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The volume of phone calls has surged more than internet use as people want to hear each other’s voices in the pandemic.

The popular app offered the simplest path to videoconferencing in a pandemic. That doesn’t make it the right path to take.

The $130 entry fee is being waived indefinitely, as interest in playing video games surges during the coronavirus pandemic.

After the pandemic subsides, whether Beijing is praised or pilloried could determine the fate of its ambitions for global leadership.

Mr. Lewis, who is also the publisher of The Wall Street Journal, said he was leaving the company in “strong financial shape.”...

The mobile content app could be a place for innovation, but its first set of scripted shows looks like traditional television in miniature.

Pro video game streamers are used to spending their days in isolation. And a huge new audience is at home to watch them play.