Oct 12, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, October 12, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about steps Galaxy Note 7 owners should take with their phones amid reports that they're prone to overheating; Amazon's plans to open up brick-and-mortar convenience stores; and how DMVs might make your identity more secure…

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Amazon reportedly pursuing convenience store concept

Oct 12, 2016
The stores will reportedly give exclusive access to Amazon Fresh members.
There are reports that Amazon is planning a line of brick-and-mortar stores that Fresh members will get exclusive access to.
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The uncertain future of state DMVs

Oct 12, 2016
If autonomous cars don't have drivers, will we need licenses to operate them?
People wait in line outside of the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in Los Angeles, California.
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Advertising agencies get a message on diversity

Oct 12, 2016
Corporate clients ask agencies to change their practices — or else.
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Black Sea pipeline about politics more than energy

Oct 12, 2016
Deal between Russia and Turkey would shift energy markets, geopolitics.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev applaud during the 23rd World Energy Congress on Monday in Istanbul.
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Elderly matchmaking at a Shanghai Ikea may be under threat

Oct 12, 2016
A rocky stock market, a Black Sea pipeline, HP and General Mills' push for gender and racial diversity, and romance at an Ikea store in Shanghai.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about steps Galaxy Note 7 owners should take with their phones amid reports that they’re prone to overheating; Amazon’s plans to open up brick-and-mortar convenience stores; and how DMVs might make your identity more secure in the future. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC