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Get the latest in technology news for your weekday commute. The Wall Street Journal's reporters and editors highlight leading companies, new gadgets, consumer trends and cyber issues. From San Francisco to New York to the hottest conferences, our journalists help you stay plugged in..

Get the latest in technology news for your weekday commute. The Wall Street Journal's reporters and editors highlight leading companies, new gadgets, consumer trends and cyber issues. From San Francisco to New York to the hottest conferences, our journalists help you stay plugged in..

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Get the latest in technology news for your weekday commute. The Wall Street Journal's reporters and editors highlight leading companies, new gadgets, consumer trends and cyber issues. From San Francisco to New York to the hottest conferences, our journalists help you stay plugged in..

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Episodes

Your Favorite Celebrity is Going Live on Instagram

3/27/2020
As the coronavirus pandemic forces cancellations of concerts and other performances, celebrities are turning to livestreams to connect with fans. Reporter John Jurgensen joins us to explain. Plus, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern joins us with her work-from-home tech tip of the day. Have a question for Joanna, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at joanna.stern@wsj.com. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Kateri Jochum...

Duration:00:14:33

Silicon Valley Tries Disrupting Coronavirus Response

3/26/2020
At tech companies, moving fast and breaking things is the name of the game. Responding to the coronavirus is no exception. Our reporter Asa Fitch joins us to tell us more. Plus, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stops by with her work-from-home tech tip of the day. Have a question for Joanna? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at joanna.stern@wsj.com. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:13:30

Digital Payments Soar Amid Coronavirus Restrictions

3/25/2020
As more communities are shut down due to the pandemic, consumers are turning to online retailers to shop. But can digital payment companies handle the extra traffic? Our reporter Angus Loten joins us to explain. Plus, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stops by with her work-from-home tech tip of the day. Have a question for Joanna, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at joanna.stern@wsj.com. You may be featured on one of our...

Duration:00:15:08

Apps, Websites and Games for Stir-Crazy Families

3/24/2020
If your family is tired of being cooped up inside - don't worry. Our Family and Tech Columnist Julie Jargon joins us with a roundup of some of the best apps, websites and games to keep them busy. Plus, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stops by with her work-from-home tech tip of the day. Have a question for Joanna, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at joanna.stern@wsj.com. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Kateri...

Duration:00:14:37

How to Avoid Coronavirus Misinformation Online

3/23/2020
Misleading information about the coronavirus has been spreading through texts and emails, and on the internet, and it can be hard to know what's true and what's not. Our new personal tech columnist Nicole Nguyen will join us with her tips. Plus, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern joins us with her work-from-home tech tip of the day. Have a question for Joanna, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at joanna.stern@wsj.com. You may...

Duration:00:10:20

Dating in the Age of Social Distancing

3/20/2020
Guidelines to keep 6 to 10 feet away from others will help flatten the curve - but it's also making in-person dating pretty difficult. Our reporter Georgia Wells joins us to tell us about some of the tech people are using to keep searching for The One. Plus, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern joins us with her work-from-home tech tip of the day. Have a question for Joanna, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at...

Duration:00:13:06

To Track Covid-19, U.S. Governments Weigh Surveillance Tools

3/19/2020
We've reported on the tech that countries in Asia used to track the coronavirus: fever-detecting goggles, disinfecting drones, and location-tracking tools. Now, the U.S. is considering takes its own steps to use surveillance tech to stop the spread of the virus. Reporter Bob McMillan joins us to explain. Plus, Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern joins us with her work-from-home tech tip of the day. Have a question for Joanna, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at...

Duration:00:16:39

During Coronavirus, Can Food Delivery - Well, Deliver?

3/18/2020
Ordering in might be part of your "social distancing" routine. So it might seem like the Uber Eats, GrubHubs, and Seamlesses of the world would be big winners in the cities shut down by coronavirus. But our reporter Preetika Rana joins us to explain why that's not necessarily the case. Plus, Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern joins us with her tech tip of the day. Have a question for Joanna, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at...

Duration:00:12:11

Working From Home: Coronavirus Edition

3/17/2020
Silicon Valley's major tech companies were the first U.S. employers to take their operations online because of the coronavirus. As the rest of the country prepares to follow their lead, our reporter Rob Copeland joins us to explain how they did it - and how we can avoid their mistakes. And: Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern gives her best work-from-home tech tips. Have a question for Joanna, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her...

Duration:00:14:51

New Federal Rules Ease Access to Your Health Data

3/16/2020
The federal government has introduced new rules that will make it easier for tech companies to access health data. Reporter Melanie Evans joins us to explain. Plus, tech columnist Christopher Mims shares tips for coping with the work-from-home blues. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:39

Countries Use Tech to Fight Coronavirus

3/13/2020
In China, South Korea, Australia, and other countries in the South Pacific, some countries have turned to technology to track the coronavirus. Our Korea Bureau Chief Tim Martin joins us to tell us about the fever-detecting goggles and disinfecting drones they're using. Kateri Jochum hosts. Amanda Lewellyn is our producer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:20

The Technology Powering the 2020 Census

3/12/2020
The census starts today, and for the first time, respondents will have the option to respond online. Wall Street Journal news editor Janet Adamy tells us about the technology the Census Bureau will be using - and some of the concerns that watchdogs have raised. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:53

Tech Companies Working to Head Off Facial Recognition Bans

3/11/2020
There have been calls for more regulation of facial recognition software, from both privacy advocates and the tech companies themselves. Reporter Ryan Tracy joins us to explain what exactly they're calling for. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:41

Coronavirus Closures Spotlight Tech Disparities in Schools

3/10/2020
Schools across the country are closing their doors due to concerns over the coronavirus. Our Family and Tech Columnist Julie Jargon will join us to explain why transitioning to remote learning environments is much harder than it sounds. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:43

Some Tech Companies Work to Lure Talent Inland

3/9/2020
In the US, tech-industry talent has long been clustered in a handful of cities on the coasts. Our reporter Shayndi Raice joins us to explain how some companies are trying to change that - and whether it's working. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:54

Amazon Works to Remove Price Gouging

3/6/2020
As fears of the coronavirus grow, prices of basic products like hand sanitizer are skyrocketing. Our reporter Sharon Terlep joins us to explain. Plus, technology researcher Alexandra Samuel shares tips on how not to annoy your coworkers while you're WFH. Kateri Jochum hosts. Amanda Lewellyn is our producer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:09

Lawmakers Push for Info on Google's 'Project Nightingale'

3/5/2020
In November, The Wall Street Journal uncovered Google's 'Project Nightingale', the company's secret partnership with healthcare giant Ascension. Now, months later, Google has been evading senators' requests for more information about the project. Our reporter Rob Copeland explains where things stand. Plus, Personal Tech columnist Joanna Stern shares tech tips for listeners working from home during the coronavirus outbreak. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:11:53

Coronavirus Misinformation Circulating Online

3/4/2020
False information about the coronavirus has been circulating online, despite big tech companies' attempts to stamp it out. Our reporter Sebastian Herrera joins us to explain. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:52

Coronavirus Tests Apple's Dependence on China

3/3/2020
Quarantines, tariffs and slumping sales are raising fresh questions about Apple's China-heavy manufacturing strategy. Reporter Tripp Mickle joins us to explain. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:20

With Coronavirus, A.I. May Have Met Its Match

3/2/2020
As the coronavirus continues to spread, people are calling on the makers of AI powered chatbots to add symptoms of the virus to their algorithms. Our tech reporter Parmy Olson joins us to explain why that's harder than it seems. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:50