Brand New from Bloomberg Technology

Brand New from Bloomberg Technology

Bloomberg Techology: Facebook Regulation

Over the next 30 minutes we’re going to get matter about Meta. The company formerly known as Facebook. First, the story behind the rebrand and the pivot to the metaverse. Our discussion with a longtime Facebook executive, now Meta, on the day of that announcement. Plus, the Facebook files, shocking revelations from a whistleblower and former Facebook employee, Frances Haugen, who went all the way to Capitol Hill to accuse the company of prioritizing profits over people. And a key early investor in Facebook speaks out. Reid Hoffman tells me he’s disappointed in the social network and immediately gets a call from Mark Zuckerberg.

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Bloomberg Technology: Space Race

Over the next 30 minutes, we’re going to take you on a trip into space. 2020 was quite the year for exploring the great beyond. Starting with billionaire Richard Branson’s flight to the edge of space aboard a Virgin Galactic vessel. A voyage he called the experience of a lifetime. Plus, then came founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, who launched himself on a supersonic joy ride aboard Blue Origin Space tourism rocket New Shepard and, though Elon Musk didn’t take the trip himself his Space X Inspiration4 became the first to launch an all civilian crew into Earth’s orbit. We’ll hear from the commander of that mission, Shift4 Payments CEO, Jared Isaacman, later in the show.

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Bloomberg Technology: Cryptocurrency

Over the next 30 minutes we’re focusing on one of the hottest tech topics of the year, that is crypto. We’ll talk about it all with MicroStrategy co-founder and CEO Michael Saylor, who now owns more Bitcoin than any other company in the world. Plus the first Bitcoin ETF, a milestone for the industry. We’ll talk to the company behind that monumental move. And the NFT phenomenon, “non-fungible tokens” which allow collectors of art and other stuff to track ownership, stage a resurgence after fading from the headlines during Bitcoins’ springtime swoon.

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Bloomberg Technology: Work Shifting

Over the next 30 minutes we’ll take a deep dive into the dramatic post-pandemic “work shift”. Some companies going fully remote, others hybrid and some demanding all workers return to the office in person. Then again could the future of work not be at home or in the office but in the metaverse instead? We’ll explore Microsoft’s plan to completely power a virtual work experience. Plus companies from Microsoft to Unilever are experimenting with 4-day 32-hour work weeks. Will it catch on?

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Bloomberg Technology: Chip Shortage

Over the next 30 minutes we will bring you some of the biggest interviews with chip makers as the chip shortage continues to disrupt supply chains around the world. Which industries are hurting the most. And what’s the outlook for 2022. Plus, an outlook that doesn’t look so dark, our conversation with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon, who’s convinced the company is poised to take advantage of a wave of new connected devices, over coming years. And, we’ll hear from AMD CEO Lisa Su as the chip maker continues to challenge Intel, with major agreements with the biggest tech giants from Amazon, to Microsoft, to Meta.

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