Marketplace Tech for Monday, August 18, 2014

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First up, Kyle Wagner, a writer at Deadspin, talks about Steve Ballmer’s new gig as Clippers owner. Then, Claire Brennan, a technology reporter for the BBC, on the 20th anniversary of the first smartphone, the IBM Simon. Finally, we hear from Nico Nijenhuis, CEO of Clear Flight Solutions, about clearing birds from runways using the robotic falcons, or Robirds, that his company builds.
The IBM Simon

The first smartphone turns 20

Looking back at the phone that was 2 decades ahead of its time.
Posted In: smart phones, mobile devices, IBM