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May 17, 2019
Pinterest's Shares Fall; Smartphone's Focus Fails
Shares of Pinterest fell 17% in extended trading after it posted a wider-than-expected loss in its first report after its market debut. Plus, a look at WSJ's feature on the science of distractions and how smartphones are messing with our brain's ability to focus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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7 min
May 16, 2019
Microsoft Warns of a Monster Computer Bug
Microsoft took the unusual step of warning that a computer bug it has now patched could be used by a cyber weapon similar to the WannaCry worm, which spread across the globe two years ago. The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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11 min
May 15, 2019
Can Tesla Spare a Dime?
Tesla raised a total of $2.7 billion in convertible debt and stock earlier this month, but perhaps Investors shouldn't expect much mileage out of its latest capital increase. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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8 min
May 14, 2019
Supreme Court Lets Apple Apps Antitrust Case Proceed
The Supreme Court ruled consumers can proceed with a suit challenging Apple's control over the marketplace for iPhone apps, threatening the tech giant's slice of billions of dollars in sales. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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8 min
May 13, 2019
Is Amazon Violating Kids' Privacy With Smart Speakers?
Advocacy groups say Echo Dot Kids device improperly retains conversations of users. The Wall Street Journal's Betsy Morris has more.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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8 min
May 10, 2019
Cybersecurity Workers Needed, No Experience Required
Companies need to hire hundreds of thousands of workers to help them protect computer networks and customer data. The Wall Street Journal's Kelsey Gee says applicants don't need to have a traditional four-year degree or formal experience to get a job. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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10 min
May 8, 2019
Uber, Lyft Won't Pick Your Kids Up (But Other Car Services Will)
Busy parents who turn to ride-hailing services to solve child-chauffeuring dilemmas may be defying company age restrictions. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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10 min
May 7, 2019
Can Uber Make a Profit?
Ahead of its IPO, Uber aims to dominate the world of transportation -- from food delivery to freight. However, it's still not making any money. The Wall Street Journal's Eliot Brown explains why.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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8 min
May 6, 2019
Does Naviance Help or Hinder College Applicants?
Many students applying to college use Naviance, the online tool that shows where their peers were accepted or rejected. The Wall Street Journal's Jo Craven McGinty says students using Naviance were more likely to get into the college of their choice - but there were some downsides.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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8 min
May 3, 2019
Tech Compatibility Questions Couples Need to Answer
Couples may find they often disagree when it comes to technology, i.e. what to share online or when should we unplug. Wall Street Journal contributor Alexandra Samuel with some tech challenges that couples need to negotiate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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11 min
May 2, 2019
Divorce Mediation: There's An App for That
Parents who divorce can now use apps to help minimize discord over matters such as child-custody battles. Experts tell the Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon the apps can also ease the stress on kids caught in the middle.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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10 min
May 1, 2019
Tesla's Toughest Task: Raising Money?
Tesla has plenty of options for raising money, but it is getting more expensive to do so, say analysts and investors. The Wall Street Journal's Sam Goldfarb explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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8 min
April 30, 2019
Spotify Hits 100 Million Subscribers
Spotify narrowed its loss in the most recent quarter as the music-streaming giant invested heavily in its growing podcast business and said it now has 100 million paying users. With more tech giants entering a crowded space, how much longer can Spotify keep its global lead? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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7 min
April 29, 2019
Netflix Fights to Keep Its Most Watched Shows
Now that NBCUniversal is launching its own streaming service, and has begun internal discussions about removing "The Office" from Netflix when the contract expires in 2021. The Wall Street Journal's Amol Sharma explains the start of Netflix's recurring new headache. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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7 min
April 26, 2019
WhatsApp Users Spread Rumors in World's Biggest Democracy
With false misinformation from social media posts heavily on the rise in India, a look at how the WhatsApp messaging app is undermining efforts to contain the spread of fake news globally. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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6 min
April 25, 2019
Uber, Lyft Commit to Safety
As ride-share companies reassess safety measures, Lyft and Uber share new plans to enhance their features, each releasing a set of initiatives to make ride hailing safer across the board. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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7 min
April 24, 2019
Top U.S. Law Schools Now Teaching AI Courses
Columbia, Harvard and Stanford are among the universities that have introduced new artificial intelligence courses on topics ranging from algorithmic bias to civil rights. The Wall Street Journal's Jared Council explains how AI is transforming some of the top law schools around the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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8 min
April 23, 2019
Uber, Lyft Customers May Soon Pay More for Rides
Uber and Lyft are going public and the ride-hailing companies' IPOs could lead to higher fares for riders. The Wall Street Journal's Eliot Brown says it's because shareholders will put more pressure on the two rivals to turn a profit.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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9 min
April 22, 2019
GDPR One Year Later: Can EU Enforce Digital-Privacy?
A year after the EU passed its sweeping digital-privacy law, countries aren't hitting offenders with fines at anywhere near the levels that people feared. Catherine Stupp, cybersecurity reporter for WSJ Pro, explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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8 min
April 19, 2019
Pinterest, Zoom Shares Soar in Trading Debuts
The performance of Pinterest and Zoom in public markets is predicted to set the stage for the IPO market in 2019. The Wall Street Journal's Maureen Farrell has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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7 min
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