Squawk Pod

Updated: 27 Feb 2024 • 1240 episodes
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Squawk Pod is a daily, guided curation of the top moments and takeaways from CNBC’s flagship morning show, “Squawk Box”, anchored by Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin. Each day, the podcast includes news making interviews, perspective and analysis from iconic guest hosts, and slices of debate and discussion—from the heated to the hilarious— all wrapped with exclusive context and color from Senior Producer Katie Kramer.

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Google has taken its Gemini AI image generator offline after the tool’s historically inaccurate images prompted criticism across the internet. Heroic Ventures founder, futurist and podcaster Michael Fertik discusses various LLM controversies–some involving Elon Musk–and the solutions to bias in AI. Fertik underlines th

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Nikki Haley lost to former President Donald Trump in the South Carolina Republican primary, but she’s committed to her campaign. Punchbowl News co-founder Jake Sherman discusses the 2024 race and its impact on progress in Congress. Amid uncertainty, the market has hit 52-week highs; whatever happens, Professor Jeremy S

Reddit has filed for an IPO! The social media company plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker RDDT, but Wall Street is asking questions about its business model–and its plans for advertising. Big Technology founder Alex Kantrowitz parses the S-1 filing and the company’s growth trajectory. Spot bit

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Nvidia’s fourth quarter blew past expectations. The chip maker's revenue tripled from last year, hitting $22B in one quarter. Sapphire Ventures partner Cathy Gao explains how Nvidia’s boom is impacting the private AI market. Another company did not fare as well in its fourth quarter: Rivian. The EV-maker is cutting 10%

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Washington lawmakers like Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) are raising concerns over Capital One’s planned acquisition of Discover. Antitrust laws and consumer protections are just part of the regulatory pushback on the deal. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Charles Duhigg is out with a new book, “Supercommunicators.” H

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It’s big news for your wallet: Capital One is set to acquire Discover in a $35.3B all-stock deal, pending any regulatory hurdles. In the run-up to the 2024 election, Axios co-founder Mike Allen is watching two key issues: President Biden’s upcoming State of the Union, and former President Trump’s days in court. In DC,

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