Jeff Horwich is the interim host of Marketplace Morning Report and a sometime-Marketplace reporter. He is the former host of "In The Loop" from Minnesota Public Radio and a former business and economics correspondent for MPR. He is a graduate of Duke University and has a Master's in applied economics from the University of Minnesota.


Features by Jeff Horwich

Taliban: The revolution will be Tweeted

Well, LOOK WHO'S finally joined the 21st Century. Sort of. In at least one tiny respect....
Posted In: afghanistan, microblogging, taliban, terrorism, Twitter

The Zeus is loose: Cybercriminal software package goes open-source

"Zeus" is a software suite for cybercriminals. It lets budding bad guys set up "botnets" to secretly turn your computer into a slave. Until recently, Zeus cost thousands of dollars on the black market. But this week, the Zeus source code is out there for free.

E-smoking goes social

Sure, smoking is great because of the nicotine vibe and the general aura of knowing you are one of the cool people (kids: NO! That is not true!)....
Posted In: e-cigarettes, e-cigs, electronic cigarettes, smoking, social networking

PROTECT IP: Sharper claws, better name

Everyone in DC knows that if you want to give your bill a good shot at passing, you need two things:...
Posted In: COICA, counterfeit, cybercrime, Google, intellectual property, internet censorship, leahy, piracy, protect ip, search engines, wyden

The Golden Age of Magazines (might be right now)

The iPad is showing off magazines' best assets.

Jobs gets defensive, grumbles, gives away free cases

Steve Jobs finally addresses the issue of the iPhone 4 antennae.

NSA builds Perfect Citizen to protect infrastructure

The National Security Advisory works on a classified project involving putting sensors on computer networks.

Hulu to start charging you money. (And that's a good thing?)

Hulu launches Hulu Plus, a paid option with a bigger catalog. But is this paid model really going to change our TV-watching ways?


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