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Twitter Revenue Slides. Can It Turn Eyeballs Into Dollars?

WSJ Tech News Briefing

The Wall Street Journal's Georgia Wells talks how Twitter's revenue slides for the first time since its IPO, raising questions about how the company is going to hit its goal of becoming profitable this year.

5 Min

Apr 26, 2017

Google's Waymo Offers Free Autonomus Car Rides to Public

WSJ Tech News Briefing

Waymo, the autonomous car unit of Google-parent Alphabet, will dramatically expand its testing efforts by making hundreds of self-driving vehicles available to families and urban commuters in the Phoenix area. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has the latest.

6 Min

Apr 26, 2017

Apple Gets Help From NASA Experts in Autonomous Car Race

WSJ Tech News Briefing

The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle talks Apple's plans to put senior engineers -- some with NASA experience -- in autonomous cars for road tests as it rushes to catch up in the self-driving car race.

5 Min

Apr 25, 2017

30 Years of GIFs: How a Tech Term Survived the Digital Age

WSJ Tech News Briefing

With next month marking the 30th birthday of favorite techie acronym, the "GIF," Wall Street Journal columnist Ben Zimmer talks how it has survived to be one of the most resilient terms of the digital age.

5 Min

Apr 25, 2017

Amazon Sets Sights on Driver-less Vehicle Technology

WSJ Tech News Briefing

As Amazon continues to build out its supply chain and logistics network, the Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens talks how it's setting its sights on new driver-less vehicle technology.

5 Min

Apr 24, 2017

Elon Musk's 'Neuralink' Wants to Meld Your Brain With Computers

WSJ Tech News Briefing

The Wall Street Journal's Rolfe Winkler talks Elon's Musk's newly launched company called Neuralink, which aims to implant tiny electrodes in the brain "that may one day upload and download thoughts."

6 Min

Apr 24, 2017

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5 min
Apr 21, 2017
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EY's VC Leader Jeff Grabow discusses the venture capital trends he's seeing in the tech space and the overall horizontal impact of technology in the VC world and beyond.

15 min
Apr 20, 2017
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Wall Street Journal media editor Amol Sharma chats with reporter Joe Flint about Bill O'Reilly's exit from Fox News, while Jack Marshall weighs in on Google's ad blocking plans. Deputy media editor Sarah Rabil joins the roundtable.

41 min
Apr 18, 2017
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L&A answer a listener's question from the Twitterverse and then sit down with Carlos Watson of Ozy.com

4 min
Apr 17, 2017
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The Switch, Nintendo's new game console, got off to a roaring start in the U.S. during its launch month of March, surprising analysts and investors who worried that pricing would hurt sales. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman has the details.

26 min
Apr 15, 2017
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Actor Scott Eastwood stops by to talk about racing cars

4 min
Apr 14, 2017
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The largest U.S. technology companies in the S&P 500 fell for the 10th session in a row -- the longest losing streak in nearly five years. The Wall Street Journal's Chris Dieterich has the latest.

5 min
Apr 14, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman talks how Instagram's chief operating officer, Marne Levine, has been the driving force that helped the photo-sharing app mature into a full-fledged business.

5 min
Apr 13, 2017
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In his annual letter to shareholders, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos reflects on how he keeps his internet retail giant a competitive force in the tech industry. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the latest.

6 min
Apr 13, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Geoffrey Fowler talks the latest innovation in PCs, as desktop makers reinvent the stationary computer -- from drafting-board touch screens to bodies that double as home-theater speakers.

5 min
Apr 12, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher discusses how Microsoft is grappling with Minecraft, and how the popular videogame still needs a sales boost despite its strong user base.

24 min
Apr 12, 2017
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Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe, talks to Laura & Alexa about how she found her value through the highs and lows of the newsroom.

4 min
Apr 12, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman talks why U.S. casinos are turning to the growing popularity of video-game competitions, and how they may be the key to a jump-start in growth.

7 min
Apr 11, 2017
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Tara Rudnicki, President of Tobii Dynavox's North American market, discusses the launch of Indi, the all-in-one speech tablet for non-verbal communicators and its revolutionary tech aiming to bring quality of life improvements to people living with disabilities.

4 min
Apr 10, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens talks how hackers are targeting a vast population of third-party sellers on Amazon.com and what the retail giant is doing to combat the growing issue.

6 min
Apr 10, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks Tesla's new milestone and how being able to (briefly) pass GM in market value underscores profound changes happening in the global automotive industry.

