Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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More than 850 colleges offer their students school-sponsored debit or prepaid cards. And most allow students to receive their financial aid disbursements on those cards. But, the fees and transparency surrounding the cards are under scrutiny. Also: Uber officially launches in China, but the Bay area start-up may have a rough ride in a market already saturated with similar apps.
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PODCAST: College debit cards and Chinese taxi cabs

The government looks at the student debit card market.
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The Candy Crush (IPO) Saga

King Digital Entertainment hopes to ride the success of its game Candy Crush Saga to stage a $500 million IPO.
Posted In: Candy Crush, mobile, mobile gaming, games, IPO, Tech, technology
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Kenya eyes new anti-poaching methods, including drones

Demand for ivory in China has authorities scrambling to stop poaching.
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LGBT senior citizens find welcoming home in Philadelphia

New housing projects are tailored to gay, lesbian and transgender senior citizens.
Posted In: LGBT, senior citizen, senior citizens, Housing, Retirement
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Uber faces tough competition in China

China is already saturated with similar car-service apps.
Posted In: China, Uber
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Report spotlights fees on college-sponsored student cards

Colleges can include surprising fees on prepaid and debit cards.
Posted In: Education, debit cards

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