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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
Breaking Down Snap and Twitter Earnings, Intel CEO on the Quarter & Mark Zuckerberg and the Metaverse
00:42:48
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
00:44:26
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
00:44:16
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
00:48:32
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
00:43:22
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
00:43:19
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
00:43:59
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
00:42:03
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
00:43:06
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
00:42:32
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
00:43:58
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
00:41:59
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
00:44:05
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
00:44:04
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
00:46:06
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
00:42:26
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
00:41:34
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
00:42:01
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
00:42:30
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
00:44:03
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
00:44:02
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
00:43:57
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
00:43:48
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
00:43:21
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
00:43:06
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
00:42:07
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?
00:44:03
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
00:42:48
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
00:42:57
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
00:46:33
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
00:42:32
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
00:44:15
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
00:44:16
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
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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
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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