Marketplace for Wednesday, July 10, 2013
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What's the price of snooping worth to the U.S. government? It can cost some serious money. Plus, how safe are your medical devices? Cybersecurity experts have found alarming vulnerabilities among pacemakers and insulin pumps. In tech news, a judge ruled that Apple conspired to raise e-book prices. And Netflix's chief content officer discusses the changing face of TV. Also, a look at the lobbying behind immigration reform, how an SEC rule change will allow hedge funds to raise money by advertising to the public, and an oil rigger on how the oil boom in North Dakota is changing global markets.
Posted In: investment, SEC
The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to lift a ban on publicly soliciting your investment dollars for companies not traded on the stock market.
Posted In: netflix, television, streaming
Netflix has hit the ground running in developing original content for the site. We talk to the company's chief content officer about how they differ from TV, and what makes a good Netflix show.
Posted In: Immigration, lobbying
It's crunch time for lobbyists pushing immigration reform. How much should lobbyists spend to get legislators on board?
Posted In: Health, medical devices, cybersecurity
The Food and Drug Administration wants manufacturers to improve the cybersecurity of medical devices.
Posted In: drawing, Food
A study says simply drawing pictures of comfort food can make you feel better.