WSJ Tech News Briefing
By The Wall Street Journal
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Stay informed on the latest in technology during your weekday commute. Our journalists cover leading companies, new gadgets, consumer trends, personal technology, app features, start-ups and more.
||Apple iOS 12: A Review||The latest iOS 12 software from Apple is coming to your iPhones and iPads. The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce explains why you should upgrade -- especially if you have an older device.||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Elon Musk's SpaceX Signs Up First Moon Tourist||Elon Musk's SpaceX announced that it had signed up the first private passenger to fly around the moon. The Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor has more on the future of space tourism.||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Apple Watch's Heart-Monitoring Sparks Health Debate||Apple's smartwatch added heart-monitoring and fall-detection applications that could help detect medical conditions but also trigger false alarms. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has more.||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Apple's Biggest, Priciest iPhone Lineup Ever||Apple is making a bet that larger screens can persuade millions of iPhone owners to not only upgrade to a new device but also fork over more money. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher has the details.||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Google Fights 'Right To Be Forgotten' In EU Court||The European Union's executive arm joined Google and a group of free-speech advocates to oppose expanding the bloc's "right to be forgotten" beyond European borders. The Wall Street Journal's Sam Schechner has more from Luxembourg.||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||5G Race: China and U.S. Fight For Domination||As the next era of 5G approaches, a battle is on to determine whether the U.S. or China will dominate. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Krouse has more.||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Take Your Toddler Skiing in an Extreme Stroller||Companies have upgraded strollers and carriages with high-tech designs, enabling parents to take their kids along for the ride on a rugged trail ... or down a ski slope! More from Wall Street Journal contributor and freelance writer Jonathan Welsh.||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Apple's Next Big Thing: Wearables||After PCs and the iPhone, Apple's third act could be as a wearable technology company. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims says devices like the Apple Watch and AirPods, combined with Apple's services, could make wearables the next big growth dri||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||How Does Twitter Police Content On Its Platform?||Twitter has typically relied on users to report abusive content. But sources have told the Wall Street Journal that CEO Jack Dorsey has weighed in some high-profile decisions. The Journal's Georgia Wells has more.||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Cities Take Out Cyber Insurance Against Hackers||With hackers looking to target major U.S. cities, municipal governments are taking out cybersecurity insurance. The Wall Street Journal's Scott Calvert talks about what cyber insurance covers and how much it costs.||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||How Your Email Address Can Hurt Your Job Prospects||Finding a new job or freelancing gig is hard enough. But the Wall Street Journal's Chris Kornelis says a poorly conceived email address can seriously harm your career prospects. He runs down some rules you should consider when changing your online handl||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Can Tech Fix Your Golf Swing?||New devices can measure the velocity and distance of your stroke and help determine which club to pull out next. But is all this new data actually helpful, or just another expensive golf trend? The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce aims to find out.||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||How Companies Use AI to Boost Customer Engagement||Corporations have increased their use of artificial intelligence to improve customer interaction. The Wall Street Journal's Steven Norton talks about how AI has helped TGI Fridays target its customers more efficiently.||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Smart Home Security -- Without a Creepy Camera||Want simple, DIY home security without a camera spying on your family? The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce breaks down which ones work best.||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Toyota's $500 Million Pact With Uber||Toyota is investing about $500 million in Uber as part of an deal to work jointly on autonomous vehicles aimed at improving safety and transportation. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger has more.||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tesla Buyout: Inside the Unraveling||As his team hustled to put form to his idea, lining up investors willing to put up tens of billions of dollars, Tesla CEO Elon Musk was having second thoughts. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has more.||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Google, Facebook Target Accounts Linked to Iran||America's biggest tech companies are zeroing in on Iran, scrubbing their online networks of fake accounts, videos and social-media posts by the rising cyber adversary aimed at spreading misinformation. The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan has more.||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Apple AirPods: Cultural Statement, Visual Shield||Apple's white wireless earphones transmit music and conversations, but some users wear them all day as a shield, a secretary and a hiding place. The Wall Street Journal's Rebecca Dolan has more.||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Facebook Shuts Down Accounts From Iran, Russia||Facebook dismantled a new set of influence campaigns originating in Iran and Russia designed to sow division in global politics, part of the social-media company's broader purge of bad actors on its site. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Luxury Tech: Farfetch IPO Sees Crowded Market||Farfetch, the latest tech company to seek a U.S. listing, specializes in selling expensive items online. The Wall Street Journal's Stephen Wilmot explains why the online luxury market isn't as unique as it would have investors believe.||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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This report is quick, to the point, and gives very relevant headlines from the world of tech. I look forward to the the two 5-minute clips daily
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