, as LinkedIn names the company as the top place where Americans want to work, despite the company facing its biggest unionization effort at an Alabama warehouse earlier this month. More on the labor concerns and workplace culture at Amazon on the show today. Then, we’re joined by the CEO of one of the most successful SPACs— John Carrington of Stem. And Julia Boorstin joins the rest of the TechCheck gang to explain Verizon’s latest effort to potentially sell off Yahoo and AOL for about half what they bought them for not long ago. Don’t miss all this and more of today’s tech headlines.
Apr 29, 2021
Big Tech Earnings: Microsoft & Google, What Went Wrong For Spotify & Pinterest This Quarter & the Shopify President
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Microsoft and Alphabet reported earnings last night with clean beats, both banking big in reaching post-pandemic peaks. Ranjan Roy, one half of the duo behind the Substack tech newsletter “The Margins,” joins us to discuss the tech giants’ revenue growth, the future of Cloud and which companies are positioned well coming out of the pandemic. Then, Shopify President Harley Finkelstein makes his TechCheck debut to talk the company reporting better than expected earnings and revenue for its quarter, benefitting from the online shopping boom. We also jump into some of the earnings misses, covering Spotify’s tough day after earnings were reported. And Julia Boorstin details the slump in Pinterest’s subscriber growth, as pandemic restrictions are eased. Finally, Basecamp Co-Founder David Heinemeier Hansson comes on the show to address the pushback he’s received from Basecamp’s decision to ban political conversations at work. Listen in for that spirited conversation and all the tech movers of the day.
Apr 28, 2021
Tesla’s Record Earnings, The Latest in the Delivery and Driving Space & Adobe’s CEO
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Leaders of big name companies are joining us today to break down the latest in tech. We get Lyft Co-Founder John Zimmer’s thoughts on the ride-share app’s deal with Toyota to sell its sell-driving unit. DoorDash COO Christopher Payne joins in to talk the food delivery app’s news to lower the fees it charges restaurants. We also get hedge fund manager Dan Niles’ take on Tesla’s record Q1 earnings reported yesterday and his top picks, given the state of the industry right now. Not to mention the Twitter spats Elon Musk is fining himself in lately. Then, we’ve got an exclusive interview with Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen on the company’s deal with FedEx to integrate its ShopRunner e-commerce service to help brands manage shipping and logistics. And our Julia Boorstin brings us an interview with ESPN Chairman on all the deals going on in the world of streaming and media distribution.
Apr 27, 2021
The Week to Come in Tech Earnings, The Latest in the Facebook vs. Apple Feud & Elon’s SNL Debut
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Big Tech has a BIG week in earnings, as most of the FAANG names report their Q1 numbers this week. Tech investor and Palantir Co-Founder Joe Lonsdale joins CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla, Jon Fortt & Deirdre Bosa today to talk his expectations for the biggest names in the industry. He also gave us his thoughts on Bitcoin after it’s tough week and rallying weekend. Kara Swisher is also back with us today to give her two cents on the latest in the Facebook vs. Apple privacy feud. We’re also covering GameStop letting CEO George Sherman walk away with millions and Tesla’s EV competition in China. Then, an interview with the Henrique Dubugras, CEO of fintech unicorn Brex, receiving a $7.4 billion valuation. And lastly, we ask our viewers to write a joke for Elon Musk’s upcoming SNL monologue in today’s #crowdsource. The most entertaining of answers air on the show.
Apr 26, 2021
A Look at Intel Earnings, Biden’s Tax Hike’s Implications for Tech & the Nextdoor CEO
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The biggest thing in tech today? Those Intel earnings—the stock is falling today despite earnings beating estimates. Then, we bring in investor Tim Draper to dish on his opposition to Biden’s capital gains tax hike proposal and his belief that Bitcoin is the future, as evidenced by his biting tweets yesterday. Draper believes that the tax increase could lead to the end of Silicon Valley as we know it. Then, we have an exclusive interview with Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar. The social networking service is now available in a third of homes in North America. We also take a look at the stocks millennials are driving up and the hacker group going after Apple. And our Julia Boorstin recaps our Oscar pre-show livestream last night with some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Bringing you all that and other big tech headlines today.
