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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

Flip Phones Are Back. Can They Sway iPhone Users?

4/20/2018
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Flip phones and candy bars are back. The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce explains how simple devices with low prices, long battery lives and some modern conveniences might just save you from your smartphone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:34

Facebook Previews Its Privacy Makeover

4/19/2018
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In a preview of how Facebook is changing its privacy policies, the site will start asking European users for permission to use their personal data. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:56

3-D Printed Buildings: Tech's Twist on Construction

4/18/2018
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3-D printed buildings are finally happening. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims joins Annmarie Fertoli with the latest innovation in concrete jail cells, foam homeless shelters and earthquake-proof bungalows. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:51

Tesla vs. NTSB: Elon Musk's Strategy of Defiance

4/17/2018
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Tesla's public feud with the National Transportation Safety Board is highly unusual in business, but classic Elon Musk. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has the latest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:05

How 'Fortnite' Helped Parents Like Videogames

4/16/2018
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These days, online multiplayer videogames like "Fortnite" let teens and tweens socialize while playing -- slowly changing how parents perceive gaming. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:16

Fed Up With Facebook? Try Fewer Friends

4/13/2018
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Too many Facebook friends might be the reason you don't like Facebook anymore. The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce says the more your social networks reflect your real-life social networks, the more you'll enjoy using them -- and the safer you'll be. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:32

Facebook's Crisis-Management: Experts Rate Zuckerberg

4/12/2018
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The Wall Street Journal had crisis experts rate and react to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony in front of U.S. Congress this week. Deputy Bureau Chief for Management and Careers John Simons has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:19

Facebook's Zuckerberg Grilled on Capitol Hill

4/11/2018
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At a packed Senate hearing on the misuse of consumers' data, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended the social-media giant's value and apologized for the company's missteps. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:27

Artificial Intelligence: Your New Human Resource Rep?

4/10/2018
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Human-resource departments are becoming a bit less human as companies turn to artificial intelligence for help with hiring and firing. The Wall Street Journal's Imani Moise discusses how AI tools offer instant insights that once took months to process. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:06

Amazon's Alexa to Pay Friends Soon?

4/9/2018
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Amazon is considering whether to use Alexa as a person-to-person payments feature, a move that would push it into new competition with Venmo and big banks' payments efforts. The Wall Street Journal's AnnaMaria Andriotis has the latest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:51

Apple's 'Do Not Disturb' Curbs Phone Addiction

4/6/2018
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As smartphones become more and more addictive, the Wall Street Journal's David Pierce offers a few tricks and tips to pull yourself back into the real world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:53

Zuckerberg Says Facebook Made 'Huge Mistake'

4/5/2018
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As Facebook continues to battle concerns about privacy and trust, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says during a conference call with the press that he made a "huge mistake" in not focusing more on potential abuse. The Wall Street Journal's Georgia Wells has the latest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:07

Apple Pushes Apple Pay on iPhone Users

4/4/2018
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The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle discusses how Apple's tactic of using notifications to enroll iPhone users in Apple Pay has worked with some users but irritated others. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:06

Spotify: Keeping Apple, Amazon, Alphabet on Point

4/3/2018
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Spotify is the global leader in music streaming, but as the company officially goes public, the Wall Street Journal's Anne Steele rounds up its top competitors working to win over artists and listeners. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:12

What You'll Find If You Download Your Facebook Data

4/2/2018
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Facebook has admitted that user data on its site was mishandled. But exactly what kind of data are we talking about? The Wall Street Journal's Katie Bindley says Facebook users can get a lot of details by downloading their data. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:33

Best Windows Laptops $1,000 Bucks Can Buy

3/30/2018
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Since most Windows laptops have a pricing sweet spot at about $1,000, the Wall Street Journal's David Pierce breaks down the best options from Microsoft, Dell, HP, Lenovo and Acer -- and zeroes in on his best overall pick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:41

Apple's Dozens of Lawsuits Over iPhone Throttling

3/29/2018
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Dozens of iPhone owners are taking Apple to court over the disclosure that it slowed down old phones to preserve battery life. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has more on what could become one of the biggest legal challenges to the smartphone since its 2007 debut. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:48

New York Auto Show: Digital Dash, Less Room for Error

3/28/2018
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In many consumer-electronic gadgets, a defect is an inconvenience-but with cars, they pose a bigger risk. The Wall Street Journal's Chester Dawson has the latest from the New York Auto Show on car makers' on-going struggle to modernize vehicle controls. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:36

Uber, Waymo Autonomous Test Drivers Under Pressure

3/27/2018
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Safety drivers who work for companies like Uber and Alphabet's Waymo have the critical and challenging job of backing up computers that control autonomous vehicles. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:43

Walmart, EY Ramp Up Workforce With Software Robots

3/26/2018
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Software robots that automate various mundane tasks are helping companies such as Ernst & Young and Walmart ramp up worker productivity. The Wall Street Journal's Sara Castellanos has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:44

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