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First up, there's news that multinational computer company Oracle's CEO Larry Ellison has stepped down. Or stepped sideways, really. He'll now be the chairman, replaced by two CO-CEOs, Safra Catz and Mark Hurd. Plus, the anticipation has been building for weeks over Alibaba's IPO, from a massive road ...
First up, Molly Wood, Technology columnist for the New York Times, stops by to talk about the new iPhone and iOS8. Plus, Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans and Rock Ventures, on Detroit’s startup community and how tech is changing the auto industry.
A state law signed by California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a new law that stops restaurants from pursuing legal action against customers who give them negative reviews. Why is this law necessary, and how will it impact businesses and the Yelp community at large? And Twitch CEO and Co-Founder ...
First up, Lindsey Turrentine, Editor-in-Chief of Reviews at CNET, talks about Microsoft buying the maker of Minecraft – Mojang – and why the user base is worth so much to the company. Plus, our coverage of TechCrunch Disrupt continues with a conversation with investor and Maverick’s owner ...
HBO, home of "Sex in the City," "The Wire," "True Detective" and "True Blood," is said to be considering whether to allow customers access to their streaming video service -- "HBO-GO" -- without having a cable subscription. That move would not only shake up the television industry, it would put HBO in ...
First up, Dan Wisneski, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Saint Peter’s University, talks about his study that used a smartphone app to explore people’s experiences with morality in their day-to-day lives. And how well have you kept up with the week in tech news? It's time for Silicon Tally! This ...
First up, Pai-Ling Yin, a researcher at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, talks about what the Apple Watch means for developers thinking about entering the wearable device market. Then, Jordan Pearson, a technology and culture writer and contributor to Motherboard, joins us to ...
A number of websites will slow down their offerings in some way, to make the point that inhibiting net neutrality could have a negative effect on consumers’ viewing experience. Is altruistic punishment effective as a consumer motivator? Plus, Molly Wood, Tech columnist at the New York Times, talks ...
First up, Apple looks set to reveal its ‘iWatch’, which, is rumored to have technology, called ‘Near Field Communication’ (NFC), that enables data transfer and mobile payments on smart phones. NFC already exists on Android smart watches – and more broadly, European consumers already make internet ...
First up, Chester Wisniewski, security expert at the cybersecurity firm Sophos, joins us to talk about cultural changes that need to happen within the security and technology industries to better protect consumer data. Plus, we take a look at what’s driving the increasing popularity of salsa music. ...
First up, Jonathan Zittrain, Professor of Law at Harvard and co-founder of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, on the appointment of former Googler Megan Smith as U.S. Chief Technology Officer. Then, Dr. Howard Kaplan, a retina specialist and the creator of the Spotlight Text app, talks ...
First up, Brian Barrett, Editor in Chief at Gizmodo, talks about the Moto 360 and the future of Motorola Mobility under Lenovo. And Maryanne Wolf, author of "Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain," stops by to talk about how different mediums rewire our brains to ...
First up, Brian Krebs, from Krebs on Security, joins us to talk about the alleged Home Depot hack. Then, Nancy La Vigne, director of the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute, stops by to chat about a study coming out tomorrow that used gunshot detection technology to measure gun violence ...
First up, we talk about Facebook’s attempts to advertise to users with low-tech cell phones. Plus, Lindsey Turrentine, Editor-in-Chief of Reviews at CNET, stops by to chat about Apple’s rumored iPhone 6 mobile wallet. And Jason Boog, author of Born Reading: Bringing up Bookworms in a Digital ...
On this Labor Day podcast, we kick off our new series on the way technology is changing how we read. We chat with Adriene Hill, who reports on the intersection of technology and education for Marketplace's LearningCurve project, on the way tablets in the classroom affect reading.

Then we head to ...
First up, Alibaba is getting ready to go on the road. The company and its banks want to raise $20 billion, which means they need to generate interest to the tune of some $40 billion. That’s a colossal amount of money to raise. How will it change the company’s approach to the process? And how well ...
First up, Apple looks set to manufacture 12.9 inch screen iPads in 2015. The new iPads are larger than the ones on the market, which with 9.7-inch and 7.9-inch displays. Why is Apple taking this direction? Is the company trying to get back into the laptop space? Are they reacting to the success ...
First, we hear from Andy Tatem, a researcher who looks at cell phone data to predict population movements, about how this kind of data could be used to predict and monitor the spread of Ebola. Then, Brian Tong, an editor at CNET and host of The Apple Byte, talks about the iPhone 6 rumors that are probably ...
First, we hear from Brian Blau, Research Director at Gartner, about why Amazon paid $970 million for a platform that lets people watch other people playing video games. Then, as the sharing economy continues to grow, companies are forced to determine what kind of insurance they need and how much liability ...
First, we look ahead to Microsoft’s unveiling of Windows 9. The OS is still an important cash cow to the company. Now that Satya Nadella has replaced Steve Ballmer as CEO, what will Windows 9 say about his vision? Then, Julie Äsk, Vice President at Forrester Research, talks about why so few people ...
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