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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..

    India Works Toward Smartphone Dominance

    India Works Toward Smartphone Dominance

    China is the world's largest smartphone producer, but increasing tensions between China and the U.S. have put that reputation in danger. WSJ video journalist Clément Bürge explains how India is plotting a path toward smartphone dominance. Amanda Lewellyn hosts. Christopher Zinsli is our supervising producer. Kateri Jochum is the executive producer of WSJ Podcasts.
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    • 12 min
    Pandemic Accelerates Use of Mobile Payments, Loans in Africa

    Pandemic Accelerates Use of Mobile Payments, Loans in Africa

    Consumers in sub-Saharan Africa have been relying on their phones to pay for goods and services for more than a decade. Our reporter Alexandra Wexler explains how the pandemic has accelerated the adoption of these sorts of mobile payments. Amanda Lewellyn hosts.
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    Nasdaq Seeks to Require Board Diversity for Listed Companies

    Nasdaq Seeks to Require Board Diversity for Listed Companies

    The Nasdaq has historically been the stock exchange of choice for tech companies. Tuesday, the exchange operator submitted a proposed rule to the SEC that would require companies listed on its exchange to have women, racial and ethnic minorities, and LGBTQ individuals on their boards. Reporter Alexander Osipovich explains how the rule could impact tech companies. Amanda Lewellyn hosts.
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    • 12 min
    Why Bitcoin Prices Are Soaring Again

    Why Bitcoin Prices Are Soaring Again

    The price of Bitcoin set a new record Monday, capping off a year of strong gains. Reporter Anna Hirtenstein explains what is driving the surge. Amanda Lewellyn hosts.
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    • 10 min
    Google Plans a New Corridor for Internet Traffic

    Google Plans a New Corridor for Internet Traffic

    Around 500 major undersea cables carry the world's digital data between data centers around the globe. Now Google is laying the groundwork for a new cable that would connect India and Europe. But while most cables linking Europe to Asia pass through Egypt, this one would go through historical enemies Saudi Arabia and Israel. Reporter Rory Jones explains Google's thinking. Amanda Lewellyn hosts.
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    • 12 min
    Virgin Hyperloop's Jay Walder on the Future of Transportation

    Virgin Hyperloop's Jay Walder on the Future of Transportation

    On this special episode of Tech News Briefing, we bring you a conversation between Personal Tech Editor Wilson Rothman and Virgin Hyperloop One CEO Jay Walder from WSJ's recent Future Of Transportation live event. Amanda Lewellyn hosts. Christopher Zinsli is our supervising producer. Kateri Jochum is the executive producer of WSJ Podcasts.
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