Engadget Podcast: Sony buys Bungie, Spotify’s Joe Rogan dilemma

The big gaming deals keep on coming!

Engadget Podcast (Engadget)

This week, Cherlynn and Devindra chat with Senior Editor Jessica Conditt about Sony’s surprising $3.6 billion Bungie acquisition. It’s too soon for it to be a direct response to the Microsoft/Activision deal, but clearly Sony sees the need for new blood. Also, they dive into Spotify’s weak response to protests around the Joe Rogan podcast. Should Spotify be using a stronger editorial hand? And yes, they discuss the whole New York Times/Wordle acquisition too.

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  • Sony buys Bungie for $3.6 billion – 1:41

  • More artists leave Spotify over Joe Rogan / COVID misinformation – 21:03

  • New York Times buys Wordle – 38:14

  • Alphabet (Google) and Apple post huge earnings – 45:42

  • Working on – 52:58

  • Picks – 56:09

Video livestream

Hosts: Cherlynn Low and Devindra Hardawar
Guests: Jessica Conditt
Producer: Ben Ellman
Music: Dale North and Terrence O'Brien
Livestream producers: Julio Barrientos and Luke Brooks
Graphic artists: Luke Brooks, Kyle Maack

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