Technology is a new kind of lifeline for refugees

Nov 9, 2015
Aid groups are beginning to view connectivity as a basic humanitarian right.
Posted In: syrian refugees, smart phones, wifi, Europe
The process of sonification can transform data into sound.


Sep 4, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace listen to 'data,' and talk about Wi-Fi allergies.
Posted In: audio, Music, wifi, allergies
Gogo controls 80 percent of the country's in-flight wifi, which includes airline companies like Delta.

Why is in-flight Wi-Fi so slow?

Sep 3, 2015
Gogo controls 80 percent of the US market.
Posted In: Internet, wifi, air travel, airplane

Tech in 2015: We'll be connected 24/7

Dec 24, 2014
Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson tells us what to expect in the year ahead.
Posted In: wifi, smart phones, China

Mapping New York's massive public wi-fi needs

Nov 18, 2014
Here's what we're reading, and numbers we're watching Tuesday morning.
Posted In: wifi, New York City, Crime, space

America runs on Dunkin's Wi-Fi

Oct 2, 2014
A study ranks Wi-Fi speeds at America's top coffee shop chains.
Posted In: wifi, coffee shops, Internet
Levi Stadium

49ers new stadium is a high-tech showcase

Aug 15, 2014
The venue boasts new technology, hoping to revolutionize the fans' experience.
Posted In: 49ers, baseball, wifi

Tech IRL: A second life for pay phones

Jun 27, 2014
Cities try turning neglected telephones into wi-fi hotspots.
Posted In: pay phones, wifi, New York City

Can your school get decent wi-fi speed?

Jun 23, 2014
Tech in the classroom is exploding, but it only works if you have the bandwidth
Posted In: onair, LearningCurve On-Air, wifi, schools, education costs

A day in the life of a payphone

May 22, 2014
New York City has about 10,000 public payphones. But who's using them?
Posted In: payphones, New York City, Cellphones, wifi