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Streamline Pics Cluttering Your Smartphone

WSJ Tech News Briefing

Smartphones take photos so easily they're often overwhelmed with useless, repetitive shots. The Wall Street Journal's "Gear and Gadgets" has a beginner's guide to de-cluttering space and saving your best pictures. Sara Clemence breaks it down.

7 Min

Dec 14, 2017

Why Electronic Arts Needs 'The Last Jedi' Force

WSJ Tech News Briefing

Disappointing "Star Wars: Battlefront II" sales have left video-game publisher Electronic Arts in need of a boost from the new "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" movie. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher has more.

6 Min

Dec 14, 2017

Beanie Babies for Geeks

Slate's If Then

Will the end of net neutrality be the start of an Internet ice age?

29 Min

Dec 13, 2017

Apple Hopes Shazam Ups Its Streaming Game

WSJ Tech News Briefing

Apple has announced it has acquired Shazam Entertainment, giving it ownership of one of the popular song-recognition apps at a time the iPhone maker is looking to boost its music-subscription service. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has more.

6 Min

Dec 13, 2017

Moving at the Speed of Culture

ADLANDIA

Piers Fawkes, Founder of PSFK stops by Adlandia

27 Min

Dec 12, 2017

Amazon Sellers Vie for 'Deal of the Day'

WSJ Tech News Briefing

Winning a slot in one of Amazon.com's short-term promotions can not only skyrocket a merchant's ranking but also trigger sales for the rest of the season. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has more on how Amazon picks its seemingly random "Deal of the Day."

6 Min

Dec 12, 2017

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6 min
Dec 10, 2017
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Leading workplace tech firm Crestron is joining forces with Amazon Web Services to make meetings more productive. Crestron's Head of Enterprise Innovation, Dan Jackson, discusses how voice control is changing productivity.

34 min
Dec 8, 2017
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Coats and mice and personal massagers, oh my!

7 min
Dec 8, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Katie Bindley discusses how she went on a week long "Amazon diet" to find out how much life one person can live through Amazon products and services.

5 min
Dec 7, 2017
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With Google pulling YouTube from some Amazon devices in retaliation for Amazon refusing to sell many Google products, the Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas talks the growing battle between two tech giants as their businesses increasingly overlap.

24 min
Dec 6, 2017
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Ellen Pao Knows Who Will Fix Sexism In Silicon Valley

7 min
Dec 6, 2017
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Facebook rolled out a new messaging app for its youngest audience yet -- children between the ages of 6 and 12 -- but experts are questioning whether kids are ready for social-media access. The Wall Street Journal's Betsy Morris has more.

5 min
Dec 4, 2017
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With a new app from Apple enabling its smartwatch to test and track irregular heart rhythms, the Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle talks the company's big new health ambitions.

6 min
Dec 4, 2017
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As tech companies in Silicon Valley seek to bolster diversity in their workplace, some employees say their politics are unwelcome in an industry dominated by liberal views. The Wall Street Journal's Georgia Wells has more.

6 min
Nov 30, 2017
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Google is reportedly thinking of folding its Nest Labs home-automation unit back into the hardware team. Plus, Amazon.com has unveiled Alexa as a business tool for booking conferences and launching meetings.

8 min
Nov 30, 2017
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Snapchat has redesigned its app to make it more user-friendly and less complicated. Plus, Domino's Pizza has a smartphone tracking app that lets users track every step, from production to delivery. But some customers question its accuracy.

35 min
Nov 29, 2017
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Trump Is Tackling Monopolies. Is Silicon Valley Next?

9 min
Nov 28, 2017
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A federal judge has ordered a delay in a trial in which Google's Waymo unit has accused Uber of stealing trade secrets. Plus, Nike is using augmented reality to reinvent the old art of sneaker scavenging.

9 min
Nov 28, 2017
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Niantic, the maker of augmented reality hit Pokemon Go, has gotten 200 million dollars of new financing. Plus, Uber's delay in reporting a 2016 hack could affect its stock deal with Softbank.

43 min
Nov 27, 2017
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Linda Yaccarino from NBCUniversal gives listeners an exclusive on the eve of a huge industry forum

6 min
Nov 27, 2017
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Wall Street Journal reporter Jack Nicas explains how Facebook intends to alert some of its users if they encountered pages created by Russian actors during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. He also details why the move is drawing criticism.

9 min
Nov 24, 2017
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This holiday shopping season, don't just throw money at things because they're marked down. Instead, buy gifts that retain value. Personal technology editor Wilson Rothman talks the Wall Street Journal's favorite tech gadgets of 2017.

8 min
Nov 23, 2017
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Wall Street Journal reporter Robert McMillan discusses a massive data breach that affected roughly 57 million Uber accounts last year and the unprecedented move to pay the hackers to destroy the stolen information.

