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07:54 | Sep 11th

At Apple's annual showcase, the company revealed a trio of upgraded iPhones, including a lower-priced model, and detailed its plans to enter the increasingly competitive video-streaming market. But will turning the spotlight toward a younger cast of...Show More

09:03 | Sep 10th

A bipartisan group of 50 attorneys general representing almost every state officially kicked off an antitrust probe of Google, saying the search giant's dominance raises troubling concerns. The Wall Street Journal's Brent Kendall had more. Learn more...Show More
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08:19 | Sep 9th

Apple's iPhone is expected to remain the star of its annual publicity showcase this week, but will the company need to highlight a younger cast of products to galvanize growth? The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has more. Learn more about your ad...Show More

09:27 | Sep 6th

General Motors is forming a closer partnership with Alphabet's Google, agreeing to build it's apps directly into touch-screen displays in vehicles. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Colias has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/a...Show More

08:43 | Sep 5th

This week, Facebook outlined new mandates -- to protect users' privacy and to give them the right to take their data where they choose. The Wall Street Journal's Jeff Horwitz explains how it aims to grapple with both. Learn more about your ad choices...Show More

08:25 | Sep 4th

Apple's AirPods are sold as a liberating, wire-free experience. But for some, they have become an emotional burden and pain in the wallet. The Wall Street Journal's Rachel Feintzeig has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adch...Show More

08:47 | Sep 3rd

Around two dozen Texas communities' computer systems were recently targeted by hackers demanding money. Only Lubbock County successfully fought off the ransomware attack. We get the story from the Wall Street Journal's Talal Ansari.Learn more about y...Show More

07:55 | Aug 30th

Some experts think esports will soon include cybersecurity tournaments where videogamers compete to hack each other's systems. This might eventually help cybersecurity companies fill millions of vacant positions globally, according to Wall Street Jou...Show More

10:35 | Aug 29th

Political campaigns have encountered sticker shock when seeking to buy ads on Facebook's advertising platform. The Wall Street Journal's Emily Glazer says one reason prices have risen sharply is an ad-buying spree by Democratic presidential candidate...Show More

09:22 | Aug 28th

As automatic breaking becomes more common in cars, more drivers are complaining the systems don't always work as intended. For instance, automatic braking sometimes activates when there's no risk. The Wall Street Journal's Ben Foldy has the story.Lea...Show More

07:34 | Aug 27th

Google has issued new guidelines that limit employee discussion of politics and other topics not related to work. Wall Street Journal reporter Sarah E. Needleman explains how it represents a major shift for a company.Learn more about your ad choices....Show More

06:32 | Aug 26th

Samsung 's "The Frame" television aims to bring museum masterpieces into your living room. Will new digital subscriptions to classic artwork create the "Spotify of art?" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

08:47 | Aug 23rd

Thursday, large telecom companies and attorneys general from every state unveiled a new pact for combating robocalls. The Wall Street Journal's Ryan Tracy talks the latest move toward cutting off intrusive calls before they reach a your phone. Learn ...Show More

06:40 | Aug 22nd

In the age of high-speed internet, streaming video is in high demand. But does paying for faster internet speeds truly make for a better streaming experience? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

09:01 | Aug 21st

To jump-start residential installations, Tesla is once again offering to rent solar panels to homeowners. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

07:03 | Aug 20th

From the Lotus Evija hypercar to the Acura Type S Concept, Monterey Car Week showcased the very latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Will it be luxury concept cars that ultimately give us the clearest glimpse into the future? Learn more abou...Show More

06:47 | Aug 19th

Last week, shares of tech companies outperformed on the news that the Trump administration plans to remove items from the $300 billion of Chinese imports facing tariffs. But how much longer will smartphones, laptop computers and toys benefit from a r...Show More

06:13 | Aug 16th

Airlines and the TSA are starting to scan faces to get people through security and boarding faster, but does facial recognition at the airport come with unintended consequences? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

09:23 | Aug 15th

Engineer.ai says it uses artificial intelligence to help automate app-development -- but staffers say it exaggerates these claims to attract customers and investors. The Wall Street Journal's Newley Purnell and Parmy Olson explain how startups have u...Show More

06:25 | Aug 14th

Now that CBS and Viacom have agreed to merge, what will the new streaming landscape mean for rivals? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

07:44 | Aug 13th

When the Federal Aviation Administration lifts the grounding of the 737 MAX fleet, will carriers have to make their way through a maze of tech requirements before flying passengers? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

07:13 | Aug 12th

Will a larger battery, bigger screen size, and 5G help the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 attract customers in a struggling smartphone market? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

07:16 | Aug 9th

To better monitor threats, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is soliciting proposals from outside vendors for a contract to pull public data from social media. But does the effort to be more aggressive set up a clash with Facebook's privacy polici...Show More

08:23 | Aug 8th

Hotel chains are upgrading apps to check in customers, pre-order food, track shuttle vans and other services -- a move some say is long overdue. The Wall Street Journal's Scott McCartney has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm...Show More

08:19 | Aug 7th

Online forum 8chan, used by the suspect in the El Paso, is facing concerted efforts to block its return. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

07:38 | Aug 6th

Huawei's domestic smartphone sales have surged despite the U.S. ban on tech sales to the company. Has an outraged Chinese fan base gone on a buying spree? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

07:21 | Aug 5th

As the Department of Homeland Security issues a new cyber alert for small planes, have modern flight systems become too vulnerable to hacking? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

08:39 | Aug 2nd

The FCC voted on extending a ban on faking caller information for malicious purposes-which currently applies only to calls originating in the U.S.-to calls coming from abroad. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Krouse has more.Learn more about your ad ...Show More