6 min
Apr 10, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene says Amazon, Microsoft and Google are spending billions of dollars on their cloud computing businesses. They're building enormous data centers which will run other companies' computer networks.

7 min
Apr 7, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas says YouTube is now blocking ads from video channels with fewer than 10 thousand views.

4 min
Apr 7, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Ellie Kincaid discusses how companies are newly incorporating emojis into their businesses models, and what research says about why it's a trend that's on the rise.

6 min
Apr 6, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman talks how Facebook will use a stricter process to try to stop the sharing of explicit photos without user consent on Facebook, Messenger and Instagram.

6 min
Apr 6, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Ryan Knutson talks how "Oath" became the media and advertising unit where Yahoo and AOL will be housed -- and the criticism and free marketing that has followed.

5 min
Apr 5, 2017
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The NFL reached a deal to stream 10 Thursday night games with Amazon, as the online retailer aggressively tries to position itself as a premier source of entertainment content. The Wall Street Journal's Shalini Ramachandran has the details.

19 min
Apr 5, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Suzanne Vranica, Jennifer Maloney, Sarah Rabil and Jack Marshall discuss Pepsi's decision to pull a new commercial that united liberals and conservatives in a backlash that swept across social media.

5 min
Apr 5, 2017
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"Pokémon Go" has led millions of players to hunt for characters on virtual maps -- sometimes trespassing on non-virtual land. The Wall Street Journal's Sara Randazzo talks how the game allowed "virtual trespassing" to shake up the legal world.

38 min
Apr 4, 2017
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David Plotz, co-host of Political Gabfest and CEO of Atlas Obscura, joins Adlandia to talk about experience as media, falcon tours, and secret forts in DC.

5 min
Apr 4, 2017
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Google is rolling out measures to help marketers track where advertisements appear across YouTube, in the wake of controversy over the company's placement of ads alongside videos with objectionable content. The Wall Street Journal's Jack Marshall has the details.

6 min
Apr 4, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks Telsa's new milestone, and why it reflects a growing belief that electric motors and autonomous driving are the wave of the future for cars.

5 min
Apr 3, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Georgia Wells talks Snapchat's new search tool and how the first major change since the company went public aims to broaden the app's appeal by getting even more content to its users.

5 min
Apr 3, 2017
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While owners of Apple and Samsung phones rarely switch brands, this year offers a rare chance for either to win (or lose) fans. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle talks where the two tech giants stand in the smartphone wars.

7 min
Mar 31, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Ryan Knutson talks how Apple's latest software fix is aimed at preventing cyber attacks on 911 centers in the U.S., and how this event has highlighted key vulnerabilities in the cyber security world.

31 min
Mar 31, 2017
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The staff of the Most Useful Podcast Ever must be watching a lot of TV lately, because that's where we seem to be getting our tips.

6 min
Mar 31, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Jack Marshall talks Washington's new stance on online rules and what telecom giants' new freedom to mine your web history really means for your privacy.

6 min
Mar 30, 2017
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Ford is hiring 400 engineers from BlackBerry's mobility solutions unit to help develop internet-connected vehicles. The Wall Street Journal's Christina Rogers talks how this boosts the auto maker's software development and its footing among rivals.

6 min
Mar 30, 2017
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Does Tencent's purchase of a 5% stake in Tesla mark a vote of confidence in CEO Elon Musk? The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks how the new investment could impact Tesla's goal of $35,000 Model 3 sedans later this year.

6 min
Mar 29, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Geoffrey Fowler has a first look at the Galaxy S8, Samsung's most ambitious smartphone to date -- but does it have what it takes to make up for the ill-fated Note 7?

5 min
Mar 29, 2017
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Amazon is launching AmazonFresh Pickup, a new service that allows customers to order groceries online, set a time for pickup, and have an employee deliver the goods to their car. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens talks the e-commerce giant's latest store concepts.

6 min
Mar 28, 2017
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Facebook has introduced three new camera-centric features to its main app that bear a striking resemblance to Snapchat's Stories. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman talks how the social media giant is embracing the new visual way to communicate.

5 min
Mar 28, 2017
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Amazon.com is delaying the public opening of its first cashier-less convenience store, "Amazon Go," because of technical complications. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the latest.

5 min
Mar 27, 2017
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Uber is putting its autonomous vehicles back on the road after an accident involving one of them in Arizona caused the company to halt its testing program. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has the latest.

16 min
Mar 27, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Suzanne Vranica, Jack Marshall and Amol Sharma discuss the mounting controversy over Google's placement of ads on objectionable content like sites promoting terrorism, as a host of brands pull back spending with the tech giant.

