16 Minutes News by a16z

16 Minutes News by a16z

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Introducing our new podcast, 16 Minutes, a short news podcast where we cover the top headlines of the week, the a16z podcast way — why are these topics in the news; what’s real, what’s hype from our vantage point; and what are our experts’ quick takes on these trends? About the a16z Podcast: Discusses tech and culture trends, news, and the future — especially as ‘software eats the world’. It features industry experts, business leaders, and other interesting thinkers and voices from around the world. This podcast is produced by Andreessen Horowitz (aka “a16z”), a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm. Multiple episodes — and now shows — are released every week; visit a16z.com for more details and to sign up for our newsletters and other content as well!


16 Minutes on the News #14: Pharma Drones; Veteran Health Records; Light to Voice Hacks
Nov 15 • 19 min
News and trends covered this week include: * UPS drones deliver prescriptions, what it means and what next — with @julesyoo @vmocherla * Apple opens health records service to veterans, but wherefore the holy grail of electronic health records? — with…
16 Minutes on the News #13: Ok Boomer; Microtransaction Fraud in Games
Nov 3 • 17 min
News and trends covered this week include: * the OK Boomer meme, what it means given current and coming tech shifts around meme-to-merchandise, ecommerce, video, app design, and the future of social — with @conniechan @dcoolican * fraud in gaming…
16 Minutes on the News #12: Crypto Regulations; ATM Fees
Oct 20 • 20 min
News and trends covered this week include: * crypto regulatory moves with SEC settling charges for an unregistered ICO and IRS issuing guidance on taxation for hard forks and airdrops — with @skupor * ATM fees set record highs, disproportionately…
CRISPR! Policy, Platform, Trials (#11)
Oct 8 • 23 min
News and trends covered this week — all about the latest policy and in practice implication for CRISPR — include: * California law requiring labels for self-editing kits (that don’t exist yet) * Alliance (including 13 of the most active companies in gene…
Amazon Healthcare, Oculus & VR/AR, Google Quantum Supremacy? (#10)
Sep 29 • 22 min
News and trends covered this week include: * Amazon’s move into care delivery, initially for employees, what it means for incumbents and startups, the future of healthcare — with @julesyoo @jorgecondebio * Oculus Connect 6, Facebook’s annual developer…
All the Recent Phone Hacks (#9)
Sep 22 • 19 min
News and trends covered this week include: * FBI’s latest note on social engineering of two-factor authentication * Simjacker spyware via SMS * Google Project Zero vs. Apple, and Apple’s year in security * what can we do to secure ourselves? …with…
Apple Camera, Services; Wearables - Where are We (#8)
Sep 16 • 19 min
News and trends covered this week include: * Apple event, product, services across mobile, TV, gaming — with @benedictevans * wearables, fitness trackers, and watches in healthcare — with @vijaypande …hosted by @smc90.
Apple Card, BEC Scams Federal Indictment (#7)
Aug 25 • 17 min
News and trends covered this week include: * Apple credit card — with @illscience * BEC scams and massive federal grand jury indictment — with Joel de la Garza …hosted by @smc90.
Health Claims Data, Corporate Breaches (#6)
Aug 11 • 17 min
News and trends covered this week include: * health claims data, insurance & big tech — with @julesyoo * Capital One data breach, cloud, corporate hacks — with Joel de la Garza …hosted by @smc90.
Fed Real-time Payments, Death of Retail (#5)
Aug 11 • 16 min
News and trends covered this week include: * real-time payments, Federal Reserve, banks, and fintech — with @astrange * Barney’s bankruptcy, the death of retail, and ecommerce — with @jeff_jordan …hosted by @smc90.
The Opioid Crisis (#4)
Aug 4 • 18 min
News and trends covered this week include: * data on where and who * how opioids work * who’s to blame? * managing pain and where tech come in …with @jorgecondebio @vijaypande and host @smc90.
Fortnite, Esports, Gaming, and Entertainment (#3)
Aug 4 • 18 min
News and trends covered this week include: * the inaugural Fortnite World Cup * esports * gaming * social networks * the future of entertainment …with @andrewchen @dcoolican and host @smc90.
Mobile Malware, Drug Pricing (#2)
Jul 28 • 19 min
News and trends covered this week include: * mobile malware and security in a post-perimeter world — with @martin_casado * drug pricing proposals, why drug pricing is so hard, and what is a medicine — with @jorgecondebio and @jayrughani …hosted by @smc90.
Neuralink & Brain Interfaces, TikTok, FaceApp, iHeartRadio (#1)
Jul 21 • 20 min
News and trends covered this week include: * Neuralink’s recent news/ event/ whitepaper and the trend of brain-computer interfaces — with @vijaypande * TikTok video influencers and AI-driven media and commerce — with @conniechan * FaceApp and privacy…