Molly Wood

The newest addition to the Marketplace team, Molly Wood serves as the backup host for all Marketplace shows and as the tech correspondent when not hosting.

Wood’s experience covering personal technology spans all media – print, online and broadcast. A frequent contributor to Marketplace Tech and other national media outlets, Wood also launched the CNET podcast Buzz Out Loud, which was one of the early successes in tech podcasts. She also created and executive produced “Always On with Molly Wood” at CNET.

A long-time admirer of Marketplace, she is excited to join the team and contribute her unique voice and perspective.


Features by Molly Wood

PODCAST: Hiring local

A volatile oil market, the CVS business model, and hiring local workers for local projects.

PODCAST: Electric car pollution

Consumer spending for June, and electric car pollution.

A giant robot that shoots ... T-shirts?

Could fighting exoskeletons be the future of sports entertainment?
Posted In: startup, robots, t-shirts

Autonomous weapons and the eventual robot uprising

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and others signed a letter to ban, yes, killer bots.
Posted In: drones, weapons, ai

Game over for Hollywood video game tie-ins

Hollywood's many failed video game tie-ins are more about marketing than gaming.
Posted In: mobile gaming, gaming industry, movies

Silicon Tally: Kickstarting the Smithsonian

How well have you kept up with the week in tech news?

Homejoy shuts its doors

And what it could mean for the future of the sharing economy.
Posted In: startups, lawsuit, sharing economy
Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta (L) testifying before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee about the OPM data breach in June. Archuleta resigned last week over the hacking.

Could those OPM hacks lead to security updates?

Some officials affected by the breach have the power to budget for improvements.
Posted In: OPM, data, social security numbers
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is backing a bill that limits the number of Uber cars that will be allowed in New York City.

De Blasio is pushing Uber's buttons

A new app option simulates wait time if NYC mayor's plan to cap cars goes through.
Posted In: Uber, Bill de Blasio, New York City


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