WSJ Tech News BriefingAuthor: The Wall Street Journal
28 Jan 2021

WSJ Tech News Briefing

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Get the latest in technology news for your weekday commute. The Wall Street Journal's reporters and editors highlight 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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    Apple, Facebook, Tesla Earnings: What We Learned

    It's the biggest week for corporate earnings this quarter. On Wednesday, we heard from Apple, Facebook and Tesla. Heard on the Street columnist Dan Gallagher joins host Amanda Lewellyn to discuss the results, and what they tell us about how Big Tech has fared amid the pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 28 Jan 2021

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    What's Driving GameStop Shares' Wild Ride

    Shares of the videogame retailer GameStop are up more than 600% in the past two weeks, driven by individual investors encouraging each other to buy in on social media. But GameStop itself has been struggling for years, so why all the interest? Reporter Caitlin McCabe explains what is going on, and how the trend could impact the broader market. Amanda Lewellyn hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 27 Jan 2021

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    Why China is Joining the Global Push to Regulate Big Tech

    Europe has been leading the push to regulate large technology companies, focusing on privacy and competition rules, and the U.S. also has been working to curb Big Tech's power. But recently, China has begun laying out guidelines as well. Tech reporter Sam Schechner joins host Amanda Lewellyn to discuss what China is proposing, and why it is acting now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 26 Jan 2021

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    How the Virtual Office Could Replace the Physical One

    As remote communication continues to be our primary way of working, some companies are turning to services that create virtual office spaces to beat Zoom fatigue. Meaning: you could sit at a virtual desk all day, or meet a colleague at the virtual water cooler. Tech columnist Christopher Mims visited one of these spaces, and he joins host Amanda Lewellyn to talk about what he saw. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 25 Jan 2021

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    Intel's Earnings Report Highlights Challenges Facing New CEO

    Intel reported its full-year results on Thursday, capping off a lucrative but difficult year for the legacy chipmaker. Tech reporter Asa Fitch joins host Amanda Lewellyn to discuss the path forward for Intel under its new CEO. Christopher Zinsli is our supervising producer. Kateri Jochum is the executive producer of WSJ Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 22 Jan 2021

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