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WSJ Tech News Briefing

By The Wall Street Journal  

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..

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..

 

#746

Tech News Briefing's Guide to Zoom

If you're about to join your next Zoom meeting, this episode of Tech News Briefing is for you. Our new Personal Tech Columnist Nicole Nguyen joins us to explain what Zoom bombing is, how to avoid it, and how to protect your privacy while you're video-conferencing. Plus, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern is back with her own Zoom tips of the day. Have a question for Joanna, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at joanna.stern@wsj.com. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Kateri Jochum hosts. Amanda Lewellyn is our producer. Production assistance from Taylor Nakagawa and Joanna Stern. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

03 Apr 2020

13 MINS

13:39

03 Apr 2020


#745

Restaurants Rethink Delivery During Coronavirus Lockdowns

Food-delivery companies can take up to 30 percent in commissions from orders on their platforms. For smaller restaurants restricted to takeout-only because of the coronavirus, that's cutting into their already-narrow margins. Our reporter Preetika Rana joins us to explain how the industry is reacting. Plus, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stops by with her work-from-home tech tip of the day. Have a question for Joanna, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at joanna.stern@wsj.com. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

02 Apr 2020

16 MINS

16:53

02 Apr 2020


#744

Doctors Use Tele-ICU Tech for Coronavirus Patients

To deal with a shortage of beds and staff, some hospitals are turning to video-conferencing tools to care for patients. Our tech columnist Chris Mims joins us to explain. Plus, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stops by with her work-from-home tech tip of the day. Have a question for Joanna, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at joanna.stern@wsj.com. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

01 Apr 2020

13 MINS

13:13

01 Apr 2020


#743

The Cybersecurity Fallout from Coronavirus

As millions of Americans transitioned to working from home, the strain on computer networks created vulnerabilities that hackers can exploit. Our cybersecurity reporter David Uberti joins us to explain how they are doing it - and how you can protect yourself. Plus, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern joins us with her work-from-home tech tip of the day. Have a question for Joanna, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at joanna.stern@wsj.com. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

31 Mar 2020

15 MINS

15:29

31 Mar 2020


#742

MIT Researchers Launch Tech-Based Contact Tracing

To stop the spread of the coronavirus, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are now trying to use location-tracking technology to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Our reporter Doug Belkin joins us to explain what they're working on - and what challenges they'll face. Plus, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern stops by with her work-from-home tech tip of the day. Have a question for Joanna, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at joanna.stern@wsj.com. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Kateri Jochum hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

30 Mar 2020

17 MINS

17:17

30 Mar 2020


#741

Your Favorite Celebrity is Going Live on Instagram

As the coronavirus pandemic forces cancellations of concerts and other performances, celebrities are turning to livestreams to connect with fans. Reporter John Jurgensen joins us to explain. Plus, Senior Personal Tech Columnist Joanna Stern joins us with her work-from-home tech tip of the day. Have a question for Joanna, or want to share your own experience? Leave her a message at ‪(314) 635-0388‬ or email her at joanna.stern@wsj.com. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Kateri Jochum hosts. Amanda Lewellyn is our producer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices ... Read more

27 Mar 2020

15 MINS

15:41

27 Mar 2020