Marketplace Headlines: Technology

Marketplace Headlines: Technology

Episodes

  • On Twitter, addition by gender subtraction

    Jul 31, 2014 | 3 min
    What one Twitter user gained when she unfollowed men on the social network.
  • Sony streams PlayStation games online

    Jul 31, 2014 | 2 min
    Sony hopes to grow its audience by streaming classic games to Bravia TVs.
  • Twitter is relying on the Underwear Gnomes Profit Plan

    Jul 30, 2014 | 3 min
    Twitter lost money, but gained users - part of their strategy.
  • Drones have a new celebrity spokesperson

    Jul 30, 2014 | 1 min
    Martha Stewart loves her little drone.
  • Video game lobby answers 'call of duty' on the Hill

    Jul 30, 2014 | 4 min
    Lobbyists are using money, charm, and an army of gamers to influence legislation.
  • The contents of the internet, via satellite

    Jul 30, 2014 | 3 min
    A new project aims to democratize the spread of information.
  • A start-up incubator for veterans

    Jul 29, 2014 | 3 min
    Can a specialized incubator give veteran-owned start-ups a leg up?
  • TSA crowdsources crowd problems

    Jul 29, 2014 | 2 min
    The airport security agency offers a prize to keep its "fast-lane" program fast.
  • The latest acquisition for tech companies? Lobbyists

    Jul 29, 2014 | 3 min
    Companies like Amazon and Google want more influence on legislation.
  • What the Zillow-Trulia deal means for real estate

    Jul 28, 2014 | 3 min
    We look at the real estate business following the $.5 billion Zillow-Trulia deal.
  • Uber ranks drivers... and passengers

    Jul 28, 2014 | 1 min
    For a second there, passengers could find out how they rated.
  • Mobile payments app offers a window on intimacy

    Jul 28, 2014 | 3 min
    A new payments app allows for a close look at the how and who of spending.
  • Launching a reusable spacecraft

    Jul 25, 2014 | 4 min
    SpaceX wants to make going to mars as easy as hopping on a plane.
  • Silicon Tally: Trash to power

    Jul 25, 2014 | 3 min
    How well have you kept up on this week's tech news?
  • changes in digital thinking from Yahoo's CMO

    Jul 24, 2014 | 5 min
    Kathy Savitt says Yahoo has narrowed its hundreds of products down to four.
  • Facebook mobilizes, successfully

    Jul 24, 2014 | 3 min
    Facebook’s strong second-quarter earnings were propelled by mobile-ad revenue.
  • How can tech companies diversify their workforce?

    Jul 24, 2014 | 2 min
    It takes more than just training and recruiting women and people of color.
  • In search of better email encryption

    Jul 23, 2014 | 3 min
    Making email encryption more user friendly
  • A new and faster way of buying concert tickets

    Jul 22, 2014 | 4 min
    Marketplace tests out the speed of ticket apps with a One Direction concert
  • Mapping the city, statistic by statistic

    Jul 21, 2014 | 3 min
  • Gamers, want to win $1 million dollars?

    Jul 21, 2014 | 2 min
    ESPN carries a $1 million gaming contest in Seattle.
  • Tech IRL: Selling your smartphone safely

    Jul 20, 2014 | 5 min
    Even if you wipe your smartphone, personal data can be recovered.
  • The FCC has been inundated with comments. Now what?

    Jul 18, 2014 | 3 min
    Their proposed net neutrality rules have caused backlash. But what happens next?
  • How many apps do you use in a month?

    Jul 18, 2014 | 2 min
    Nielsen measured how many apps we use on a regular basis.
  • Silicon Tally: The coolest cooler

    Jul 18, 2014 | 4 min
    How well have you kept up on this week's tech news?
  • Yes, Facebook is sucking your soul

    Jul 17, 2014 | 1 min
    Just in case you needed social science to prove it.
  • Microsoft: biggest job cuts ever

    Jul 17, 2014 | 2 min
    Microsoft announced it’s cutting up to 18, jobs over the next year.
  • Students experiment in zero-gravity

    Jul 17, 2014 | 3 min
    We talk to an engineering student looking to examine manufacturing in space
  • 11 email tips from campaign strategists

    Jul 16, 2014 | 3 min
    Or, how "Meet me for dinner?" translates into millions of dollars.
  • Why Google and Novartis are teaming up

    Jul 15, 2014 | 3 min
    First there was Google Glass. Now, there might be Google contact lenses.
  • Cellphones as logging detectors

