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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

Google Co-Founders Step Away, CEO Steps Up

12/5/2019
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As the co-founders of Google give up management roles at Alphabet, WSJ reporter Rob Copeland explains the challenges their replacement, current CEO Sundar Pichai, will face. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:10

With Brits Used to Surveillance, More Companies Try Tracking Faces

12/4/2019
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WSJ Reporter Parmy Olson explains why so many UK companies are adopting facial recognition technology, and how it's legal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:05

Diabetes Patients' Blood-Sugar Data Aren't Being Shared

12/3/2019
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The DexCom glucose monitor stopped sharing data with smartphones. WSJ Reporter Peter Loftus explains why that's so dangerous. 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:00:08:44

Welcome to the Button Wars

12/2/2019
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It's Cyber Monday, and the battle for the future of payments is being fought in the shopping cart. Heard on the Street columnist Telis Demos joins us to explain. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:03

On Amazon, Don't Just 'Buy Now'

11/29/2019
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'Tis the season... for shopping online. Amazon is probably part of your routine. Personal tech reporter Katie Bindley explains how to skip getting scammed while shopping on the site. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:47

Our Favorite Gadgets of 2019: Phone Accessories Edition

11/27/2019
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Personal Tech Editor Wilson Rothman breaks down the best gadgets for your phone. Correction: HMD Global, which licenses the Nokia brand for phones and tablets, is based in Finland. An earlier version of this podcast said HMD was a Chinese company. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:05

Our Favorite Gadgets of 2019: Kids Edition

11/26/2019
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The holidays are fast approaching. So we sat down with Personal Tech Editor Wilson Rothman to break down the best gadgets for the tech-savviest demographic: kids. The Wall Street Journal and Fox Corp share a parent company, News Corp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:11

Our Favorite Gadgets of 2019: Smart Home Edition

11/25/2019
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Personal Tech Editor Wilson Rothman breaks down the best gadgets for a smarter home. Reporter Betsy Morris explains how tech companies are combating deepfakes. News Corp has a commercial agreement to supply news through Facebook and Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:00

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