Get the latest in technology news for your weekday commute. Wall Street Journal reporters join Tanya Bustos to cover 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.
For years, Apple's software and services were only available on its hardware. At this year's CES tech show in Las Vegas, it's become apparent that the company is ready to try something different. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims has more.
At the annual CES convention, companies showcase their most ambitious projects and hint at what's in store for the future of technology. The Wall Street Journal's Wilson Rothman and Brian Fitzgerald talk what's on the tech horizon with a recap of the world's biggest tech show-and-tell.
Companies like AT&T and Verizon are putting their own spin on 5G wireless standards to appear more cutting-edge. As some decry fake 5G, the Wall Street Journal's Drew FitzGerald talks more on a brewing controversy.
Companies like XPO Logistics and Rakuten are rolling out automation in warehouses to boost productivity -- increasing human-machine collaboration. The Wall Street Journal's Jennifer Smith explains how robots help speed up e-commerce.
Slowing iPhone sales triggered a nearly unprecedented warning from Apple about lower-than-expected revenue for its fiscal first quarter. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher explains why defending Apple's margins may now be coming at a significant cost to what is no longer the world's most valuable company.
Beginning later this month, Roku will directly sell subscriptions to premium TV channels such as Starz, Showtime and Epix. The Wall Street Journal's Benjamin Mullin has more on how this shakes up a competitive streaming market.
A growing number of retailers have banned cash payments from their stores, only allowing payments to be made digitally or with plastic. That's made it awkward for customers who come in with just cash, says the Wall Street Journal's Katie Bindley.
Since Amazon announced New York City and Virginia as the home of its newest headquarters, officials have boasted big benefits to local residents. The Wall Street Journal's Katie Honan talks what it means for the thousands of students with tech degrees each year in New York.
Fortnite, the last-man-standing videogame, has pushed aside other pastimes and hobbies and transformed family dynamics. The Wall Street Journal looks at how the game is not only reshaping how young people spend their time, but how they communicate.
Eight months after pulling its self-driving cars off the road following a fatal accident, Uber is putting the vehicles back into service. The Wall Street Journal's Greg Bensinger talks where this leaves the company in the autonomous car race.
In front of hundreds of supporters, tech entrepreneur Elon Musk showcased his grand vision for alleviating city traffic with a network of tunnels that can transport electric cars underground and shuttle them at high speeds. The Wall Street Journal's Tim Higgins has more.
Global smartphone sales are flattening, which is why big tech companies are looking to India and its millions of consumers for growth. For Apple, that's easier said than done. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle explains.
With providers like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, and more creative risks, network leaders are placing bets on how audience experience will evolve. Stinson Carter explains.
Data thieves' tactics are getting more ingenious and more intrusive, as Marriott's Starwood database breach adds to a string of large-scale corporate data intrusions. The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan has more.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai was thrust into the political spotlight when he testified at his first Congressional hearing on Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan has more on the range of topics, including Google's handling of user data.
A Chinese court ruled that Apple infringed on two Qualcomm patents related to photo editing and swiping on a touch-screen device. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has more.
White House gathered top Silicon Valley executives for a discussion on how to equip U.S. workers with skills necessary to retain jobs in the age of artificial intelligence. The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan has more.
Companies like Airbnb, TripAdvisor and Expedia are looking to organize the roughly 80% of activities done by travelers that are now booked offline. The Wall Street Journal's Aisha Al-Muslim has more.
A Treasury-led task force is proposing that the U.S. Postal Service charge more for certain package deliveries -- going after Amazon and other online retailers that President Trump has said benefit at the post office's expense. The Wall Street Journal's John D. McKinnon has more.
The latest successful rocket launch by Elon Musk's SpaceX marked new milestones for the company's drive to ease access for commercial satellites into orbit. The Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor has the details.
AT&T, trying to reassure investors it can capitalize on its big acquisition of Time Warner, plans to offer three versions of a new streaming video service next year that will feature original movies and television series from Warner Bros., Turner and HBO. The Wall Street Journal's Drew FitzGerald has more.
Internal emails show Facebook thought about charging companies for access to user data several years ago -- a step that would have marked a dramatic shift from its policy of not selling that information. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has the details.
Amazon.com has begun selling to doctors and hospitals new software that analyzes patients' medical records. We have more on Amazon's latest move into healthcare from the Wall Street Journal's Melanie Evans.
Amazon is becoming a bigger player in advertising, rising to the number three spot in the U.S. digital ad market, after Google parent Alphabet, and Facebook. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has more on what that means for the industry and competitors.
For many consumers, their smart TV's capabilities are being outpaced by new and more advanced programming platforms and services. Wall Street Journal personal technology columnist David Pierce explains how to ensure your smart TV stays at the head of the class.
OpenX's Dallas Lawrence examines the shift in consumers seeking out holiday shopping deals from Black Friday to the Monday after Thanksgiving. He also details how shopping has become a mobile-based activity and which segment of the population will be shopping mostly for themselves.
Coupons haven't gone away, but the path to discounts is through shoppers' mobile phones or computers this holiday season. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Nassauer talks key tips for Black Friday shopping.
Whether it's a coffee travel mug with sensors or new noise-cancelling headphones, there's a tech gift for everyone this holiday season. The Wall Street Journal's Wilson Rothman on some of the tech gadgets recommended by the Journal's personal tech columnists.
With more than 1 million consumers canceling their cable-TV or satellite subscriptions in the past quarter, the Wall Street Journal's Drew FitzGerald talks how cord-cutters continue to chip away at providers' dominance of the living room.
Amazon's arrival in Long Island City and Northern Virginia will no doubt transform the two communities. That's if Amazon's presence in Seattle is any guide, says the Wall Street Journal's Jay Greene.