Apr 23, 2021
Big Tech’s Big Lobbying Spend, Just Eat’s Spat w/ Uber & STEVE AOKI
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Big things today for TechCheck. The Verge’s EIC Nilay Patel joins us to talk Big Tech vs. Small Tech, just as app makers took to Capitol Hill to testify before Congress that they are “afraid” of tech giants like Apple and Google. Then, from the horse’s mouth: we get the scoop on what went down on Twitter yesterday between Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Just Eat’s CEO Jitse Groen from Groen himself. Our media and streaming expert Julia Boorstin brings us an interview with Sony Pictures CEO Tony Vinciquerra ahead of the Oscars this weekend. The entertainment company announcing a new streaming deal with Disney. And then… the legend that is Steve Aoki announces his new NFT project on our air. Listen for all that and much more tech news of the day.
Apr 22, 2021
The Aftermath of Apple’s Spring Event, Netflix’s Disappointing Earnings Day & the UiPath IPO
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There’s so much to cover in the aftermath of yesterday’s Apple ‘Spring Loaded’ event, we had to bring WSJ tech columnist Joanna Stern back to break down all the new products: from the iPad Pro to the new AirTags. She also gives us her take on the audio space that is starting to get crowded by big tech players. Then, one of the greats: Mark Mahaney of Evercore gives his outlook on Netflix, given their disappointing earnings report and decline in subscriber growth. We also hear from the Co-Founder & CEO of UiPath, with the cloud player going public in one of the biggest software IPOs today. Then, CNBC’s Senior Washington Correspondent Eamon Javers joins us with a report on the $50 million ransomware hack with Apple’s supplier as the target. We also get a look into Amazon’s new partnership with Dish to help launch their 5G network from David Brown, VP of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). Digging into all that and more of the tech headlines you should know today.
Apr 21, 2021
Looking Ahead to Apple’s ‘Spring Loaded’ Event, Netflix & IBM Earnings & ‘National Doge Day’
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It’s 4/20 and according to Dogecoin fanatics, it’s also ‘National Doge Day.’ As Bitcoin takes a hit, fans of the meme-based cryptocurrency are trying to send Doge to the moon. We discuss that and count down to Apple’s ‘Spring Loaded’ event with long-time investor and Zillow Co-Founder Spencer Rascoff. We also bring WSJ tech columnist Joanna Stern into the conversation to preview the expected product announcements from the Apple event. Julia Boorstin gives us a look into Netflix’s Q1 earnings reporting today after a record 2020 in subscriber growth. We also chat IBM earnings that beat expectations after a slowdown for the company in recent years. Then, CNBC Asia’s Eunice Yoon joins us live from Shanghai on the integration of the digital Yuan into transactions in China. All that and more of the biggest tech headlines of the day
Apr 20, 2021
Clubhouse’s $4B Valuation, Facebook’s Plan for Audio Domination & Sonos CEO Patrick Spence
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TechCheck kicks off week 2 with a jam-packed hour on audio news. Starting off with podcast extraordinaire Kara Swisher with her take on Clubhouse’s $4 billion valuation after its latest funding round, Facebook’s plan to launch a suite of audio products and Apple Music’s ‘one penny’ policy. Then, we go to Sonos CEO Patrick Spence, a leader in the audio space taking on big tech in an infringement suit against Google. We also cover the SPAC slump as some of those names begin to cool off after surging to new highs this year, Tesla finding itself in hot water after some concerning accidents and Julia Boorstin joins on the myriad ways Facebook and Apple are becoming rivals.
Apr 19, 2021
Capping off our Inaugural Week: an Exclusive with Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, Jason Calacanis Weighs in on the Week in Debuts, The Reopening of Universal Studios Hollywood and so much more.
