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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..

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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..

    How Roblox Plans to Expand Beyond Gaming

    How Roblox Plans to Expand Beyond Gaming

    This week The Wall Street Journal is sitting down with industry movers and shakers for our Future of Everything Festival. Today we hear from Roblox founder and CEO David Baszucki on the videogame platform's dramatic rise over the past year, how he sees it continuing to grow, and how his company could be affected by the ongoing court battle between Epic Games and Apple. Amanda Lewellyn hosts. Christopher Zinsli is our supervising producer. Kateri Jochum is the executive producer of WSJ Podcasts.
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    • 22 min
    SEC Commissioner 'CryptoMom' on Crypto's Next Chapter

    SEC Commissioner 'CryptoMom' on Crypto's Next Chapter

    This week The Wall Street Journal is sitting down with industry movers and shakers for our Future of Everything Festival. SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce was an early advocate for cryptocurrencies, earning her the moniker "CryptoMom" from crypto startups and traders. She discusses the future of digital assets with WSJ's investing columnist Jason Zweig. Amanda Lewellyn hosts.
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    • 20 min
    Google's Marian Croak on Making AI Fair and Transparent

    Google's Marian Croak on Making AI Fair and Transparent

    This week The Wall Street Journal is sitting down with industry movers and shakers for our Future of Everything Festival. Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern interviews Dr. Marian Croak, Google's engineering vice president and head of the tech giant's responsible AI team, about the ethical development of artificial-intelligence technology. Amanda Lewellyn hosts.
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    • 26 min
    Pipeline Ransomware Attack Exposes Vulnerabilities in Energy Sector

    Pipeline Ransomware Attack Exposes Vulnerabilities in Energy Sector

    Hackers took aim at the East Coast's main fuel pipeline, forcing operators to shut it down over the weekend. Cybersecurity reporter David Uberti joins host Amanda Lewellyn to break down the latest on the cyberattack, and what it could mean for how we protect the nation's energy infrastructure.
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    • 14 min
    Elon Musk Makes His 'SNL' Debut

    Elon Musk Makes His 'SNL' Debut

    Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk hosted "Saturday Night Live" this past weekend. Tesla reporter Rebecca Elliott joins host Amanda Lewellyn to discuss what happened and why the sketch show made the unusual choice to bring him on in the first place.
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    • 11 min
    Investigation Finds Millions of Fake Comments on FCC Proposal

    Investigation Finds Millions of Fake Comments on FCC Proposal

    A new report from the New York attorney general found that nearly 18 million fake comments were filed regarding the Federal Communications Commission's 2017 proposal to scale back internet regulations. Senior writer James Grimaldi joins host Amanda Lewellyn to discuss the finding and what is being done to combat the tactic, known as astroturfing. Christopher Zinsli is our supervising producer. Kateri Jochum is the executive producer of WSJ Podcasts.
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    • 14 min

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