We are supported by readers, when you click & purchase through links on our site we earn affiliate commission. Learn more.

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

This week, Cherlynn and Devindra chat with Senior Editor Jessica Conditt about Sony’s stunning $3.6 billion Bungie acquisition. It’s too quickly for it to be a direct response to the Microsoft/Activision deal, however clearly Sony sees the necessity for brand new blood. Additionally, they dive into Spotify’s weak response to protests across the Joe Rogan podcast. Ought to Spotify be utilizing a stronger editorial hand? And sure, they focus on the entire New York Instances/Wordle acquisition too.

Pay attention above, or subscribe in your podcast app of alternative. If you happen to’ve obtained strategies or subjects you would like lined on the present, be sure you e-mail us or drop a word within the feedback! And be sure you try our different podcasts, the Morning After and Engadget Information!



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

  • Extra artists depart Spotify over Joe Rogan / COVID misinformation – 21:03

  • New York Instances buys Wordle – 38:14

  • Alphabet (Google) and Apple put up large earnings – 45:42

  • Engaged on – 52:58

  • Picks – 56:09

Video livestream

Hosts: Cherlynn Low and Devindra Hardawar
Visitors: 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 

All merchandise really useful by Engadget are chosen by our editorial workforce, impartial of our mum or dad firm. A few of our tales embody affiliate hyperlinks. If you happen to purchase one thing via certainly one of these hyperlinks, we could earn an affiliate fee.