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WSJ Tech News Briefing

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The Wall Street Journal

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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..

Latest Episodes

Why So Many Chipmakers Want to Merge

The semiconductor industry has been in a merger frenzy lately. Reporter Asa Fitch explains why all the deal activity is happening now. Amanda Lewellyn hosts. Trenae Nuri produced the show this week, and 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

15 min19 h ago
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Why So Many Chipmakers Want to Merge

How Airbnb Came Back From the Brink

Travel ground to a halt at the outset of the pandemic. That could have spelled the end for Airbnb. But we report that under the leadership of CEO Brian Chesky, the company is set to report a surprise profit in the third quarter. Reporter Preetika Rana explains how he did it. Amanda Lewellyn hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

15 min1 d ago
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How Airbnb Came Back From the Brink

Social Media CEOs in the Senate Hot Seat over Content Policies

The CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google are set to appear before the Senate Commerce Committee, where they will face questions about how their platforms treat politically charged content. Tech policy reporter Ryan Tracy discusses what to expect from today's hearing. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

15 min2 d ago
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Social Media CEOs in the Senate Hot Seat over Content Policies

Facebook Prepares for Possible Election Unrest in U.S.

Facebook has used internal tools to quell civil unrest around elections in countries it considers to be "at risk," such as Sri Lanka and Myanmar. Now the WSJ reports the company is preparing for the possibility of deploying those tools in the U.S. Reporter Jeff Horwitz joins host Kateri Jochum to discuss what that would look like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

13 min3 d ago
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Facebook Prepares for Possible Election Unrest in U.S.

Reid Hoffman and Fei-Fei Li on Human-Centered AI (Special Episode)

On today's episode, a conversation between LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman, Co-Director of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Fei-Fei Li, and WSJ Pro AI reporter Jared Council about how to build tools for the future and take ethics into account. Amanda Lewellyn hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

27 min4 d ago
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Reid Hoffman and Fei-Fei Li on Human-Centered AI (Special Episode)

Tech Live: Bridging the Digital Divide and the Road to Tech Equity

The pandemic has exacerbated the digital divide: who has access to the internet, and who doesn't. On today's episode, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and Black Girls Code Founder and CEO Kimberly Bryant discuss how the public and private sectors can work together to democratize access to tech. Chief Economics Commentator Greg Ip moderates. Amanda Lewellyn hosts. Production assistance from Trenae Nuri. Kateri Jochum is the executive producer of WSJ Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

23 min1 w ago
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Tech Live: Bridging the Digital Divide and the Road to Tech Equity

Tech Live: Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt on Big Tech's Power

Earlier this week, the Justice Department dropped its long-awaited antitrust lawsuit against Google, alleging that Google illegally uses anticompetitive methods to protect its monopoly on search and search advertising. At our annual Tech Live conference, our Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern asked former Google CEO Eric Schmidt for his thoughts. Plus, they talk about how big tech should use its power to transform healthcare and education. Amanda Lewellyn hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30 min1 w ago
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Tech Live: Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt on Big Tech's Power

Justice Department Files Antitrust Suit Against Google

The DOJ has filed a long-awaited antitrust lawsuit against Google, alleging that the company engaged in anticompetitive conduct to preserve monopolies in search and search-advertising. Reporter Brent Kendall explains. Plus: at our Tech Live Conference, IBM's newly-appointed CEO Arvind Krishna tells our global tech editor Jason Dean how he plans to reshape the legacy company into a major player in artificial intelligence and quantum computing. Listeners can still register for Tech Live at techlive.wsj.com/registernow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

18 min1 w ago
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Justice Department Files Antitrust Suit Against Google

Tech Live: Tech Platforms and the Power of Persuasion

Our annual Tech Live conference has begun. On today's show: a town-hall style debate between Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), Microsoft Chief Privacy Officer Julie Brill, and Director of the Stanford Internet Observatory Alex Stamos on whether and how to regulate Big Tech. Listeners can tune in and register at techlive.wsj.com/registernow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

24 min1 w ago
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Tech Live: Tech Platforms and the Power of Persuasion

Kicking Off WSJ's Annual Tech Live Conference

It's Day 1 of The Wall Street Journal's annual Tech Live conference, where we talk to movers and shakers in the tech sector. Normally, we hold the event in Laguna Beach, Calif., but like so much else, this year it's going virtual. Global tech editor Jason Dean tells host Amanda Lewellyn what to expect. Listeners can tune in and register at techlive.wsj.com/registernow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10 min1 w ago
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Kicking Off WSJ's Annual Tech Live Conference

