Marketplace Tech Report

Marketplace Tech is a daily 4-minute show exploring how technology is shaping our lives.

Recent Episodes

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, September 29, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about today's later controversial vote from the Federal Communications System on a proposal that will free consumers from paying extra to get cable and satellite TV boxes from their providers; look at how people feel about BlackBerry's decision to stop making phones; and interview the founder of the site Feminist Frequency, Anita Sarkeesian, about her new series, "Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History."

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, September 28, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about Elon Musk's plans to move us to Mars; disapproval from German regulators' over Facebook's decision to harvest data on WhatsApp users; and Nissan's new fleet of self-driving...chairs. 

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, September 27, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about the New York Times' new Political Ad Tracker, a tool that will allow you to send metadata about political ads you encounter on Facebook; optimism over Twitter's recent livestreaming deals; and Adobe's creation of the Digital Price Index. 

Marketplace Tech for Monday, September 26, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about the first 2016 presidential debate and news that questions gathered from Facebook will be allowed at the event; reports that Apple might be working on a smart-home device similar to Amazon Echo; and the possibility that BlackBerry might be getting out of the phone business. 

Marketplace Tech for Friday, September 23, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about Yahoo's data breach and the possible origins of the hack. We'll also play this week's Silicon Tally with Rhonda Milrad, the CEO and founder of the company Relationup, an app that lets you text experts for relationship advice.

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, September 22, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about the benefits that social media companies, like Twitter and Facebook, get from streaming political debates; wireless signals that can detect emotions; and AT&T's new patented technology that will able to deliver super-fast internet.