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Get the latest in technology news for your weekday commute. The Wall Street Journal's reporters and editors highlight leading companies, new gadgets, consumer trends and cyber issues. From San Francisco to New York to the hottest conferences, our journalists help you stay plugged in..

    Working in Tech While Black

    Working in Tech While Black

    Since the killing of George Floyd last week, the nation has been reckoning with its racial divisions and history again. Microsoft is among several tech companies that have declared their support for racial equity - and urged employees to have open conversations about race. On today's episode, we hear from Microsoft Senior Director of Marketing Tina Eskridge about her experience working through this moment. Kateri Jochum hosts.
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    • 13 Min.
    Special Edition: IG Founder Kevin Systrom at WSJ Tech Health

    Special Edition: IG Founder Kevin Systrom at WSJ Tech Health

    The Wall Street Journal held its second annual gathering on health technology yesterday, bringing executives and experts together online for interactive conversations about the future of global health. At that event, Wall Street Journal Editor in Chief Matt Murray interviewed Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom about social media's role during the pandemic and his coronavirus modeling project. Kateri Jochum hosts.
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    • 29 Min.
    Social Media's Role in Protests

    Social Media's Role in Protests

    For about as long as platforms like Twitter have existed, demonstrators and police have used them as a tool. Our reporter Sarah E. Needleman joins us to explain the role of social media in recent protests over the death of George Floyd, as well as some of the historical precedent. Kateri Jochum hosts.
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    • 12 Min.
    Tech Task Force to Combat Covid-19 Stumbles

    Tech Task Force to Combat Covid-19 Stumbles

    When the pandemic hit the U.S., tech leaders rounded up innovators and policymakers, from big investors to the White House, to try and come up with solutions. But after challenges like a leadership change and concerns over privacy, many of their most ambitious plans have failed to materialize. Our deputy tech editor Brad Reagan joins us to explain what's going on. Kateri Jochum hosts.
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    • 11 Min.
    Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media

    Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media

    President Trump signed an executive order on Thursday that seeks to limit legal protections for social media companies. The action comes after Twitter labeled two of the president's tweets about mail-in voting. Our reporter Deepa Seetharaman joins us to break down what's in the order and how it relates to a larger debate about free speech online. Kateri Jochum hosts. Amanda Lewellyn is our producer.
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    • 12 Min.
    Facebook Officials Shut Down Attempts to Make it Less Divisive

    Facebook Officials Shut Down Attempts to Make it Less Divisive

    Americans' views on fundamental issues have been drifting apart for decades, but many believe that social media companies are widening the gap. After these concerns reached a fever pitch during the 2016 U.S. election, Facebook took a look at itself to see if it contributed to divisiveness. Turns out - it did. But as our reporter Jeffrey Horwitz explains, executives at Facebook dialed back efforts to fix the problem. Kateri Jochum hosts.

    Correction: An earlier version of this podcast mischaracterized Facebook executives as having not taken steps to address polarization. The podcast details the steps they took and we have removed that mischaracterization.
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