Why the Potential TikTok-U.S. Data Security Deal Is Still Delayed | Tech News Briefing Podcast | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. For years U.S. officials have warned that TikTok poses a national-security risk because of its owner, China-based ByteDance. The social-media app and the Biden administration have been working to reach a deal that would protect U.S. users’ data from Beijing and allow TikTok to keep operating here. But the deal keeps…

ChatGPT, Explained: What to Know About OpenAI’s Chatbot | Tech News Briefing Podcast | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. ChatGPT, Lensa and DALL-E are giving more people without computing skills the chance to interact with artificial intelligence. These AI programs that can write detailed responses to questions or create stunning images based on prompts are all over social media. WSJ personal tech reporter Ann-Marie Alcántara joins host Zoe Thomas to…

Sam Bankman-Fried Paid Little Heed to Risk, Say Alameda Ex-Staff | Tech News Briefing Podcast | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. Early staffers at Sam Bankman-Fried’s first company, Alameda Research, say they quit over his approach to risk, compliance and accounting. How similar were those issues to ones that arose at the crypto exchange FTX? Wall Street Journal special writer Gregory Zuckerman joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss what happened at Alameda…

How FTX Went Bankrupt | What Went Wrong | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. Former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried was hailed as a savior of crypto before FTX’s implosion. Cryptocurrency exchange FTX was seen as a survivor in a struggling industry, but over the course of six days the exchange collapsed due to a sudden liquidity crunch. WSJ explains the factors that drove FTX’s growth and…

Russia Is Using Iranian Drones in the Ukraine War: Three Key Clues | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. Self-destructing drones play a key role in Russia’s strategy to strike cities and civilian infrastructure in Ukraine. Clues in videos and photos indicate that unmanned aerial vehicles are provided by Iran, despite Moscow’s denials. Illustration: Adam Adada More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center:…

‘Pig Butchering:’ A Text-And-Crypto Scam Costing Victims Millions | Tech News Briefing Podcast | WSJ

From Wall Street Journal. Scammers are using friendship, fake cryptocurrencies and text messages to con millions of dollars out of unsuspecting victims. An increasingly common scam known as “Pig Butchering” is targeting professionals. WSJ cybersecurity reporter Robert McMillan joins host Zoe Thomas to discuss how it works and how to avoid it. https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-text-scam-called-pig-butchering-cost-her-more-than-1-6-million-11666258201?st=y6dfu4oy0vc2fw6&reflink=desktopwebshare_permalink Photo: Janis…