    Jul 15, 2014 | 3 min
    An entrepreneur looks to fight illegal loggers, one used cellphone at a time.
  • Hammer, lumber, -D printer? Home Depot sells it all

    Jul 15, 2014 | 2 min
    Home Depot is selling D printers starting at $14 apiece. We have questions.
  • eBay and Sotheby's join forces

    Jul 14, 2014 | 2 min
    A venerable old auction house brand meets online bidding.
  • European court ruling continues to vex Google

    Jul 14, 2014 | 3 min
    For Google, the ECJ's "Right to Be Forgotten" ruling is a logistical challenge.
  • Tech IRL: The 'right to be forgotten'

    Jul 11, 2014 | 6 min
    Ben Johnson and Lizzie O'Leary discuss the EU's 'right to be forgotten'
  • Good news for security firms: our data's not safe

    Jul 10, 2014 | 3 min
    Cybersecurity breaches are creating big opportunities for data security businesses
  • How much are social media followers worth?

    Jul 10, 2014 | 3 min
    Advertisers are showing interest in social media stars with modest followings.
  • Google deleted a BBC reporter's article. Is it right?

    Jul 9, 2014 | 4 min
    Google can delete articles from its search engine under a new ruling.
  • Bringing a smarter approach to American healthcare

    Jul 9, 2014 | 2 min
    Why "Big Data" may help hospitals deliver better care outcomes.
  • Why a guy with 15 mobile phones still has a landline

    Jul 8, 2014 | 2 min
    41% of homes in the US are mobile phone only, but cord-cutting may have plateaued.
  • When is an app art?

    Jul 7, 2014 | 3 min
    New York's Museum of Modern Art is embracing technology as an artistic medium.
  • Silicon Tally: Independence and surveillance

    Jul 4, 2014 | 3 min
    How well have you kept up on this week's tech news?
  • Pop-up bus service looks to reinvent mass transit

    Jul 3, 2014 | 3 min
    A Massachusetts start-up uses data to create faster bus routes.
  • No electricity in Indonesia, but there's Facebook

    Jul 2, 2014 | 5 min
    Elizabeth Pisani talks about the modern changes in Indonesia's economy.
  • Music streaming is the next frontier for Google

    Jul 2, 2014 | 3 min
    Why everyone wants to be in the music streaming business.
  • Train-hopping in the digital age

    Jul 2, 2014 | 4 min
    A father-son duo recount how technology changed clandestine freight train travel.
  • Bitcoin auction gives the currency more legitimacy

    Jul 2, 2014 | 2 min
    The auction of seized bitcoins raises both awareness and value of the currency.
  • Would you eat computer food? Because Watson's cooking

    Jul 1, 2014 | 5 min
    Supercomputer Watson is now programmed to create recipes. Weird, maybe tasty ones.
  • Competition in streaming TV spikes as Aereo is halted

    Jul 1, 2014 | 5 min
    Competition stiffens as Supreme Court rules Aereo's streaming tv service illegal
  • Yahoo gives 'Community' an online home

    Jul 1, 2014 | 2 min
    How 'Community' fits in to Yahoo's plans to be a content provider.
  • Facebook's psychology study under scrutiny

    Jul 1, 2014 | 3 min
    Was the social network's manipulation of news-feeds for data-gathering ethical?
  • Financial companies play venture capitalist

    Jun 30, 2014 | 3 min
    What can we learn from a gathering of financial technology start-ups?
  • Tech IRL: A second life for pay phones

    Jun 27, 2014 | 6 min
    Cities try turning neglected telephones into wi-fi hotspots.
  • If Aereo is dead, what's next in the evolution of TV?

    Jun 27, 2014 | 4 min
    This week the Supreme Court pulled the rug out from streaming service Aereo.
  • Silicon Tally: A hurricane shelter grows in Brooklyn

    Jun 27, 2014 | 4 min
    How well have you kept up on this week's tech news?
  • Bidding on bitcoin in a U.S. auction

    Jun 27, 2014 | 2 min
    The U.S. Marshal’s office auctions off bitcoin seized in Silk Road investigation.
  • Fire Chat is hot app in repressive countries.

    Jun 26, 2014 | 2 min
    An new app called Firechat lets people ommunicate even when they're offline, allowing them to keep ahead of government censors.
  • Aereo loses at the Supreme Court: what's next?

    Jun 26, 2014 | 3 min
    Where do things stand in the wake of the court's 6- verdict?
  • After court verdict, what do I do with Aereo account?

    Jun 25, 2014 | 5 min
    Now that video streaming company Aereo has lost out to major broadcasters, what will its users do?
  • Silicon Valley comes to Oakland

    Jun 25, 2014 | 3 min
    The tech start-up scene in Oakland is distinguishing itself with diversity.
  • Google addresses the white male culture of tech

    Jun 25, 2014 | 2 min
    Google has committed $5 million to encourage young women to code.
  • Parking apps under scrutiny from city governments

    Jun 25, 2014 | 3 min
    The city of San Francisco wants to ban a parking space auction app.
  • Chelsea Clinton wants more girls involved in STEM

    Jun 24, 2014 | 4 min
    A look at ways to remedy gender disparities in science and medical fields.
  • Twitter cash-giver is identified

    Jun 23, 2014 | 3 min
    A look at the past of the man behind the "Hiddencash" Twitter phenomenon
  • Silicon Tally: YO YO YO

    Jun 20, 2014 | 4 min
    How well have you kept up on this week's tech news?
  • Scented emails: gimmick or game changer?

    Jun 19, 2014 | 3 min
    Why marketing the sense of smell is hard to get right.
  • The activists who changed American surveillance

    Jun 19, 2014 | 2 min
    A conversation with two activists who sparked a congressional investigation
  • Yo, $1 million. Yo.

    Jun 18, 2014 | 1 min
    Yo, new app. Yo, tech bubble.
  • YouTube changes terms and conditions for labels

    Jun 18, 2014 | 3 min
    YouTube picks fight with record labels in attempt to create streaming service
  • Live from under the sea, it's Fabien Cousteau

    Jun 17, 2014 | 4 min
    Fabien Cousteau will spend 1 days living in an underwater laboratory
  • Data on our data: 1, malware implants

    Jun 13, 2014 | 2 min
    Another number to remind us how much we've learned a year after the Snowden leaks.
  • Silicon Tally: NSA my name

    Jun 13, 2014 | 3 min
    How well have you kept up on this week's tech news?
  • Is E actually mind-blowing?

    Jun 12, 2014 | 3 min
    At the E video game convention, a reporter seeks a mind-expanding experience.
  • Tech companies don't just recruit from the Ivies

    Jun 12, 2014 | 4 min
    Yahoo, for example, loves San Jose State University.
  • Raining? Twitter wants to help sell you an umbrella

    Jun 12, 2014 | 3 min
    Twitter is teaming up with the Weather Channel to help advertisers.
  • Data on our data: The cost of surveillance

    Jun 12, 2014 | 2 min
    Another number to remind us how much we've learned a year after the Snowden leaks.
  • Data on our data: days to review taped phone calls

    Jun 11, 2014 | 2 min
    Another number to remind us how much we've learned a year after the Snowden leaks.
  • Data on our data: 5 billion location records every day

    Jun 9, 2014 | 2 min
    Another number to remind us how much we've learned a year after the Snowden leaks.
  • We don't hate change, but sometimes change hates us

    Jun 9, 2014 | 3 min
    Economists put a small city in a test tube to study innovation and change.
  • Silicon Tally: Tetris turns and we all feel old

    Jun 6, 2014 | 3 min
    How well have you kept up on this week's tech news?
  • Torture tested guitar strings

    Jun 5, 2014 | 4 min
    D'Addario and Company is working towards a newer, stronger, super string
  • Where all those digital cookies came from

    Jun 4, 2014 | 5 min
    How the online cookie went from friend to foe... and why we may be friends again.
  • My six weeks with Google Glass

    Jun 4, 2014 | 4 min
    Rory Cellan-Jones set out to figure out just how functional Google Glass really is
  • Girls who game could turn into girls who code

    Jun 3, 2014 | 4 min
    How games like Minecraft could be the key to solving the tech industry's imbalance
  • Facial Recognition: From the NSA to Facebook to Vegas

    Jun 2, 2014 | 3 min
    How good is facial recognition and who's driving it?
  • Inducing hypothermia to save lives

    Jun 2, 2014 | 4 min
    The benefits of cooling the body to 5 degrees below normal body temperature
  • Google gets a makeover

    May 30, 2014 | 1 min
    We'll give you $1 (er, in karma) if you can tell what changed.
  • Silicon Tally: Twins in Space!

