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WSJ Tech News Briefing

Updated 3 days ago

Rank #14 in Technology category

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Tech News
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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.

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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.

iTunes Ratings

466 Ratings
Average Ratings
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37

Great content, poor sound quality

By Audionews - Dec 11 2019
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Needs leveling. This podcast is way quieter than all others I listen to. I find myself turning up the volume to hear, then getting blasted when my next podcast or an ad starts. Please fix!!!

Ads are TOO LOUD

By schneidercarrie - Dec 03 2019
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I used to enjoy this series but it’s now unlistenable. The volume of the ads blows my ears out. Painful.

iTunes Ratings

466 Ratings
Average Ratings
262
93
46
28
37

Great content, poor sound quality

By Audionews - Dec 11 2019
Read more
Needs leveling. This podcast is way quieter than all others I listen to. I find myself turning up the volume to hear, then getting blasted when my next podcast or an ad starts. Please fix!!!

Ads are TOO LOUD

By schneidercarrie - Dec 03 2019
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I used to enjoy this series but it’s now unlistenable. The volume of the ads blows my ears out. Painful.

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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.

With Brits Used to Surveillance, More Companies Try Tracking Faces

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WSJ Reporter Parmy Olson explains why so many UK companies are adopting facial recognition technology, and how it's legal.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 04 2019

9mins

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Welcome to the Button Wars

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It's Cyber Monday, and the battle for the future of payments is being fought in the shopping cart. Heard on the Street columnist Telis Demos joins us to explain.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 02 2019

14mins

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Diabetes Patients' Blood-Sugar Data Aren't Being Shared

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The DexCom glucose monitor stopped sharing data with smartphones. WSJ Reporter Peter Loftus explains why that's so dangerous. 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

Dec 03 2019

10mins

Play

On Amazon, Don't Just 'Buy Now'

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'Tis the season... for shopping online. Amazon is probably part of your routine. Personal tech reporter Katie Bindley explains how to skip getting scammed while shopping on the site.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 29 2019

11mins

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Our Favorite Gadgets of 2019: Phone Accessories Edition

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Personal Tech Editor Wilson Rothman breaks down the best gadgets for your phone. Correction: HMD Global, which licenses the Nokia brand for phones and tablets, is based in Finland. An earlier version of this podcast said HMD was a Chinese company.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 27 2019

11mins

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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

10mins

Play

Our Favorite Gadgets of 2019: Kids Edition

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The holidays are fast approaching. So we sat down with Personal Tech Editor Wilson Rothman to break down the best gadgets for the tech-savviest demographic: kids. The Wall Street Journal and Fox Corp share a parent company, News Corp.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 26 2019

15mins

Play

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

8mins

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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

9mins

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Facebook Pledges $130 Million to Fund 'Supreme Court' for Content

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The social media giant has announced a new way it'll review how the company moderates content. WSJ Reporter Jeff Horwitz joins us to explain. 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

Dec 13 2019

11mins

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For First Time Since Facebook Debacle, Nasdaq To Overtake NYSE

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Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange typically battle it out for major IPOs. In a year of tech unicorn IPOs, exchanges reporter Alexander Osipovich joins us to explain how Nasdaq came out on top this year, and how those public listings factor in. 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

Dec 12 2019

14mins

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Scientists Store Data in Synthetic DNA

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The future of digital memory may be inside a small plastic bunny. Reporter Lee Hotz joins us to explain why scientists are now turning to synthetic DNA to store data. 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

Dec 11 2019

12mins

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Netflix Sweeps Golden Globe Nominations

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When Golden Globe nominations were announced, streaming services emerged as the star. Entertainment reporter John Jurgensen explains what that means for the future of Netflix, streaming, and the movies.

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Dec 10 2019

11mins

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NY Lawmakers Look to CA Gig-Worker Bill

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Lawmakers in New York are considering a measure that would require companies to extend more benefits to gig workers. They're looking to California, which passed a similar law earlier this year. Reporter Jimmy Vielkind joins us to explain.

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Dec 09 2019

12mins

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Hoverboards: How Amazon Dodges Responsibility for Unsafe Products

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From ride-sharing companies to online babysitting services, internet marketplaces have long argued that it's the sellers' responsibility to make sure that products are safe. Reporter Alexandra Berzon explains how hoverboards sold on Amazon could challenge that argument.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 06 2019

11mins

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Google Co-Founders Step Away, CEO Steps Up

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As the co-founders of Google give up management roles at Alphabet, WSJ reporter Rob Copeland explains the challenges their replacement, current CEO Sundar Pichai, will face.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 05 2019

11mins

Play

With Brits Used to Surveillance, More Companies Try Tracking Faces

Podcast cover
Read more
WSJ Reporter Parmy Olson explains why so many UK companies are adopting facial recognition technology, and how it's legal.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 04 2019

9mins

Play

Diabetes Patients' Blood-Sugar Data Aren't Being Shared

Podcast cover
Read more
The DexCom glucose monitor stopped sharing data with smartphones. WSJ Reporter Peter Loftus explains why that's so dangerous. 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

Dec 03 2019

10mins

Play

Welcome to the Button Wars

Podcast cover
Read more
It's Cyber Monday, and the battle for the future of payments is being fought in the shopping cart. Heard on the Street columnist Telis Demos joins us to explain.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 02 2019

14mins

Play

On Amazon, Don't Just 'Buy Now'

Podcast cover
Read more
'Tis the season... for shopping online. Amazon is probably part of your routine. Personal tech reporter Katie Bindley explains how to skip getting scammed while shopping on the site.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 29 2019

11mins

Play

Our Favorite Gadgets of 2019: Phone Accessories Edition

Podcast cover
Read more
Personal Tech Editor Wilson Rothman breaks down the best gadgets for your phone. Correction: HMD Global, which licenses the Nokia brand for phones and tablets, is based in Finland. An earlier version of this podcast said HMD was a Chinese company.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 27 2019

11mins

Play

Our Favorite Gadgets of 2019: Kids Edition

Podcast cover
Read more
The holidays are fast approaching. So we sat down with Personal Tech Editor Wilson Rothman to break down the best gadgets for the tech-savviest demographic: kids. The Wall Street Journal and Fox Corp share a parent company, News Corp.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 26 2019

15mins

Play

Our Favorite Gadgets of 2019: Smart Home Edition

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Personal Tech Editor Wilson Rothman breaks down the best gadgets for a smarter home. Reporter Betsy Morris explains how tech companies are combating deepfakes. News Corp has a commercial agreement to supply news through Facebook and Twitter.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 25 2019

13mins

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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

11mins

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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

11mins

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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

10mins

Play

TikTok Looking at Ways to Shake Off Its Ties to China

Podcast cover
Read more
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

8mins

Play

Twitter to Restrict How Advertisers Target Users

Podcast cover
Read more
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

9mins

Play

Moving 5G Traffic to the Cloud to Free Up Networks

Podcast cover
Read more
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

10mins

Play