39 min
Nov 22, 2017
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A digital media bubble, the death of net neutrality, and Brian Krebs on Black Friday cybersecurity

6 min
Nov 22, 2017
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Wall Street Journal reporter Chelsey Dulaney outlines three reasons Credit Suisse says investors should remain bullish on the tech sector, despite a more than 35% gain in tech stock prices in 2017.

8 min
Nov 20, 2017
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Volvo will produce 24,000 self-driving cars for Uber starting in 2019. The Wall Street Journal's Senior Reporter William Boston explains why the deal is significant as companies race to get more driverless cars on the road.

6 min
Nov 20, 2017
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Apple pushed back the release of its HomePod smart speaker beyond Christmas, making it the latest new product from the company to miss its promised ship date. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has more.

7 min
Nov 16, 2017
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Going beyond search, Google has been promoting a single result over all others. The Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas talks where things get complicated.

6 min
Nov 15, 2017
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SoftBank's shooting for a multibillion-dollar stake in Uber is raising the question of what the world's most valuable startup is actually worth. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has more.

45 min
Nov 15, 2017
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And How Fighting Tech with Tech Might Make More Tech...

6 min
Nov 15, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal used Amazon's general criteria and interviews with site-selection experts to come up with a list of potential locations for its new corporate center. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens breaks it down.

5 min
Nov 14, 2017
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In a bid to compete with Amazon.com, Wal-Mart wants to charge customers more to buy some products online than in stores -- part of the company's efforts to boost profits and drive store traffic. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer has more.

6 min
Nov 13, 2017
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On the heels of Snap Inc.'s disappointing earnings report, Heard on the Street's Dan Gallagher talks whether investors are beginning to think Snapchat is a fad that's burning itself out.

38 min
Nov 10, 2017
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CNET's Dan Ackerman stops by to have it out with Alex George

8 min
Nov 9, 2017
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Overwhelmed by your Facebook feed? The Wall Street Journal's Katie Bindley talks how to simply your timeline from political rants, excessive ads, and fake news.

9 min
Nov 9, 2017
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Alphabet's Waymo takes a historic step forward in the development of fully driverless cars by unleashing the first fleet of robot vans on public roads without humans behind the wheel. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks how it plans to further deploy the tech through a taxi service.

35 min
Nov 8, 2017
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An expert on trolls and hate speech says there’s no easy fix for online harassment

7 min
Nov 8, 2017
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Digital food-delivery services like Grubhub are among the apps restaurateurs are using to launch and redefine dining -- without having to open an actual restaurant. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims has more.

6 min
Nov 7, 2017
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With Amazon quietly lowering prices by as much as 9% on goods from independent merchants, some say it could be starting a price war with other retail giants -- and potentially straining its relationship with some sellers. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the latest.

7 min
Nov 6, 2017
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Microsoft is counting on its HoloLens augmented reality headset to catch on with companies first -- flipping the traditional tech script. The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene talks the tech giant's new strategy for the budding alternate reality market.

7 min
Nov 3, 2017
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With the iPhone X debut, Apple aims to meet hype and demand for its anniversary smartphone which sports an edgy new screen, facial-recognition tech and a $1,000 price tag. The Wall Street Journal's Brian Fitzgerald has more.

6 min
Nov 2, 2017
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On the heels of congressional hearings on how Russia may have used Facebook, Google and Twitter during the 2016 Election, many say recent disclosures are only the tip of the iceberg. The Wall Street Journal's Georgia Wells has the key takeaways from Big Tech's week in Washington.

41 min
Nov 2, 2017
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If Then's first episode digs into the congressional hearings on social media & Russian election meddling

6 min
Nov 1, 2017
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Apple departed from its traditional preview strategy for what it bills as its most important new iPhone in years -- giving early access to the iPhone X for YouTube personalities and celebrities over most tech columnists. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has more.

7 min
Oct 31, 2017
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The effort to build the first electric car for the masses could face resistance as Tesla CEO Elon Musk pushes his ambitious goals for the highly anticipated Model 3 sedan. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has the latest.

24 min
Oct 31, 2017
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L&A talk to Amanda Latifi, CEO & Co-founder of Hafta Have

8 min
Oct 30, 2017
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Hackers are commandeering the horsepower of unwitting victims' computers to secretly generate cryptocurrencies -- hoping to cash in as the price of bitcoin has soared to $6,000. The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan has the details.

7 min
Oct 29, 2017
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Apple's advanced sales for the iPhone X have caused early orders to push estimated shipment dates into December. Is demand outpacing supply? The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has the details.

