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Stay informed on the latest trends with daily insights on what's hot and happening in the world of technology. Listen to our reporters discuss notable company news, new tech gadgets, personal technology updates, app features, start-up highlights and more.

Stay informed on the latest trends with daily insights on what's hot and happening in the world of technology. Listen to our reporters discuss notable company news, new tech gadgets, personal technology updates, app features, start-up highlights and more.
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Stay informed on the latest trends with daily insights on what's hot and happening in the world of technology. Listen to our reporters discuss notable company news, new tech gadgets, personal technology updates, app features, start-up highlights and more.

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Episodes

Facebook Weighs Steps to Curb Narrowly-Targeted Political Ads

11/22/2019
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Facebook may be the next tech company to respond to controversy over political ad policies. Reporter Emily Glazer explains. News Corp, owner of the Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Facebook and Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:03

Please Like My Vacation Photo. I Hired a Professional.

11/21/2019
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Travelers are paying pros to help them curate the best possible vacation Instagrams. Reporter Harriet Torry explains. Dow Jones & Co. has a commercial agreement to supply news through Apple services. News Corp, owner of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Facebook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:20

Google Stadia, Apple Arcade: So Many Ways to Play...and Pay

11/20/2019
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There are more devices and gaming platforms than ever before. Wall Street Journal videogame reporter Sarah E. Needleman explains what to know ahead of this year's holiday season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:20

TikTok Looking at Ways to Shake Off Its Ties to China

11/19/2019
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Wall Street Journal reporter Georgia Wells explains why the video streaming app TikTok is trying to downplay its ties to China and gain more traction in the U.S. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:07

Twitter to Restrict How Advertisers Target Users

11/18/2019
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Wall Street Journal reporter Emily Glazer explains how Twitter will no longer allow groups promoting causes to target users by their ZIP Code or political affiliations. Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply video content through Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:08

Moving 5G Traffic to the Cloud to Free Up Networks

11/15/2019
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Wall Street Journal report Eric Sylvers explains how phone carriers are exploring moving 5G technology to the cloud in order to unclog busy data networks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:55

5G Technology: How It Will Revolutionize Sports Betting

11/14/2019
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Wall Street Journal reporter Sarah Krouse explains how 5G technology could connect more sports fans, and allow them to bet on games as they watch.(Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Apple services.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:29

5G Technology: Governments, Carriers Spar Over Prices

11/13/2019
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Wall Street Journal reporter Stu Woo discusses how governments are seeking to make as much money as possible from spectrum auctions, but are receiving pushback from phone carriers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:54

5G And the Internet of Things: At What Cost To Privacy?

11/12/2019
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5G wireless technology has the ability to connect a ton of Internet devices, what's known as the Internet of Things. The Wall Street Journal's Drew Fitzgerald talks about the implications that might have for consumers' data privacy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:09

Combining 5G and AI Could Lead to Unlimited Possibilities

11/11/2019
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Combining 5G wireless networks and artificial intelligence has the potential to change so many things here on Earth and in space. The Wall Street Journal's Jame Rundle says it could, for example, shorten the time it takes to develop new drugs, improve crop-growing methods and lead to a better shopping experience for retailers and shoppers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:50

SPECIAL: WSJ Exclusive Interview with Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei

11/9/2019
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The WSJ recently sat down for an exclusive interview with Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei in Shenzhen. In this special, Ren talks about how the US blacklisting has impacted Huawei - and why he says Huawei doesn't need the US to survive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:29

How Google Came to Dominate the Digital Ad Space

11/8/2019
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With an array of tools and technology, Google has become the king of digital advertising and it also has the dominant digital ad marketplace. Google is now a target of investigations into whether it's abused its power. The Wall Street Journal's Keach Hagey has the story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:03

Google Buys Fitbit. What Does It Mean for Users' Data?

11/7/2019
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Google has bought wearables device maker Fitbit for 2.1 billion dollars. The search giant wants to become a major player in health data. But the Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman says the deal raises questions about how users' health and wellness data will be used. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:02

Managing Household Chores With Labor-Sharing Apps

11/6/2019
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Some new apps can help families divvy up the household responsibilities, and head off arguments over who's pulling their weight around the house. More from the Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:38

Apple's AirPods Pro: New, Improved and Pricier

11/5/2019
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The Wall Street Journal's Joanna Stern tested Apple's new earbuds, and found the AirPods Pro to be much improved over the AirPods. One big improvement: they don't fall out. At $250 a pair, that's welcome news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:43

High-Tech Innovations to Battle California's Siege of Blazes

11/4/2019
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California firefighters are using a mix of high-tech and old-fashioned cunning to battle the state's siege of hundreds of blazes. The Wall Street Journal's Erin Ailworth has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:18

Interior Department Grounds Aerial Drone Fleet

11/1/2019
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The Interior Department is grounding its entire fleet of aerial drones, one of the largest in the federal government, citing increasing concerns about the national security risk from Chinese manufacturers. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Puko has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:34

Facebook Removes Inauthentic Accounts Linked to Russian Businessman

10/31/2019
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Facebook dismantled a coordinated effort to mislead users led by a Russian businessman whom law-enforcement officials have previously accused of interfering in U.S. elections. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:58

AT&T Joins Streaming Wars With HBO Max

10/30/2019
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AT&T is preparing to unveil its answer to Netflix -- HBO Max , a multibillion-dollar gamble that the media and telecom giant can sell a premium streaming-video service when rivals are flooding the market with cheaper alternatives. The Wall Street Journal's Drew FitzGerald has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:12

Big Tech Ramps Up Lobbying Amid Antitrust Scrutiny

10/29/2019
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As the tech industry faces growing regulatory scrutiny, companies like Facebook and Amazon have ramped up lobbying in Washington. The Wall Street Journal's Ryan Tracy has more on how big tech seeks to present a positive message to Capitol Hill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:27