Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Episode Description 
Microsoft is feeling pretty good at the moment -- new CEO, its stock is up, and there's even Office for iPad. Microsoft will now unveil its version of a Siri device. Why has it taken so long?  And what does this signal about how Microsoft is positioning itself? Plus: April Rinne, Chief Strategy Officer, Collaborative Lab, talks about Airbnb’s decision to collect hotel taxes for rentals in San Francisco. After, FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez joins Ben for a conversation about data security and consumer protection ahead of a Homeland Security hearing on the topic Wednesday morning.

FTC wants stronger rules on consumer data

FTC chairwoman Edith Ramirez and a conversation about data security.
Posted In: FTC
Microsoft's Executive Officer Steve Ball

Microsoft's Siri: What took so long?

Microsoft unveils its version of a Siri device.
Posted In: Microsoft, siri

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