Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Seen at South By

David Brancaccio Mar 10, 2014
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Seen at South By

David Brancaccio Mar 10, 2014
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SXSW Interactive is in full swing in Austin, Texas. With five days packed full of panels, parties, and of course, tacos, it’s impossible to get to every can’t-miss event. Fear not: Marketplace Tech has you covered. 

Throughout the festival, our producers and reporters are speaking to some of the biggest names in tech. 

Plus, China has issued a miserable little statistic about its economy. At a time when forecasters were expecting the country’s exports to grow, they shrunk 18 percent last month. That has some economists worried about the growth of China’s consumer economy. And yet, others are pointing out that the numbers were impacted by the Chinese New Year.

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