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First up, we talk to Jeanette 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 Butterball Turkey Talk-Line, takes on Marketplace Tech ...
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 training. Then, Ian Urbina, an investigative reporter ...
On today's show: the Carnival Corp, which owns Carnival and Princess cruises, among others, wants to move beyond an image tarnished most recently by a norovirus outbreak, and it wants the public’s help, through a social media and crowd sourced campaign. Sound risky? Well it is. Plus, Brian Krebs ...
On today's show: Samsung will again provide the majority of chips for Apple iPhones and iPads. It may come as a surprise to consumers who think of the companies as competitors, but it reveals that a big part of Samsung’s business is the guts inside electronics. Plus, Jeremy Kees, Associate Professor ...
Josh Dzieza, editor at The Verge, talks about using satellite data and algorithms to track illegal fishing. And Jonathan Zittrain, law professor and co-founder of Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, stops by to talk about what’s next for the FCC.
First up, Will Oremus, Senior Technology Writer at Slate, stops by to talk about Facebook’s new privacy tools. Plus, back in September, hackers believed to be from China infiltrated the federal weather network. But why weather? And how well have you kept up with the week in tech news? Host Ben ...
Rolfe Winkler, who covers Google for the Wall Street Journal, joins us to talk about YouTube’s new streaming music service. Plus, the massively multiplayer online game World of Warcraft is out with its latest expansion on Thursday. It comes as the number of paying subscribers has dropped off considerably ...
First up, we take a look at reactions to the President’s position on net neutrality, and how it changes things for the FCC going forward. Then, we talk about why the New York Attorney General wants to ease off on proposed regulations for Uber and Lyft-like services, and why that might be good ...
First up, more on the massive hack of the United States Postal Service. Then, we talk the single biggest shopping day for singles in China. And last up, Garth Brooks, who is back from a long semi-retirement, is out with a new online store for his music and others, called GhostTunes. We look at who ...
Today: Chester Wisniewski, from the cybersecurity firm Sophos, about Tor and the recent dark net site shutdowns and arrests.  Plus: William Do, the founder of a failed startup, about being a broke startup founder in San Francisco.
On today's show, guest host Adriene Hill talks with Annie Gilbertson, education reporter at KPCC, about the student record data problems facing the Los Angeles Unified School district. Then, she plays Silicon Tally with Ashkan Soltani, newly appointed Chief Technologist at the FTC.
On today's show we are live with Quartz from The Next Billion event in New York City. First up, Rashad Robinson, Executive Director of ColorOfChange, the nation's largest online civil rights organization. Then, host Ben Johnson is center stage with Jonathan Cedar, CEO of Biolite, to talk about the tech ...
On today's show, Colin Baker, writer for "The Economist" based in Mali, talks to us about the tech response to Ebola in the region. Also, Ben chats with Steven Heller, co-founder & co-chair of the MFA Designer as Author Program at the School of Visual Arts, New York, about turning data into ...
On today's show, Dan Weissmann talks about Michael Dell launching his new private Dell computer company. Also, Dan Wallach, Professor of Computer Science at Rice University, on why voting machines malfunction. Plus, Ben chats with Lisa Selin Davis, writer for Quartz, about living one week without using ...
On today's show, Jonathan Zittrain, law professor and co-founder of  Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, discusses the ethics of an FBI operation that used a fake news article to convince a bomb threat suspect to download location-tracking malware. Plus, Rory Cellan-Jones, ...
On today's show, Kuang Chen, CEO of Captricity, talks about using machine learning tools to digitize campaign finance documents before election day. And how well have you kept up with the week in tech news? Host Ben Johnson takes on Andrea Silenzi, host of the WFMU podcast Why Oh Why?, for this ...
On today's show, Charlie Anderson, Vice President and Senior Research Analyst at Dougherty & Company, talks about Samsung's mobile market share and its declining profits. Then, a look at why college admission officers keep a close eye on social media. Finally, we talk about the perils of Taco ...
On todays's show, Nate Elliott, Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, covers Facebook earnings. Then, Molly Wood, Technology columnist at the New York Times, talks with host Ben Johnson about Xiaomi's plans to build a data center in India. Also, David Wagner jumps on the podcast ...
Today on the show, Senior Tech writer for Slate, Will Oremus, on why it's hard for Ello and other social networks to be the anti-Facebook. Also, host Ben Johnson talks with Barry Bolding, Vice President of Business Development for the supercomputer company Cray, about supercomputers and weather modeling.
Today on the show, we take a look at Twitter and what they need to do to keep growing. Also, host Ben Johnson talks with Jeff Maki, who works on tech-driven urban planning projects, about using technology to improve public transportation in New York City. And last but not least, Katrina Parrot, Founder ...
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