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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..

    Why Facebook Is Restoring News Content in Australia

    Why Facebook Is Restoring News Content in Australia

    Last week, Facebook instituted a news blackout in Australia, over a proposal there that would require internet companies to pay publishers for news content. Now the company has reached a deal with Australia's government to restore news. Tech editor Bowdeya Tweh joins host Amanda Lewellyn to explain why it reversed course, and what the development could mean for other jurisdictions considering similar legislation.
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    • 11 min
    IBM's Watson Illustrates Why Applying A.I. to Healthcare Is So Hard

    IBM's Watson Illustrates Why Applying A.I. to Healthcare Is So Hard

    Over the course of the last decade or so, IBM has poured billions of dollars into developing Watson Health, an artificial-intelligence system aimed at revolutionizing healthcare. But now we report that IBM is exploring a sale of the unit. So what happened? Digital science editor Daniela Hernandez joins host Amanda Lewellyn to explain.
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    • 13 min
    Big Tech's Employees Were Big Contributors to Democrats

    Big Tech's Employees Were Big Contributors to Democrats

    New campaign finance data shows that employees of big tech companies were a key source of funding for Joe Biden's presidential campaign. Reporter Brody Mullins joins host Amanda Lewellyn to talk about how the finding turns traditional Democratic fundraising on its head.
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    • 10 min
    Media and Big Tech Draw Lines in Debate Over News Content

    Media and Big Tech Draw Lines in Debate Over News Content

    For years, tech companies have been locked in a debate with publishers over whether they should have to pay for news content. This week, that debate has resulted in a deal between Google and News Corp, the publisher of The Wall Street Journal, as well as a news blackout on Facebook in Australia. Media reporter Keach Hagey joins host Amanda Lewellyn to explain the big issues at play. Christopher Zinsli is our supervising producer. Kateri Jochum is the executive producer of WSJ Podcasts.
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    • 13 min
    Joanna Stern on Clubhouse and the Rise of Social Audio

    Joanna Stern on Clubhouse and the Rise of Social Audio

    The age of audio-first social media is upon us. The buzziest player is Clubhouse, an invite-only app now in beta testing. Twitter is working on its own version, and Facebook is hot on their heels. On today's episode, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern takes us on a tour and explains what the fuss is about.
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    • 16 min
    Why Corporations Are Upping Their Venture-Capital Investing

    Why Corporations Are Upping Their Venture-Capital Investing

    In times of uncertainty, corporations usually spend less, not more, on risky venture-capital investments. But new data shows that in the pandemic, the trend has been reversed. WSJ Pro Venture Capital reporter Marc Vartabedian joins host Amanda Lewellyn to explain why that is, and what the trend could mean for tech startups.
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    • 12 min

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