6 min
Mar 27, 2017
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Tensions between Netflix and Hollywood are escalating as the streaming-video giant signs on more talent, pushes up prices, and spurs push-back from rival TV producers. The Wall Street Journal's Joe Flint has the lowdown.

4 min
Mar 24, 2017
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Amazon has prevailed over the Internal Revenue Service in a more than $1.5 billion dispute over the online retailer's transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the details.

6 min
Mar 23, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's personal tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler talks why it's finally time to invest in connected lighting -- and how reliable voice control makes smart lighting easier than ever.

5 min
Mar 23, 2017
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AT&T and Verizon pulled much of their ads from Google over concerns that they may have run alongside controversial videos -- extending the financial impact of a brewing controversy. The Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas has the latest.

5 min
Mar 23, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman explains how video game companies are grappling with a growing trend of cheating in the competitive gaming industry -- and what they're doing to contain it.

5 min
Mar 22, 2017
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Microsoft's LinkedIn is adding a stream of links to posts from the site in a bid to convince users to stay around longer on its social network. The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene has the details.

6 min
Mar 22, 2017
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Apple is unveiling a lower-priced iPad in a move that aims to breathe new life into a once-hot product that has struggled with declining sales. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has the latest.

5 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Researchers have found several vulnerabilities that leave web cameras and digital video recorders open to hacking, often because the devices continue to run outdated software. The Wall Street Journal's Drew Fitzgerald has the latest.

36 min
Mar 21, 2017
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19 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Media editor Amol Sharma chats with reporter Shalini Ramachandran and deputy editor Sarah Rabil about the cable bundle's future and why small channels are dying off.

6 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Apple CEO Tim Cook defended globalization in a public speech in China as the company announces plans for two additional research and development centers there. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has the latest.

6 min
Mar 20, 2017
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This week, Uber loses president Jeff Jones, as well as a legal challenge in Washington State as a judge rejects its attempt to overturn a Seattle ordinance that gives drivers the right to unionize. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has the latest.

6 min
Mar 19, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Wilson Rothman discusses Google's new Family Link software which allows parents to limit children's use of the internet, in exchange for access to their online habits.

33 min
Mar 17, 2017
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We take on other concerns you may have this month, from gardening to spotting unmarked cop cars. And, of course, St. Paddy's.

5 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Upon an unprompted Disney promotion being featured on Google's smart home speakers, the Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas discusses the tech giant's latest experimentation with voice ads, and how it will aim to balance monetizing new search formats and users' ad tolerance.

31 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Ella Dawson has herpes, and talking about it is sort of her thing. Ella gets real about dating with herpes, enjoying unprotected sex, and getting her sexual education from Harry Potter fan fiction.

6 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Amid the U.S. bringing charges against those it says hacked Yahoo, the Wall Street Journal's Wilson Rothman breaks down everything you need to know about what you can can do to stay safer online.

5 min
Mar 16, 2017
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In part two of his primer on cloud storage, the Wall Street Journal's Geoffrey Fowler discusses the unique capabilities of public and private cloud storage and how to best utilize them for your security.

6 min
Mar 15, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's personal tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler breaks down everything you need to know about how to best utilize cloud storage and minimize the constant risk of hacking.

7 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Federal authorities have charged four men, including two officers from Russia's spy agency, with hacking computer systems at Yahoo and stealing personal data that impacted hundreds of millions of Yahoo users. The Wall Street Journal's Brian Fitzgerald has the latest.

6 min
Mar 14, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Daniela Hernandez discusses the growing field of computational creativity gaining momentum thanks to advances in machine learning, and increased access to data and computing power.

6 min
Mar 14, 2017
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While they may not be quite ready for prime time just yet, voice-activated assistants like Amazon's Alexa are moving from the home to the office. The Wall Street Journal's Cat Zakrzewski has the latest.

6 min
Mar 13, 2017
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Uber is gearing up for a long fight in Seattle to block the first real unionization effort for app-based drivers. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has the latest.

5 min
Mar 13, 2017
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Intel struck a deal to buy self-driving firm Mobileye for $15.3 billion, the latest investment by a technology company in the future of self-driving cars. The Wall Street Journal's John D. Stoll has the details.

6 min
Mar 12, 2017
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Silicon Valley startup Airspace Systems has just unveiled a mobile command center that will aim to protect federal agencies and other businesses against rogue drones that pose a threat. The Wall Street Journal's Cat Zakrzewski has the details.

