WSJ Tech News Briefing

By The Wall Street Journal

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Reviews: 5

me
 Aug 2, 2019
not super in depth, but it's often worth the time

Owain
 May 15, 2019
Some of the news is interesting but there is a constant, boring stream of anti Tesla stories that owes more to the Murdoch ownership than anything like facts. Avoid.


 Apr 25, 2019

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<p>Get the latest in technology news for your weekday commute. Wall Street Journal reporters join Tanya Bustos to cover leading companies, new gadgets, consumer trends and cyber issues. From San Francisco to New York to the hottest conferences, our journalists help you stay plugged in.</p>

Episode Date
Facebook Weighs Steps to Curb Narrowly-Targeted Political Ads
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Facebook may be the next tech company to respond to controversy over political ad policies. Reporter Emily Glazer explains. News Corp, owner of the Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Facebook and Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 22, 2019
Please Like My Vacation Photo. I Hired a Professional.
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Travelers are paying pros to help them curate the best possible vacation Instagrams. Reporter Harriet Torry explains. Dow Jones & Co. has a commercial agreement to supply news through Apple services. News Corp, owner of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Facebook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 21, 2019
Google Stadia, Apple Arcade: So Many Ways to Play...and Pay
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There are more devices and gaming platforms than ever before. Wall Street Journal videogame reporter Sarah E. Needleman explains what to know ahead of this year's holiday season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 20, 2019
TikTok Looking at Ways to Shake Off Its Ties to China
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Wall Street Journal reporter Georgia Wells explains why the video streaming app TikTok is trying to downplay its ties to China and gain more traction in the U.S. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19, 2019
Twitter to Restrict How Advertisers Target Users
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Wall Street Journal reporter Emily Glazer explains how Twitter will no longer allow groups promoting causes to target users by their ZIP Code or political affiliations. Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply video content through Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 18, 2019
Moving 5G Traffic to the Cloud to Free Up Networks
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Wall Street Journal report Eric Sylvers explains how phone carriers are exploring moving 5G technology to the cloud in order to unclog busy data networks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 15, 2019
5G Technology: How It Will Revolutionize Sports Betting
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Wall Street Journal reporter Sarah Krouse explains how 5G technology could connect more sports fans, and allow them to bet on games as they watch.(Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal, has a commercial agreement to supply news through Apple services.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 14, 2019
5G Technology: Governments, Carriers Spar Over Prices
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Wall Street Journal reporter Stu Woo discusses how governments are seeking to make as much money as possible from spectrum auctions, but are receiving pushback from phone carriers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 13, 2019
5G And the Internet of Things: At What Cost To Privacy?
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5G wireless technology has the ability to connect a ton of Internet devices, what's known as the Internet of Things. The Wall Street Journal's Drew Fitzgerald talks about the implications that might have for consumers' data privacy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2019
Combining 5G and AI Could Lead to Unlimited Possibilities
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Combining 5G wireless networks and artificial intelligence has the potential to change so many things here on Earth and in space. The Wall Street Journal's Jame Rundle says it could, for example, shorten the time it takes to develop new drugs, improve crop-growing methods and lead to a better shopping experience for retailers and shoppers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11, 2019
SPECIAL: WSJ Exclusive Interview with Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei
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The WSJ recently sat down for an exclusive interview with Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei in Shenzhen. In this special, Ren talks about how the US blacklisting has impacted Huawei - and why he says Huawei doesn't need the US to survive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 09, 2019
How Google Came to Dominate the Digital Ad Space
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With an array of tools and technology, Google has become the king of digital advertising and it also has the dominant digital ad marketplace. Google is now a target of investigations into whether it's abused its power. The Wall Street Journal's Keach Hagey has the story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2019
Google Buys Fitbit. What Does It Mean for Users' Data?
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Google has bought wearables device maker Fitbit for 2.1 billion dollars. The search giant wants to become a major player in health data. But the Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman says the deal raises questions about how users' health and wellness data will be used. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 07, 2019
Managing Household Chores With Labor-Sharing Apps
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Some new apps can help families divvy up the household responsibilities, and head off arguments over who's pulling their weight around the house. More from the Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 06, 2019
Apple's AirPods Pro: New, Improved and Pricier
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The Wall Street Journal's Joanna Stern tested Apple's new earbuds, and found the AirPods Pro to be much improved over the AirPods. One big improvement: they don't fall out. At $250 a pair, that's welcome news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 05, 2019
High-Tech Innovations to Battle California's Siege of Blazes
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California firefighters are using a mix of high-tech and old-fashioned cunning to battle the state's siege of hundreds of blazes. The Wall Street Journal's Erin Ailworth has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 04, 2019
Interior Department Grounds Aerial Drone Fleet
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The Interior Department is grounding its entire fleet of aerial drones, one of the largest in the federal government, citing increasing concerns about the national security risk from Chinese manufacturers. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Puko has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2019
Facebook Removes Inauthentic Accounts Linked to Russian Businessman
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Facebook dismantled a coordinated effort to mislead users led by a Russian businessman whom law-enforcement officials have previously accused of interfering in U.S. elections. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman has more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 31, 2019
AT&T Joins Streaming Wars With HBO Max
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AT&T is preparing to unveil its answer to Netflix -- HBO Max , a multibillion-dollar gamble that the media and telecom giant can sell a premium streaming-video service when rivals are flooding the market with cheaper alternatives. The Wall Street Journal's Drew FitzGerald has the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 30, 2019
Big Tech Ramps Up Lobbying Amid Antitrust Scrutiny
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As the tech industry faces growing regulatory scrutiny, companies like Facebook and Amazon have ramped up lobbying in Washington. The Wall Street Journal's Ryan Tracy has more on how big tech seeks to present a positive message to Capitol Hill. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29, 2019