All the things you need to know from the podcast this week:
- Spotify is in advanced talks to acquire SoundCloud
- Elon Musk wants to go to Mars in the next five years and start a colony
- Marc Andressen leaves Twitter – and he loves it
- Record-breaking Distributed Denial of Service delivered by thousands of hacked cameras
- BlackBerry’s going to stop making phones
Book club: Owen recommends the story about how Blackberry died: Losing The Signal for a great read covering the company’s stratospheric rise and epic fall.