34 min
Oct 27, 2017
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Last minute costume tips, marathon training, and pumpkin preserving

8 min
Oct 27, 2017
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A Tech Podcast From Slate

4 min
Oct 27, 2017
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Still reeling from charges of sexism and sexual harassment by a former software engineer, Uber now faces a lawsuit from three engineers who say the ride-hailing firm underpaid women and minorities. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has the details.

5 min
Oct 26, 2017
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As Artificial intelligence becomes Facebook's lifeblood, the social network's head of applied machine learning says humans are bound to understand Facebook less than ever. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims has more.

5 min
Oct 25, 2017
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RT, the Russian state news organization known as "the Kremlin's principal international propaganda outlet," uses Google's YouTube, Facebook and Twitter as the main distributors of its content. The Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas talks how social media is fighting back.

4 min
Oct 24, 2017
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With Amazon receiving at least 238 proposals from cities and regions across North America to host its second headquarters, the Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens talks the ever-growing competition to host the $5 billion project.

4 min
Oct 22, 2017
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Now that Lyft has raised $1 billion in funding led by a venture-capital fund of Google parent Alphabet, the Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger talks how new financial ammunition will help it slowly gain ground on Uber.

6 min
Oct 20, 2017
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Sidewalk Labs, the city-building unit of Google's parent company Alphabet, plans to create a new "smart" neighborhood on Toronto's waterfront, committing $50 million to initial phase of planning and pilot testing. The Wall Street Journal's David George-Cosh has the details.

7 min
Oct 19, 2017
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From Intel's CEO to the former head of DreamWorks, the Wall Street Journal's personal tech columnist Joanna Stern managed to "bump" into some of the biggest tech leaders in the business at WSJ D.Live inside the elevator.

3 min
Oct 18, 2017
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At the WSJ D.Live conference in Laguna Beach, California, media mogul Barry Diller, chairman of IAC/InterActive, discusses what makes Netflix and Amazon today's leaders in video with Wall Street Journal Editor-in-Chief Gerard Baker.

35 min
Oct 17, 2017
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This week ADLANDIA hangs with audio veteran + Panoply's Chief Content Officer, Andy Bowers

5 min
Oct 16, 2017
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Restaurant-chain apps like Starbucks and Domino's are reshaping a business once built on human interaction -- but these new systems don't always work as planned. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon has the latest.

4 min
Oct 15, 2017
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With Amazon's "Amazon Books," prices aren't marked at stores and employees instruct shoppers to use their phones to scan a product for a price. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens talks what this could mean for Whole Foods.

37 min
Oct 13, 2017
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Special Friday the 13th Episode

6 min
Oct 12, 2017
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As reliance on to-do list apps becomes more common, Wall Street Journal reporter Chris Kornelis explains how we can get more out of them with the latest list-making tech.

5 min
Oct 11, 2017
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Apple has revealed it's betting on acclaimed director and producer Steven Spielberg for its first major foray into creating original video content. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle talks how it plans to further take on the crowded video streaming competition.

5 min
Oct 10, 2017
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New details have surfaced about the Russian-linked entities that bought politically motivated ads on Google's platform. The Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas has the latest on what the search giant revealed to congressional investigators.

4 min
Oct 9, 2017
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Amazon's move to establish a second corporate headquarters could be bad news for longtime home Seattle, which has benefited enormously from the company's rapid growth. The Wall Street Journal's Peter Grant has more.

5 min
Oct 8, 2017
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From lettuce production to augmented reality, tech companies are finding new uses for machines that can interpret and act on what they see. The Wall Street Journal's Ted Greenwald has the latest on computer vision technology.

5 min
Oct 5, 2017
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At an event this week at the SFJAZZ Center, Google said it's betting a new Pixel smartphone and home speaker will help crack the competitive market for consumer-tech devices. The Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas has the details.

6 min
Oct 4, 2017
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The Wall Street Journal's Geoffrey Fowler reviews the Motiv Ring, a wearable tech device that aims to blend in while it collects heart-rate data from your finger for round-the-clock monitoring.

5 min
Oct 3, 2017
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Tesla badly missed its goal of building 1,500 Model 3 cars in the third quarter, the first sign that the production ramp-up for the new sedan isn't going as smoothly as planned. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks what happens now.

41 min
Oct 3, 2017
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This week we kick it with VICE's SVP of Sales, Ben Dietz

5 min
Oct 2, 2017
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Upon Samsung standing to make billions supplying screens and chips for Apple's iPhone X, the Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle discusses the longtime love-hate dynamic between the phone giants.

5 min
Oct 1, 2017
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Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled plans to build the most powerful rocket ever and use it to launch a giant spacecraft to Mars -- potentially in less than a decade. The Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor talks his most aggressive expression yet for space exploration.

