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The future of Zoom

Will Zoom continue to be the dominant video conference service after the pandemic ends? Recode’s Rani Molla discusses just how successful the company has been this past year and what plans they have to stay in the game after our need to Zoom decreases. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Why Roku doesn’t carry HBO Max, for now

The proliferation of streaming services has given consumers lots of ways to watch TV. But it’s introduced new problems too. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

What it will take to distribute the vaccine

As the country awaits FDA approval for a coronavirus vaccine, what questions should we be asking about how it will be distributed? Recode’s Rebecca Heilweil discusses some of the challenges vaccine distributors and health care providers may encounter from dry ice shortages to dose tracking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Why remote learning worsens education inequality

The shift to online learning is worsening education inequality. Vox senior reporter Anna North explains why the education gap widens when classrooms go remote, and some practical low-tech ways educators are trying to make sure students continue to learn despite pandemic conditions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The death of department stores

Recode’s Jason Del Rey explains how the pandemic battered an already-struggling retail industry and the path forward for malls and department stores. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Parler

Recode’s Rebecca Heilweil explains the free speech anti-Twitter application where conservatives are going. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Are Substack newsletters the future of journalism?

Email may seem old fashioned these days, but Substack -- an email newsletter service -- is growing in popularity. Recode’s Peter Kafka explains why so many writers are leaving their full-time jobs at media companies to try and make it on their own, bringing their writing straight to your inbox. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Amazon Rx

You can now fill your prescription at Amazon's pharmacy. Recode’s Jason Del Rey explains why the e-commerce giant is getting into healthcare. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

How Biden’s staff picks could shape Tech policy

As president-elect Joe Biden selects his staff, Big Tech allies and reformers are starting to battle over who will be shaping the tech industry. Teddy Schleifer explains why the Biden Administration could look like it did under Obama and why it might be different. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The two new ways to tweet

Twitter just announced two new features on their platform that appear to mimic other apps like Snapchat and Clubhouse -- but instead of amplifying Twitter’s function as a “public square,” these new tools seem to be aimed at users who seek less exposure. Recode’s Rebecca Heilweil discusses why now and how this could present an even bigger moderation...

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