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We’re capping off our inaugural week packed with powerhouse guests and the top stories in tech with an exclusive interview with Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. He discusses the future of work and his travel expectations post-Covid with our Deirdre Bosa. Plus, big time tech investor Jason Calacanis joins us to weigh in on the week of market debuts, Coinbase’s implications for crypto and Robinhood’s fight in Massachusetts. We’ve also got new product news coming up next week from Apple-we’re digging into customer loyalty to both Apple and Amazon remaining high. And our Julia Boorstin takes us live to Universal Studios Hollywood on re-opening day. CNBC’s Josh Lipton also joins to break down the chip stocks to invest in right now. That and so much more today on the show.
Apr 16, 2021
The Coinbase Hangover, Bezos Speaks on the Amazon Union Vote, the AppLovin’ IPO, Where in the World is Jack Ma? And much more.
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Lots to cover in tech today. We’ve got a packed show. We hit the biggest news of the day in tech with Kanyi Maqubela of Kindred Ventures. He gives us his take on Bezos’ comments to shareholders on the Alabama union vote defeat and the record-breaking Coinbase market debut yesterday. On the Coinbase front, the OG investor in the crypto platform Garry Tan joins on why he got in early and his initial belief in the company. Plus, we’ve got AppLovin CEO Adam Foroughi ahead of the IPO shaping up to be one of the largest this year. Finally, we’re tracking Jack Ma as he resurfaces for the first time since October with Financial Times reporter Ryan McMorrow.
Apr 15, 2021
Bitcoin’s Big Day: Coinbase Goes Public, an Exclusive Chat with Slack’s CEO and the Scoop on the Trump-Hosted GOP Retreat
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We’ve got a new show and we’re in the swing of things. Today on the show, CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla, Jon Fortt and Deirdre Bosa take a deep dive into the long-awaited Coinbase IPO and talk the future of crypto with Coinbase investor Ron Conway. Plus, we’ve got an exclusive interview with Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield, and Julia Boorstin joins to break down a CNBC.com scoop on the recent GOP retreat that brought together major donors and leaders at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort.
Apr 14, 2021
Twitter’s Former CEO Talks Tech’s Biggest Headlines, an Exclusive with Affirm’s CEO, and Facebook’s Plans for Speed Dating
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TechCheck Day 2! On our second day as a new show, CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla, Jon Fortt and Deirdre Bosa talk to Twitter’s Former CEO Dick Costolo about Grab, SPACs, valuations and how Bitcoin keeps climbing higher. Then, Affirm’s Founder & CEO Max Levchin weighs in on the future of payments and gives us a gutcheck after the company’s IPO earlier this year. We also hit the J&J news of the day and Julia Boorstin talks Facebook’s plan to delve deeper into the dating space.
Apr 13, 2021
TechCheck Liftoff: Big Day, Big Names in Tech, Big News
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CNBC’s TechCheck launches! BIG DAY, BIG NAMES IN TECH, BIG NEWS. CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla, Jon Fortt, Deirdre Bosa and Julia Boorstin talk to the powerhouses behind the BIG 3: Intel, Uber, and LinkedIn. Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger weighs in on the global chip shortage. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi discusses March being the best month for gross bookings in the company's history. And LinkedIn Co-founder and CEO Reid Hoffman talks about crypto's massive rise, his NFT investments and shares his thoughts on Georgia’s new voting laws.
Apr 12, 2021
Introducing TechCheck
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TechCheck is home to the boldest ideas and most influential names in the tech industry. The bi-coastal program dives deep into stocks focused on new technologies and trends while highlighting the latest news out of iconic companies, FAANG heavyweights, social media darlings, streaming giants, red-hot disruptors and more. Every weekday, TechCheck offers investors compelling, in-depth reporting, analysis and news-making interviews from the most notable and disruptive founders and CEOs in the tech industry that will chart the future of the global economy. The daily podcast is hosted by CNBC’s Jon Fortt and Carl Quintanilla on the East Coast and Deirdre Bosa on the West Coast and features CNBC’s Senior Media & Entertainment Reporter Julia Boorstin from Los Angeles. Coming soon.
Apr 05, 2021