Tech at a glance

The 'leap second' — another Y2K moment?

May 22, 2015
Time will stand still for some financial exchanges preparing for the addition.
Posted In: leap second, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Silicon Tally: Hashtag POTUS

May 22, 2015
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Marketplace's Ben Johnson takes (virtual) flight using the simulator Birdly.

Taking virtual reality beyond video games

May 21, 2015
Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson flew over New York and lived to tell us about it
Posted In: simulator, flying, technology
Digital advertising is expected to hit $50 billion this year.

Technology meets advertising, with you as the target

May 20, 2015
Thanks to automation, the digital ad business is expected to hit $50 billion.
Posted In: technology, video, advertising

Swatting: not a new phenomenon, but the cost is rising

May 19, 2015
The prank's cost is going up for police departments and emergency call centers.
Posted In: swatting, online gaming, police, law enforcement

Silicon Tally: The selfie drones are coming

May 15, 2015
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Six things to do with your new free time on Facebook

May 14, 2015
A whole 2.5 seconds.
Posted In: Facebook

Elon Musk's evolution, from sci-fi dreams to Space X

May 14, 2015
Musk's biographer on the entrepreneur's upbringing, career and innovation.
Posted In: tesla, spacex, Tech, Elon Musk
 A worker demonstrates Apple Pay inside a mobile kiosk sponsored by Visa and Wells Fargo to demonstrate the Apple Pay mobile payment system in San Francisco City.

Tech IRL: Mobile transactions and Apple Pay

May 14, 2015
What does the future hold for mobile payments?
Posted In: Tech, apple, apple pay, mobile payment

Who are AOL's two million dial-up users?

May 13, 2015
And what should Verizon do with them?
Posted In: Verizon, aol, Internet
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