Marketplace Tech Report

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

Recent Episodes

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. 

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, September 21, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about the Transportation Department's push to formalize data sharing on autonomous vehicles between companies and the government; scientists' collection of gene data from residents living in Sardinia, Italy — a region with a high life expectancy; and the possibility that the European Union may investigate some U.S. companies, like it did with Apple, over unpaid taxes. 

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, September 20, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about a study that showed video gamers beat scientists at identifying proteins; check out the release of GoPro's new drone, Karma; and look at bomb-diffusing technology amid the discovery of homemade bombs in New York over the weekend.