WSJ Tech News BriefingAuthor: The Wall Street Journal
01 Aug 2021

WSJ Tech News Briefing

Download, listen or watch all podcasts

Tech News Briefing is your guide to what people in tech are talking about. Every weekday, we’ll bring you breaking tech news and scoops from the pros at the Wall Street Journal, insight into new innovations and policy debates, tips from our personal tech team, and exclusive interviews with movers and shakers in the industry.

  • Listen

    Surfing's Next Sea Change - Using Data to Improve the Ride

    Surfing made its first Olympic debut this year. But those in the sport aren't just reading the waves- they're using an increasing amount of artificial intelligence, machine learning and data collection to improve their rides and predict conditions. Reporter Daniela Hernandez joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss how technology is changing the sport. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 30 Jul 2021

    download
  • Listen

    Biden Seeks New Cybersecurity Standards for Critical Infrastructure

    President Biden has directed federal agencies to draw up new standards to help businesses critical to the US economy ward off hackers. Reporter Dustin Volz joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss what the move means for companies and other steps the US is taking to protect against cyber attacks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 29 Jul 2021

    download
  • Listen

    Beijing Regulators Zero in on Chinese Big Tech

    Beijing is increasing pressure on the country's tech firms to get into line with national ambitions. Reporter Stephanie Yang joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss the ways regulators are stepping up scrutiny and what it means for the future of Chinese tech. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 28 Jul 2021

    download
  • Listen

    "Candy Crush" Maker Fights Accusations Of Gender Discrimination

    California regulators have filed a lawsuit against Activision Blizzard, the company behind Call of Duty, World of Warcraft and Candy Crush. Reporter Sarah Needleman joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss the case and the impact of sexual harassment in the gaming industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 27 Jul 2021

    download
  • Listen

    Can Camp Help Kids Break Their Tech Habit?

    Most overnight camps don't allow electronic devices. Some parents see this as an opportunity to bring their children's screen time back to pre-pandemic levels for back-to-school. Columnist Julie Jargon joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss how parents can reset their kids' tech use. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 26 Jul 2021

    download

Follow Playlisto