Airing on Wednesday, October 14, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about news of layoffs at Twitter; and Slack cofounder and CEO Stewart Butterfield joins us to talk about the company’s massive valuation and its rapid growth and change.
Airing on Tuesday, October 13, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about Chinese private equity groups investing in early-stage tech startups; the government and big heads of tech companies' meeting on the sharing economy; and what creating a sound design palette means for companies like Skype.
Airing on Monday, October 12, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about the generation that's never paid for cable; why so many companies are chasing YouTube’s ad revenue; and the virtual reality film festival that's heading to New York.
Airing on Friday, October 9, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about Dell entering the cloud computing arena; Verizon raising the cost of unlimited data; and we'll play Silicon Tally with David Plotz, CEO of Atlas Obscura.
Airing on Thursday, October 8, 2015: On today's show, we'll talk about Google's so-called Accelerated Mobile Pages; Pandora’s acquisition of live event ticketing company TicketFly; and Kim Dotcom’s extradition trial in New Zealand.
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.