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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

Amazon's New Changes Target Unprofitable Items

12/18/2018
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In an effort to sharpen is's bottom line, Amazon is making key for changes in product packaging and is pushing big brands to change how they use its site. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:50

Will Consumers Embrace a Fake Influencer?

12/17/2018
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Lil Miquela is an online star with a big Instagram following. She's also fake, a computer-generated influencer. The Wall Street Journal's Yoree Koh says CGIs are a test of the power of social media celebrity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:44

Netflix, Hulu to Place Bets on Your Audience Experience

12/14/2018
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With providers like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, and more creative risks, network leaders are placing bets on how audience experience will evolve. Stinson Carter explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:55

Hackers Nab Your Data in a Few Minutes for a Few Bucks

12/13/2018
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Data thieves' tactics are getting more ingenious and more intrusive, as Marriott's Starwood database breach adds to a string of large-scale corporate data intrusions. The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:26

Google CEO in Washington Hot Seat

12/12/2018
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai was thrust into the political spotlight when he testified at his first Congressional hearing on Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan has more on the range of topics, including Google's handling of user data. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:58

Apple Hit With Sales Ban on Older iPhones in China

12/11/2018
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A Chinese court ruled that Apple infringed on two Qualcomm patents related to photo editing and swiping on a touch-screen device. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:23

White House Summit With Big Tech Tackles AI, Job Losses

12/10/2018
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White House gathered top Silicon Valley executives for a discussion on how to equip U.S. workers with skills necessary to retain jobs in the age of artificial intelligence. The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:25

Booking a Hotel? Airbnb, Expedia Push Experiences Too

12/7/2018
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Companies like Airbnb, TripAdvisor and Expedia are looking to organize the roughly 80% of activities done by travelers that are now booked offline. The Wall Street Journal's Aisha Al-Muslim has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:49

Trump Hits Amazon, Online Retailers With Proposed USPS Changes

12/6/2018
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A Treasury-led task force is proposing that the U.S. Postal Service charge more for certain package deliveries -- going after Amazon and other online retailers that President Trump has said benefit at the post office's expense. The Wall Street Journal's John D. McKinnon has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:55

Musk's SpaceX Latest Rocket Launch Marks New Milestones

12/5/2018
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The latest successful rocket launch by Elon Musk's SpaceX marked new milestones for the company's drive to ease access for commercial satellites into orbit. The Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:50

Amazon Tests Cashierless Tech for Bigger Stores

12/4/2018
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Amazon is testing its cashierless checkout technology for bigger stores, a strategy that could further challenge brick-and-mortar retailers if successful. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:56

Can AT&T's New Streaming Service Take On Netflix?

12/3/2018
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AT&T, trying to reassure investors it can capitalize on its big acquisition of Time Warner, plans to offer three versions of a new streaming video service next year that will feature original movies and television series from Warner Bros., Turner and HBO. The Wall Street Journal's Drew FitzGerald has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:08

Emails Show Facebook Considered Charging for Data Access

11/30/2018
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Internal emails show Facebook thought about charging companies for access to user data several years ago -- a step that would have marked a dramatic shift from its policy of not selling that information. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:50

New Amazon Software Analyzes Patient Medical Records

11/29/2018
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Amazon.com has begun selling to doctors and hospitals new software that analyzes patients' medical records. We have more on Amazon's latest move into healthcare from the Wall Street Journal's Melanie Evans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:06

Amazon Gains Ground in Advertising

11/28/2018
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Amazon is becoming a bigger player in advertising, rising to the number three spot in the U.S. digital ad market, after Google parent Alphabet, and Facebook. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has more on what that means for the industry and competitors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:30

What to Do When Your Smart TV Loses Its Smarts

11/27/2018
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For many consumers, their smart TV's capabilities are being outpaced by new and more advanced programming platforms and services. Wall Street Journal personal technology columnist David Pierce explains how to ensure your smart TV stays at the head of the class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:27

Forget Cyber Monday. Now It's Mobile Monday

11/26/2018
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OpenX's Dallas Lawrence examines the shift in consumers seeking out holiday shopping deals from Black Friday to the Monday after Thanksgiving. He also details how shopping has become a mobile-based activity and which segment of the population will be shopping mostly for themselves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:06

Black Friday Shopping? Tips for Deals, Perks ...and Bitcoin

11/23/2018
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Coupons haven't gone away, but the path to discounts is through shoppers' mobile phones or computers this holiday season. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer talks key tips for Black Friday shopping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:40

Under the Tree: WSJ's Favorite Holiday Tech Gifts

11/21/2018
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Whether it's a coffee travel mug with sensors or new noise-cancelling headphones, there's a tech gift for everyone this holiday season. The Wall Street Journal's Wilson Rothman on some of the tech gadgets recommended by the Journal's personal tech columnists. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:39

Cord-Cutters Chip Away at Traditional TV Outlook

11/20/2018
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With more than 1 million consumers canceling their cable-TV or satellite subscriptions in the past quarter, the Wall Street Journal's Drew FitzGerald talks how cord-cutters continue to chip away at providers' dominance of the living room. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:40