Marketplace Tech Report

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

Recent Episodes

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, October 26, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about a slip in iPhone sales for Apple; the danger of internet-connected devices; and the possibility of "social hacking" during this election.

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, October 25, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about the NBA's partnership with the company NextVR to broadcast games in virtual reality; a startup called Phone2Action, which aims to connect smartphone users to their lawmaker via app; and how we should look at AT&T as a company amid news it plans to purchase Time Warner. 

Marketplace Tech for Monday, October 24, 2016

On today's show, we'll look at how Americans feel about voting online; a Politico report that predicted the media could be vulnerable to cyber attacks on election night; and a new study that shows the share of women in tech is declining. 

Marketplace Tech for Friday, October 21, 2016

On today's show, we'll interview the CEO of Emotiv about the company's EEG headsets, a type of hardware that could one day be used  for everything from teaching better focus to controlling robotic limbs. Plus, we'll also play this week's Silicon Tally with Greta Johnsen, the co-host of the Nerdette podcast and a reporter and anchor at WBEZ.

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, October 20, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about the possibility that Kodak will release a smartphone; interview Janet Murray,the interaction designer and director of Georgia Tech's experimental television lab, about the future of television; and raise the question of who's winning the hardware debate: Apple or Google? 

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, October 19, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about a new tool from MIT that has the capability to analyze tweets about the election; review Google's new flagship smartphone, the Pixel; and look at the meaning of the term "autopilot" and whether the car industry is using it accurately.