06:46 | Aug 1st

Members of the U.S. Senate grilled Federal Aviation Administration officials on Wednesday about the Lion Air crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Max in March. Was the FAA was too quick to approve Boeing's 737 Max airliner? Learn more about your ad choices...Show More

09:52 | Jul 31st

Homeowners on the receiving end of addled smartphone navigation are increasingly grappling with lost drivers led astray by faulty algorithms. The Wall Street Journal's Katie Bindley has more.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoi...Show More

06:19 | Jul 30th

Now that the FTC has fined Facebook $5 billion for improperly managing user data, will stricter new oversight help protect our privacy? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

06:42 | Jul 29th

Last week, France signed into law a new digital tax on American tech giants like Google and Amazon. Will President Trump take "substantial reciprocal action" as promised? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

06:06 | Jul 26th

The Justice Department is poised to approve T-Mobile's merger with Sprint under a plan designed to create a new wireless carrier by handing assets to satellite-TV provider Dish Network. But how soon will consumers see a change in their digital landsc...Show More

07:44 | Jul 25th

The record $5 billion fine and oversight conditions federal regulators imposed on Facebook for privacy violations put Big Tech on notice that any company failing to protect consumer information may now face greater legal risks than previously. Will t...Show More

09:16 | Jul 24th

Real-estate brokerage giant Realogy launched a new partnership with Amazon in a fresh attempt at jump-starting the property firm's flagging business and tumbling share price. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Kusisto has more. Learn more about your ad ...Show More

09:58 | Jul 23rd

Insurance giant Anthem is launching a new app that will help people schedule and pay for doctor's visits on their smartphones. The Wall Street Journal's Anna Mathews says the healthcare app is available to consumers whether or not they're covered by ...Show More

10:35 | Jul 22nd

FaceApp, the free photo-editing app, has gone viral over the past week. But so have concerns about FaceApp tied to digital privacy and national security. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Needleman explains.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megap...Show More

09:18 | Jul 19th

Microsoft reported record quarterly revenue for the latest quarter, as its cloud computing business continued to grow. The Wall Street Journal's Asa Fitch says the results continued the strong run for Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Learn more about you...Show More

10:10 | Jul 18th

Elon Musk's Neuralink startup reported a significant advance in developing a new brain-computer interface. It's a device aimed at treating neurological conditions like movement disorders and spinal cord injuries. The Wall Street Journal's Daniela Her...Show More

08:18 | Jul 17th

In recent public appearances, conservative tech investor Peter Thiel has voiced growing concerns that Google is working with China's government, and he's called for investigations. President Trump has said he'll look into it. More from the Wall Stree...Show More

11:21 | Jul 16th

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission voted to fine Facebook five billion dollars for privacy violations. But regulators and lawmakers still have the social media giant in their sights. The Wall Street Journal's Ryan Tracy explains.Learn more about...Show More

10:46 | Jul 15th

Going public is a triumphant moment for entrepreneurs who've powered their startup companies to success. But the whole process often leaves CEOs and founders battling stress, anxiety, dread and fear of failure. The Wall Street Journal's Rolfe Winkler...Show More

08:45 | Jul 12th

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant will provide users in the U.K. with answers to common medical questions. The information will come from Britain's National Health Service, in a partnership between Amazon and the N.H.S. More from the Wall Street Journal...Show More

10:03 | Jul 11th

New streaming services from Disney, Apple and AT&T are shelling out millions of dollars to produce what each hopes will end up being the next "Game of Thrones." The Wall Street Journal's Erich Schwartzel says a single season of these shows would cost...Show More

08:08 | Jul 10th

Superfast electronic auctions, known as real-time bidding, determine which online ads you see. But the Wall Street Journal's Patience Haggin says the auctions have drawn the attention of regulators in Europe because of data privacy concerns.Learn mor...Show More

10:07 | Jul 9th

Taking a page from Amazon, retailers in the U.K. are testing product recognition technology that would scan shoppers and their items as they leave the store. It's not shoplifting since the customer automatically pays on the way out. The Wall Street J...Show More

06:47 | Jul 8th

At this year's Wimbledon tennis championship, Watson is using AI to make video highlights. Can one of tech's newest innovations take one of the world's oldest sporting events to the next level? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adc...Show More

07:21 | Jul 5th

At the Tech Open Air festival in Berlin, technology collaborators compare notes on our future digital lifestyles. Will it continue to be apps and services that transform how we engage with the world? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone....Show More

08:25 | Jul 3rd

The Wall Street Journal's Sara Castellanos talks about how companies are tapping artificial intelligence to automate their IT networks. Businesses are finding that AI can identify and fix problems faster than humans.Learn more about your ad choices. ...Show More

11:47 | May 3rd

Couples may find they often disagree when it comes to technology, i.e. what to share online or when should we unplug. Wall Street Journal contributor Alexandra Samuel with some tech challenges that couples need to negotiate. Learn more about your ad ...Show More

10:26 | May 2nd

Parents who divorce can now use apps to help minimize discord over matters such as child-custody battles. Experts tell the Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon the apps can also ease the stress on kids caught in the middle.Learn more about your ad choi...Show More

08:45 | May 1st

Tesla has plenty of options for raising money, but it is getting more expensive to do so, say analysts and investors. The Wall Street Journal's Sam Goldfarb explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

07:41 | Apr 30th

Spotify narrowed its loss in the most recent quarter as the music-streaming giant invested heavily in its growing podcast business and said it now has 100 million paying users. With more tech giants entering a crowded space, how much longer can Spot...Show More

07:38 | Apr 29th

Now that NBCUniversal is launching its own streaming service, and has begun internal discussions about removing "The Office" from Netflix when the contract expires in 2021. The Wall Street Journal's Amol Sharma explains the start of Netflix's recurri...Show More

