Marketplace Tech

with Ben Johnson

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

First, we talk to Nate Elliot, Analyst at  Forrester, about Twitter’s Q2 earnings report. Then, Nancy Marshall-Genzer examines the video game industry’s entry into the Washington lobbying game.  Game companies are weighing in on such issues as online privacy, videogame violence and net neutrality. And when it comes to influencing legislation, they have a secret weapon: millions of committed and politically active gamers.  Finally, Syed Karim, CEO of Outernet, talks about building an internet network from low-cost, miniature satellites.

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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.