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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..

    Cyberattacks Cost Hospitals Millions in the Pandemic

    Cyberattacks Cost Hospitals Millions in the Pandemic

    Hospitals have increasingly been hit with ransomware attacks during the pandemic, making it even harder to deliver critical care to Covid-19 patients. Reporter Melanie Evans joins host Amanda Lewellyn to discuss what is causing the uptick, and what it could mean for hospitals. Christopher Zinsli is our supervising producer. Kateri Jochum is the executive producer of WSJ Podcasts.
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    • 11 min
    Google to Stop Selling Ads Based on Your Web Browsing

    Google to Stop Selling Ads Based on Your Web Browsing

    Alphabet's Google says it will stop using tracking technologies that uniquely identify internet users based on their browser history. Tech reporter Sam Schechner joins host Amanda Lewellyn to discuss why the change is coming now, and how it could upend the digital-advertising industry.
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    • 13 min
    As Vaccines Roll Out, Tech Firms Work to Find Alternatives to Needles

    As Vaccines Roll Out, Tech Firms Work to Find Alternatives to Needles

    Since the 19th century, syringes have been the go-to way to administer vaccines. Over the years, some technologists have tried, without much success, to introduce alternatives. But as Covid-19 vaccines roll out, reporter Jason Douglas says some companies see an opening. Amanda Lewellyn hosts.
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    • 10 min
    'Back to Normal' Might Not Mean 'Back to the Office' for Tech Startups

    'Back to Normal' Might Not Mean 'Back to the Office' for Tech Startups

    As tech companies begin to plan for life on the other side of the pandemic, many startups are betting on a future without traditional office spaces. Tech reporter Katherine Bindley joins host Amanda Lewellyn to discuss why they are hesitant to sign leases, and what the shift could mean for the way the tech industry works.
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    • 12 min
    Tech Companies Face New Rules in India

    Tech Companies Face New Rules in India

    For many tech companies, India is key to continued growth. There are hundreds of millions of users in the country who have yet to start using email, or tweeting, or shopping online. But New Delhi has begun to exert tighter control over internet companies, complicating their high hopes for the market. Tech reporter Newley Purnell joins host Amanda Lewellyn to discuss the latest measures.
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    • 10 min
    Lawmakers Push Amazon for Public Disclosure on SolarWinds Hack

    Lawmakers Push Amazon for Public Disclosure on SolarWinds Hack

    Representatives from the public and private sectors have been collaborating to respond to the massive SolarWinds hack, which compromised at least 9 federal agencies and more than 100 businesses. But some are becoming increasingly frustrated with Amazon, saying the tech giant should be more publicly forthcoming about its knowledge of the attack. Cybersecurity and intelligence reporter Dustin Volz joins host Amanda Lewellyn to explain. Christopher Zinsli is our supervising producer. Kateri Jochum is the executive producer of WSJ Podcasts.
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    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

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Great, but could be much more understandable

Great content. Would appreciate professional announcers. It would seem important to say “tech” not “tack”, as an example.

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The host is unbearable

Love the concept and content, need a professional to deliver.

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First Time Listener Great Show

Really enjoyed this podcast and liked that it was a short podcast that gave you the info that you needed but still kept it short. Looking forward to upcoming episodes. A job well done.

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