Wall Street Journal


WSJ launches AllThingsD replacement; new Mossberg/Swisher venture is called Re/code

WSJD | Re/code The Wall Street Journal's new technology site has beaten Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher's new venture to the web by a day. The Journal's replacement for AllThingsD, a responsively designed tech portal (plus events, of course) is called WSJD, writes Jonathan Krim, global technology editor. Mossberg and Swisher's old AllThingsD team, meanwhile, will begin operation at midnight under the name Re/code in partnership with NBCUniversal. The two said their goodbyes at AllThingsD on Tuesday, and Mossberg published his final tech column earlier this month after 22 years with the Journal. Read More

Mossberg signs off from WSJ with final personal-tech column

The Wall Street Journal Walt Mossberg published his final column for The Wall Street Journal today, recapping the 22 years he has been at the newspaper with a list of major technology products that changed the digital world. For my final column in the WSJ & ATD, I looked back on a dozen influential products I reviewed -- even the Newton. http://t.co/sEbZzruJMy— Walt Mossberg (@waltmossberg) December 18, 2013 Read More

Is Google Play Newsstand a viable alternative to standalone Android apps?

Google introduced its latest platform for consuming news on Android devices today, suggesting that news organizations' native apps aren't serving readers well -- even as those apps continue to be offered in the Google Play Store. The new Google Play Newsstand replaces Android's Magazine and Currents apps and promises one central home for magazine and newspaper subscriptions on smartphones … Read More