APM: Marketplace Tech
07-11-14 Marketplace Tech - Silicon Tally07/11/14
First up, Garrett Buhl Robinson from Brooklyn, New York, talks about his internet usage at the New York City Public Library. Then, Washington Post technology reporter Brian Fung joins us to talk about the FCC’s vote on proposed E-Rate reforms. Later,...
07-10-14 Marketplace Tech -Disability Inability
Hundreds of thousands of electronic disability claims at the VA are languishing incomplete, but no one is sure why. Annie Baxter joins us to explain the problem and look at the knock-on effects of so many unprocessed claims. Then, Lindsey Turrentine,...
07-09-14 Marketplace Tech - Healthcare and big data
First up, New York Times tech columnist Molly Wood talks about competing standards for the Internet of Things. Then, Dr. David Bates, Senior Vice President for Quality and Safety at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, talks about his study, out this week,...
07-08-14 Marketplace Tech - Summer camp techies
First up, Nate Elliott, a Social Media Analyst at Forrester Research, on whether or not social media is an effective way for government organizations to get their message out. Then, Kara Swisher, editor of the tech news site Recode, joins us for a...
07-07-14 Marketplace Tech - App as art
First up, Ryan Calo, Associate Law Professor at the University of Washington and an affiliate scholar at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, talks about why companies like Facebook should be thinking about the ethics of information and...
07-04-14 Marketplace Tech - Online testing
First up, we play Silicon Tally with Julia Angwin, author of Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance. Plus, Marketplace reporter Adriene Hill stops by to talk about online testing and how...
07-03-14 Marketplace Tech - Pop-up bus
FIrst up, Ben Popper, business editor for The Verge, talks about about why Google would want to fold in Songza’s features to Google Play. Then, Matthew George, founder of Bridj, a pop-up bus service, joins us to talk about using data and social media...
07-02-14 Marketplace Tech - T-Mobile vs. FTC
The US Marshall Service has auctioned off 30,000 bitcoin since Friday – the auction seems to have created a new class of bitcoin buyers – but there's still mystery around who the buyers are and how much they bought. Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer...
07-1-14 Marketplace Tech - Google lobby
Ian Burkhart, an Ohio man who was paralyzed four years ago during a driving accident, talks about a new technology that bypasses his injured spinal cord and translates his brain signals into movement. Plus, Dr. Ali Rezai, director of the neuroscience...
06-30-14 Marketplace Tech - Finance startups
First up, April Glaser, an activist with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, talks about what’s next in the ongoing discussion about Net Neutrality. Plus, Marketplace Tech reporter Tracey Samuelson has more on the banking technologies coming out of...
06-27-14 Marketplace Tech - Bitcoins at auction
With the U.S. Marshal’s office auctioning off bitcoin seized in its Silk Road investigation, we take a look at what it means when the U.S. government starts trading in the virtual currency. Plus, how well have you kept up with the week in tech? It's...
06-26-14 Marketplace Tech - GoIPO?
The videocamera maker GoPro has its IPO today, and it’s the largest IPO by a consumer electronics firm in decades. GoPro is popular among the skateboarder and snowboarder set, but what are its growth opportunities? Nancy Marshall-Genzer takes a look...
06-25-14 Marketplace Tech- Google Diversity
The Google developer conference opens today in San Francisco, and the company is trying to boost gender and racial diversity by offering scholarships to the event. We take stock of this and other broader initiatives designed to make the coding world...
06-24-14 Marketplace Tech - Mergers, Chelsea Clinton
There's a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the ATT/DirecTV merger today. Executives from ATT and DirecTV will argue why their proposed $48.5 billion deal should pass antitrust muster. Mitchel Hartman reports on what arguments they’ll make. Then,...
06-23-14 Marketplace Tech - Cash Grab
First up, we talk to Chester Wisniewski, senior security advisor at Sophos, on the proliferation of cyber extortion. Plus, as the World Cup enters into another week, a look at some of the new technology making its debut on the field in Brazil. Also,...
06-20-14 Marketplace Tech - Patents, Yo
First up,Jason Schultz, Associate Professor of Clinical Law and Director of NYU's Technology Law Policy Clinic, talks about this week's Supreme Court ruling on software patents. Then Will Oremus, Senior Tech Writer at Slate, chats about why an app...
06-19-14 Marketplace Tech - Perfumed Inboxes
With the expected Supreme Court ruling on Aereo, we look at what could happen if the online TV service loses. Plus, John and Bonnie Raines, two of the activists who broke into an FBI office in Media, PA on March 8, 1971 and uncovered evidence of...
06-18-14 Marketplace Tech - YouTube Plays Hardball
First, Ben talks with John Rossman, a former Amazon executive and author of The Amazon Way, about how Jeff Bezos runs the company, and how a 3D smartphone fits in with Amazon’s long term plans. Plus, Molly Wood, technology columnist at the New York...
06-17-14 Marketplace Tech - Under the sea
First up, Carl Howe, vice president and senior analyst at Yankee Group, stops by to talk about Blackberry’s encrypted messaging service: BBM Protected. Plus,Lindsey Turrentine, Editor-in-chief of reviews at CNET, on Google Fit and Apples’ health kit –...
06-16-14 Marketplace Tech - No soccer spoilers
First up, more on why Amazon wants to put a device in your pocket. Plus, with the demand for computer science majors booming, it's hard to believe that the field wasn't considered a serious academic discipline back in the 1960s. We head to the...
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