As both Amazon.com and Google boost their presences in New York, the battle to lure high-tech talent will be intense. The Wall Street Journal's Eric Morath says each company will looking to attract software developers and engineers with different skills.
Special Edition: At the WSJ Tech D.Live Conference, Instagram's co-founder talks about the evolution of social media. Brex's CEO touts the benefits of billboard advertising. And Kevin Hart weighs in on political correctness in comedy and the Rock.
News that Amazon.com would locate half of its new headquarters in Long Island City, N.Y. sparked a real estate-buying frenzy in the area. Josh Barbanel of the Wall Street Journal has the story.
D.Live Special Edition: With tech firms under growing scrutiny, how much regulation should they face? Some executives offered their thoughts at the WSJ Tech D.Live conference. Plus, L.A. Clippers owner Steve Ballmer with some management insights.
Major banks are partnering with state Departments of Motor Vehicles to combat identity fraud. It comes as more people are opening accounts online. The Wall Street Journal's Telis Demos explains.
Google said it would end its requirement for employee sexual-harassment claims to be handled in private arbitration, one week after thousands of workers walked out of offices in a global protest. The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan has more.
Amazon Echo and Google Home devices can play music, share the weather and dial up friends -- yet most still can't call 911. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah Krouse has more on the regulatory and technical reasons why smart devices can't make emergency calls.
Amazon's decision to split its new headquarters exposes a secret known to many companies: It is tough to find top tech talent. The Wall Street Journal's Lauren Weber has more.
To prevent Russian meddling on Election Day, officials have hired technology experts, established training for poll workers, and in some cases purchased new voting equipment. The Wall Street Journal's Dustin Volz has more.
Apple reported another quarter of record revenue and profit, but its shares fell in after-hours trading following the company's lackluster sales guidance for the key holiday quarter. Rob Enderle of the Enderle Group has more.
All over the world, citizens, bureaucrats and politicians are pushing back against the power of big tech companies. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims has the latest.
Apple unveiled two more-expensive versions of its Mac personal computers and a redesigned iPad, as it aims to reinvigorate lackluster sales of PCs and tablets with higher-priced devices. The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce has more.
In its continuing drive to purge fake accounts, Twitter said it lost more users than forecast. Twitter also expects more user declines ahead. The Wall Street Journal's Sarah E. Needleman said Twitter boosted quarterly revenue and swung to a profit.
Google, Amazon and Microsoft are making lots of new devices, but only Apple is making much money from gadgets lately. The Wall Street Journal's Dan Gallagher talks how big tech keeps trying its hand at new hardware.
Facebook has hired Britain's former deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, as its top policy and communications executive -- giving a Silicon Valley outsider the task of mending the social network's image. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has more.
Allegations that Facebook misled advertisers about video viewership have reignited debate among publishing execs about who is to blame for an ill-fated bet on video produced for social-media. The Wall Street Journal's Benjamin Mullin has more.
Amazon, Walmart and others are using AI and robotics to transform everything from appliance shopping to grocery delivery. Welcome to the physical cloud. The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Mims has more.
On Tuesday, when Netflix reports third-quarter earnings, the streaming giant will get to prove to investors that its earnings miss last quarter was just a passing blip and not a sign of a more serious slowdown. The Enderle Group's Rob Enderle has more.
Top lawmakers sent a stinging letter to Google over its handling of a data vulnerability that affected hundreds of thousands of users of its Google+ social media service. The Wall Street Journal's John D. McKinnon has the details.
Google unveiled two new Pixel smartphones, a Chromebook that acts as both tablet and laptop, and a smart display designed for kitchens and bedrooms. The Wall Street Journal's David Pierce has the details.
Facebook is launching a pair of video-chat devices that will give it a deeper connection to what users do in their homes -- even as it faces intense scrutiny over its handling of user data. The Wall Street Journal's Deepa Seetharaman has more.
Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of users of the Google+ social network and then opted not to disclose the issue this past spring. The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan has the details.
In our "Always On" world, colleagues text and email us at all hours, expecting a quick response. But certain strategies can happily keep you out of reach -- and not out of a job. The Wall Street Journal's Matthew Kitchen has more.
With Honda investing $750 million in GM's self-driving car unit, the Wall Street Journal's Adrienne Roberts talks about how car makers and tech giants scramble to plant stakes in a landscape swiftly being reshaped by technology.
The world's cybersleuths are investigating a new mystery: Who is behind an anonymous effort to expose China's hacker army? A group called Intrusion Truth has published online messages and blog posts about hacking campaigns. The Wall Street Journal's Robert McMillan has the details.
Amazon opens a new bricks-and-mortar store that will feature a selection of goods curated partly by local consumers' online shopping habits, part of its efforts to reshape the way people shop. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has the details.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai plans to appear at a meeting of top GOP lawmakers Friday, responding to new scrutiny of the its work with China and alleged bias against conservatives in its search results. The Wall Street Journal's Douglas MacMillan has a preview.
Apple wants to make scripted shows for streaming -- but it doesn't want to risk its pristine brand image by including violence and risqué story lines common to cable, Netflix and Amazon. The Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle has more.
With a large number of customers coming out for the store debut of Apple's new iPhones on Friday, the Wall Street Journal's Tripp Mickle explains how customer turnout will go a long way toward determining Apple's results over the next year.
In a bid to control the smart home of the future, Amazon is offering makers of electronics a small chip that would let people use their voice to command everything from microwaves to room fans. The Wall Street Journal's Laura Stevens has more.
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.
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.
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.
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 driver for Apple.
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.
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.
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 handle.
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.
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.