Marketplace Tech

with Ben Johnson

01/10/17: Friend or foe?

Confirmation hearings for Trump's cabinet picks are beginning — and the tech world is watching. As Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions goes in front of the Judiciary Committee today, Silicon Valley will see whether he could be an ally or opponent. Politico's Tony Romm breaks down why Sessions is relevant to their interests. Plus: a conversation with Flatiron's VP of career services about the coding academy's plan to award new scholarships to women. 

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Marketplace Tech®, hosted by Ben Brock Johnson, tackles the business behind the technology that’s obsessing us and changing our lives. With the listener in mind, this weekday segment examines everything from video games and robots to consumer protection and space travel.