APM: Marketplace Tech
12-17-14 Marketplace Tech - The Simpsons and the VCR12/18/14
Aired on Wednesday, December 17, 2014: First up on today's show, Molly Wood, Technology Columnist at the New York Times, talks about Apple’s iPod music antitrust suit. AndBill Oakley, a TV writer and producer who wrote for The Simpsons, joins us to...
12-16-14 Marketplace Tech - Hollywood vs. Silicon Valley
Aired on December 16, 2014: First up, Lindsey Turrentine, Editor-in-Chief of CNET.com, talks about how social networks use games to make sure their users keep coming back for more. AndRussell Brandom, a reporter for The Verge, on what the Sony hack...
12-15-14 Marketplace Tech - Attacking drought with tech
Aired on Monday, December 15: On today's show, Saadia Muzaffar, tech entrepreneur and CEO of TechGirls Canada, talks about diversity in tech (or the perceived lack thereof). And ifyou haven't heard, California is experiencing a serious drought. It's...
12-12-14 Marketplace Tech - Bitcoin goes mainstream
First up, Jonathan Zittrain of Harvard Law School talks about the implications behind Google News shutting down operations in Spain. AndTony Gallippi, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of BitPay, explains why Bitcoin may become more mainstream …...
12-11-2014-Morning Report-Uber background checks
First up, host Ben Johnson talks to Marketplace'sAdriene Hill about the Hour of Code and adopting coding in classrooms. AndKatharyn White, VP of IBM Global Business Services, talks about the Passenger + app as part of a partnership with Apple....
12-10-14 Marketplace Tech - Recharging old laptop batteries
First up, NYT tech columnist Molly Wood talks about a new feature on YouTube that'll tell content creators what would happen to their video if it contains copyrighted music. Then,Robin Feldman, Director of theInstitute for Innovation Law at the...
12-09-14 Marketplace Tech - A new look for Airbnb
On today's show, CNET editor-in-chief Lindsey Turrentine talks about the Samsung Gear and the future of virtual reality consumer products.Then, Lee Rainie, Director of Internet, Science, and Technology Research at Pew Research Center, explains results...
12-08-14 Marketplace Tech - Digital fingerprints
First up, Roger Kay, founder and President of Endpoint Technologies Associates, Inc., joins us to talk about how foreign hackers—like, ostensibly, the hackers who took down Sony’s network—might leave digital fingerprints in their wake. AndWill Oremus,...
12-05-14 Marketplace Tech - Body cameras
Jonathan Zittrain, law professor and co-founder of Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, talks about body-worn cameras and how technology might change the relationship between police officers and communities. And how well have you kept up...
12-04-14 Marketplace Tech - Startup funerals
First up on today's show, NASA is set to launch an unmanned test flight later this week of a craft designed to carry humans. It’s a reminder that the U.S. space program has no way to get astronauts to and from the International Space Station. The...
12-03-14 Marketplace Tech - Streaming music hits the charts
Billboard releases the first streaming numbers after deciding to incorporate them into its charts. What will the results mean for music companies and musicians? Plus, Lama Nachman, senior staff researcher in Intel Labs Interaction and Experience...
12-02-14 Marketplace Tech - Hate speech on social media
Netflix’s newest original series ‘Marco Polo’ may be the most expensive TV show in the world. Netflix hopes the 10-part extravaganza will help expand its international audience which could make up for the lower than expected growth in its U.S....
12-01-14 Marketplace Tech - YouTube idol
First up,NY Times tech columnist Molly Wood joins us to talk about online shopping for gadgets. Then, we talk to YouTubepower user Mike Tompkins about his acapella remixes of popular songs.
11-28-14 Marketplace Tech - Staying safe on Cyber Monday
A lot of people are opting to avoid shopping on Black Friday altogether - or at least to stay at home and shop in their PJs. We weigh the safety of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, especially in regards to hacking. Then, robotics expert Ryan Calo enjoys...
11-27-14 Marketplace Tech - The EU and Google
First up: European Union is voting Thursday on the extent to which Google can promote its own services in search results. Google has a 95 percent market share in Europe, and while today's vote is nonbinding, it could build momentum to break up the...
11-26-14 Marketplace Tech - Hacker house
First up, host Ben Johnsonvisits a hacker house in the Kansas City Startup Village, where he talks with Home For Hackers founder Ben Barreth and residents Chris Baran and Bryce Lenhart, from TravelingNuker.com. Then,Max Read, Editor-In-Chief of...
11-25-14 Marketplace Tech - The biggest of big screen TVs
First up,Cesar Pérez Barnés, partner and the head of the Mexico office of the Southern Cross Group, joins us to talk about coaching and funding startups in developing markets. Then,Lindsey Turrentine, Editor in Chief of Cnet.com, talks about Google...
11-24-14 Marketplace Tech - Estonias e-residency
On today's show, Will Oremus, Senior Technology writer at Slate, talks about why Yahoo and Mozilla struck a deal over search for Mozilla’s Firefoxbrowser – and why Yahoo is returning to search after so many years of stocks and sports. Plus,Eva...
11-21-14 Marketplace Tech - Butterball tech
First up, we talk toJeanette Hill, founder and CEO of Spot On Sciences, a company that makes at home blood sample kits. And just in time for Thanskgiving, it's a special food-themed edition of Silicon Tally. Marty Van Ness, Supervisor of the...
11-20-14 Marketplace Tech - Keepsake passwords
First up, Marketplace LearningCurve’s Adriene Hill joins Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson to talk about a new report on student data spending at the state level, and why states are beginning to make bigger investments in student data systems and...
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