John Moe

Host, Marketplace Tech Report


John Moe is the host of Marketplace Tech Report and handles web content for the program.  Every day, he provides an insightful overview of the latest tech news using his witty and approachable style of reporting. 

Moe began working for Marketplace in May 2010, when he took over hosting Future Tense, which became Marketplace Tech Report four months later.

Before joining Marketplace, he hosted Weekend America and hosted and produced programs at KUOW, the public radio station in Seattle.  Prior to working in public radio, he was a senior editor at

Moe has lived most of his life in Seattle, a perfect location to feed his long-standing fascination with technology.  Over the years he has worked on projects for Microsoft and has even wrote scripts for video games. 

Moe holds a bachelor’s degree in Dramatic Arts from Whitman College, but because he gained such a broad education at the small liberal arts college, he considers himself a degree-holder in the school of “Being Curious.”

Moe is currently based in St. Paul, Minn. and enjoys spending as much time as possible with his wife and three kids.  He is a widely published author, often focused on humor writings, and is the host of Wits™, a stage and radio series based out of the historic Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.

Latest Stories (2,799)

Are you on Facebook even when you're not on Facebook?

Apr 26, 2010
The social media giant Facebook recently rolled out some changes to how it's 500 million users will experience the web. Not just what users will...

Yes, but is Schumer on Farmville?

Apr 26, 2010
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) has asked the FTC to design privacy rules for social networking sites, including clear guidelines on how...

Indictments in Gizmodo iPhone case

Apr 22, 2010
Well, not court indictments. Not yet anyway. But John Gruber of Daring Fireball presents his case quite strongly. A good long read and this toward...


Apr 21, 2010
Apple's iPhone business, which didn't exist three years ago, now represents a whopping 40% of the company's revenue, and has been the company's bi...


Apr 21, 2010
Okay, so go to this page on IMDB. See if you notice anything....

MSFT Windows phone whatever it's called to ship without copy and paste functionality

Mar 18, 2010
"but Microsoft says most users, including Office users, don't really need clipboard functionality." Wow.

Either Penguin Books gets the iPad or they just think they do

Mar 4, 2010
Regardless, they're enthused to evolve.