WSJ Tech News BriefingAuthor: The Wall Street Journal
23 May 2022

WSJ Tech News Briefing

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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. Hosted by Zoe Thomas

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    Tech Startups Cut Spending As Investors Pull Back

    After a 13-year financing bonanza that saw hundreds of companies reach billion-dollar-plus valuations, the fun may be over for tech startups. WSJ reporter Heather Somerville joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss why investors are closing their wallets and what startups are doing to stay afloat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 23 May 2022

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    Crypto CEO on Volatility, Ownership and Regulation

    Cryptocurrency values have been plummeting recently, raising questions about investors’ safety and regulations. At The Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival, WSJ crypto editor Jenna Telesca spoke with Binance.US CEO Brian Shroder about how the crypto exchange is tackling these issues. Zoe Thomas hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 20 May 2022

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    Where Is Augmented-Reality Tech Headed Next?

    Augmented-reality headsets are already being used in some workplaces. What will it take for them to be more widely adopted? At The Wall Street Journal's Future of Everything Festival, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern spoke with senior executives from Magic Leap, a company pushing to make AR an everyday reality in our lives, about the challenges it faces. Zoe Thomas hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 19 May 2022

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    Will ‘Instant Delivery’ Eventually Become Profitable?

    At The Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival this week, Gopuff co-CEO Rafael Ilishayev spoke with WSJ tech columnist Christopher Mims about the challenges of ultra-fast delivery and whether robots and drones could help. Zoe Thomas hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 18 May 2022

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    Buffalo Shooter Live-Streamed Attack; How Platforms Reacted

    A mass shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., on Saturday left 10 people dead and 3 others wounded. Nearly all the victims were Black, and authorities are investigating it as a racially motivated hate crime. The attack was broadcast live on the streaming service Twitch, before the service took it down less than two minutes later. WSJ reporter Georgia Wells joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss how social media has been used in these sorts of attacks and how the platforms are responding. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Posted on 17 May 2022

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