6 min
Mar 10, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger discusses what Airbnb's new $1 billion cash cushion means for an IPO, and what lies ahead for the home-sharing site in the near future.

23 min
Mar 10, 2017
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Rachel Kramer-Bussel was a law student in the late '90s when an erotic fantasy about Monica Lewinsky changed her life— by inspiring her to drop everything and pursue a career in erotic literature.

6 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Whether it's new music fans rediscovering the format's appeal, nostalgia, or the comfort of having tangible music, cassettes are making a comeback. The Wall Street Journal's Nathan Olivarez-Giles has the lowdown.

4 min
Mar 9, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene talks Google's uphill battle against rivals Amazon and Microsoft to gain credibility as a premier cloud computing service.

6 min
Mar 8, 2017
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Uber, Lyft, and Waze have spent billions on ride-sharing innovation, yet a San Francisco grassroots hitchhiking system still rivals the latest technology. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the details.

6 min
Mar 8, 2017
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The latest release from WikiLeaks has raised concerns about online safety and how secure we are in our own homes. The Wall Street Journal's Nathan Olivarez-Giles has the lowdown.

4 min
Mar 7, 2017
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IBM and Salesforce.com have agreed to join their artificial-intelligence technologies in an effort to boost sales of data-analytics offerings. The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene has the latest.

29 min
Mar 7, 2017
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ADLANDIA is back with #girlboss guests Lindsay Slaby and Melanie Altarescu.

4 min
Mar 7, 2017
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Nearly a year after Facebook Live's rollout, the company still wrestles with how to censor violent live streaming. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has the tech giant's latest game plan.

6 min
Mar 6, 2017
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New research has found that many internet trolls are regular people who have never acted that way before and that our general mood and previous exposure can make us twice as likely to troll online. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims has the latest.

5 min
Mar 6, 2017
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Blue Origin, the space-company owned by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, is expected to announce some new initiatives this week, the latest step in its goal of making rockets strong enough to delve deep into the solar system. The Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor has the latest.

4 min
Mar 5, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Gear and Gadget's editor Michael Hsu has the ultimate fix to your cable clutter nightmares -- that works with Apple's Lightning, micro USB and USB-C charging ports.

36 min
Mar 3, 2017
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All the advice you need to win this year's office pool and keep the winnings safe.

5 min
Mar 3, 2017
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Facebook executives are soliciting pitches for TV-like original video programming as part of a broader push to compete for television ad dollars. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has the latest.

26 min
Mar 3, 2017
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Host Maureen O'Connor tries VR porn for the first time and is horrified. She's not the only one— the technical demands of the new medium has male performers struggling to stay turned on, too.

5 min
Mar 2, 2017
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Twitter will start using software programs to combat trolling in its latest attempt to make its platform a safer, more hospitable place. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has the latest.

5 min
Mar 2, 2017
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Facebook Inc.'s Oculus VR is slashing the price of its Rift virtual-reality headset by $100, in a bid to amp up sales after a rocky first year and growing competition. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman has the latest.

6 min
Mar 1, 2017
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While the Nintendo Switch's hybrid gaming system boasts versatile and game-changing hardware, the Wall Street Journal's Nathan Olivarez-Giles explains why you may want to wait before buying it.

6 min
Mar 1, 2017
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After a series of scandals and controversies at Uber, CEO Travis Kalanick says he needs "leadership help" after a damaging video showing him berating a driver went viral. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger talks whether Uber can make its way out of its growing PR problems.

26 min
Mar 1, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Mike Shields and Amol Sharma join Jack Marshall to discuss Google's new web-TV service YouTube TV, and what to expect from Snap Inc.'s upcoming IPO.

6 min
Feb 28, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Brian Fitzgerald talks the latest news surrounding Apple's highly anticipated iPhone 8, and whether a 10th anniversary phone with OLED technology can help the tech giant breaks new sales records.

6 min
Feb 28, 2017
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With users now watching a billion hours of videos every day, the Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas talks YouTube's latest milestone and how its aggressive use of artificial intelligence helped fuel its latest success.

6 min
Feb 27, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims talks how graduation from coding schools is on the rise and why a rapid shift in the labor market is making way for coders and other technical professionals.

5 min
Feb 27, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Tomio Geron discusses the new crop of forward-thinking entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley that are hard at work figuring out how to hack the ultimate computer: the brain.

6 min
Feb 26, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Cat Zakrzewski discusses how early adopters of virtual reality are encountering new challenges, from bruises and coffee spills to missed train stops and "goggle face."