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PODCAST: Private sector warms up

Apr 2, 2014
Microsoft is expected to announce a digital personal assistant akin to Apple's Siri. And Alan Sloan from Fortune Magazine talks tax code.
Posted In: private sector jobs, Microsoft, Cortana, Taxes

PODCAST: Dealing with high frequency trading

Apr 1, 2014
Retail store are looking to get more foot traffic with cell phone charging stations. And Netflix gets Frank Underwood to lobby for them.
Posted In: Wall Street, high frequency trading, netflix, house of cards, cell phones, Retail

PODCAST: UN warns of climate change effects

Mar 31, 2014
The Senate Finance Committee thinks about bringing back expired tax breaks. And a look at the safety and costs of in vitro births.
Posted In: climate change, United Nations, in vitro, Taxes

PODCAST: Bridging the movie language barrier

Mar 28, 2014
Obamacare reaches another milestone with 6 million enrollees. And you're not crazy, your office really is giving you headaches.
Posted In: movies, spanish, offices, ACA, Obamacare

PODCAST: College football to get unions?

Mar 27, 2014
The U.S. saw an uptick in GDP. And with 20,000 tech workers commuting daily from Santa Cruz to Silicon Valley, the city tries to start its own tech hub.
Posted In: Labor Unions, college footbal, GDP, Santa Cruz

PODCAST: Facebook buys Oculus, and its headaches

Mar 26, 2014
Orders for durable goods are up. And, the first time in more than a century, Americans are eating more chicken than beef.
Posted In: Facebook, Oculus VR, chicken, durable goods

PODCAST: Disney gets into viral videos

Mar 25, 2014
A look at how the Fed measures inflation when deciding to adjust interest rates. And despite inheriting one of the toughest economic environments in years, Millennials are still optimistic.
Posted In: disney, inflation, millennials

PODCAST: China, the U.S. dollar, and learning to code

Mar 24, 2014
In the past two weeks, we've seen the most rapid fall in China's currency in decades.
Posted In: yuan

PODCAST: IRS scam

Mar 21, 2014
Walmart is putting on a "Black-Friday-like" for gardening and outdoor supplies. And we look at how legalization might affect undocumented workers as part of our series, City of Dreams.
Posted In: IRS, Walmart, immigration reform

PODCAST: Veteran unemployment

Mar 20, 2014
Interest rates are up after the new Federal Reserve chair's briefing yesterday. And the Washington monument is reopening, thanks to private money.
Posted In: bonds, veterans, Washington Monument

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Our coverage of the impact Steve Jobs had on technology and what his death means for Apple.