Chipmakers faced with huge stockpiles: The war in Ukraine and China shutdowns are taking their toll on the PC and smartphone market. Manufacturers might have to pivot to produce chips for other uses.

Uber Eats wants to make it easier for customers to order food: The food delivery platform is adding voice ordering, stadium partnerships, and autonomous delivery features to boost convenience.

The quantum cloud advantage: D-Wave’s US-based quantum computer is now available via the cloud. It could be part of an emerging trend to make quantum computing more accessible.

On today's episode, we discuss how wearable tech devices will shake up healthcare, which features will make health wearables a must-have, and how Amazon and Apple will continue to disrupt the industry. "In Other News," we talk about why digital pharmacies are getting in trouble and what we should make of telehealth companies slowing down. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Lisa Phillips and Rajiv Leventhal.

An underdog’s cloud effort: Google gives expanding its cloud market share another try with its AlloyDB database service that’s priced to sell. Its other cloud products could reap benefits too.

Social work with a tech salary: Schmidt Futures helps pair tech workers with higher-paying nonprofit positions. With a two-year time limit, the jobs could benefit from a bit more longevity.

TSMC is raising prices for the second time in a year: The company blames increased costs and expansion. Long-term effects may be loss of business from customers feeling the squeeze.

Meta to combine VR apps: Folding Horizon Venues into the larger Horizon Worlds app may be the only way to maintain user traffic and waning engagement.

Celestial power beamed to Earth: Plans are underway to deploy solar power stations in space to solve the planet’s energy problems. The promising idea could fragment without international cooperation.

Fighting cybercrime one email at a time: Abnormal Security wants to stand out with its behavioral AI for cybersecurity. It could make companies safer, but vigilance is still necessary.

From 1,000 songs in your pocket to $3 trillion in theirs: The iconic music player set the computer maker on a course to dominate consumer products that carried over to the iPhone and beyond.

Big Tech gets corrected: Tech industry stocks have taken a beating so far in 2022, but given the pandemic’s upheaval, it shouldn’t come as a surprise. Another reincarnation looms.

Faces of the forest: Huawei helps deploy wildlife surveillance tech to help ID pandas’ faces and curb species loss. It could inspire a whole new level of conservation.

China orders replacement of foreign-branded PCs, software within two years: Government agencies and state-backed businesses will need to switch to domestic alternatives, which could mean losses for Dell, HP, and Microsoft.

Rivian’s fall from grace: After a historic IPO, Rivian hits a speed bump with a stock price drop and supply chain headaches. However, the startup is positioned to regain its momentum.

Brands and retailers are adopting new technologies as they pursue supply chain optimization: Kraft Heinz, UPS, and Amazon are looking to AI, the cloud, and other tools to streamline operations.

Plastic waste or precious commodity? The Gigabot X 3D printer can transform waste plastic into goods without recycling. It could be pivotal for on-demand manufacturing.

XBox Live goes down globally: The game streaming service and games on devices were inaccessible as its cloud service went down. The trend of outages for high-bandwidth, high-traffic services continues.

GM gets bullish on EVs: GM thinks it can outmatch Tesla in the EV race by focusing on more-affordable options for cars and trucks. But can it keep up with the competition?