VentureBeat's What to Think Podcast

Categories

general

Archives

2016
July
March
February
January

2015
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2014
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April

March 2015
S M T W T F S
     
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31

Syndication

In the future, you might not own a car. Instead, you'll get around town by hopping into one of many driverless, autonomous pods swarming the streets. To get a picture of how we'll get there, we invited Xerox executive David Cummins to talk to us about the company's efforts to improve parking -- yes, parking -- and the future of transportation in cities around the world.

Plus: We tell you what to think about the new Steve Jobs biography, Microsoft offering free Windows 10 upgrades to pirates, and the worst subreddits on the planet.

Direct download: What_to_Think_by_VentureBeat__Episode_47.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:16am EST

This week, we speak with Elissa Shevinsky, chief executive of JeKuDo Privacy Company, a new startup building easy-to-use privacy tools like a group-messaging app.

Also, we tell you what to think about the new MacBook, Pinterest's $11 billion valuation, and IBM's new cloud software for analyzing tweets.

Direct download: What_to_Think_by_VentureBeat__Episode_46.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:45pm EST

How do you identify trends? It's a question of critical importance to any business. Rohit Bhargava, author of the book "Non-Obvious: How to Think Different, Curate Ideas, and Predict the Future," has some advice for marketers -- and anyone -- who wants to tell what's going to happen in the next year or so. This week, we talk with Bhargava about his book, his consulting practice, and what content curation and selfies tell us about where our world is headed.

Plus: We tell you what to think about the Apple Watch, Mobile World Congress, and the fact that Intel might be supplying chips for Apple's iPhone for the first time in years.

Direct download: What_to_Think_by_VentureBeat__Episode_45.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:33am EST

NumberFire collects data on sports and provides detailed analysis in real time, so you can get insightful statistics on NBA, NFL, NCAA, and MLB games in real time. With March Madness kicking off, we talked to CEO Nik Bonaddio to find out how numberFire analyzes and presents data, how it's used by networks like ESPN, and -- of course -- who's going to win the championship this year.

Plus, we tell you what to think about Spotify knowing who you are, Google helping hasten the death of Adobe Flash, and 11 Google apps you probably didn't know exist.

Direct download: What_to_Think_by_VentureBeat__Episode_44.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:29am EST

1