06:03 | Apr 26th

With false misinformation from social media posts heavily on the rise in India, a look at how the WhatsApp messaging app is undermining efforts to contain the spread of fake news globally. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoic...Show More

07:18 | Apr 25th

As ride-share companies reassess safety measures, Lyft and Uber share new plans to enhance their features, each releasing a set of initiatives to make ride hailing safer across the board. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

08:17 | Apr 24th

Columbia, Harvard and Stanford are among the universities that have introduced new artificial intelligence courses on topics ranging from algorithmic bias to civil rights. The Wall Street Journal's Jared Council explains how AI is transforming some o...Show More

09:25 | Apr 23rd

Uber and Lyft are going public and the ride-hailing companies' IPOs could lead to higher fares for riders. The Wall Street Journal's Eliot Brown says it's because shareholders will put more pressure on the two rivals to turn a profit.Learn more about...Show More

08:07 | Apr 22nd

A year after the EU passed its sweeping digital-privacy law, countries aren't hitting offenders with fines at anywhere near the levels that people feared. Catherine Stupp, cybersecurity reporter for WSJ Pro, explains. Learn more about your ad choic...Show More

07:29 | Apr 19th

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

10:44 | Apr 18th

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 Mark...Show More

09:31 | Apr 17th

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, stre...Show More

08:16 | Apr 16th

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 ex...Show More

06:29 | Apr 15th

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 obj...Show More

12:26 | Apr 12th

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 megaphon...Show More

07:23 | Apr 11th

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 cho...Show More

09:50 | Apr 10th

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 M...Show More

09:34 | Apr 9th

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/adch...Show More

09:23 | Apr 8th

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...Show More
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10:23 | Mar 29th

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/adc...Show More
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09:48 | Mar 28th

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...Show More
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09:19 | Mar 27th

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. Le...Show More
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07:46 | Mar 26th

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 ...Show More
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07:07 | Mar 25th

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 choi...Show More
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10:23 | Mar 22nd

Apple announced a new version of its AirPods wireless earbuds that can activate the virtual assistant Siri by voice, a feature aimed at extending the momentum of a fast-selling device as phone sales cool. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has th...Show More
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08:28 | Mar 21st

Google unveiled a new service called Stadia that lets players stream videogames from the cloud without needing pricey hardware-an elusive feat that could change the way people buy and play games. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman has more....Show More
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10:24 | Mar 20th

To capitalize on its popularity among fashion and consumer-goods companies, Instagram is going deeper into the e-commerce business, selling products on feeds for the first time. The Wall Street Journal's Jeff Horwitz has more. Learn more about your a...Show More
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11:11 | Mar 19th

Two thirds of New Yorkers view Amazon's decision to scuttle a corporate headquarters in Queens as bad for the state. The Wall Street Journal's Jimmy Vielkind explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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06:41 | Mar 18th

An international group of researchers, including some inventors of the popular gene-editing tool Crispr, called for a world-wide moratorium on editing DNA in human sperm, eggs and embryos to prevent births of genetically modified babies. At a recent ...Show More
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09:46 | Mar 15th

Computer systems at three of the world's largest technology companies went offline temporarily this week, thanks to an unusual and apparently coincidental series of glitches at Facebook, Google and Apple. The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan ha...Show More
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09:43 | Mar 14th

Spotify has filed an antitrust complaint in Europe against Apple -- a new salvo in the broader battle over whether and how to rein in global tech giants. The Wall Street Journal's Sam Schechner has the latest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...Show More
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10:48 | Mar 13th

New data from Ensono finds that 1 in 4 women have experienced sexual harassment at a tech conference. In order to address tech's diversity issue, do conferences need to take a long, hard look in the mirror? Lin Classon, Head of Public Cloud Product ...Show More
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10:22 | Mar 12th

Fast-food chains and grocery stores are teaming with big car companies to test the idea of autonomously shuttling food to customers -- but it may be a while before meal-hauling robots become the norm. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Colias explains.Le...Show More
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05:50 | Mar 11th

For years, Huawei Technologies bided its time as the U.S. gradually escalated its campaign to rein in the Chinese telecom giant. Now, the Chinese giant has shifted to a war footing, suing the U.S. government as Huawei looks to defend its global telec...Show More
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07:37 | Mar 8th

Amazon is shutting down all 87 of its U.S. pop-up stores, ending the retailer's yearslong experiment with these small shops as the company tinkers with an evolving bricks-and-mortar strategy. The Wall Street Journal's Esther Fung has more. Learn more...Show More
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10:03 | Mar 7th

Smartphone game makers working with Nintendo are finding many obstacles to scoring high revenue. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman explains.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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08:32 | Mar 6th

Brokers and landlords believe that Amazon-more so than other retailers-has the expertise to draw the right crowd of shoppers. The Wall Street Journal's Esther Fung explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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10:55 | Mar 5th

A new-generation SpaceX capsule autonomously docked with the international space station, in a successful test of computers and maneuvering systems deemed essential to carry U.S. astronauts on future missions. The Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor h...Show More
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09:49 | Mar 4th

Tesla said it would begin shutting stores and move to selling vehicles only over the internet, an extraordinary step aimed at cutting costs so the company can offer its Model 3 compact at a long-awaited starting price of $35,000. The Wall Street Jour...Show More
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11:06 | Mar 1st

Facebook says we're in charge of our personal data, but it remains difficult to control ad tracking. The Wall Street Journal's Katie Bindley explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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11:14 | Feb 28th

New regulations in Australia and the U.K. are making it easier for law enforcement to pressure companies for personal data. The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan explains the resurgence of an international encryption battle. Learn more about your...Show More
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08:49 | Feb 27th

