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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Monday, March 12, 2012

The $25 billion mortgage settlement is one step closer to being done, but it's still moving pretty slowly. Disney's "John Carter" is one of the most expensive movies ever made, but it's also on track to be one of the biggest flops in modern movie memory. "Homeless Hotspots" is a new -- and controversial -- experiment happening right now at SXSW in Austin. And actor Don Cheadle and writer Matthew Carnahan discuss their new TV show, "House of Lies," based on the world of business consultants.

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Google Maps is used to indicate where the "Homeless Hotspots" are located. A controversial new experiment at South by Southwest puts Wi-Fi units in the hands of the homeless. Accused of condescension and exploitation, Homeless Hotspots creators hope the debate will encourage entrepreneurship and visibility.
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