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With Nissan releasing its earnings following the company’s announcement that owners of its electric car, the ‘Nissan Leaf,' will pay the surprisingly low price of $5,500 for a replacement battery, we look at how Nissan managed to keep the price so low, and if the move will pay off. Plus, we talk ...
FIrst up, we look at  a new, open source privacy tool for developers who want to embed embed easy-to-understand privacy notices in their apps. The notices let users know what data the app collects and how it’ll be used. Plus, Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO of Space X, joins us for our Big ...
First up, Melissa Parrish, an analyst at Forrester research, stops by to talk Facebook earnings. Then, Thorin Klosowski, a writer for LifeHacker and Amazon super user, talks Amazon’s new Fire Phone and its real-world product identifying feature Firefly. Finally, as part of Marketplace’s Big Thinkers ...
It may surprise you to know that Blockbuster stores are still alive and well… in Mexico. That’s because so few Mexicans have an internet connection. Jeff Tyler explores Neflix’s new “gift card” strategy to take over the Mexican market, and further international expansion. Then, Dan Clements, ...
First up, Lindsey Turrentine, Editor-in-Chief of Reviews at CNET, talks about Verizon’s new rewards program that gives customers deals in exchange for data about where and how they use their phones. Then, Stephen Cobb, a security researcher at ESET, stops by to talk about canvas fingerprinting, a new, ...
With the online sports network ESPN 3 will carried a $10 million gaming contest in Seattle, Leoneda Inge takes a look at competitive gaming hitting the big time. Then, Bridget van Kralingen, Senior Vice President, IBM Global Business Services, talks about the Apple IBM partnership. Plus, Sep Kamvar, ...
First up, Andrew Frank, an analyst at Gartner, on Google earnings. Then, a new study from Columbia Business School says three quarters of mobile phone ads have no impact. So what about the 25% of ads that people actually pay attention to? What a little nudge from your phone might actually get you ...
First up, Jeff Roberts of GigaOm joins us to discuss a potential settlement stemming from Apple’s e-book price-fixing case. Then, reporter Leoneda Inge explores a new deal Facebook has made to begin tracking how its subscribers watch television content on mobile devices as part of a deal with ratings-agency ...
First up, Charlene Li, founder of Altimeter Group, talks about the Apple IBM partnership to sell mobile devices to businesses for their employees. Plus, more on Yahoo’s earnings and why the company’s online ad rates are down 24 percent. Then: to political candidates, e-mail is extremely ...
First up, Marvin Ammori, a lawyer and internet policy expert, talks about what’s next in the net neutrality debate after the end of the FCC’s public comment period. Plus, a look at Home Depot’s plans to sell 3D printers for $1400 to $3000 dollars each -- Who's buying them, and why? What do they ...
First up, Carl Howe, vice president at 451 Research, gives us a preview of Tuesdays' Yahoo’s earnings report. PLus, Jonathan Zittrain, Professor of Law at Harvard and co-founder of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, talks about the similarities between Facebook’s emotional manipulation ...
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, Will Oremus, senior tech columnist for Slate, stops ...
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, Editor-in-Chief of reviews at CNET, talks about LG’s ...
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, about the most effective ways hospitals should be ...
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 preview of the Sun Valley conference. Finally, it's summer ...
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 consumer research. Plus, the Museum of Modern Art in New ...
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 schools are getting ready (or not) for new Common Core standards.
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 activity to predict transportation needs. Finally, ...
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 sorts it out. Plus, Malini Mithal, an attorney ...
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 program at Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical ...
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