Marketplace Tech

with Ben Johnson

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, August 20, 2014

First, Ben talks with Molly Wood, technology columnist for the New York Times, on Samsung’s partnership with Barnes & Noble to make a Nook/Galaxy tablet. Then, Ben talks with Marc Maron, host of the podcast “WTF,” about a settlement around podcasting patents between Adam Carolla and Personal Audio LLC. Finally, big tech companies aren't the only ones trying to disrupt the pie chart. Car hailing company Uber is launching a new home delivery service called Corner Store, which will get one goods from pharmacies like CVS or Walgreens.

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Marketplace Tech®, hosted by Ben Brock Johnson, tackles the business behind the technology that’s obsessing us and changing our lives. With the listener in mind, this weekday segment examines everything from video games and robots to consumer protection and space travel.