In an effort to compete with Amazon and expand its share of the online advertising market, Walmart wants to sell more digital and store ads based on its shopper data. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer has more. Learn more about your ad choice...Show More
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11:28 | Feb 26th

The Wall Street Journal's testing of over 70 applications that handle sensitive information turned up 11 that were sending at least some data to Facebook. Some have now reduced or ended data transfers to the social media giant. The Wall Street Journa...Show More
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11:50 | Feb 25th

Watching videos, loading Fortnite and downloading music is about to get a lot faster as carriers race to roll out the next generation of wireless networks. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Krouse has a first look at what 5g will feel like in everyday ...Show More
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09:48 | Feb 22nd

Tesla's Model 3 has lost its recommended status from Consumer Reports, less than a year after the magazine awarded it the coveted designation. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoi...Show More
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10:17 | Feb 21st

With the help of internet memes, AirPod headphones have emerged as the expensive-yet-affordable luxury item of the moment -- showing no signs of stopping. The Wall Street Journal's Jacob Gallagher explains why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...Show More
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08:21 | Feb 20th

Despite the decision to abandon its $2.5 billion plan for a New York City headquarters, Amazon still expects to bulk up its staff there, and to boost hiring throughout the U.S. and Canada. The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene has more. Learn more ab...Show More
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09:47 | Feb 19th

The instantaneous nature of payment apps like Venmo has put an added pressure on asking for what you're owed, and multiplied the opportunities for missteps. The Wall Street Journal's Kevin McAllister offers his take.
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08:38 | Feb 15th

The former Apple executive who enforced the company's insider-trading policies was charged with criminally violating those rules by allegedly dumping over $10 million in stock before the company in 2015 announced it fell short of iPhone sales expecta...Show More
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08:19 | Feb 14th

Tech companies working on artificial intelligence find that a diverse staff can help avoid biased algorithms that cause public embarrassments. The Wall Street Journal's Sue Shellenbarger explains.
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08:56 | Feb 13th

The founders of Lyft are preparing to take near-majority voting control of the ride-hailing company when it goes public this year, making them the latest Silicon Valley entrepreneurs to secure outsize influence over a hot startup as it enters the pub...Show More
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11:28 | Feb 12th

SoftBank Group is investing almost $1 billion in a robotic-delivery vehicle startup, a hefty cash infusion that could help accelerate the race to put driverless vehicles on the road. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has more.
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08:37 | Feb 11th

Sprint has sued AT&T over a branding campaign that it says falsely tells customers they are receiving 5G service on their smartphones, escalating marketing wars between carriers over the next generation of wireless networks. The Wall Street Journal's...Show More
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09:31 | Feb 8th

Amazon's investment in high-profile autonomous-vehicle startup Aurora starts a relationship with a company developing tech that could be a natural fit for package delivery. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has more.
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07:44 | Feb 7th

Tesla cut the price of its mass-market Model 3 sedan for the second time this year, another step in Chief Executive Elon Musk's quest to drive the sticker price-not counting tax credits and fuel savings-down to $35,000. The Wall Street Journal's Tim ...Show More
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08:10 | Feb 6th

Snap Inc. posted record revenue in its latest quarter and narrowed its loss considerably, as the social-media firm rode a boom in online advertising to inch closer to profitability. Rob Enderle of the Enderle Group breaks it down.
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09:28 | Feb 5th

Slack Technologies has filed paperwork for its direct listing on the stock market, setting it up to be the second major company to use the nontraditional method for an initial public offering. Wall Street Journal reporter Maureen Farrell has more.
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08:50 | Feb 4th

Apple apologized for a security flaw in its FaceTime video-chat system and said a software fix is coming this week, as the iPhone maker addresses an embarrassing vulnerability that drew the attention of government officials. The Wall Street Journal's...Show More
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10:25 | Feb 1st

New York State will allow life insurers to use algorithms to comb through data to determine a customer's risk. Wall Street Journal reporter Leslie Scism says it could have an impact beyond the state's borders.
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07:39 | Jan 31st

Facebook posted a record quarterly profit despite a drumbeat of negative headlines, prompting CEO Mark Zuckerberg to say the social-media giant has turned a corner and plans to focus this year on building new products. Rob Enderle of the Enderle Grou...Show More
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10:07 | Jan 30th

This week, Apple scrambled to fix a bug in its FaceTime video-chat system that lets callers eavesdrop on users of iPhones, iPads and Macs. The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan explains the awkward setback for a company that has touted its commi...Show More
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10:50 | Jan 29th

Facebook plans to make more information available world-wide about political ads purchased on its services, expanding its effort to defend against politically motivated interference in elections from India to the European Union. The Wall Street Journ...Show More
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08:47 | Jan 28th

To build a big line of exclusive products on its site, Amazon is pushing other brand manufacturers to do most of the work. The Wall Street Journal's Annie Gasparro has more.
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08:16 | Jan 25th

The world's largest beer maker is using machine learning to predict when brewery motors might malfunction. Sara Castellanos, reporter for WSJ's CIO Journal, explains how the Anheuser-Busch InBev SA plant uses wireless sensors that can detect ultrason...Show More
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09:20 | Jan 24th

Boeing says its prototype for an autonomous air taxi completed a first test flight, heating up a race among aerospace companies hoping to transform urban transit. The Wall Street Journal's Andrew Tangel has more.
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07:27 | Jan 23rd

A French regulator fined Google $56.8 million-the biggest penalty so far under a new European privacy law-alleging the search-engine giant didn't go far enough getting valid user consent to gather data for targeted advertising. The Wall Street Journa...Show More
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07:55 | Jan 22nd

Microsoft pledged $500 million to support affordable housing in the Seattle area, an effort to address concern that technology companies' financial success has pushed less wealthy people out of their communities. The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene...Show More
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08:08 | Dec 18th, 2018

