Slack’s quest to replace email is getting more competitive
Jul 22, 2019

Slack’s quest to replace email is getting more competitive

Slack has gone public, and now boasts 10 million daily users. But is it any closer to replacing email? Plus: Marvel's plan to follow "Endgame" and why people choose #vanlife.

Segments From this episode

Dream big, live small: Why “van lifers” are trading four walls for four wheels

Jul 22, 2019
A group of millennials is turning to the open road as an alternative to a 9-to-5 job and a mortgage.
Travis Wild eats breakfast with his dog, Ayla.
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Marvel's diverse new superheroes target broader box office success

Jul 22, 2019
The new slate of Marvel films will feature the first leading Asian superhero, deaf superhero and openly gay superhero.
Natalie Portman and Tessa Thompson speak at the Marvel Studios Panel during 2019 Comic-Con International at San Diego Convention Center on July 20, 2019.
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Why your safe deposit box might not be as "safe" as you think

Jul 22, 2019
Stacy Cowley, business reporter for the New York Times, says a combination of negligence and lack of regulation has led to hundreds of people losing millions of dollars in valuables.
Close up of a man putting a will in to a bank safety deposit box circa 1950.
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What is Slack?

Jul 22, 2019
Slack co-founder and CEO Stewart Butterfield talked with Kai Ryssdal about how his platform changes work.
Slack co-founder and CEO Stewart Butterfield in Aspen, Colorado.
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Not much has changed since the 2017 Equifax breach

Jul 22, 2019
Cyber security experts warn that consumers are as vulnerable to hacking now as they were back then.
Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith prepares to testify before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in October 2017 in Washington, DC.
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CBS pulls its programming from AT&T households

Jul 22, 2019
What we’re seeing is basically a game of chicken over how much AT&T owes CBS. The question is who’s going to blink first.
The CBS headquarters seen in 2013 in New York City.
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Music from the episode

Sunday Arak Balkan Beat Box
Te Amo Atlas Sound
Stay With Us Seoul
Mister Magic Grover Washington, Jr.
Old Town Road - Remix Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus
Perth Beirut

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer II
Sean McHenry Director & Associate Producer II

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