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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

Pinterest, Zoom Shares Soar in Trading Debuts

4/19/2019
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The performance of Pinterest and Zoom in public markets is predicted to set the stage for the IPO market in 2019. The Wall Street Journal's Maureen Farrell has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:11

Walmart, Robots, and AI: The Future of the Workforce?

4/18/2019
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Walmart's recent move to put 1,500 robots has reignited the debate over the impact of automation on U.S. jobs. Softbank Robotics believes AI can help create a net gain of over 63 million jobs will be created by 2022. Kass Dawson, Global Head of Marketing at SoftBank Robotics, has more on the future of everyday robotics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:26

Microsoft's New Xbox One S: No Videogame Discs?

4/17/2019
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Microsoft is planning to sell an Xbox videogame machine that doesn't use discs or cartridges, a first for a major console maker. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman talks whether the move brings gaming one step closer to an all-digital, streaming future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:15

Will Tesla Keep Chasing the Mainstream Dream?

4/16/2019
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With Tesla halting online sales of its $35,000 version of the Model 3 sedan last week, some question whether the ambition to turn itself into a dominant car player has become a liability instead of an asset. The Wall Street Journal's Charley Grant explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:58

Scientific First: A Black Hole Image

4/15/2019
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An intensely dense hole, 6.5 billion times as massive as the sun, is located at the center of a massive galaxy 55 million light years from Earth. Known as a "black hole," scientists have finally discovered its first image, providing a peek at an object once thought to be unseeable and confirming some of Albert Einstein's longstanding theories about general relativity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:14

Robocalls: Impossible to Stop?

4/12/2019
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For most Americans, robocalls are the bane of modern existence. But so far, lawmakers have had a hard time making them stop. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Krouse and Spencer Macnaughton explain why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:11

Social Robots: The New Face of AI

4/11/2019
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Furhat Robotics has blended robotics, AI and voice technology to make humans more comfortable with talking to chatbots. WSJ Pro Artificial Intelligence looks at how it's revolutionizing the way we interact with machines. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:07

Using AI to Fix Everyday Business Problems

4/10/2019
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Companies are looking to deploy artificial intelligence to tackle everyday business problems, and need to make sure employees outside of tech hubs are on board. At the WSJ Pro Artificial Intelligence Executive Forum, DHL's Gina Chung and Unilever's Michael Clementi explain how. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:35

Facebook, Google Faces Heat in New U.K. Policy

4/9/2019
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London's proposal for new social-media regulator is one of the broadest yet in a larger movement by countries to assert control over tech giants. The Wall Street Journal's Parmy Olson explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:18

JPMorgan Banks On AI to Boost Client Services

4/8/2019
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With JPMorgan Chase pushing ahead to feed decades' worth of client data into smart tech, Manuela Veloso, its head of artificial-intelligence research, explains how AI can ultimately transform the future of customer services. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:07

Tesla's Deliveries Plummet; What's Next For Model 3?

4/5/2019
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Tesla said new-vehicle deliveries in the first quarter fell 31% from the previous three months as it tries to ship its Model 3 compact car to customers in Europe and China for the first time. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:54

The Amazon Echo: Your Newest Co-Parent?

4/4/2019
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The Amazon Echo may be the perfect solution to one of our biggest shortcoming as humans: parenting fails. Wall Street Journal contributor Alexandra Samuel has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:35

How Videogames Cause Your Kids' Nightly Meltdown

4/3/2019
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As many parents know, turning off a child's gaming console in the middle of gameplay is a surefire way to trigger a tantrum. WSJ Family & Tech columnist Julie Jargon explains why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:25

Move Over Lyft; Uber Paving Way for IPO

4/2/2019
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Uber says it is on track to go public later this year, a move that could make it the biggest IPO of 2019. The Wall Street Journal's Jason Bellini has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:03

Lyft Faces a Tough Road Ahead

4/1/2019
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Now that Lyft's Wall Street debut is behind us, a look at the biggest challenges the ride-hailing service will face in the next 12 months. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:37

Top Wall Street Women Say Tech Can Help Close Gender Gap

3/29/2019
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At the Wall Street Journal's recent Women in Finance event in New York, top Wall Street executives discussed how tech can provide opportunities for the advancement of women into senior levels. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:09

Lyft Sets High Stakes for IPO

3/28/2019
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Lyft is expected to price its shares above the targeted range for its initial public offering, in a sign of strong investor demand ahead of the ride-hailing service's debut. The Wall Street Journal's Corrie Driebusch has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:34

Nintendo to Launch Two New Switch Models

3/27/2019
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Nintendo plans to launch two new versions of its Switch gaming console as early as this summer, as the company seeks to sustain sales momentum for the product going into a crucial third year. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:06

Beyond the iPhone: Apple Launches TV, Finance, News Services

3/26/2019
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Apple launched a suite of products and services, moving to compete in new industries where many rivals are expanding their influence. The announcements Monday mark a strategic shift for Apple as it seeks new momentum amid softening sales in its core iPhone business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:32

Apple Bets on a TV and Media Future

3/25/2019
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Apple became a tech giant with a smartphone that transformed technology. But as iPhone growth slows, the company is making a risky pivot to services. On Monday, it announces revamped video- and news-subscription offers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:05:53