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TicToc by Bloomberg is a 24/7 live streaming network on Twitter that covers breaking news, politics, technology, business and entertainment stories from around the globe. Supported by a network of Bloomberg’s 2,700 journalists and analysts across 120 countries, TicToc Today and TicToc Tonight is a morning/evening rundown that provides deeper understanding in a comprehensive package.

TicToc by Bloomberg is a 24/7 live streaming network on Twitter that covers breaking news, politics, technology, business and entertainment stories from around the globe. Supported by a network of Bloomberg’s 2,700 journalists and analysts across 120 countries, TicToc Today and TicToc Tonight is a morning/evening rundown that provides deeper understanding in a comprehensive package.
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TicToc by Bloomberg is a 24/7 live streaming network on Twitter that covers breaking news, politics, technology, business and entertainment stories from around the globe. Supported by a network of Bloomberg’s 2,700 journalists and analysts across 120 countries, TicToc Today and TicToc Tonight is a morning/evening rundown that provides deeper understanding in a comprehensive package.

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The Milkman Model Is Back

5/24/2019
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The world’s biggest brands want you to see those everyday household products in a different light. That's where Loop comes in. Alexis Benveniste speaks with Bloomberg's Sustainable Finance Editor Emily Chasan on how the initiative is allowing consumers to use steel, glass and durable plastic reusable packaging for everyday items and return them when they're done. FOLLOW UP Emily's latest report: The New Recycling Is Called 'Recommerce' Follow Emily: @echasan Follow TicToc on Twitter:...

Duration:00:08:38

Amazon Device May Be Able to Read Your Emotions

5/23/2019
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Amazon is working on a voice-activated device aimed at recognizing your emotions. The wrist-worn gadget is described as a health and wellness product, but could very well help the e-commerce behemoth target you for advertising. Andrew Mach speaks to Bloomberg News technology reporter Matt Day on the tech giant's move to wearable (and very personal) technology and the potential privacy concerns if the device ever makes it to market. FOLLOW UP Matt's latest report: Amazon Is Working on a...

Duration:00:09:10

Trump Impeachment Calls Grow Louder

5/22/2019
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Impeachment is having yet another moment on Capitol Hill, as Democrats look for a way to enforce what they consider their constitutional duty to investigate the Trump White House. In a surprise Rose Garden speech Wednesday, President Trump said he could no longer work with Democrats until they stop their investigations into his administration and finances. Meanwhile, Democrats argue impeachment is the answer because he's holding up those investigations. Andrew Mach speaks to Bloomberg News...

Duration:00:10:37

Silicon Valley Residents Living in RVs

5/21/2019
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Hundreds of RVs have appeared outside of Google’s Mountain View headquarters in California. Now, the city wants to ban them. Mountain View, the epicenter of the Silicon Valley tech boom, is undergoing a rise in the cost of living and experiencing a rise in homelessness. -- TicToc is a daily news podcast hosted by Alexis Benveniste (@apbenven), produced at Bloomberg Worldwide HQ in New York City. You can follow up with us and watch our reporting @tictoc. If you like it, be sure to rate us on...

Duration:00:13:27

After "Game of Thrones" and Oculus Quest Preview

5/20/2019
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HBO aired the finale of “Game of Thrones" Sunday night. The series has been its most popular show ever, leaving a massive programming void for the network. But executives have been preparing for the end of the show for a while and have several ambitious shows in the pipeline to keep subscribers happy after 'Thrones'. Jennifer Zabasajja speaks with Bloomberg News Media Reporter Gerry Smith about what the end of GOT means for television and what's next for the network. PLUS: TicToc's John...

Duration:00:11:17

Insurers Miss Mark on Mental Health

5/17/2019
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May is Mental Health Awareness month, but the U.S. is in the midst of a mental health crisis. More than a decade ago, the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act was passed, requiring insurers to provide comparable coverage for mental health and medical treatments. But insurers are missing the mark - denying claims, limiting coverage, and finding other ways to skate around the law. -- TicToc is a daily news podcast hosted by Alexis Benveniste (@apbenven), produced at Bloomberg...

Duration:00:13:24

Trump's Immigration Sales Pitch

5/16/2019
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President Trump made a Rose Garden speech to roll out his new immigration plan, which was crafted by his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. The administration is hoping to overhaul the current U.S. system, shifting it from family based to a merit-based one that prioritizes visas for high-skilled workers, secures the southern border and potentially generates an estimated $500 billion in net federal revenue. Andrew Mach speaks to Bloomberg News White House reporter Justin Sink about...

Duration:00:11:12

Making the Deepest Ocean Dive in History

5/15/2019
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Victor Vescovo completed the deepest ocean dive in human history when he reached 10,928 meters into the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench of the Pacific Ocean. The entire journey took nearly 12 hours — four hours to descend, four hours spent at the bottom, and then about four hours to ascend again. Jennifer Zabasajja speaks with Vescovo on his unprecedented dive and how the experience changed him for good. --- TicToc is a daily news podcast hosted by Jennifer Zabasajja (@jenniferlaurenz)...

Duration:00:14:52

Disney Is Taking Over Hulu

5/14/2019
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Disney announced that it will take full control of Hulu in a deal with Comcast. This move puts a $27.5 billion valuation on the streaming service, representing a new addition to Disney’s portfolio and continued rapid growth for Hulu. We chatted with Nick Turner, Bloomberg’s Entertainment Editor. --- TicToc is a daily news podcast hosted by Alexis Benveniste (@apbenven), produced at Bloomberg Worldwide HQ in New York City. You can follow up with us and watch our reporting @tictoc. If you like...

