May 27, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, May 27, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the possibility that North Korea may have ties to the recent cyber-attack on Bangladesh's central bank; travel mania this Memorial Day weekend; and how companies manage millennial employees.

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No votes or donations, but DREAMers still play election role

May 27, 2016
Undocumented immigrants have a lot at stake in the election, but can't donate cash.
Carlos Martinez can't vote or donate to campaigns, so he instead focuses on non-partisan voter outreach, encouraging those who can to vote.
Natalí Faxas

Travelers take a holiday from high gas prices

May 27, 2016
The American Automobile Association expects weekend travel to hit a 10-year peak.
Travelers are expected to spend about $12 billion over the holiday weekend.
Scott Olson/Getty Images

The days are numbered for price-matching

May 27, 2016
What's behind the move to end price-matching at Wal-Mart?
Wal-Mart is ending price-matching in 500 of its stores
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Google wins copyright case against Oracle, dodging $9 billion fine

May 27, 2016
Litigation over Google’s use of Java code isn't over yet.
While developing its Android platform for smartphones, Google used some Java API code without paying licensing fees or accessing open-source versions.
JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

A battle between two tech giants

May 27, 2016
Google vs. Oracle, a halt to price-matching, and the role of undocumented immigrants in the political process.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the possibility that North Korea may have ties to the recent cyber-attack on Bangladesh’s central bank; travel mania this Memorial Day weekend; and how companies manage millennial employees.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC