There are plenty of ways to keep abreast of developments in your industry, or business in general. Some read books while others attend conferences, but an excellent way to learn is through podcasts. Podcasts offer a wealth of knowledge, while allowing listeners to engage with prosaic tasks. However, it can be challenging to find the right podcast. If you’re interested in business technology, one of the podcasts listed below may be just what you need. 

  

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Hosted by Recode’s Kara Swisher and NYU Professor Scott Galloway, Pivot takes a look at the top stories in business, technology, and politics. Swisher and Galloway bring their unfiltered insights to the table, making this podcast unique. They are unafraid to pick winners and losers while making bold predictions. New episodes are released every Tuesday. 

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How I Built This

If you’ve ever wondered about the backstories of well-known companies, How I Built This is the podcast for you. This NPR podcast, hosted by Guy Raz, dives into the lives of innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists. He’s covered all sorts of companies, including: Stripe, AirBnB, Shopify, and Wikipedia.

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Tech News Brefing

The WSJ Tech News Briefing is an excellent podcast to listen to on your commute to work. Various Wall Street Journal editors and reporters break down all things technology, looking at new devices, top companies, cyber issues, and consumer trends. Bringing you news from all across the country, listening to this podcast will keep you in touch with all things tech! 

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Suprisingly Aweseom

Sometimes, the most boring topics in the world are actually interesting; you just have to dig deep enough to find the fascinating aspects. Gimlet Media does just that with Surprisingly Awesome. They take mundane topics and reveal how intriguing they really are.   

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Host Kara Swisher uses her experience as a journalist in Silicon Valley to dive into business-related topics. Through her candid interviews in Recode Decode, Swisher reveals how tech execs, celebrities, and politicians are changing the world we live in. It is produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network. 

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