WSJ Tech News BriefingAuthor: The Wall Street Journal
22 Aug 2017

WSJ Tech News Briefing

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Stay informed on the latest trends with daily insights on what's hot and happening in the world of technology. Listen to our reporters discuss notable company news, new tech gadgets, personal technology updates, app features, start-up highlights and more.

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    HTC, Facebook Slash Prices. Can VR Go Mainstream Now?

    With HTC dropping the price of its Vive virtual-reality headset by $200, weeks after Facebook made a similar price cut for its Oculus Rift, Heard on the Street's Dan Gallagher talks whether a lower cost is enough to attract more VR users.

  • Posted on 22 Aug 2017

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    Ford Shifting Gears in Self-Driving Tech?

    Ford's new CEO says the auto maker is poised to rethink how customers are going to want to use self-driving vehicle technology. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has the details.

  • Posted on 21 Aug 2017

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    How Facebook Ended Internal Forum Amid Cultural Struggles

    With a new report detailing how Facebook had to shut down an internal discussion group amid accusations of racist and sexist comments last year, the Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman talks Silicon Valley's ongoing struggle with cultural diversity.

  • Posted on 18 Aug 2017

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    Apple Goes Hollywood With $1 Billion War Chest

    With Apple setting a budget of roughly $1 billion to procure and produce original content over the next year, the Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle talks its game plan for making a splash in Hollywood.

  • Posted on 17 Aug 2017

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    Amazon Refunds Glasses Ahead of 'Great American Eclipse'

    As demand increases ahead of "Great American Eclipse," Amazon has taken a stand to remove special viewers with unconfirmed safety standards. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the details.

  • Posted on 16 Aug 2017

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