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.
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09:04 | Dec 17th, 2018

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.
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10:15 | Dec 14th, 2018

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.
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10:43 | Dec 13th, 2018

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.
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11:28 | Dec 12th, 2018

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.
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07:53 | Dec 11th, 2018

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.
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09:55 | Dec 10th, 2018

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.
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09:19 | Dec 7th, 2018

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.
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08:25 | Dec 6th, 2018

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 Journ...Show More
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09:20 | Dec 5th, 2018

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.
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08:26 | Dec 4th, 2018

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.
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09:38 | Dec 3rd, 2018

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...Show More
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11:03 | Nov 30th, 2018

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 ha...Show More
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09:16 | Nov 29th, 2018

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.
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08:58 | Nov 28th, 2018

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 com...Show More
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10:53 | Nov 27th, 2018

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...Show More
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08:34 | Nov 26th, 2018

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...Show More
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09:05 | Nov 23rd, 2018

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.
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11:50 | Nov 21st, 2018

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 co...Show More
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09:50 | Nov 20th, 2018

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.
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09:36 | Nov 19th, 2018

Many think personal computers are a fading business. But it turns out PCs have been a recent bright spot for tech. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher explains.
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09:38 | Nov 16th, 2018

Amazon's arrival in Long Island City and Northern Virginia will no doubt transform the two communities. That's if Amazon's presence in Seattle is any guide, says the Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene.
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09:30 | Nov 15th, 2018

As both Amazon.com and Google boost their presences in New York, the battle to lure high-tech talent will be intense. The Wall Street Journal's Eric Morath says each company will looking to attract software developers and engineers with different ski...Show More
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12:26 | Nov 14th, 2018

Special Edition: At the WSJ Tech D.Live Conference, Instagram's co-founder talks about the evolution of social media. Brex's CEO touts the benefits of billboard advertising. And Kevin Hart weighs in on political correctness in comedy and the Rock.
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10:39 | Nov 14th, 2018

News that Amazon.com would locate half of its new headquarters in Long Island City, N.Y. sparked a real estate-buying frenzy in the area. Josh Barbanel of the Wall Street Journal has the story.
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08:02 | Nov 13th, 2018

D.Live Special Edition: With tech firms under growing scrutiny, how much regulation should they face? Some executives offered their thoughts at the WSJ Tech D.Live conference. Plus, L.A. Clippers owner Steve Ballmer with some management insights.
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11:26 | Nov 13th, 2018

Major banks are partnering with state Departments of Motor Vehicles to combat identity fraud. It comes as more people are opening accounts online. The Wall Street Journal's Telis Demos explains.
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09:30 | Nov 12th, 2018

By making game consoles unnecessary, streaming could dramatically broaden the videogame market. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman talks what it will take to get there.
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08:48 | Nov 9th, 2018

Google said it would end its requirement for employee sexual-harassment claims to be handled in private arbitration, one week after thousands of workers walked out of offices in a global protest. The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan has more.
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10:42 | Nov 8th, 2018

Amazon Echo and Google Home devices can play music, share the weather and dial up friends -- yet most still can't call 911. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Krouse has more on the regulatory and technical reasons why smart devices can't make emergency...Show More
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07:27 | Nov 2nd, 2018

Apple reported another quarter of record revenue and profit, but its shares fell in after-hours trading following the company's lackluster sales guidance for the key holiday quarter. Rob Enderle of the Enderle Group has more.
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10:30 | Nov 1st, 2018

All over the world, citizens, bureaucrats and politicians are pushing back against the power of big tech companies. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims has the latest.
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11:02 | Oct 31st, 2018

Apple unveiled two more-expensive versions of its Mac personal computers and a redesigned iPad, as it aims to reinvigorate lackluster sales of PCs and tablets with higher-priced devices. The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce has more.
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08:35 | Oct 30th, 2018

The latest versions of Apple's iPad and Mac are expected to be revealed on Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle talks whether they will be enough to reinvigorate its tablet and PC businesses.
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11:44 | Oct 29th, 2018

Despite leading what may be the first pure-play AI company to IPO, Zia Chishti, chairman and CEO of AI company Afiniti, is an AI cynic. He explains why the tech needs more human interaction.
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06:53 | Oct 26th, 2018

In its continuing drive to purge fake accounts, Twitter said it lost more users than forecast. Twitter also expects more user declines ahead. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman said Twitter boosted quarterly revenue and swung to a profit.
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08:35 | Oct 25th, 2018

Tesla surprised Wall Street with its latest earnings report, posting a profit for the second time in its history, mostly thanks to the Model 3. The Enderle Group's Rob Enderle breaks it down.
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09:15 | Oct 24th, 2018

Investors say focus on the finalists for Amazon's second headquarters is a way to bet on places with a growing pool of tech talent. The Wall Street Journal's Keiko Morris has more.
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09:34 | Oct 23rd, 2018

Google, Amazon and Microsoft are making lots of new devices, but only Apple is making much money from gadgets lately. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher talks how big tech keeps trying its hand at new hardware.
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10:25 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Facebook has hired Britain's former deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, as its top policy and communications executive -- giving a Silicon Valley outsider the task of mending the social network's image. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has ...Show More
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08:36 | Oct 19th, 2018

Allegations that Facebook misled advertisers about video viewership have reignited debate among publishing execs about who is to blame for an ill-fated bet on video produced for social-media. The Wall Street Journal's Benjamin Mullin has more.
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09:00 | Oct 18th, 2018

Countertop payment tablets like Square are turning gratuities into a public ordeal. The Wall Street Journal's Jennifer Levitz talks how new payment technology is shaming consumers into excess tipping.
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11:38 | Oct 17th, 2018

