Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday April 15, 2014

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The heartbleed symbol
Episode Description 
American taxpayers face a smaller risk of being audited by the IRS, as the agency struggles with its own budget problems. Afterall, the less you make, the less you have to worry- and that's even less than before. Plus, heartbleed is apparently going to cost us a lot of money. A quarter of internet users have stopped or cut way back on online purchases in fear that their data will be exposed. And businesses have been exposed because the "keys" to their websites have been laid bare. IT overtime alone is costing businesses millions right now as they desperately attempt to update code and reassure consumers.  

The next time you 'Google' it may be via drone

Titan says its drones can stay aloft for years, without refueling
Posted In: Google, drones, internet access
Google

PODCAST: Google's drones

Internet companies are racing to patch their Heartbleed vulnerabilities, at great cost. And legal pot shops are discovering the joys of tax season.
Posted In: Google, drones, marijuana, heartbleed
US IRS Tax forms

IRS budget problems help tax evaders

Taxpayers face a smaller risk of being audited by the IRS.
Posted In: IRS, Taxes, tax day, audit

It's Tax Day! Now for pot dealers, too

Tax deductions on labor and rent don't apply to legal marijuana dispensaries
Posted In: marijuana, Taxes, IRS

The GM hearings could be just for show

Are the fatal GM engineering flaws being misdirected at Mary Barra?
Posted In: GM, auto industry, Mary Barra
Tumblr staff alert on "heartbleed"

Bleeding out

Why Heartbleed will cost businesses billions of dollars
Posted In: heartbleed

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Nguzunguzu
Catamaran
Allah-Las
Trap Door (Instrumental) [Explicit]
Jake One