    May 30, 2014 | 3 min
    How well have you kept up on this week's tech news?
  • The Googlers inventing the future: mainly male, white

    May 29, 2014 | 3 min
    A lack of diversity in an innovation company can lead to a disconnect.
  • Law 'amp Order: tech edition

    May 29, 2014 | 4 min
    Jeff Thompson tracked the use of computers in all 456 episodes of Law ' Order
  • Lost in translation? Skype hopes not

    May 28, 2014 | 2 min
    Skype will introduce a new translation software that works in real time.
  • Apple confirms it will buy Beats for $ billion

    May 28, 2014 | 1 min
    $ billion is a lot of headphones. But how many, you ask?
  • What Google's driverless car actually means

    May 28, 2014 | 3 min
    With Google's new self-guided car, will people even need to know how to drive?
  • A digital night at the museum

    May 28, 2014 | 3 min
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art ads 4, pieces of art to its digital archive
  • A digital night at the museum

    May 28, 2014 | 3 min
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art ads 4, pieces of art to its digital archive
  • Silicon Tally: Replacing Old Yeller with New Yeller

    May 23, 2014 | 4 min
    How well have you kept up on this week's tech news?
  • The most prolific video game voice actress ever

    May 22, 2014 | 4 min
    Video game voice actress Jennifer Hale about her career in characters
  • T-Mobile and Univision pitch Latinos a phone plan

    May 21, 2014 | 2 min
    T-Mobile partners with Univision to offer a phone service tailored for Latinos.
  • Whisk offers a different model for getting around town

    May 21, 2014 | 3 min
    App users can watch their ride fare in real time on their phone.
  • Divide, Google's latest buy, hardens Android security

    May 20, 2014 | 3 min
    People are using their mobile devices for work and personal life interchangeably.
  • How the AT'ampT-DirecTV deal plays in Latin America

    May 20, 2014 | 2 min
    A contest for telecom dominance between cable and satellite in the developing world.
  • Video gaming as a spectator sport

    May 20, 2014 | 2 min
    A former pro video gamer explains the market behind streaming video game play.
  • Why Google isn't really 'free'

    May 19, 2014 | 5 min
    A peek at Frontline's documentary on the NSA, secrecy and private companies.
  • Unpacking the AT'ampT-DirecTV deal

    May 19, 2014 | 3 min
    AT'T's advantage in selling regulators on the deal? Its small size.
  • Robots, the space program and innovation

    May 19, 2014 | 2 min
    NASA's Kennedy Space Center begins a major robotics competition.
  • Campaigns versus coding

    May 19, 2014 | 4 min
    Dave Cole is a computer programmer running for U.S. Congress.
  • A billion shirts, nothing to wear! It's Silicon Tally

    May 16, 2014 | 3 min
    How well have you kept up on this week's tech news?
  • Is an internet 'fast lane' inevitable?

    May 15, 2014 | 4 min
    Some argue that the internet "fast lane" is coming, FCC regulation or not.
  • Where do nudists keep their bitcoin?

    May 14, 2014 | 1 min
    Marketplace's David Brancaccio has asked this question before.
  • Cisco tries to navigate 'quotThe Internet of Things'quot

    May 14, 2014 | 2 min
    A look at Cisco's changing business model as it shifts to the cloud.
  • Ruling on Google search highlights privacy rift

    May 14, 2014 | 2 min
    The US and EU disagree on Big Data and privacy rules.
  • Only neutrality will keep net free, says Franken

    May 14, 2014 | 4 min
    The Democrat says an internet "fast lane" violates the first amendment.
  • Do Quora, Jelly and Ask.com answer things correctly?

    May 13, 2014 | 4 min
    Social networks, search engines and new apps try to answer our questions.
  • Pinterest starts selling Pins to business

    May 13, 2014 | 2 min
    Pinterest and We Heart It start incorporating native ads.
  • Should the internet be treated like a public utility?

    May 12, 2014 | 3 min
    The FCC is considering new regulations for internet providers.
  • Why Etsy is against internet 'fast lanes'

    May 12, 2014 | 2 min
    Tech and venture firms ask FCC to reconsider affirming net neutrality.
  • The other iPhone contract

    May 12, 2014 | 3 min
    Author Janell Burley Hofmann gave her son an iPhone... and a set of rules
  • Why Apple would want to buy Beats

    May 9, 2014 | 3 min
    Apple reportedly wants to by Beats Electronics... but it's hard to figure out why.
  • Why Apple would want to buy Beats

    May 9, 2014 | 5 min
    Apple reportedly wants to by Beats Electronics... but it's hard to figure out why.
  • The tech of DJ-ing with DJ Rekha

    May 9, 2014 | 3 min
    How the VCR played a part in bringing Bollywood and Bhangra to the U.S.

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