Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday June 25, 2014

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Google I/O
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Monsanto reports earnings the day after yet another report on the economic impact of global warming. Agriculture will be affected, though the disruption in the U.S. may be a matter of moving around which crops are grown where. Plus, the Google developer conference opens Wednesday in San Francisco, and the company is trying to boost gender and racial diversity by offering scholarships to the event. We take stock of this and other broader initiatives designed to make the coding world more diverse. Also, is the tech industry relocating? First, there was Silicon Valley. Then the tech industry surged up into San Francisco. Now it has hopped across the bay into Oakland. But the start-up scene there is distinguishing itself with a new brand. Diversity. And after, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is the "world's busiest" when it comes to passengers. But it doesn't crack the "top 30" in terms of cargo, a list that includes Louisville, Anchorage and Indianapolis.

Supreme Court pulls Aereo's plug

The case was watched closely by everyone from ABC to Google to the NFL.
Posted In: Aereo, broadcasters, Supreme Court

Silicon Valley comes to Oakland

The tech start-up scene in Oakland is distinguishing itself with diversity.
Posted In: Oakland, Silicon Valley, gentrification
Monsanto

Climate change could be good for those who sell seeds

Climate change is likely to affect farmers more than corporations like Monsanto.
Posted In: global warming, climate change, Agriculture

The new growth engine for airports: cargo

Known as "world's busiest" for passengers, Atlanta's airport now wants more cargo
Posted In: airports, cargo, Atlanta

PODCAST: Oakland's Silicon Valley

Removing the ban on oil exports, plus increasing diversity in the tech industry.
Google I/O developer

Google addresses the white male culture of tech

Google has committed $50 million to encourage young women to code.

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