Amazon, Walmart and others are using AI and robotics to transform everything from appliance shopping to grocery delivery. Welcome to the physical cloud. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims has more.
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08:09 | Oct 16th, 2018

On Tuesday, when Netflix reports third-quarter earnings, the streaming giant will get to prove to investors that its earnings miss last quarter was just a passing blip and not a sign of a more serious slowdown. The Enderle Group's Rob Enderle has mor...Show More
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09:51 | Oct 15th, 2018

We face constant reminders that our personal data is scattered all over the internet. The Wall Street Journal's Katie Bindley talks how to reduce your exposure.
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06:56 | Oct 12th, 2018

Top lawmakers sent a stinging letter to Google over its handling of a data vulnerability that affected hundreds of thousands of users of its Google+ social media service. The Wall Street Journal's John D. McKinnon has the details.
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12:12 | Oct 11th, 2018

Google unveiled two new Pixel smartphones, a Chromebook that acts as both tablet and laptop, and a smart display designed for kitchens and bedrooms. The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce has the details.
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08:11 | Oct 10th, 2018

Facebook is launching a pair of video-chat devices that will give it a deeper connection to what users do in their homes -- even as it faces intense scrutiny over its handling of user data. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has more.
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09:42 | Oct 9th, 2018

Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of users of the Google+ social network and then opted not to disclose the issue this past spring. The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan has the details.
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11:20 | Oct 8th, 2018

In our "Always On" world, colleagues text and email us at all hours, expecting a quick response. But certain strategies can happily keep you out of reach -- and not out of a job. The Wall Street Journal's Matthew Kitchen has more.
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07:47 | Oct 5th, 2018

With Honda investing $750 million in GM's self-driving car unit, the Wall Street Journal's Adrienne Roberts talks about how car makers and tech giants scramble to plant stakes in a landscape swiftly being reshaped by technology.
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09:15 | Oct 4th, 2018

With new layouts, curbside pickup zones, and round-the-clock restocking, e-commerce has the supermarket business radically changing. The Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon has more.
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09:03 | Oct 3rd, 2018

The world's cybersleuths are investigating a new mystery: Who is behind an anonymous effort to expose China's hacker army? A group called Intrusion Truth has published online messages and blog posts about hacking campaigns. The Wall Street Journal's ...Show More
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11:15 | Oct 2nd, 2018

The next era of tech won't work with a physical keyboard -- you'll interact with it the same way you do other people. The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce explains.
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07:44 | Oct 1st, 2018

Slack Technologies is actively preparing for an initial public offering in the first half of 2019, with an eye toward going public as soon as the first quarter. The Wall Street Journal's Maureen Farrell has more.
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07:05 | Sep 20th, 2018

For the second straight year, Apple is selling its new iPhones at different times-but this time, it's putting out the priciest model first. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle talks its new strategy.
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08:28 | Sep 19th, 2018

After years toiling in obscurity, startups have suddenly hit the jackpot in a corner of the enterprise-software market sprinkled with artificial intelligence. The Wall Street Journal's Rolfe Winkler has the details.
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11:39 | Sep 18th, 2018

The latest iOS 12 software from Apple is coming to your iPhones and iPads. The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce explains why you should upgrade -- especially if you have an older device.
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09:02 | Sep 17th, 2018

Elon Musk's SpaceX announced that it had signed up the first private passenger to fly around the moon. The Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor has more on the future of space tourism.
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08:48 | Sep 14th, 2018

Apple's smartwatch added heart-monitoring and fall-detection applications that could help detect medical conditions but also trigger false alarms. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has more.
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13:08 | Sep 13th, 2018

Apple is making a bet that larger screens can persuade millions of iPhone owners to not only upgrade to a new device but also fork over more money. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher has the details.
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07:12 | Sep 12th, 2018

The European Union's executive arm joined Google and a group of free-speech advocates to oppose expanding the bloc's "right to be forgotten" beyond European borders. The Wall Street Journal's Sam Schechner has more from Luxembourg.
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09:53 | Sep 11th, 2018

As the next era of 5G approaches, a battle is on to determine whether the U.S. or China will dominate. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Krouse has more.
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10:57 | Sep 10th, 2018

Companies have upgraded strollers and carriages with high-tech designs, enabling parents to take their kids along for the ride on a rugged trail ... or down a ski slope! More from Wall Street Journal contributor and freelance writer Jonathan Welsh.
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10:31 | Sep 7th, 2018

After PCs and the iPhone, Apple's third act could be as a wearable technology company. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims says devices like the Apple Watch and AirPods, combined with Apple's services, could make wearables the next big growth ...Show More
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07:51 | Sep 6th, 2018

Twitter has typically relied on users to report abusive content. But sources have told the Wall Street Journal that CEO Jack Dorsey has weighed in some high-profile decisions. The Journal's Georgia Wells has more.
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10:23 | Sep 5th, 2018

With hackers looking to target major U.S. cities, municipal governments are taking out cybersecurity insurance. The Wall Street Journal's Scott Calvert talks about what cyber insurance covers and how much it costs.
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09:54 | Sep 4th, 2018

Finding a new job or freelancing gig is hard enough. But the Wall Street Journal's Chris Kornelis says a poorly conceived email address can seriously harm your career prospects. He runs down some rules you should consider when changing your online ha...Show More
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10:11 | Sep 3rd, 2018

New devices can measure the velocity and distance of your stroke and help determine which club to pull out next. But is all this new data actually helpful, or just another expensive golf trend? The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce aims to find out.
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07:43 | Aug 31st, 2018

Corporations have increased their use of artificial intelligence to improve customer interaction. The Wall Street Journal's Steven Norton talks about how AI has helped TGI Fridays target its customers more efficiently.
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11:13 | Aug 30th, 2018

