Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 31, 2013
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Should U.S. GDP count 'The Bachelorette'? The latest GDP estimate is out today and it's getting a major overhaul. Senator Angus King of Maine tells us why he wants to make banking boring again. A new Ford F-150 is being made to run on natural gas. And why it's important to remember the names of the people you work with.
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Posted In: Cellphones, surveillance, data, privacy
If police want to track your movements using old calls you made on your cellphone, they can get the information from your cellphone company without a warrant.
The smartphone killed the camera. Is the GPS unit next? Senator Angus King of Maine tells us why wants to make banking boring again. And the latest GDP numbers.
Posted In: Internet, Amazon.com, broadband
Susan Crawford, who argues high costs are to blame to lack of high-speed Internet, is getting some very fishy-looking reviews on her latest book.
Posted In: Glass-Steagall, student loans, higher education, bank regulations
Senator Angus King of Maine explains why he supports reintroducing Glass-Steagall and shares his thoughts on the rising costs of higher education.