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WSJ Tech News Briefing

Updated 10 days ago

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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.

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387 Ratings
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Why fill up with news

By johndoe99 - Jun 08 2019
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They kick off with advertised subject then flip into general purpose news before coming back to the topic. It just puts me to sleep and lose track why I was listening to this podcast. I wish they didn’t fill up with headlines unnecessarily.

Great!

By Lucas112391918 - Jan 12 2018
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Fast and dynamic information about what really matters!

iTunes Ratings

387 Ratings
Average Ratings
224
72
38
22
31

Why fill up with news

By johndoe99 - Jun 08 2019
Read more
They kick off with advertised subject then flip into general purpose news before coming back to the topic. It just puts me to sleep and lose track why I was listening to this podcast. I wish they didn’t fill up with headlines unnecessarily.

Great!

By Lucas112391918 - Jan 12 2018
Read more
Fast and dynamic information about what really matters!
Cover image of WSJ Tech News Briefing

WSJ Tech News Briefing

Updated 10 days ago

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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.

Rank #1: Can New U.S. Cyber Alert Prevent Hacking of Small Planes?

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As the Department of Homeland Security issues a new cyber alert for small planes, have modern flight systems become too vulnerable to hacking?

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Aug 05 2019
7 mins
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Rank #2: FCC Votes to Crack Down on Overseas Robocalls

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The FCC voted on extending a ban on faking caller information for malicious purposes-which currently applies only to calls originating in the U.S.-to calls coming from abroad. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Krouse has more.

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Aug 02 2019
8 mins
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Rank #3: Senators Grill FAA Over Boeing Max Tech Risks

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Members of the U.S. Senate grilled Federal Aviation Administration officials on Wednesday about the Lion Air crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Max in March. Was the FAA was too quick to approve Boeing's 737 Max airliner?

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Aug 01 2019
6 mins
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Rank #4: Mapping App Mishaps and the Drivers Misled by GPS

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Homeowners on the receiving end of addled smartphone navigation are increasingly grappling with lost drivers led astray by faulty algorithms. The Wall Street Journal's Katie Bindley has more.

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Jul 31 2019
9 mins
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Rank #5: France's Digital Tax on Tech Giants

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Last week, France signed into law a new digital tax on American tech giants like Google and Amazon. Will President Trump take "substantial reciprocal action" as promised?

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Jul 29 2019
6 mins
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Rank #6: Facebook's New Privacy Checks

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Now that the FTC has fined Facebook $5 billion for improperly managing user data, will stricter new oversight help protect our privacy?

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Jul 30 2019
6 mins
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Rank #7: How Could a T-Mobile, Sprint Deal Impact Consumers?

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The Justice Department is poised to approve T-Mobile's merger with Sprint under a plan designed to create a new wireless carrier by handing assets to satellite-TV provider Dish Network. But how soon will consumers see a change in their digital landscape?

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Jul 26 2019
6 mins
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Rank #8: Amazon Strikes Deal With Real-Estate Giant Realogy

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Real-estate brokerage giant Realogy launched a new partnership with Amazon in a fresh attempt at jump-starting the property firm's flagging business and tumbling share price. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Kusisto has more.

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Jul 24 2019
9 mins
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Rank #9: Will Facebook's Record-Setting Fine Send Message to Big Tech?

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The record $5 billion fine and oversight conditions federal regulators imposed on Facebook for privacy violations put Big Tech on notice that any company failing to protect consumer information may now face greater legal risks than previously. Will the tech industry get the message?

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Jul 25 2019
7 mins
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