Duration:00:10:12

China Strikes Back in Trade War with U.S.

5/13/2019
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In the newest wrinkle in the U.S.-China trade war, China announced it will raise tariffs from 10% to 25% on $60 billion of U.S. goods beginning on June 1. It's a retaliatory measure after President Trump last week raised tariffs to 25% on $200 billion of Chinese goods. But who's really paying for the tariffs? Andrew Mach speaks to Bloomberg News senior economics writer Shawn Donnan about what happens when the politics of getting tough on China collides with the economics of the tariffs for...

Duration:00:12:48

Is Nashville the Next Austin? Not Quite

5/10/2019
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Over the past few years, Nashville has slowly caught up with Austin as a go-to U.S. destination. Like Austin, the city has flourished despite being in a deeply conservative state. A slew of anti-LGBTQ bills from Tennessee legislators though may get in the way of the city's booming economic scene. Bloomberg News Legal Reporter Erik Larson joins Jennifer Zabasajja to talk about this story, which he writes about in the latest issue of Bloomberg BusinessWeek. SEE ERIK'S FULL REPORT HERE:...

Duration:00:09:12

Road Ahead for Uber After IPO

5/9/2019
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It's been a long 10 years as a private company for Uber. Finally though, the ride-hailing giant is preparing to make its long-awaited initial public offering. Analysts expect the listing to be one of the largest for technology IPOs in 2019, that doesn't mean the ride ahead is all smooth sailing though. Bloomberg News Startup Reporter Eric Newcomer joins Jennifer Zabasajja to discuss what's ahead for the company as it enters the public market. ---- TicToc is a daily news podcast hosted by...

Duration:00:11:39

Can the Iran Nuclear Deal Be Salvaged?

5/8/2019
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Iran suspended two parts of the 2015 deal, known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, namely the sale of surplus enriched uranium and heavy water. The announcement came on the one year anniversary of President Donald Trump pulling the U.S. out of the deal that was also signed by France, Britain, Germany, Russia, and China. Andrew Mach speaks with Bloomberg News State Department reporter Nick Wadhams to discuss the implications of this announcement, especially in light of...

Duration:00:12:47

Breaking Down Georgia's Heartbeat Bill

5/7/2019
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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a “heartbeat bill” on Tuesday. The bill bans abortions in the state once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can be as early as six weeks. Georgia is one of several states in the U.S. that has attempted to pass this bill. Is this a potential indicator that Roe v. Wade is in danger of being overturned? --- TicToc is a daily news podcast hosted by Alexis Benveniste (@apbenven), produced at Bloomberg Worldwide HQ in New York City. You can follow up with...

Duration:00:09:27

U.N. Biodiversity Report Puts World 'On Notice'

5/6/2019
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More than a million species of plants and animals are in danger of extinction, according to a United Nations report released Monday. The study by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services concluded that the threat is due to humans, with species loss now occurring tens to hundreds of times faster than it has in the past. World Wildlife Fund Chief Scientist Rebecca Shaw joins Andrew Mach to discuss the most comprehensive review yet of the damage...

Duration:00:11:03

Journalists Face More Danger Today

5/3/2019
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May 3rd marks World Press Freedom Day. A day declared by the United Nations in 1993 to raise awareness about the importance of press freedom. Each year, Reporters Without Borders analyzes the state of journalism in countries and territories around the world. The organization says safety for journalists is on the decline in a majority of the world today. On today's podcast, Jennifer Zabasajja speaks with Rebecca Vincent, U.K. Bureau Director for Reporters Without Borders. TicToc is a daily...

Duration:00:13:36

Facebook's Far-Right Crackdown

5/2/2019
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Facebook is cracking down on controversial far-right figures, banning users like Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and Laura Loomer. The company said these people have violated Facebook’s policies on hate speech and promoting violence. We chatted with Bloomberg Technology reporter Kurt Wagner. --- TicToc is a daily news podcast hosted by Alexis Benveniste (@apbenven), produced at Bloomberg Worldwide HQ in New York City. You can follow up with us and watch our reporting @tictoc. If you like it,...

Duration:00:09:51

The Breakdown on Barr

5/1/2019
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Attorney General William Barr appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee today to testify about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report. Less than a day before, we learned Mueller sent Barr a letter criticizing his summary of the report, contradicting what Barr previously told Congress. --- TicToc is a daily news podcast hosted by Alexis Benveniste (@apbenven), produced at Bloomberg Worldwide HQ in New York City. You can follow up with us and watch our reporting @tictoc. If you...

Duration:00:08:49

A Turning Point for Venezuela

4/30/2019
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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido proclaimed the end of President Nicolas Maduro’s regime and called for a military uprising. He was reportedly meeting with the military to discuss the "beginning of the final phase of Operation Freedom," and declared "the moment is now" after leading the opposition movement against embattled Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro for months. Andrew Mach speaks with Bloomberg News Latin America editor Jose Enrique Arrioja on the ongoing developments of...

Duration:00:14:15

Beto O'Rourke's $5 Trillion Green New Deal

4/29/2019
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Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke released a $5 trillion plan to combat climate change over the next decade with a goal of achieving net-zero emissions in the U.S. by 2050. He said he would put the U.S. back in the Paris Agreement, if elected, and seek legislation in his first 100 days in office to set a “legally enforceable” requirement that the nation remove as much greenhouse gases as it emits, with half of that goal completed by 2030. Andrew Mach speaks to Bloomberg News...

Duration:00:10:05