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Feel overwhelmed by the never-ending waves of technology news? Let The Wall Street Journal's technology columnists help. Join David Pierce, Joanna Stern and Christopher Mims every Friday as they talk about the most important tech trends -- and why you should care.

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#33: Facebook's Potentially Problematic Privacy Practices: A Recap

June 14th, 2019


This week, WSJ broke news of internal Facebook Inc. emails that suggested the company lacked urgency to stop data leaks. With David out in Hong Kong at the Journal's Asia tech conference, Joanna and Christopher take you …

#32: The World According to Apple

June 7th, 2019


Apple's annual developer conference, WWDC, was this week, and there's a lot of news that could impact you come the fall. David, Joanna and …

#31: My Way or the Huawei

May 31st, 2019


David and Christopher talk about Amazon's new strategy for winning the smart-home wars. Hint: It involves getting in with property managers and home …

#30: Dispatches From the Future (of Everything)

May 24th, 2019


We have a special episode for you this week. We just finished the WSJ Future of Everything Festival, a three-day event filled with speakers, panels and demos showing us where the world is going-for better or worse. Lots …

#29: Don't Face ID Me, Bro

May 17th, 2019


Now that Big Tech's two biggest privacy invaders can't stop talking about privacy, David, Joanna and Christopher won't stop talking about them. Google and Facebook, that is. Next, the team turns to WSJ reporter Asa …

#28: Uber for Everything and Everything for Uber

May 10th, 2019


To ring in the Uber IPO, David, Christopher and Joanna team up with WSJ reporter Eliot Brown to explore the vast scope of the newest publicly traded tech giant. Prior to that, they recap Google's I/O conference, and …

#27: The New New New Facebook

May 3rd, 2019


David, Christopher and Joanna attempt to explain TikTok, the hottest new thing in social media. It's like Vine meets Snapchat meets Instagram meets Spotify, sort of. Then, WSJ reporter Jeff Horwitz comes on to talk …

#26: All Netflix and No Chill

April 26th, 2019


David, Joanna and Christopher talk about the bizarre non-launch and Joanna's non-review of the Samsung Galaxy Fold, and what it means for the future …

#25: The Movies Come To You Now

April 19th, 2019


David, Joanna and Christopher dive into the algorithms that determine everything from social media feeds to jail sentences, and try to figure out how to make them better and more transparent. Then Erich Schwartzel comes …

#24: The First Black Hole, The Worst Car Dashboards

April 12th, 2019


First, the Wall Street Journal's digital science editor Daniela Hernandez joins David, Joanna and Christopher with all details of the first-ever …

#23: How Amazon Changed Delivery and How Delivery Changes Everything

April 5th, 2019


This week, it's all about how we buy stuff and how that stuff gets to us. David, Joanna and Christopher bring on WSJ reporter Katie Bindley to talk about how to make sure you're getting the best deals on Amazon-and all …

#22: Apple News and Apple News Plus... Plus Other Apple News

March 29th, 2019


David, Chris and Joanna gather to discuss the week's Apple news. Which was Apple News. And Apple News Plus. Plus a credit card, a videogame arcade and a promise-if not proof-of A-list original videos. Our own Apple …

#21: Apple AirPods and Google Games

March 22nd, 2019


David, Joanna and Christopher try to remember-and discuss-the many new Apple gadgets from this week. Bonus: Christopher's Jony Ive impression makes its first appearance on the show. Next, WSJ's Sarah Needleman comes on …

#20: Tesla's Got a Brand New Car

March 15th, 2019


David and Joanna talk about the many strange consequences of sharing your kids' pictures on social media. What happens when they get older and see …

#19: What Facebook Means When Facebook Says Privacy

March 8th, 2019


Following Mark Zuckerberg's big encryption pivot for Facebook, David, Joanna and Christopher unpack the privacy talk. Reporter Katie Bindley comes in …

#18: Phone Reveals, Facebook Deals, 5G Appeals

March 1st, 2019


David, Joanna and Christopher each bring their favorite new thing from this year's Mobile World Congress, the annual showcase of all things smartphone. Then WSJ reporter Sam Schechner comes on to discuss his …

#17: Samsung Fold, Pinterest Scold, Oscar Gold

February 22nd, 2019


David, Joanna and Christopher ponder the wisdom of a folding Samsung smartphone following its debut. Reporter Bob McMillan joins the crew to explain …

#16: Fast News, Fast Food, Fast... DNA Tests?

February 15th, 2019


David, Joanna and Christopher talk about the Journal's scoop on Apple News' subscription plans, and whether "Netflix for news" can work. Reporter Greg Bensinger shows up to explain why Silicon Valley suddenly can't get …

#15: Hacking Crackdowns, Houseparty Smackdowns, Hamburger Showdowns

February 8th, 2019


First, Joanna tells David and Christopher about her experiment with an "ethical hacker" who got into as many of her webcams as he could-and the key …

#14: Privacy Foes, iPhone Slows, Halftime Shows

February 1st, 2019


David and Christopher talk through the brewing privacy battle between Apple and Facebook, and figure out how a developer certificate became a weapon. Then reporter Tripp Mickle comes on to talk through Apple's latest …

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