20 episodes

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 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

    Browser Startups Say Google, Apple Hold Back Competition

    Browser Startups Say Google, Apple Hold Back Competition

    Rivals in the web-browser market are raising concerns about the dominance of Apple’s Safari and Google’s Chrome, and global regulators are taking notice as they focus more on the power of big tech companies. WSJ tech reporter Miles Kruppa joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss how Safari and Chrome became so big and what moves regulators are considering.

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    • 14 min
    Protecting Satellites From Hackers: Calls for Industry Standards Grow

    Protecting Satellites From Hackers: Calls for Industry Standards Grow

    Cyber threats to the space sector are growing as the industry expands, and satellites in particular are vulnerable. WSJ Pro Cybersecurity reporter Catherine Stupp joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss the call for international cybersecurity standards and why Germany could be a model for other nations.

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    • 13 min
    Finding Your Personal Data Online Is Easy. Taking It Down Is Harder.

    Finding Your Personal Data Online Is Easy. Taking It Down Is Harder.

    Personal information such as phone numbers, email and home addresses have become more easily accessible over the internet. But getting that information taken down isn’t so simple. WSJ reporter Maddie Ellis joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss the possible ramifications of having personal details one online search away, and what steps you can take if you want to have yours removed.

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    • 13 min
    How Secret Talks Over an Apple-Facebook Partnership Fell Apart

    How Secret Talks Over an Apple-Facebook Partnership Fell Apart

    Apple and Facebook are at war over privacy and data-collection policies. But before their feud heated up, the tech giants engaged in secret discussions about a possible revenue-sharing partnership. WSJ reporter Salvador Rodriguez joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss what the conversations were about and how the two ended up at odds with each other.

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    • 14 min
    Lithium Bottlenecks Risk Future of EVs

    Lithium Bottlenecks Risk Future of EVs

    Lithium is a key component to the batteries in electric vehicles. But the part of the world with the largest known lithium deposits is stifling production of the mineral at a time when demand for it is growing. WSJ South America reporter Ryan Dube joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss what is causing the bottlenecks and how they could affect the global EV market.

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    • 13 min
    Efforts to Expand Digital Privacy Protections Get Boost From FTC

    Efforts to Expand Digital Privacy Protections Get Boost From FTC

    Regulators are looking to make new rules that would govern how online data is gathered and stored. The Federal Trade Commission has begun the process of forming rules that could be even stricter than proposed legislation in Congress. WSJ reporter John D. McKinnon joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss what the potential new regulations could do and the blowback they are already receiving.

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    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1.3K Ratings

1.3K Ratings

Irving Super User ,

Perfect podcast!

I love that I came across this podcast. In 15 minutes, I can get a summary of the tech content I need right before work.

Thanks for this podcast. And for your NPS score…I’m a solid 10 😅 Please keep it going!

hcrobg ,

what’s with the voice?

the voice is hard to listen! Get a better host

Mojo5610 ,

For real?

Is this podcast still sticking with the presenter with a speech impediment?

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