Foundering

Foundering

Foundering

CATEGORY: Technology
Foundering is a new serialized podcast from the journalists at Bloomberg Technology. Each season, Foundering brings you inside a different high-stakes drama from Silicon Valley, where its companies are wielding unprecedented capital and power.
  1. January 21, 2021
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    Can AI Compose Good Music?
    Computers can now drive cars, identify faces and transcribe speech, but many experts said that it would take much longer for AI to tackle creative endeavors. This week on Decrypted, Bloomberg Technology's Natal…
  2. January 21, 2021
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    The Last Decrypted
    This week on Decrypted, hosts Aki and Brad get together one last time for an announcement: This will be the very last episode of Decrypted. They also look back at some of their favorite episodes from the show,…
  3. January 21, 2021
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    Season 1, Episode 3, Is Naked Pete Coming to Summer…
    The WeWork Story, Part 3:To its thousands of employees, WeWork was much more than a job. Founder Adam Neumann leveraged his employees’ emotions to motivate them. In exclusive tapes obtained by Bloomberg, Adam l…
  4. July 30, 2020
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    Season 1, Episode 7, In the End, There Was Adam
    The WeWork Story, Part 7:After WeWork's failed IPO, thousands of employees were laid off and the company teetered on the brink of collapse. Meanwhile, ousted CEO Adam Neumann flew to Israel with a generous exit…
  5. July 23, 2020
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    Season 1, Episode 6, IPO -- Just Kidding
    The WeWork Story, Part 6:WeWork had spent nine years chasing lightning-fast growth, burning billions of dollars, and expanding around the world. In 2019, the company reached a turning point: WeWork needed even…
  6. July 21, 2020
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    Introducing: Blood River, A New Podcast From Bloombe…
    The killers of Berta Caceres had every reason to believe they’d get away with murder. More than 100 other environmental activists in Honduras had been killed in the previous five years, yet almost no one had be…
  7. July 16, 2020
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    Season 1, Episode 5, The Universe Does Not Allow Was…
    The WeWork Story, Part 5:Adam Neumann always had wild ambitions. By 2017, he had found an even wilder investor who wanted to fund those ambitions: SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son. Adam spent his billions from SoftBa…
  8. July 09, 2020
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    Season 1, Episode 4, WeWork Sued Her the Same Day
    The WeWork Story, Part 4:What happened at WeWork when things got ugly between the company and its employees? As WeWork expanded, a handful of employees wanted to speak out and interrupt the public image that We…
  9. June 25, 2020
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    Season 1, Episode 2, The Bar Is Now at Your Desk
    The WeWork Story, Part 2:WeWork sold office space, but also it sold something else: fun. Beer flowed freely, members partied at the office, and your work was your life. But getting these offices off the ground…
  10. June 25, 2020
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    Season 1, Episode 1, Capitalist Kibbutz
    The WeWork Story, Part 1: When Adam Neumann dreamed up WeWork, he took inspiration from part of his childhood: his years on a kibbutz in Israel. On stage when discussing WeWork, he waxed poetic about the spirit…
  11. June 11, 2020
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    Introducing Foundering
    Adam Neumann had a vision: to make his startup WeWork a wildly successful company that would change the world. He convinced thousands of other people -- customers, employees, investors -- that he could make tha…
  12. June 04, 2020
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    A Message for Decrypted Listeners
    Bloomberg Technology reporter Ellen Huet has some exciting news about what's coming in the Decrypted feed. We’re launching a new show, Foundering, and spending our entire first season looking at the story of We…
  13. November 19, 2019
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    The YouTube Whisperer Guiding Creators Through Peril…
    Under pressure from users, advertisers and government regulators, YouTube has implemented sweeping changes to its service over the last three years to minimize the spread of harmful and misleading content. But…
  14. November 12, 2019
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    The Amazon Seller Caught in the Middle of a Trade Wa…
    The U.S.-China trade war has dragged on for more than a year now, harming the livelihoods of people around the world who depend on the two superpowers getting along. This week on Decrypted, Bloomberg Technology…
  15. November 05, 2019
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    Warehouses Watching Every Move Workers Make
    Warehouse workers suffer from an unusually high rate of injury. Now, at some facilities, workers can wear a sensor on their chest, which buzzes when they’re at risk of getting hurt. But this tracking device als…
  16. October 29, 2019
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    Elon Musk’s Quest to Control Computers With Our Thou…
    Over the summer, Elon Musk unveiled the details of his secretive startup Neuralink. Its goal, he said, is to place electrodes in our brains so we can control a computer with our thoughts. Its experiments have s…
  17. October 25, 2019
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    Coming Soon: Travel Genius Season 2
    Bloomberg's Travel Genius podcast is back! After clocking another hundred-thousand miles in the sky, hosts Nikki Ekstein and Mark Ellwood have a whole new series of flight hacking, restaurant sleuthing, and hot…
  18. October 22, 2019
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    Apple's $50 Billion Dilemma in China
    Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests have ensnared a number of companies, including one U.S. company that has the most to lose in China: Apple Inc. This week on Decrypted, Bloomberg Technology's Alistair Barr bre…
  19. October 15, 2019
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    Why Juul's Co-Inventor Is Making a New E-Cigarette
  20. October 09, 2019
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    Dismantling Big Tech: A User's Manual
    Congress, the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Justice and state governments across the U.S. are investigating the tech giants for anti-competitive behavior. This week on Decrypted, Bloomberg Technol…

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