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Airing on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015: The FCC has approved new internet rules, ushering in net neutrality. First up is Susan Crawford, Co-Director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, to talk about the FCC's vote on Thursday. Next we take a look at why only a third of people in the U.S. ...
Airing on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015: Today, the FCC will vote on net neutrality. We speak with Tim Wu, a law professor at Columbia University, who coined the term “network neutrality,” ahead of the vote this evening. And, for this week's edition of Back to Back to the Future Part ...
Airing on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015: First up on today's show, we'll talk about a sex discrimination suit in Silicon Valley involving the venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins which opens another window on complaints that women are treated unequally in the tech world. We'll also talk to Amanda ...
Airing on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015: Comcast, the country's  largest cable operator reports its earnings today. But the merger with Time Warner is still hanging in the balance? We'll talk about how that's going. Next, we have Nitasha Tikku, senior writer at The Verge, on the Unicorn Startup ...
Airing on Monday, February 23, 2015: YouTube is launching a “YouTube for kids” app. In part, it’s a response to parents who want to be able to let their kids surf YouTube’s video content safely. But it’s also an enormous money making opportunity. We take a look at the market for kid-friendly ...
Airing on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015: Cyber crime has been in the news a lot lately. It's become a big enough problem that the White House is hosting summits on it, and even establishing a brand new agency to fight it. Today, we speak with Maria Tcherni, assistant professor of criminal justice ...
Airing on Thursday, February 19, 2015: The Apple Watch is almost here. It's expected to be released in April. We speak with Ryan Martin, a wearable technology analyst for 451 Research, on the watch's looming launch. Today, on our Hollywood vs Silicon Valley coverage - we talk with Charles ...
Airing on Wednesday, February 18, 2015: A Russian cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky Lab, accused the United States on Monday of embedding surveillance tools in computers in China, Russia, Iran, Afghanistan, and others. According to the lab, these alleged implants, which target firmware, might be connected ...
Airing on Tuesday, February 17, 2015: First up on today's show, we'll talk to Lindsey Turrentine, Editor-in-Chief of CNET.com, about the FAA’s proposed drone regulations and the privacy issues that go with them. Plus, the Internet has made crafting a lucrative business-and not just for selling ...
First up, we look at the state of modern apprenticeships, as the Department of Labor prepares a series of grants to push forward "the other college, but without the debt" in the tech sector. Then, Tesla's earnings call last week wasn't stellar, but it came with this nugget: Elon Musk says the company ...
Airing on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015: The White House is gearing up to introduce new laws on student privacy given the increasing amount of technology used in classrooms. First, we speak with Marketplace's Adriene Hill about the patchwork of student data laws on the books, and how new, federal legislation ...
Airing on Thursday, February 12, 2015: First up on today's show, we'll talk with Mathhew Nordan, managing partner at MNL Partners an energy and environmental investment firm, on Tesla earnings. Plus, Radio Shack wants to pay up to $3 million in retention bonuses to some key executives and high ...
Airing on Wednesday, February 11, 2015: This week, the Obama administration announced that it would create a cybersecurity agency to protect U.S. companies and citizens from hackers and other threats from cyberspace. This agency is expected to gather intelligence from various government agencies ...
Airing on Tuesday, February 10, 2015: First up on today's show, we'll talk with David Katzmaier, editor of CNET’s TV section, about contextually aware devices and Samsung’s privacy policy. We'll also speak with Amanda Lotz, Associate Professor of Communications Studies at the University ...
Airing on Monday, February 9, 2015: The FCC is moving on with its plans to reclassify broadband and wireless data as Title II services. Meanwhile, AT&T has said it will sue the federal government, and some Republicans have vowed to fight the new rules. What will happen if this particular battle winds ...
Airing on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015:  First up, we look at the push in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the Bronx to encourage technology start ups as a way to revitalize the area and bring new jobs in. Next, we discuss Twitter's earnings - including it's net loss of $ 125 million -  with Nate ...
Airing on Thursday, February 5, 2015: The FCC is poised to unveil new rules on net neutrality. We look at the legal quagmire that will emerge from this, and how it might ultimately impact consumers. Ross Ulbricht was convicted on Wednesday as the Dread Pirate Roberts, the mastermind behind ...
Airing on Wednesday, February 4, 2015: This week, the Federal Communications Commission is expected to make the internet a public utility. That is, wireless and broadband data will be regulated as a telecommunication service, and not an information service, under Title II of the Telecommunications ...
Airing on Tuesday, February 3, 2015: Amazon has struck a deal with UC Davis, UMass Amherst, and Purdue  in which the schools get a specially-branded online Amazon bookstore for their students, and a cut of the revenues. Amazon gets early access to college kids who are creating habits, and it ...
Airing on Monday, February 2, 2015: First up on today's show, we'll talk to Alex White, CEO of next big sound, about the state of streaming music companies and competition among Beats Music, Spotify, and Jay-Z’s “Project Panther”. Plus, Glenn Derene, the electronics editor at Consumer ...
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