Want simple, DIY home security without a camera spying on your family? The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce breaks down which ones work best.
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08:07 | Aug 29th, 2018

Toyota is investing about $500 million in Uber as part of an deal to work jointly on autonomous vehicles aimed at improving safety and transportation. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has more.
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11:25 | Aug 28th, 2018

As his team hustled to put form to his idea, lining up investors willing to put up tens of billions of dollars, Tesla CEO Elon Musk was having second thoughts. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has more.
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09:11 | Aug 27th, 2018

America's biggest tech companies are zeroing in on Iran, scrubbing their online networks of fake accounts, videos and social-media posts by the rising cyber adversary aimed at spreading misinformation. The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan has mo...Show More
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07:45 | Aug 24th, 2018

Apple's white wireless earphones transmit music and conversations, but some users wear them all day as a shield, a secretary and a hiding place. The Wall Street Journal's Rebecca Dolan has more.
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08:11 | Jul 2nd, 2018

California lawmakers have given consumers unprecedented protection for their data and imposed tough restrictions on the tech industry. The Wall Street Journal's Marc Vartabedian talks whether this will serve as a template for the rest of the nation.
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07:54 | Jun 29th, 2018

Amazon says it has to build out its own services to handle the surging number of online orders that UPS, FedEx and the Postal Service can't. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the details.
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11:30 | Jun 28th, 2018

Self-driving cars could mean better public transit, more green space and less congestion -- but also urban sprawl and greater inequality. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks the challenges ahead of big cities.
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07:55 | Jun 27th, 2018

Savvy shoppers lose a key perk now that the Supreme Court will let states collect sales tax from all online purchases. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has more.
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10:24 | Jun 26th, 2018

With luxury brands like Jaguar, Porsche, and BMW making electric plans, old school car makers are mounting a direct challenge to Tesla with their own premium EVs. The Wall Street Journal's William Boston has the details.
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07:04 | Jun 25th, 2018

AT&T's new video service, WatchTV, aims to use a "skinny bundle" of channels to recapture some of the millions of cord-cutters who dropped cable and satellite-TV. The Wall Street Journal's Drew FitzGerald has the details.
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07:54 | Jun 22nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal's Benjamin Mullin talks how Instagram's new video feature positions the image-sharing social media network to compete with the likes of YouTube and Snapchat.
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08:49 | Jun 21st, 2018

With the heavy adoption of voice command, we're on the verge of smashing the TV remote's hold on us. Will anyone miss it? Off Duty Gear & Gadgets editor Matthew Kitchen talks what's coming next.
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08:17 | Jun 20th, 2018

As Apple teams up with a startup to help 911 operators locate cellphone callers, the Wall Street Journal's Sarah Krouse explains how smartphone makers are stepping in to help upgrade America's emergency response infrastructure.
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07:41 | Jun 19th, 2018

The Supreme Court announced it will hear an Apple appeal challenging the propriety of a lawsuit brought by consumers who allege that the company illegally monopolized the sale of iPhone apps. The Wall Street Journal's Brent Kendall has the details.
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08:45 | Jun 18th, 2018

Even as AT&T buys Time Warner, tech companies have shown they don't need to own large media agencies to establish a strong presence in the business. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher has more.
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10:23 | Jun 15th, 2018

Apple's new security feature could make it harder for investigators to retrieve data from iPhones -- the latest twist in its long-running standoff with law-enforcement agencies over user privacy. The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan has more.
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08:20 | Jun 14th, 2018

Apple is trying to enforce new privacy policies across its vast network of iPhone and iPad apps-and in the process is exposing longstanding gaps that left users' data vulnerable to abuse. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has the details.
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09:32 | Jun 13th, 2018

Ford's $1 billion bet on start-up Argo AI recruited top talent for its driverless-car program with a perk it couldn't otherwise provide: an equity stake in a fast-growing company. The Wall Street Journal's Christina Rogers has the details.
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10:42 | Jun 12th, 2018

TVs are thinner and more beautiful than ever, but have never had worse sound. The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce explains how you can fix that with a single, easy upgrade to your home theater: a soundbar.
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09:07 | Jun 11th, 2018

Facebook says a software flaw -- that it has since fixed -- affected about 14 million users over 10 days in May. The Wall Street Journal's Maria Armental has the details.
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17:07 | Jun 8th, 2018

Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference showcased a bevy of new features. The Wall Street Journal's Wilson Rothman and Brian Fitzgerald have the recap.
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08:29 | Jun 7th, 2018

After twice delaying the deadline, Tesla is pushing to meet the critical 5,000-a-week rate for its Model 3 cars. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks its latest goals for the first ever mainstream electric car.
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10:01 | Jun 6th, 2018

Computers are taking control of driving, but humans will still be backing them for some time. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins explains how companies are developing new ways to let remote operators guide autonomous vehicles.
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10:14 | Jun 5th, 2018

With news that SpaceX likely won't launch a pair of tourists to loop around the moon this year, the Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor talks the latest challenges disrupting Elon Musk's plans for human space exploration.
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08:28 | Jun 4th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle explains Apple's plan for a network that would distribute ads across apps -- and the stiff competition that lies ahead from the likes of Google and Facebook.
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09:07 | Jun 1st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal's Lauren Weber explains how the search for tech talent is reaching far beyond Silicon Valley -- and why companies like Siemens and Toyota are rethinking the way they compete for workers.
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07:37 | May 31st, 2018

Companies are struggling to stay on top of security patches as they incorporate countless internet-connected devices in their networks -- and the problem is only going to get worse. The Wall Street Journal's Adam Janofsky has more.
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09:08 | May 30th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal's Rolfe Winkler explains how Silicon Valley financiers are losing leverage to star entrepreneurs in order to cultivate "founder friendly" reputations.
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07:57 | May 29th, 2018