Latest Episodes

Why So Many Chipmakers Want to Merge

The semiconductor industry has been in a merger frenzy lately. Reporter Asa Fitch explains why all the deal activity is happening now. Amanda Lewellyn hosts. Trenae Nuri produced the show this week, and 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

15 min19 h ago
Comments
Why So Many Chipmakers Want to Merge

How Airbnb Came Back From the Brink

Travel ground to a halt at the outset of the pandemic. That could have spelled the end for Airbnb. But we report that under the leadership of CEO Brian Chesky, the company is set to report a surprise profit in the third quarter. Reporter Preetika Rana explains how he did it. Amanda Lewellyn hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

15 min1 d ago
Comments
How Airbnb Came Back From the Brink

Social Media CEOs in the Senate Hot Seat over Content Policies

The CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google are set to appear before the Senate Commerce Committee, where they will face questions about how their platforms treat politically charged content. Tech policy reporter Ryan Tracy discusses what to expect from today's hearing. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

15 min2 d ago
Comments
Social Media CEOs in the Senate Hot Seat over Content Policies

Facebook Prepares for Possible Election Unrest in U.S.

Facebook has used internal tools to quell civil unrest around elections in countries it considers to be "at risk," such as Sri Lanka and Myanmar. Now the WSJ reports the company is preparing for the possibility of deploying those tools in the U.S. Reporter Jeff Horwitz joins host Kateri Jochum to discuss what that would look like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

13 min3 d ago
Comments
Facebook Prepares for Possible Election Unrest in U.S.

Reid Hoffman and Fei-Fei Li on Human-Centered AI (Special Episode)

On today's episode, a conversation between LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman, Co-Director of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Fei-Fei Li, and WSJ Pro AI reporter Jared Council about how to build tools for the future and take ethics into account. Amanda Lewellyn hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

27 min4 d ago
Comments
Reid Hoffman and Fei-Fei Li on Human-Centered AI (Special Episode)

Tech Live: Bridging the Digital Divide and the Road to Tech Equity

The pandemic has exacerbated the digital divide: who has access to the internet, and who doesn't. On today's episode, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and Black Girls Code Founder and CEO Kimberly Bryant discuss how the public and private sectors can work together to democratize access to tech. Chief Economics Commentator Greg Ip moderates. Amanda Lewellyn hosts. Production assistance from Trenae Nuri. Kateri Jochum is the executive producer of WSJ Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

23 min1 w ago
Comments
Tech Live: Bridging the Digital Divide and the Road to Tech Equity

Tech Live: Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt on Big Tech's Power

Earlier this week, the Justice Department dropped its long-awaited antitrust lawsuit against Google, alleging that Google illegally uses anticompetitive methods to protect its monopoly on search and search advertising. At our annual Tech Live conference, our Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern asked former Google CEO Eric Schmidt for his thoughts. Plus, they talk about how big tech should use its power to transform healthcare and education. Amanda Lewellyn hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30 min1 w ago
Comments
Tech Live: Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt on Big Tech's Power

Justice Department Files Antitrust Suit Against Google

The DOJ has filed a long-awaited antitrust lawsuit against Google, alleging that the company engaged in anticompetitive conduct to preserve monopolies in search and search-advertising. Reporter Brent Kendall explains. Plus: at our Tech Live Conference, IBM's newly-appointed CEO Arvind Krishna tells our global tech editor Jason Dean how he plans to reshape the legacy company into a major player in artificial intelligence and quantum computing. Listeners can still register for Tech Live at techlive.wsj.com/registernow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

18 min1 w ago
Comments
Justice Department Files Antitrust Suit Against Google

Tech Live: Tech Platforms and the Power of Persuasion

Our annual Tech Live conference has begun. On today's show: a town-hall style debate between Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI), Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), Microsoft Chief Privacy Officer Julie Brill, and Director of the Stanford Internet Observatory Alex Stamos on whether and how to regulate Big Tech. Listeners can tune in and register at techlive.wsj.com/registernow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

24 min1 w ago
Comments
Tech Live: Tech Platforms and the Power of Persuasion

Kicking Off WSJ's Annual Tech Live Conference

It's Day 1 of The Wall Street Journal's annual Tech Live conference, where we talk to movers and shakers in the tech sector. Normally, we hold the event in Laguna Beach, Calif., but like so much else, this year it's going virtual. Global tech editor Jason Dean tells host Amanda Lewellyn what to expect. Listeners can tune in and register at techlive.wsj.com/registernow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

10 min1 w ago
Comments
Kicking Off WSJ's Annual Tech Live Conference
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