Marketplace for Friday July 18, 2014
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Ukraine told airlines to avoid parts of its airspace. MH17 did that, but was shot down anyway. We look at what happens when countries recommend the closure of flight lanes and how airlines handle the decision and where to fly. Also, It’s almost certain that the missile which downed MH-17 was a 70s-era Buk, or SA-11, a relic of the Cold War era that was Soviet-made, then sold off around the world via the international arms market, following the collapse of the USSR. We follow the long tail of the cold war weapons that point to the sky. And after, Twitter looks to expand the count on its user base beyond monthly users by changing its metrics to reflect tweets that are seen by people who are not logged in. Why? More users more money
John Carney from the Wall Street Journal and Nela Richardson from Redfin
Posted In: Twitter, social media
More people interact with Twitter than just those who are signed on.
Posted In: net neutrality, OK Go, music streaming
Their proposed net neutrality rules have caused backlash. But what happens next?