Amazon said that one of its Echo home speakers mistakenly recorded a private conversation and sent it to a person in the owners' contact list -- raising questions about the security of such voice-operated devices. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stev...Show More
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11:09 | May 28th, 2018

Microsoft's executive vice president of business development, Peggy Johnson, discusses what's brewing on the artificial intelligence front for Microsoft, and hints at the next innovations on the horizon.
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07:38 | May 25th, 2018

Uber is closing down its self-driving vehicle program in Arizona about two months after the state barred it from road-testing the tech when one of the company's robot cars struck and killed a pedestrian. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger talks...Show More
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08:22 | May 24th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal's Matthew Kitchen explains how a geocaching app puts a digital gloss on the adventure glorified in "The Goonies" and other films of summers past.
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08:00 | May 23rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens explains why Amazon accounts are being closed without warning -- and how it happens when "you're creating a lot of headaches for Amazon."
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07:48 | May 22nd, 2018

By focusing on sleeker designs and high-performance game machines, HP managed to boost revenue and gobble market share from smaller competitors even as the PC market shrank. The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene has the details.
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07:47 | May 21st, 2018

This week, YouTube will relaunch YouTube Music as a music-streaming service much like Spotify or Apple Music. The Wall Street Journal's Anne Steele has the details.
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07:12 | May 18th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens talks the new deals from Amazon designed to lure the estimated 40% of Whole Foods shoppers who aren't Prime members.
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08:21 | May 17th, 2018

Peeking to see what others are doing on mobile devices is a temptation few can resist. The Wall Street Journal's Sue Shellenbarger explains the rise of "visual hackers" snooping over our shoulders.
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07:45 | May 16th, 2018

Facebook has suspended some 200 applications for suspected misuse of users' information shared on its platform. The Wall Street Journal's Maria Armental has the latest on its investigation of outside developers.
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09:20 | May 15th, 2018

As new details emerge about Tesla execs rejecting various tech warnings to inattentive drivers, the Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins explains the tricky task of mastering the electric car maker's driver-assistance system.
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08:52 | May 14th, 2018

Addressing criticism that their products are too addictive, Google's new version of its Android mobile operating system would tell users how much time they've spent on various apps. The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan has more on big tech's "...Show More
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08:34 | May 11th, 2018

A U.S. transportation-safety agency is examining the fiery crash of a Tesla Model S car that killed two teenagers -- marking the fourth active federal probe involving the company's vehicles. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has more.
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08:03 | May 10th, 2018

Every day, the frustrations of New York City subway riders spew out in the form of 2,500 often profanity-laced tweets directed at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The Wall Street Journal's Mike Vilensky talks how running a company's social ...Show More
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08:17 | May 9th, 2018

The next six months will determine whether Tesla's Model 3 can reshape the U.S. auto industry or serve merely as a flashy footnote. The Wall Street Journal's John D. Stoll has more.
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07:50 | May 8th, 2018

Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee are preparing to release 3,000 Russia-linked Facebook ads, in what would offer the broadest picture yet of how the social network has been manipulated. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has more...Show More
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10:41 | May 7th, 2018

Apple's fast-growing services business gets a big boost from the licensing fees the tech giant receives from Google. But the big growth in those fees may slow, and the Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher explains why.
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08:34 | Mar 26th, 2018

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.
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10:06 | Mar 23rd, 2018

The incident in which an autonomous Uber car struck and killed a pedestrian has raised questions about whether self-driving vehicles are ready for the complexities of city life. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has more.
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09:19 | Mar 22nd, 2018

With the launch of Google News Initiative, Google says it wants to help news organizations strengthen quality journalism, develop new business models and upgrade their technology. The Wall Street Journal's Ben Mullin has the details.
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07:22 | Mar 21st, 2018

A deal between mobile food-ordering company GrubHub and Yelp means more than 80,000 restaurants can now offer delivery. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon talks how this could shake up the growing meal-ordering app business.
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08:59 | Mar 20th, 2018

European Union officials say they will probe Facebook's handling of user data after a firm linked to the 2016 Trump campaign allegedly kept user's personal data for years despite saying it had destroyed those records. The Wall Street Journal's Natali...Show More
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08:00 | Mar 19th, 2018

Microsoft paid $27 billion for LinkedIn. Now the site has to prove it's worth it. The Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene talks the new roll out of features aimed at drawing people regularly.
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09:22 | Mar 16th, 2018

Tesla is entering one of the most critical phases in its history, a make-or-break period in which the car maker must boost production of the Model 3 or possibly face severe financial consequences. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has the latest.
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08:32 | Mar 15th, 2018

Amazon has grown into a $178 billion-a-year revenue business with online retail, a dominant cloud-services business, a grocery chain and a Hollywood studio. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens explains how it all happened.
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07:25 | Mar 14th, 2018

Looking to beef up its services business, Apple says it will acquire digital-magazine-subscription service Texture, a product that bundles together some 200 subscriptions into one monthly service. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has the latest...Show More
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08:57 | Mar 13th, 2018

After lagging behind other countries for years, federal regulators say commercial drones in the U.S. are expected to begin limited package deliveries within months. The Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor has the latest.
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09:25 | Mar 12th, 2018

With Tesla CEO Elon Musk using Twitter to lobby President Donald Trump on China's trade stance, the Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins talks why current rules "make things very difficult" for big-tech automakers in the important Chinese market.
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08:48 | Mar 9th, 2018

Samsung's new Galaxy S9 comes with a bunch of new features -- but does its software match up to its impressive new design? The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce has the official review.
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