WSJ Tech News Briefing

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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
White House Summit With Big Tech Tackles AI, Job Losses
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White House gathered top Silicon Valley executives for a discussion on how to equip U.S. workers with skills necessary to retain jobs in the age of artificial intelligence. The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan has more. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 10, 2018
Booking a Hotel? Airbnb, Expedia Push Experiences Too
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Companies like Airbnb, TripAdvisor and Expedia are looking to organize the roughly 80% of activities done by travelers that are now booked offline. The Wall Street Journal's Aisha Al-Muslim has more. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 07, 2018
Trump Hits Amazon, Online Retailers With Proposed USPS Changes
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A Treasury-led task force is proposing that the U.S. Postal Service charge more for certain package deliveries -- going after Amazon and other online retailers that President Trump has said benefit at the post office's expense. The Wall Street Journal's John D. McKinnon has more. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 06, 2018
Musk's SpaceX Latest Rocket Launch Marks New Milestones
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The latest successful rocket launch by Elon Musk's SpaceX marked new milestones for the company's drive to ease access for commercial satellites into orbit. The Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor has the details. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 05, 2018
Amazon Tests Cashierless Tech for Bigger Stores
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Amazon is testing its cashierless checkout technology for bigger stores, a strategy that could further challenge brick-and-mortar retailers if successful. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has more. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 04, 2018
Can AT&T's New Streaming Service Take On Netflix?
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AT&T, trying to reassure investors it can capitalize on its big acquisition of Time Warner, plans to offer three versions of a new streaming video service next year that will feature original movies and television series from Warner Bros., Turner and HBO. The Wall Street Journal's Drew FitzGerald has more. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 03, 2018
Emails Show Facebook Considered Charging for Data Access
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Internal emails show Facebook thought about charging companies for access to user data several years ago -- a step that would have marked a dramatic shift from its policy of not selling that information. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has the details. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 30, 2018
New Amazon Software Analyzes Patient Medical Records
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Amazon.com has begun selling to doctors and hospitals new software that analyzes patients' medical records. We have more on Amazon's latest move into healthcare from the Wall Street Journal's Melanie Evans.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 29, 2018
Amazon Gains Ground in Advertising
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Amazon is becoming a bigger player in advertising, rising to the number three spot in the U.S. digital ad market, after Google parent Alphabet, and Facebook. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has more on what that means for the industry and competitors.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 28, 2018
What to Do When Your Smart TV Loses Its Smarts
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For many consumers, their smart TV's capabilities are being outpaced by new and more advanced programming platforms and services. Wall Street Journal personal technology columnist David Pierce explains how to ensure your smart TV stays at the head of the class. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 27, 2018
Forget Cyber Monday. Now It's Mobile Monday
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OpenX's Dallas Lawrence examines the shift in consumers seeking out holiday shopping deals from Black Friday to the Monday after Thanksgiving. He also details how shopping has become a mobile-based activity and which segment of the population will be shopping mostly for themselves.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 26, 2018
Black Friday Shopping? Tips for Deals, Perks ...and Bitcoin
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Coupons haven't gone away, but the path to discounts is through shoppers' mobile phones or computers this holiday season. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer talks key tips for Black Friday shopping. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 23, 2018
Under the Tree: WSJ's Favorite Holiday Tech Gifts
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Whether it's a coffee travel mug with sensors or new noise-cancelling headphones, there's a tech gift for everyone this holiday season. The Wall Street Journal's Wilson Rothman on some of the tech gadgets recommended by the Journal's personal tech columnists.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 21, 2018
Cord-Cutters Chip Away at Traditional TV Outlook
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With more than 1 million consumers canceling their cable-TV or satellite subscriptions in the past quarter, the Wall Street Journal's Drew FitzGerald talks how cord-cutters continue to chip away at providers' dominance of the living room. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 20, 2018
PCs: A Recent Bright Spot for Tech
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Many think personal computers are a fading business. But it turns out PCs have been a recent bright spot for tech. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher explains. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 19, 2018
What the Amazon HQ2 Cities Could Learn from Seattle
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Amazon's arrival in Long Island City and Northern Virginia will no doubt transform the two communities. That's if Amazon's presence in Seattle is any guide, says the Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 16, 2018
Amazon, Google Battle for High-Tech Talent
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As both Amazon.com and Google boost their presences in New York, the battle to lure high-tech talent will be intense. The Wall Street Journal's Eric Morath says each company will looking to attract software developers and engineers with different skills.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 15, 2018
WSJ Tech D.Live: Instagram, Billboards...and Kevin Hart
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Special Edition: At the WSJ Tech D.Live Conference, Instagram's co-founder talks about the evolution of social media. Brex's CEO touts the benefits of billboard advertising. And Kevin Hart weighs in on political correctness in comedy and the Rock.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 14, 2018
Amazon H2Q Sparks Long Island City Real Estate Boom
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News that Amazon.com would locate half of its new headquarters in Long Island City, N.Y. sparked a real estate-buying frenzy in the area. Josh Barbanel of the Wall Street Journal has the story.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 14, 2018
WSJ Tech D.Live: How Should Tech Firms Be Regulated?
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D.Live Special Edition: With tech firms under growing scrutiny, how much regulation should they face? Some executives offered their thoughts at the WSJ Tech D.Live conference. Plus, L.A. Clippers owner Steve Ballmer with some management insights.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 13, 2018