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The Daily Charge gives you the inside take on the biggest stories on CNET. Every weekday, Executive News Editor Roger Cheng offers analysis, context and perspective on all things tech.

The Daily Charge gives you the inside take on the biggest stories on CNET. Every weekday, Executive News Editor Roger Cheng offers analysis, context and perspective on all things tech.

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The Daily Charge gives you the inside take on the biggest stories on CNET. Every weekday, Executive News Editor Roger Cheng offers analysis, context and perspective on all things tech.

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English

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Episodes

QAnon YouTube channels have a new way to avoid punishment (The Daily Charge, 5/14/2021)

5/14/2021
Snapchat has self-detonating posts. These channels take down their own conspiracy theory-filled videos to avoid YouTube’s “three-strikes” rule. Story: https://cnet.co/3fe1vHw Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:24

Tesla will no longer accept Bitcoin, sparking cryptocurrency selloff (The Daily Charge, 5/13/2021)

5/13/2021
Elon Musk reverses his bullish stance on cryptocurrency, raising questions about its value. Story: https://cnet.co/33D75Oe Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:46

A ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline has spurred gas shortage fears (The Daily Charge, 5/12/2021)

5/12/2021
An attack on a key gas pipeline has gas stations on the East Coast running out of fuel. Story: https://cnet.co/3uJx0zB Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:43

This wild digital drag show is proof not all deepfakes are scary (The Daily Charge, 5/11/2021)

5/11/2021
The creator used real-life drag artists and digitally mashed them up using artificial intelligence for a one-of-kind cabaret show. Story: https://cnet.co/3eEZgha Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:46

Was Elon Musk’s SNL hosting gig cheugy? (The Daily Charge, 5/10/2021)

5/10/2021
We discuss the impact Elon Musk had on Dogecoin and break down the viral word of the moment. Story: https://cnet.co/3uC3HPE Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:49

Mark Zuckerberg discusses the future of VR and AR, Part One: the Quest Pro, and the future of fitness (The Daily Charge, 5/7/2021)

5/7/2021
Part One of Scott Stein’s exclusive talk with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks about what could come in Facebook’s next VR headset, and where fitness opens up big opportunities. Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:04

Mark Zuckerberg discusses the future of VR and AR, part 2: social futures, Facebook’s Horizon metaverse, education, and kids (The Daily Charge, 5/8/2021)

5/7/2021
Part Two of CNET’s talk with Mark Zuckerberg focuses on Facebook’s big bet on social metaverses with Horizon, how Facebook could incorporate VR into its workflow, and what to do with kids using VR. Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:45

The digital divide has left millions of students behind. Here’s what’s next (The Daily Charge, 5/6/2021)

5/6/2021
The digital divide has left millions of students behind. Here’s what’s next Story: https://cnet.co/3uu1Qw7 Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:49

Facebook’s independent board upholds Trump suspension -- for now (The Daily Charge, 5/5/2021)

5/5/2021
The social media’s oversight board said the suspension was fair, but asked the company to reassess the indefinite nature of the ban. Story: https://cnet.co/3vGE4gA Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:19

Disney built a real lightsaber. Here’s how we think it works (The Daily Charge, 5/4/2021)

5/4/2021
For May the Fourth, Bridget Carey joins us to discuss how she hacked one together from parts from Home Depot and Target. Story: https://cnet.co/3uvMMyh Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:07

Apple TV’s color balance aims to improve your television picture (The Daily Charge, 5/3/2021)

5/3/2021
But is it effective? We have CNET TV expert David Katzmaier on to discuss. Story: https://cnet.co/3b0bH57 Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:55

We debate to the death over whether Mortal Kombat is worth your time (The Daily Charge, 4/30/2021)

4/30/2021
Guest Sean Keane and I discuss the latest fighting flick on HBO Max. Story: https://cnet.co/3t6jJj7 Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:33

Brood X: We’re about to be overrun by billions of cicadas (The Daily Charge, 4/29/2021)

4/29/2021
Everything you need to know about a phenomenon we haven’t seen for 17 years. Story: https://cnet.co/3e0urmS Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:52

Samsung’s latest unpacked is all about Galaxy laptops (The Daily Charge, 4/28/2021)

4/28/2021
Laptops have been hot commodities during the pandemic, and Samsung’s got a few new top-tier options. Story: https://cnet.co/32TZLNS Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:16

Apple's privacy battle with Facebook just became all-out war (The Daily Charge, 4/27/2021)

4/27/2021
Apple’s fighting multiple fronts as it takes on privacy and scrutiny over the power it wields with its App Store. Story: https://cnet.co/2R3PdJe Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:10

Streaming was big at the Oscars, and Netflix cleaned up (The Daily Charge, 4/26/2021)

4/26/2021
After a year when "streaming movies" felt like the only movies, the Academy Awards had some unprecedented highs and some very weird lows. Story: https://cnet.co/3gC2Ie5 Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:27

Here’s what happens when you marry social media with VR (The Daily Charge, 4/23/2021)

4/23/2021
Facebook’s Oculus introduces enhanced virtual reality avatars to better connect with each other. Story: https://cnet.co/3dL6C2w Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:03

Digging deeper into Apple’s AirTag trackers (The Daily Charge, 4/22/2021)

4/22/2021
Here’s what you need to know about Apple’s take on Tile beacons. Story: https://cnet.co/3vcnchv Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:40

Remote control face-off: Apple TV 4K vs Roku (The Daily Charge, 4/21/2021)

4/21/2021
Yep, we’re talking about remote controls. Guest Eli Blumenthal stacks the two up against each other.  Story: https://cnet.co/3xeaG2V Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:22

Apple unveils colorful iMacs, refreshed iPad Pro and more (The Daily Charge, 4/20/2021)

4/20/2021
We run through the huge list of announcements from Apple’s first big event of the year. Story: https://cnet.co/2Q9Xlbj Text us: https://cnet.co/dailycharge Leave a voicemail: 862-250-8573 Follow us: twitter.com/thedailycharge Homepage: cnet.com/daily-charge Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:12