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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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#8: Google Politics, Scooter Economics, Sound Dynamics

December 14th, 2018

34:44
David and Christopher discuss Google CEO Sundar Pichai's visit to Washington. Will technologists and politicians ever speak the same language? Then …

#7: Robot Friends, Venmo Friends, Self-Driving Friends

December 7th, 2018

36:13
David, Joanna and Christopher explore the question, Will robots take our jobs or be our work buddies? (Answer: Both, kinda.) Then they bring in Katie Bindley to talk about the complicated privacy situation for users of …

#6: Open Office Madness, 5G Mystery, Twitch Mania

November 30th, 2018

33:43
David, Joanna and Christopher attempt to explain "5G"-amazing future tech or vague marketing term? Then they grab reporter Sarah Needleman to shed light on something even more confounding: the open office. Phone-booth …

#5: Flying Cars, Cyber Wars and Gwyneth's Goop

November 21st, 2018

28:47
On the heels of WSJ's D.Live 2018 tech conference in Laguna Beach, Calif., Personal Tech columnist David Pierce highlights a few of the most …

#4: Dust Gets Smart, Tech Gets Accountable, Uber Gets Ready (for IPO)

November 16th, 2018

40:24
After the WSJ Tech D.Live conference, David, Joanna and Christopher discuss a question that loomed large over the event-and 2018: What responsibilities do companies have to their users? They also touch on smart dust and …

#3: Amazon's Next Home, Your Next Laptop, GoPro's Next Move

November 9th, 2018

30:06
Our Amazon beat reporter, Laura Stevens, joins David, Joanna and Christopher to talk about the retail giant's future-headquarters reality show, but not before the gang explains the difference between a MacBook Air and …

#2: Gadget Addicts, Facebook Chaos, Google AR

November 2nd, 2018

28:15
David, Joanna and Christopher confess their bad device habits, and share their homespun remedies. Then reporter Deepa Seetharaman joins in to explain the turmoil at Facebook Inc. on the eve of the midterms. Finally, …

#1: iPhones, Delivery Drones and Sir James Dyson

October 26th, 2018

31:42
In our first episode, David, Joanna and Christopher debate the best iPhones (and Android options) then pull in a special guest to talk about …

Introducing WSJ's Instant Message Podcast

September 20th, 2018

2:04
Coming this fall: The Wall Street Journal is offering a fresh way to look at technology. Join columnists David Pierce, Joanna Stern and Christopher …
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