35 min
Sep 29, 2017
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J. Kenji López-Alt guest stars on this week's episode

7 min
Sep 28, 2017
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This fall, Amazon is introducing a half-dozen new products to persuade families to put its virtual assistant Alexa in a lot more places throughout the home. The Wall Street Journal's Geoffrey Fowler has the details.

5 min
Sep 27, 2017
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As governments often target big technology companies seen as too dominant in their respective spaces, the Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher explains how too much power could impact the top five tech companies in the world.

5 min
Sep 26, 2017
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With support from Silicon Valley and business leaders, President Donald Trump is boosting computer science training and coding in U.S. classrooms. The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan has the details.

7 min
Sep 25, 2017
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Microsoft plans to unveil its first product in a new line of software aimed at taking on IBM's Watson and other services in the growing market to apply artificial intelligence to everyday business needs. The Wall Street Journal's Ted Greenwald has the details.

4 min
Sep 24, 2017
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Whole Foods will change the way companies can sell and market their products in its stores beginning next year -- one of the biggest moves yet in its push to operate more like a traditional market. The Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon has the latest.

5 min
Sep 21, 2017
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With the new Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE on sale in stores Friday, Apple faces key issues with cell connectivity in its newest smartwatch. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle talks about the concern this raises about the device's most significant feature.

6 min
Sep 20, 2017
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With "two-factor authentication" emerging as necessary added measure in our everyday cyber-lives, the Wall Street Journal's Personal Tech editor Wilson Rothman explains the importance of the extra security -- and its limitations.

6 min
Sep 19, 2017
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With no shortage of iPhone options to choose from this fall, the Wall Street Journal's Geoffrey Fowler talks why the iPhone 8 is the best model... to avoid.

36 min
Sep 19, 2017
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L&A talk to Andrew Essex, CEO of TriBeCa Enterprises and author of End of Advertising

5 min
Sep 18, 2017
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As cybersecurity threats become more volatile, companies are returning to tape as a medium for storing data as hackers get smarter about penetrating defenses. The Wall Street Journal's Rob Sloan has the latest.

5 min
Sep 17, 2017
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The high-tech industry enjoyed a cozy relationship with Washington under Barack Obama's presidency. But the Wall Street Journal's Byron Tau says that's changed under the Trump administration, with tougher legislation and new scrutiny of companies including Facebook.

34 min
Sep 15, 2017
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Special guest Eric Rochow of Gardenfork.tv stops by Popular Mechanics

5 min
Sep 14, 2017
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'The Crown,' 'This Is Us' and 'Westworld' all will vie Sunday for Emmy awards. An open field and a rivalry between streaming series and broadcast TV have injected suspense into the ceremony. The Wall Street Journal's John Jurgensen has the details.

7 min
Sep 13, 2017
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With cyber extortion, hackers try to steal corporate secrets that they then threaten to make public if victims don't pay. The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan says such attacks have been made on companies ranging from small medical clinics to HBO.

8 min
Sep 12, 2017
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John Krafcik is the head of Google's autonomous vehicle unit, Waymo. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins says a big part of Krafcik's job is to be a bridge between Silicon Valley and the more traditional auto industry.

5 min
Sep 11, 2017
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Apple's market value has soared this year in anticipation of the new iPhone expected to be unveiled Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher on whether the new phone can help Apple reach a market cap of one trillion dollars.

6 min
Sep 11, 2017
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Facebook is reportedly willing to spend up to one billion dollars through next year on original video content. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman says it's Facebook's biggest investment yet in video.

4 min
Sep 8, 2017
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Amazon has officially started its search for a second headquarters city in North America, with plans to employ up to 50,000 workers and spend up to $5 billion dollars. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the details.

5 min
Sep 6, 2017
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As tech companies seek to woo A.I. talent in a discipline known for its openness, the battle for artificial-intelligence expertise is forcing Apple to grapple with its famous penchant for secrecy. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle talks what happens now.

7 min
Sep 6, 2017
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A new Verizon rewards program, Verizon Up, is providing credits that subscribers can use for concert tickets, movie premieres and phone upgrades -- as long as they provide access to their web-browsing history. The Wall Street Journal's Ryan Knutson has the details.

36 min
Sep 5, 2017
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Laura and Alexa bring you a lost interview with Brad Haugen from ATTN.

5 min
Sep 4, 2017
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With Apple holding its annual product launch next week at its new headquarters, the tech giant formally sets the stage for the unveiling of the iPhone 8. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle previews what to expect.

4 min
Sep 4, 2017
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As rivals Google and Apple work to improve their own digital products, Amazon is set to add a team of engineers to build new features for its virtual assistant, Alexa. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the details.