Tech News Briefing

Wall Street Journal  |  News, ±6 min episodes every 16 hours
Hear about the top tech stories of the day, including news and features
23
MAY
9pm
As women remain an underserved market in financial services, a new fintech app that uses artificial intelligence and psychology aims to change that. MarketWatch reporter Maria LaMagna has the details.
23
MAY
6am
As IT security becomes one of the fastest-growing categories in tech, the Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims discusses how the rise of cyberthreats have transformed IT jobs into professions that treat cybersecurity as a top priority.
22
MAY
10pm
Amazon has upended the produce market in Seattle after setting up fruit stands around its headquarters and giving out more than 1.7 million free bananas. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens talks how the response has been split.
22
MAY
6am
Tired of hunching your shoulder to allow for hands-free talking? There's an easy way to attach a phone rest to your iPhone or Android smartphone. The Wall Street Journal's Michael Hsu breaks it down.
19
MAY
11pm
IBM is giving thousands of its remote workers in the U.S. a choice: Abandon your home workspaces and relocate to a regional office-or leave the company. The Wall Street Journal's John Simons has the details.
19
MAY
6am
In an esports deal with ESL, Facebook is shifting its strategy to deliver more-polished programming to the company's nearly two billion monthly users. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman has the latest.
18
MAY
9pm
With Microsoft planning to extend its cloud business into Africa with two big data centers there next year, the Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene talks where the cloud-computing arms race goes from here.
18
MAY
6am
In a new deal with Target, mattress seller Casper is the latest online retailer to turn to physical stores. The Wall Street Journal's Eliot Brown explains why web-retail startups are increasingly looking for growth in brick-and-mortar.
17
MAY
10pm
With Twitter co-founder Biz Stone rejoining the micro-messaging company to focus on its culture, the Wall Street Journal's Georgia Wells talks whether he can revive morale amid executive departures and slumping growth.
17
MAY
6am
While the hackers behind the WannaCry cyberattack succeeded in extracting some ransom payments, converting that bitcoin into cash could prove to be a tougher task. The Wall Street Journal's Paul Vigna breaks down.
17
MAY
12am
Lyft and Alphabet's Waymo have announced that they would work together to develop autonomous-vehicle technology, dealing another potential blow to rival Uber's ambitions. The Wall Street Journal's Jack Nicas has the latest.
16
MAY
6am
The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle talks Apple's latest innovation, Apple Park, and why it's the leading example of the tech industry's newfound love for splashy architecture.