WSJ Tech News Briefing

By The Wall Street Journal

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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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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.

Episode Date
Li-Fi Makes New Waves in Aerospace Industry
381
At this year's Paris Air Show, Li-Fi technology emerged as one of the top innovations in the aerospace industry. Will the next wave of high-speed internet soon change airplane flights as we know it? <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 25, 2019
Are Companies Clear on Cloud Safety?
447
Putting data into the cloud can make it more secure but some companies have stumbled on issues ranging from execution to legal considerations. WSJ Pro's recent Cybersecurity Executive Forum examines how firms avoid pitfalls and new risks. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 24, 2019
5G Push Slowed Over Airwave Squabbles
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U.S. wireless companies' limited access to extremely valuable airwaves threatens to slow down big plans to build faster 5G networks. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Krouse has more. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 21, 2019
Will YouTube Change Kids' Content Amid FTC Probe?
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To better protect young viewers from objectionable videos, YouTube could be moving all children's content into a separate product -- the existing stand-alone YouTube Kids app. The Wall Street Journal's Rob Copeland explains. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 20, 2019
Snap Seeks Global Growth With Messaging Innovation
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Snap's new chief strategy officer says the company's ambitions extend beyond its core markets in the U.S. But will the clearest path to growth remain messaging innovation? <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 19, 2019
Can Amazon Find a Hit in Videogame Industry?
512
As Amazon lays off several dozen employees from its division that develops videogames, the Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman explains its struggle to take on the gaming industry. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 18, 2019
Can Cybersecurity Take on Facial Recognition Risks?
428
While China is using facial recognition to increase efficiency in places like airports, are global companies spending enough on cybersecurity to take on its potential risks? <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 17, 2019
CES Asia 2019: Next-Generation Cars, Smart Homes, 5G
467
CES Asia 2019 hosted more than 550 exhibitors from dozens of countries in Shanghai to preview what's next in technology. As 5G steals the spotlight by making its way into our smart homes, could it be the latest in car tech that drives us into the future?<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 14, 2019
Cloud Gaming Wars: Microsoft's to Lose?
457
At the E3 videogame conference in Los Angeles this week, Microsoft shared several planned developments for its Xbox platform. But as more rivals enter the streaming space, will the future of cloud-enabled videogames remain a murky one? <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 13, 2019
Amazon Ends Restaurant Delivery in Face of Competition
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Amazon is ending its restaurant delivery service Amazon Restaurants in the U.S., putting an end to a four-year experiment that aimed to take on Grubhub and Uber Eats -- but failed to gain much traction. The Wall Street Journal's Sebastian Herrera has more. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 12, 2019
The FCC Struggles to Define Robocalls
531
The FCC passed rules that will let phone companies automatically block more robocalls, but it still needs to define an 'auto-dialer' and how consumers can opt out of phone calls from legitimate businesses. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Krouse explains. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 11, 2019
Amazon's re:MARS: The Robots Changing the Future
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re:MARS, Amazon's Las Vegas conference brought together the leading minds in artificial intelligence. Can the latest advances in AI help Amazon transform the robots of the future? <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 10, 2019
JPMorgan Kills New App Service for Young People
450
JPMorgan is scrapping an experiment to attract younger customers to a new digital-banking app a year after making it available nationwide. The Wall Street Journal's David Benoit has the details. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 07, 2019
AI, Digital Tech Give Truckers a Smoother Ride
648
Trucking, logistics and supply-chain operators are bringing digital tools into the cabs of long-haul trucks. The Wall Street Journal's Angus Loten explains how AI is boosting productivity and making deliveries more efficient. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 06, 2019
Amazon Vs. Walmart: A Battle Over Fast Shipping
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Amazon has made more than 10 million products available for free one-day delivery to Prime members in the U.S., the latest salvo in a battle over speedier shipping speeds with rival Walmart. The Wall Street Journal's Sebastian Herrera has the latest. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 04, 2019
Next Generation Network Makes First 5G Laptop
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At the annual Computex event in Taiwan, the world's first potential 5G laptop was unveiled by Lenovo and Qualcomm. Will multi-gigabit speeds and a much longer battery life revolutionize connectivity? <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 03, 2019
Blockchain Struggles to Get Users on 'Dapps'
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While the creation of decentralized apps, or dapps, has been one of the most hyped developments of blockchain, the Wall Street Journal's Paul Vigna explains why they still have trouble luring a user base. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 31, 2019
Payment Wars: Apple Pay's Biggest Rivals
382
In the age of digital transactions and mobile payments, credit card and payment companies remain a formidable challenge to new tech giants like Apple and Google. Barron's Tae Kim explains. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 30, 2019
Investors Hit the Brakes on Tesla Enthusiasm
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As Tesla strives to bring an affordable electric car to the mainstream, the Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins says investors may be losing confidence. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 29, 2019
Tech's Next Hit Remains Unclear For Investors
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How will the next wave of tech impact business and society? At the Wall Street Journal CEO Council, Sonali De Rycker, Partner at Accel, explains why the next chapter of the technology revolution remains uncertain. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 28, 2019